Nets Get Eighth Straight Win
(AP) — The Nets now have their longest winning streak since the franchise moved from New Jersey to Brooklyn.
Kyrie Irving had 27 points and nine assists in the Nets’ eighth consecutive win, a 129-92 dismantling of the Magic.
Landry Shamet added 19 points and nine rebounds for the Nets, who blew open the game with a 26-4 run spanning halftime. The NBA’s highest-scoring team reached 120 points for the 20th time, already tying a franchise record in only 34 games.
James Harden furnished 20 points in the rout.
Nikola Vucevic had 28 points and 12 rebounds for the Magic, who dropped their second straight after a three-game win streak.
Brooklyn remains a half-game behind Philadelphia for the top record in the Eastern Conference.