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January 27, 2014

'New Jersey' Nets

Jerseys have changed but fans will always consider Pierce, KG their own

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Michael Muldoon can be reached at mmuldoon@eagletribune.com. Follow him on Twitter at @MullyET

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Brooklyn 85, Boston 79

Paul Pierce’s night: 6 points (2-10 shooting), 4 rebounds, 2 assists

Kevin Garnett’s night: 6 points (3-6 shooting), 3 rebounds, 3 assists

Look out below: Boston has lost 17 of its last 20 games

Streaking: The Nets have won 10 of their last 11

Green team: Jeff Green was 2 of 13, 1 of 7 on 3s, 8 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist. Ouch.

Triple threat: Rajon Rondo had 13 points, 8 rebounds, 8 assists but a killer late turnover

Bricklayer: Jared Sullinger was 1 of 7 shooting

ESPN fact: Pierce scored 24,021 points for the C’s while the total Boston roster last night has 12,738 as Celtics.

Records: Nets 20-22, Celts 15-31

Up next: Boston at N.Y. Knicks, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.

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