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Need to Know: Mason Plumlee blocked LeBron James' attempted dunk at the buzzer to secure the Nets 88-87 victory. Read the full recap and box score at

After leading 26-14 in the first, the Nets were outscored in both the second and third before edging out the Heat in the final quarter 26-22.

Joe Johnson paved the way for the Nets with 19 points during 33:03 on the court. Marcus Thornton was second on the team with 16 points off the bench.

Brooklyn shot 52.9 percent from the field during the game and is now 19-1 when it shoots 50 percent or better. 

What's Next: Brooklyn will return to the court on Wednesday when it travels to Orlando to take on the Magic at 7:00 p.m.

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