NEW YORK (AP) Locked in a tight game in the fourth quarter, the Brooklyn Nets needed answers quickly.
That meant Spencer Dinwiddie.
"He's a speed demon. He's a dragster out there," Nets coach Kenny Atkinson said.
Dinwiddie scored 12 of his 28 points in the final quarter and Brooklyn zipped by the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-107 on Wednesday night.
Atkinson has been encouraging Dinwiddie, who recently returned after missing 14 games with torn ligaments in his right thumb, to keep pushing the pace.
"It's hard to keep up with him and keep driving it to the rim," Atkinson said. "So he did those things and I thought it was a game changer for us." >> Read more
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The Nets hit the road for a game against the Hawks on Saturday at 7 p.m.