NEW YORK -- The Brooklyn Nets often shoot 3-pointers but not necessarily at a record pace.
After making a franchise-record 24 3-pointers on Saturday, the Nets attempt to produce another good showing from behind the arc Monday night when they host the Chicago Bulls in the second game of a home-and-home set.
The Nets average 35.5 attempts from 3-point range and are making 35.6 percent of their attempts heading into their final home game. The Nets increased their percentage from behind the arc by making 24 of 55 in Saturday's 124-96 rout at Chicago.
It was one shy of the NBA record set by Cleveland last season and four players made at least three 3-pointers. Quincy Acy (34.7 percent from 3-point range) was 6 of 13, Allan Crabbe (36.8 percent) was 5 of 13, Joe Harris (41.9 percent) was 4 of 5 and D'Angelo Russell (33 percent) was 3 of 7.
"When we're hot, I felt like we can run with anybody in the gym," Acy told reporters. "And tonight, we got hot."
Hot might be an understatement but whatever adjective is used, it led to Brooklyn's fourth win in six games. During those six games, the Nets are shooting 41.2 percent from 3-point range. >> Read more
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