LONG ISLAND – The Long Island Nets (8-4), the NBA G League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets, improved to 4-1 at home with a 95-88 win over the Raptors 905 (4-7) on Sunday afternoon at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
Nets guard Milton Doyle notched Long Island’s eighth double-double of the season and his second in the win with 14 points and 11 rebounds in 32 minutes, while forward Kamari Murphy led the way with a team-high 16 points in 33 minutes.
Brooklyn Nets guard Isaiah Whitehead, who was on assignment with Long Island, added 10 points for the home team in the win.
For the 905, guard Kaza Keane led the way with a game-high 19 points in 29 minutes off the bench. Guard Davion Berry (11 points and 10 rebounds) and center Kennedy Meeks (16 points and 11 rebounds) both recorded double-doubles for the visitors.
The home team led 50-42 at the half, with as much as a 10-point lead at one point. The Nets proceeded to lead the entire second half for the fourth consecutive game. After taking an eight-point lead into the fourth quarter, they were outscored 22-21 by the Raptors in the final period but came away with the seven-point victory.