Paul Pierce scored 14 points to help lead the Brooklyn Nets over the Boston Celtics 114-98 Friday night.The Nets used a 15-6 run to close the first half and take control of the game. Joe Johnson poured in 27 points to lead Brooklyn, while Mason Plumlee added 18 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals.

Avery Bradley led Boston in the loss with a career high 28 points, Jeff Green had 16. The Celtics will get some time to think about the loss with a 4-day break before playing the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday.

After the game Paul Pierce talked about the win over his former team.