Maine Celtics defeat Long Island Nets 134-95; Keon Johnson gets 14 points.

The Long Island Nets were destroyed by the Maine Celtics on Sunday in Portland, losing for the second time in a row.

On Sunday, it wasn’t Long Island Nets day. The Maine Celtics defeated Long Island, 134-95, in a game played in the afternoon in Portland, Maine.

The Nets G League affiliate lost for the second time in a row; they are now 3-2.

Keon Johnson, a 6’5″ combo guard who played for the Trailblazers last season and the Suns in the preseason, was the only bright spot for Brooklyn.

The 21-year-old, who signed a two-way contract three weeks ago, finished with 14 points in 22 minutes on 5-of-11 shooting, including 2-of-4 from beyond the arc.

Johnson added three rebounds and six assists to his stats. Two days prior, he scored eighteen points as Maine defeated Long Island.

Throughout the game, KJ displayed his athleticism multiple times…

Both Jalen Wilson and Dariq Whitehead, who is still healing from his foot surgery in the off-season, finished with ten points apiece.

Two days prior, Noah Clowney had scored 22 and 8, but on Sunday, he only scored 8 and 5.

Jordan Walsh, a Boston assignee, led Maine (2-2) in scoring with 24 points, six rebounds, and two assists.

Jordan Schakel scored 22 points on 8 of 11 shots (6 of 8 from beyond the arc), while Two-Way shooter JD Davison finished with 22 points, four rebounds, and 11 assists with just two mistakes.

In 22 minutes, DJ Steward scored 20 points, grabbed nine rebounds, and dished out eight assists on 8–10 shooting. Tony Snell finished with six rebounds and 15 points.

The Celtics’ shooters continued where they left off on Friday night, blazing hot out of the gate on route to a 15-4 advantage at the first timeout break, as the Maine game summary points out. The lead for Maine grew to 26-4 when Long Island ignited with a 12-4 run that

After the first quarter, the Celtics led 32–21 and were in complete control of the action because to Davison’s 10 points, three rebounds, and four assists in just ten minutes of action.

At the beginning of the second half, Long Island scored four points to pull within ten, but Schakel made two three-pointers to end the potential run.

During his minutes this afternoon, Davison dominated every aspect of the game; by the time he came off the bench in the second quarter, he had 12 points, three rebounds, and seven assists.

The offense was clicking all day thanks to a balanced shot mix of easy layups and threes, and the Celtics maintained their lead of double digits for the duration of the game.

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