Boston Celtics point guard Brandon Bass (5) drives against Brooklyn Nets forward Justin Hamilton (5).
(Aaron M. Sprecher/NBAE via Getty Images)Bass scored 20 points and Brooklyn outscored Boston by 20 points in a 121-102 win on Wednesday night.
The Celtics won for the third time in four games and extended their winning streak to six games.
The Nets jumped out to a 10-point lead at the start of the third quarter, but the Celtics took advantage of the Nets lack of energy and started the fourth quarter outscoring the Nets 37-19.
The Boston Celtics are 6-0 against Brooklyn since the start (5-0) of the 2017-18 season.
Boston won its first game of the season against Philadelphia on Nov. 5 and is 4-0 in Brooklyn.
The New York Knicks and New Jersey Nets have combined for 13 losses this season.
Brooklyn is 3-2 in its last five matchups with the Celtics.
The NBA’s playoff race is heating up as the Brooklyn Nets face the Brooklyn Bulls and the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Knicks are 5-2 against the Brooklyn Celtics.