Andray Blatche and Joe Johnson both scored 21 points and led the Brooklyn Nets over the Los Angeles Clippers 102-93 on Thursday night.

In his second game since returning from a broken hand, the Nets' Paul Pierce scored 10 points off the bench against his former coach Doc Rivers.

Brook Lopez had 16 points and Deron Williams netted 15 in Brooklyn's third win in a row; a season high.

The Clippers were led by Chris Paul with 20 points in the team's losing effort.

The Nets improve to 8-14 and will be in Detroit on Friday night to face the Pistons.