Recap: Nets beat Lakers for second game in a row in China

Caris LeVert led the Nets to a second straight victory in China.|Art or Photo Credit: AP

New city, same result. The Brooklyn Nets wrapped up part two of their preseason trip to China by completing a sweep of the 2019 China Games series against the Los Angeles Lakers with a 91-77 win, this time in Shenzhen.
Caris LeVert led the Nets with 22 points in 23 minutes, shooting 8-for-11 overall and 3-for-5 from 3-point range with five assists, four rebounds and three steals.
Taurean Prince was next with 14 points, connecting on 4-of-5 3-pointers. In the two games in China, Prince made 8-of-11 3-point attempts.
The Nets were without Kyrie Irving, who left Thursday's game in the opening minute after taking a shot to his recently injured face. Irving was listed out with a facial contusion. But LeVert, who also left Thursday's game early, took over the show after being listed as questionable to play.
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