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PHOENIX – Joe Johnson stole a pass and dropped in a short jumper as time expired in overtime, giving the Brooklyn Nets a 100-98 win over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night.
Johnson had tied the game at the end of regulation on a short floater with 30 seconds left. He finished with 13 points on 6-of-19 shooting as the Nets picked up their first road win of the season.
Brook Lopez scored 25 of his 27 points for Brooklyn in the second half and overtime.
The Suns had tied the game on a lob to P.J. Tucker for a dunk with 57 seconds left in overtime. Tucker scored 15 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter and overtime for the Suns, who had been undefeated at home in four previous games.
The Nets lost point guard Deron Williams in the first quarter when he sprained his left ankle.