LeVert had all of Brooklyn’s 11 points in the extra period, finishing just three points shy of the Nets’ season high for a player. Kyrie Irving scored 54 points against Chicago on Jan. 31.
Nets coach Kenny Atkinson pulled his starters in the third quarter before inserting LeVert in the fourth. “I’m trying to, like, process it all – 51 points in the fourth quarter against a team like that.”
Kevin Durant, who is out for the season recovering from a torn Achilles tendon,
. The franchise record is 48 points in the fourth quarter on March 9, 1980, against Detroit.