By Alex Raskin
The Nets' 106-98 win over Cleveland on Friday night was shocking enough in itself. Not only did the second-place Cavaliers win the first three meetings of the season, but they embarrassed the Nets, 117-92, as recently as March 18.
Joe Johnson's 20-point, nine-assist performance was another pleasant surprise for the Nets (31-40), who had gotten just 11 points out of the seven-time All-Star over the previous two games.
But the most unusual...