|2014 Regular Season|
Thornton has scored 20 or more three times in seven games with Brooklyn, matching his total over 46 contests with Sacramento.
Thornton, playing in his third game for Brooklyn since coming over in a Feb. 19 trade with Sacramento, came off the bench to make 8 of 13 from the field. "I'm coming to a team with all these veterans, that know how to win, that have championship aspirations and have championships under their belts already, and a coach that has a championship, too," Thornton said. "I knew it would be a great situation."
Brooklyn got Thornton from Sacramento on Wednesday for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans.
Thornton led the Kings with 18.7 points per game in 2011-12, but has fallen out of favor under defensive-minded coach Michael Malone.
The Nets acquired guard Marcus Thornton from the Sacramento Kings for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans on Wednesday, but Thornton hadn't yet joined the team at game time.
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