Caris LeVert and the Nets treated Dr. J to a show in his first game in Brooklyn.

Gregg Popovich sure didn't enjoy it after reclaiming his seat on the Spurs bench.

“It was embarrassing defense,” Popovich said. “Soft.”

LeVert had 27 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists and the Nets pounded San Antonio 139-120 on Friday night in Popovich's return from a one-game absence.

With Julius Erving attending one of their games for the first time since they moved to Brooklyn in 2012, the Nets rang up 75 points in the first half, put eight players in double figures and led by as much as 33 in front of one of the greatest players in franchise history.

LeVert said he hoped the Hall of Famer was impressed.

“He’s a legend, one of the greatest to put on a Nets jersey, put on a jersey in general, so it was cool having him there,” LeVert said.

Joe Harris scored 20 points, Spencer Dinwiddie added 19 points and nine assists, and the Nets outrebounded the Spurs 51-38.

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