Friday night, Brooklyn took care of its end of the deal as Brook Lopez scored 26 points, Bojan Bogdanovic added a career-high 22 — hitting all six of his 3-point attempts — in a 117-80 blowout of the Washington Wizards.
The Washington Wizards coasted through the first two months of the season. Through their initial 30 games, they were 22-8. Entering Saturday night’s game, they were 9-12 since then.
The big men were a big disappointment in Washington. Nene and Marcin Gortat quickly made up for that.
As the Brooklyn Nets endured a seven-game losing streak, trade rumors engulfed the slumping team.
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John Wall scored 33 points, Drew Gooden got 11 of his 21 in the final quarter and the Washington Wizards overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit for a 101-94 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night.
Jason Collins became the NBA’s first active openly gay player Sunday, signing a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets.
John Wall scored 21 points and made two big defensive plays against Deron Williams down the stretch to lead the Washington Wizards to a 113-107 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.
Nene scored 12 of his 20 points in the final 4½ minutes of the fourth quarter, including a putback with 1.2 seconds to play that sent the game to overtime, and Trevor Ariza hit the go-ahead 3-pointer in the extra period Friday night as the Washington Wizards topped the Brooklyn Nets 112-108.
A 19-point effort from Nene wasn’t enough for the Wizards to beat the Nets as Jason Kidd’s squad delivered him a 111-106 overtime victory in his coaching debut.