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Friday, November 8th (All times Eastern)

Brooklyn Nets (2-2) at Washington Wizards (1-3), 7 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Brooklyn Nets will try to earn their first road win of the season when they visit the Washington Wizards Friday night at the Verizon Center.

Brooklyn is 0-2 as the visitor this season and has alternated wins and losses through its first four games. The Nets are coming off a 104-88 victory over the winless Utah Jazz on Tuesday, as Brook Lopez led the way with 27 points and Joe Johnson added 12.

"He's very poised and very strong," Nets forward Kevin Garnett said about Lopez. "He's a real chill person, but he has a fire."

Garnett had only four points.

Deron Williams and Andray Blatche scored 10 points apiece with Williams handing out a game-high eight assists for Brooklyn, which shot 51.3 percent for the game and scored 19 points off 21 Utah miscues. The Nets led by as many as 26 points early in the fourth quarter (87-61) and snapped a four-game losing streak to the Jazz.

Brooklyn had a season-high six players score in double figures.

The Nets haven't lost three in a row on the road since 2010-11 and Friday's matchup with the Wizards will feature two of the top guards in Williams and Washington's John Wall. Williams is averaging 24.8 points and 7.8 assists in six matchups with Wall (5 with Nets), while Wall is posting an average of 15.5 ppg and 7.3 apg in that time.

Washington will play just its second home game of the season Friday and ended a three-game losing streak to start the season with Wednesday's 116-102 victory at Philadelphia.

The Wizards avenged an earlier loss to the Sixers and were led by Wall's 24 points and nine assists. Wall led seven players in double-digit scoring, as Marcin Gortat followed suit with 19 points and 12 rebounds, Bradley Beal netted 17 points, Trevor Ariza had 25 and Martell Webster chipped in 14 points. Nene and Al Harrington scored 10 points apiece.

Wall hit five of Washington's 18 3-pointers (18-of-33) and the Wizards stormed out to a 39-27 lead after the first 12 minutes.

"It's something I worked on this summer," Wall said of his 3-point shooting. "I have to be confident and knock them down. Tonight they went in."

The Wizards had dropped five straight in Philadelphia, last winning there on Jan. 5, 2010.

After hosting the Nets, the Wizards have a tough three-game road trip on the horizon against Oklahoma City, Dallas and San Antonio.

Brooklyn took three of four games from Washington last season.

11/08 10:22:41 ET

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Sunday, April 20Full Scoreboard
Dallas85Final | Box
San Antonio «90
Western Conference Quarterfinals, Game One. San Antonio leads series, 1-0.
Charlotte88Final | Box
Miami «99
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, Game One. Miami leads series, 1-0.
Washington472nd Qtr 1:16 | Box
Chicago51TNT, FSN-SW, KTXA
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, Game One.
Portland 4/20 9:30 PM ET
Houston TNT, CSN-WAS, CHI
Western Conference Quarterfinals, Game One.
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Standings

2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3
 
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
Final
CLE 6
TOR 4
Final
DET 2
ANA 1
Final
NYM 4
ATL 3
Final
MIA 3
SEA 2
Final
PIT 2
MIL 3
Final
WAS 3
STL 2
Final
TAM 1
NYY 5
Final
KAN 3
MIN 8
Final
CHC 2
CIN 8
Final
TEX 2
CWS 16
Final
OAK 4
HOU 1
Final
LOS 4
ARI 1
9th
COL 9
PHI 10
 
Final
SDP 3
SFG 4
4th
BOS 0
BAL 3
 
Final
SAN 90
DAL 85
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
2nd
CHI 51
WAS 46
 
9:30pm Tonight
HOU
POR
Final
NYR 2
PHI 4
Final
BOS 4
DET 1
1st Intermission
MON 1
TAM 0
 
10:00pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3