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Sunday, February 9th (All times Eastern)

New Orleans Pelicans (22-27) at Brooklyn Nets (22-26), 6 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - It wasn't long ago the Brooklyn Nets were playing decent basketball and now they're beginning to falter once again.

The Nets hope to nip their recent struggles in the bud when they host the New Orleans Pelicans Sunday at Barclays Center.

Brooklyn had a two-game winning streak stopped with Friday's 111-95 setback to the Detroit Pistons and lost for the fourth time in six tries after winning 10 of 11 games. Jason Terry paced Brooklyn with 18 points, while Joe Johnson netted 16 for the Nets, who trailed 67-44 at halftime.

"The guys kept playing," Nets head coach Jason Kidd said of his team battling despite being down double digits for the majority of the second half. "The guys who were out there playing continued to execute. We got some stops finally, but the big thing is that we continued to play."

Deron Williams had 10 points and no assists in defeat, while Paul Pierce scored just four points. Kevin Garnett did not play against the Pistons for rest and should be back Sunday.

The Nets, who have a 14-11 record at Barclays Center, will also host Charlotte on this brief homestand before hitting the road for seven games in a row. They hope to extend their home winning streak to three games versus New Orleans and are 8-2 at home since the start of January.

In milestone news for the Nets, Terry needs three assists for 5,000 in his career.

New Orleans will start a three-game road trip Sunday against Brooklyn, Toronto and Milwaukee, and is 9-15 away from the Big Easy.

The Pelicans just went 3-1 on a recent homestand, which concluded with Friday's 98-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Anthony Davis had 26 points and 10 rebounds, Eric Gordon scored 20 points and Brian Roberts ended with 16 to round out the double-digit scorers.

"All we're really doing is playing hard. We make mistakes, and we definitely don't play a perfect game, but we're outplaying everyone as far as energy. Tonight was just fun," Pelicans guard Austin Rivers said.

New Orleans has won six of its last eight games and will play Brooklyn for the first time this season. The Nets were 2-0 in last season's series and have won four of the previous six matchups between the teams.

The Pelicans have dropped three of four games at the Nets.

02/09 10:21:20 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CAR 17
CLE 13
 
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
CAR
2nd
TOR 33
NYK 25
 
4:30pm Today
CLE
MEM
6:00pm Tonight
MIA
BOS
6:00pm Tonight
BRK
DET
6:00pm Tonight
SAC
LAL
6:00pm Tonight
ORL
PHI
6:00pm Tonight
WAS
PHO
7:00pm Tonight
MIN
IND
7:00pm Tonight
OKC
NOP
Final
UVA 76
HARV 27
Final
BGU 68
FERST 82
 
Final
ARMY 72
MAINE 69
 
Final
QUIN 60
ORST 52
Final
CLST 69
USF 65
 
Final
CARK 55
CCAR 72
 
Final
UWGB 66
ARKLR 46
 
Final
RAD 74
CORN 61
 
Final
UNT 62
CREI 58
 
Final
CAN 67
HC 48
 
Final
USB 67
GHND 52
 
Final
OKST 64
MD 73
 
Final
WINT 100
REIN 72
 
Final
UGST 68
SMISS 55
 
Final
NEOM 77
TXPA 72
 
Final
STLU 58
VERM 55
 
Final
UNCA 62
WCU 66
 
Final
EVAN 81
ALAST 63
 
2nd
HART 79
FIU 66
 
2nd
VALPO 65
GOSHEN 46
 
2nd
LIP 35
PEAY 29
 
2nd
DEN 14
BRY 26
 
2nd
MONT 37
SD 33
 
Half
MTST 36
TENST 23
 
1st
SAMF 24
LAMON 23
 
1st
SCAR 23
COKR 18
 
1st
HAMP 4
NARZ 4
 
1st
SDU 6
SDCHR 0
 
1st
BC 4
USC 2
 
4:30pm Today
NICST
TROY
 
4:30pm Today
BRAD
UCI
 
6:00pm Tonight
UGA
SHU
6:30pm Tonight
ALA
APP
7:00pm Tonight
KSU
NDST
 
7:00pm Tonight
WASU
SJST
9:00pm Tonight
UTEP
ALCOR
 
10:00pm Tonight
SEAT
SACST
 
6:00pm Tonight
DET
COL
6:00pm Tonight
EDM
DAL
7:00pm Tonight
BOS
BUF
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
CAR
7:00pm Tonight
CHI
TOR
9:00pm Tonight
WIN
PHI
Final
NOS 14
ATL 30
 
4th
HOU 25
BAL 7
 
Final
CAR 17
CLE 13
 
Final
CHI 14
DET 20
 
Final
TAM 3
GBP 20
 
Final
PIT 20
KAN 12
 
4th
MIA 28
MIN 35
 
Final
NYJ 16
NEP 17
 
1st
STL 0
NYG 0
 
4:25pm Today
OAK
BUF
4:25pm Today
DAL
IND
8:30pm Tonight
ARI
SEA