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Sunday, February 23rd (All times Eastern)

Brooklyn Nets (25-28) at Los Angeles Lakers (19-36), 9 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - A seven-game road trip will resume for the Brooklyn Nets Sunday evening, as they visit the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center.

The Nets are 1-2 on the trek with losses at Chicago and Golden State surrounding a victory in Utah. In Saturday's 93-86 setback to the Warriors, Deron Williams and Joe Johnson scored 20 and 15 points, respectively.

"They did a better job down the stretch. They made all the plays and got the stops when they needed to," Williams said of the Warriors.

Andray Blatche netted 14 points off the bench and Paul Pierce chipped in 11 points in the loss. Brooklyn entered the game having won five of seven games.

Brooklyn still has Portland, Denver and Milwaukee to visit on this sojourn and is 9-17 away from Barclays Center.

The Nets are clinging to the eighth and final postseason spot in the Eastern Conference and sit four games back of Toronto for the Atlantic lead.

Meanwhile, the Lakers halted their four-game slide with Friday's 101-92 victory over the rival Boston Celtics. They also halted a franchise-worst eight-game home losing streak in the process.

MarShon Brooks and Kent Bazemore provided season-high point totals in their Los Angeles debuts, as Brooks had 10 of his 14 points during a key fourth- quarter run and Bazemore ended with 15 points.

"Coach (Mike) D'Antoni told me to bring my confidence and go play my game," Brooks said.

Brooks and Bazemore were acquired Thursday from the Warriors in exchange for point guard Steve Blake. Pau Gasol added 16 points and seven rebounds for the Lakers, who had a 38-18 advantage in the fourth quarter and are 1-4 on a six- game homestand.

Jodie Meeks and Chris Kaman scored 16 points apiece in the victory.

L.A. is 9-17 as the host this season and defeated Brooklyn by a 99-94 score back on Nov. 27 at Barclays Center. Nick Young, who is questionable Sunday with a balky knee, scored 26 points off the bench in that one.

The Lakers have won 11 in a row and 13 of the previous 14 meetings with the Nets, losers in five straight and 13 of 18 road games against the Lakers.

Lakers guard Steve Nash (back/illness) is questionable versus Brooklyn.

02/23 10:27:02 ET

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Final
STJ 68
DUKE 77
2nd
NCSU 50
ND 43
 
Final
CHI 84
MIA 96
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CLE 108
OKC 98
3rd
NOP 81
DAL 73
 
3rd
ORL 74
IND 71
 
3rd
PHO 72
LAC 79
 
3rd
ATL 77
MIN 67
 
2nd
TOR 36
DET 34
 
2nd
SAN 29
MIL 35
 
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GSW
BOS
8:00pm Tonight
DEN
WAS
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LAL
HOU
Final
UCONN 66
SFLA 53
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GT 62
BC 64
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VT 47
UVA 50
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OSU 82
IND 70
Final
UCF 46
CIN 56
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WICHS 74
DRAK 40
Final
STJ 68
DUKE 77
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MAR 73
FAIR 67
 
Final
HART 61
MAINE 70
 
Final
MAN 71
MON 64
 
Final
PRIN 96
ROWAN 48
 
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SIENA 55
PETE 69
 
Final
RIU 53
BONA 48
Final
BING 54
USB 61
 
Final
MLOWELL 50
VERM 61
 
Final
BUT 77
SHU 57
Final
SALA 55
YALE 72
 
Final
PITT 68
LOU 80
Final
ILLST 53
NIOWA 54
Final
GTDNS 69
UMBC 55
 
Final
IONA 87
NIAG 64
 
Half
TENST 30
BEL 28
 
2nd
NCSU 50
ND 43
 
1st
VILL 21
CREI 11
 
1st
MD 0
NW 4
 
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UTAH
WASH
3rd
TEAMFOLI 11
TEAMTOEWS 15
 
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