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NBA Game Summary - Brooklyn at Washington



(Friday, November 8th)

Final Score: Washington 112, Brooklyn 108 (OT)

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Trevor Ariza made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 40.9 seconds left in overtime, helping the Washington Wizards beat the Brooklyn Nets, 112-108, on Friday.

Ariza ended with five points and three steals for the Wizards, who have won two in a row after starting the season 0-3. Bradley Beal had 29 points, Nene tallied 20 points and John Wall donated 17 points and 14 assists.

"If you want to be a good team and have a chance of being in the playoffs," Wall said, "you've got to win close games. We didn't give up."

Brook Lopez finished with 23 points for the Nets, who fell to 2-3 on the young season. Joe Johnson and Deron Williams tallied 16 and 14 points, respectively.

Nene scored 12 of his 20 points in the final 4 1/2 minutes of the fourth quarter. Trailing 92-81, Nene led the Wizards on an 18-7 run. His putback with 1.2 seconds to play sent the game to overtime.

Paul Pierce's first points of the game came with less than three minutes left in overtime. Williams followed with a 3-pointer to give Brooklyn a 106-105 edge.

Beal missed a shot from beyond the arc before Andray Blatche missed two free throws. With a chance to put Washington in front, Wall missed a jumper. Pierce was called for traveling at the other end.

Ariza followed with a 3-pointer to make it 108-106 Washington with 40.9 seconds left. Wall added two free throws after Johnson missed a jumper.

The margin remained four after Pierce and Beal each made two free throws. Williams missed a shot from beyond the arc with 3.8 seconds remaining.

"This is a process. Obviously, you have to have some type of patience with that process, but losing is losing. It sucks," Nets forward Kevin Garnett said.

The Nets led by as many as 14 in the first half and took a 58-53 lead into the locker room.

But the Wizards started the second half on an 18-4 run. Wall scored the final four points of the surge to make it 71-62 Washington.

Brooklyn scored the final six points of the third quarter to make it a 73-73 game.

Each team scored 26 points in the fourth period.

Game Notes

Brooklyn took three of four games from Washington last season ... Garnett and Pierce each had just four points ... The Nets are 0-3 on the road this season ... Brooklyn turned the ball over 23 times.

11/09 01:14:14 ET

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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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