The New Jersey Nets defeated the Washington Wizards on Friday night at home in the Prudential Center by a score of 110-98. With the win, the Nets snapped a two-game losing streak and gives them a 20-37 record, which puts them in 12th place in the Eastern Conference and in last place in the Atlantic Division. The Wizards, on the other hand, have now lost five in a row and 10 of their last 11 games. They have a 12-44 record, which puts them in 14th place in the conference and in second-to-last place in the Southeast division.
The Nets were led by Deron Williams and Gerald Wallace, who each scored 19 points. MarShon Brooks added 18 points and Anthony Morrow came off the bench to chip in 17. The Wizards were led by John Wall, who scored 18 points, while Kevin Seraphin scored 15. Roger Mason also came off the bench to add 15 and James Singleton added 12.
The Nets will look to build off this win Sunday evening at home against the Cleveland Cavaliers at 6 p.m. (ET), and the Wizards will look to get something positive going on Monday evening in Charlotte against the Bobcats.