The New Jersey Nets won their third out of their last four games on Friday night on the road in Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center, defeating the 76ers by a score of 95-89. This snapped a two game winning streak by the Sixers. The Nets now have a 22-38 record, which puts them in 11th place in the Eastern Conference and in fourth place in the Atlantic Division. The Sixers are now 31-28, which puts them in eighth place in the conference and one spot ahead of the Nets in the division.
The Nets were led by Gerald Green, who came off the bench to score 23 points. MarShon Brooks added 22 and Kris Humphries chipped in 18. Jordan Williams also came off the bench to add 13 points. Jrue Holiday led the Sixers with 19 points. Evan Turner came off the bench to add 18 points while Thaddeus Young, who also came off the bench, added 13, and Andre Iguodala scored 11.
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The Nets will look to build off their win Saturday evening against the Boston Celtics for their first of three home games at 7:30 p.m. (ET), while the Sixers will look to bounce back on Monday evening in Orlando against the Magic.
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