The Nets (10-49) come into Salt Lake City with a rare burst of momentum after beating Sacramento 109-100 on Wednesday. Brooklyn won for the first time since Jan. 20 and earned just its third road victory of the season.
For the Nets, it was just their second win overall in their last 29 games dating back to December 26.
"It's great to break through and see this result," center Brook Lopez said. "But we don't want it to be a one-time thing."
Lopez played a big role in ending the skid. He scored 24 points and joined Buck Williams as the second Net to eclipse 10,000 points.
Lopez has been a ray of sunlight for Brooklyn in a season filled with storm clouds. He is one of just two NBA players -- along with Kevin Durant -- to record 90-plus blocks, 90-plus 3-pointers and 100-plus assists. >> Read more
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