Before the Brooklyn Nets embarked on a hot streak, collapsing down the stretch was a key aspect of several losses.
One of those instances was at home to the Memphis Grizzlies on Nov. 30.
Five weeks after an excruciating double-overtime loss to the Grizzlies, the Nets head to Memphis on Friday night looking to maintain their momentum.
The Nets have 10 wins in their last 13 games following an eight-game losing streak from Nov. 21 to Dec. 5. Five of those losses were by single digits, including a 131-125 double-overtime loss to Memphis when Brooklyn blew a 10-point lead in the final four-plus minutes.
Brooklyn is now winning those kind of close games. As the Nets (18-21) approach .500, nine of their victories are by single-digits, including Wednesday's 126-121 home win over the New Orleans Pelicans that has Brooklyn right outside the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference.
"I think you have to be realistic and you don't obviously want to look ahead too much, but if you said that we were going to be in this position I think everybody would have been pleased," Nets guard Joe Harris said. >> Read More
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