The Nets' late rally fell short in a 120-114 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Sunday at Barclays Center.
Brooklyn trailed 93-77 after three quarters but used a late run to get within 110-108, however Kevin Durant made an 18-foot jumper and Stephen Curry followed with a 3-pointer with 1:07 remaining to make it a three-possession game.
Curry scored 35 points while Durant added 34 for the two-time defending champion Warriors, who improved to 6-1.
D'Angelo Russell led the Nets with 25 points as Brooklyn fell to 2-4.
The Nets trailed 32-29 at the end of the first quarter and 63-49 at halftime. They made 20 of 42 3-pointers, outshooting Golden State 47.6 percent to 33.3 percent, however they turned the ball over 15 times to the Warriors' 12.
The Nets face the New York Knicks on Monday at 7:30 p.m. at Madison Square Garden.