NEW YORK (AP) The Nets already showed they can fight their way out of tough times, having left an eight-game skid behind last month.
So a 19-point deficit certainly wasn't going to deter them.
DeMarre Carroll added 17 points to help the Nets improve to 21-22 with their eighth victory in their last nine home games. They managed only 20 wins for the entire season just two years ago, but have engineered a big turnaround after a slow start to this season. On Wednesday, they did the same thing in the game.
"I don't think in the beginning of the year we would have finished the game out like we did. But now we've grown," center Jarrett Allen said.
They yielded 46 points in the first 15 minutes, then held the Hawks to 37 points over the next 25 minutes. >> Read more
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The Nets face the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Barclays Center.