NEW YORK -- The Brooklyn Nets have been focused on getting Jahlil Okafor back into game shape, and the rest of the Nets would like to revert to what they were doing before losing their last three games.
The Nets will attempt to stop their skid Wednesday night when they host the Sacramento Kings.
From Nov. 26 through Dec. 12, the Nets (11-18) won five of eight games by posting a 101.4 defensive rating and allowing 100.9 points per game, 43.1 percent field-goal shooting and 32.3 percent shooting from 3-point range. Offensively, Brooklyn averaged 101.8 points and 23.6 assists while shooting 44.1 percent.
Starting with a 111-104 loss to the New York Knicks on Thursday, the Nets have posted a 115.6 defensive rating, allowed 113.3 points, 52.7 percent shooting and 37.9 percent from 3-point range in their three-game slide. >> Read more
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