Nets Snap Losing Streak Against Hapless 76ers | NBC New York

Nets Snap Losing Streak Against Hapless 76ers

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    Nets center Mason Plumlee grabs a rebound against the 76ers.

    Thaddeus Young scored 21 points and the Brooklyn Nets snapped a five-game losing streak with a 94-87 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.

    Joe Johnson added 15 points and Jarrett Jack contributed 12 for the Nets, who moved within three games of eighth place in the Eastern Conference.

    Brooklyn had allowed 106.6 points per game during its skid.

    Nerlens Noel scored 17 points for Philadelphia. Isaiah Canaan added 13 and Hollis Thompson had 12.

    The Nets extended their eight-point lead to open the fourth quarter to as many as 11 early in the period. Philadelphia battled back within two points twice down the stretch before Brooklyn held on. 


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