Brooklyn Nets vs. Washington Wizards: TV info, live streaming, injury report

Brooklyn Nets DeMarre Carroll. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)
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The Brooklyn Nets on Friday night will look for their 4th straight win and a 2-1 advantage in the season series when they host the Washington Wizards.

With three consecutive wins following an eight-game losing streak, the Brooklyn Nets are making up a bit of ground in the Eastern Conference standings and will look to make up even more Friday night at Barclays Center when they host the Washington Wizards for a 7:30 p.m. Eastern tipoff.

While the Nets (11-18) are trending up with their second three-game winning run of the season, the Wizards (11-17) enter play Friday having lost three in a row.

Both teams last played on Wednesday, with the Nets taking a 127-124 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on the road despite allowing 40 points in the fourth quarter. Washington lost at home to the Boston Celtics, dropping a 130-125 decision in overtime.

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Spencer Dinwiddie went off for a career-high — and Brooklyn season-high — 39 points, scoring 27 in the final 19 minutes of the game, to pace the Nets. Allen Crabbe added 20 points. Ed Davis led the cluib with 10 rebounds and D’Angelo Russell finished with 12 points and seven assists.

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson logged four steals, rookie Rodions Kurucs had 13 points and three steals and Joe Harris dropped 14 points for Brooklyn.

In Washington’s loss to Boston, the Wizards came back from a seven-point deficit in the fourth quarter before running out of steam in the overtime period. John Wall returned from missing two of three games with bone spurs on his left heel to score 34 points with 13 assists.

Jeff Green went for 22 points and 10 rebounds, Bradley Beal also scored 22 points and Kelly Oubre Jr. tossed in 20 points off the bench for Washington.

Their loss at D.C. on Dec. 1 dropped the Nets to 87-100 all-time against Washington since the franchise joined the NBA in 1976.

The Wizards have two seven-game winning streaks in the series, with the most recent running from Dec. 26, 2015, to March 24, 2017. The Nets have a pair of six-win runs, with the last coming March 21, 2006, to Nov. 8, 2007.

Then known as the Bullets, Washington posted the highest-scoring game and most lopsided win in the series with a 143-94 victory at Piscataway, N.J. on Nov. 17, 1978. The most the Nets have scored in a single game in the series was in a 130-102 win at Landover, Md>, March 17, 1986.

It was as the New Jersey Nets the franchise posted its biggest win, a 124-79 decision at East Rutherford on Jan. 9, 1993.

The top individual effort in the series came April 8, 1987, at East Rutherford when Moses Malone scored 50 points for the Bullets The Nets’ best was on April 7, 2007, when Vince Carter scored 46 points in a game at East Rutherford.

The Nets are 8-15 against the Wizards since the move to Brooklyn in 2012. Deron Williams has Brooklyn’s single-game high with a 42-point performance on March 8, 2013, at Barclays Center.

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Washington Wizards at Brooklyn Nets

Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Time: 7:30 p.m. Eastern
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The skinny

Season series: Tied 1-1
Records: Washington (11-17, 10th in East), Brooklyn (11-18, 11th in East)

Scoring: WAS 112,1 (10th), BKN 109.3 (18th)
Defense: WAS 116.9 (29th), BKN 111.1 (18th)

Off. Rating: WAS 107.5 (20th), BKN 108.4 (16th)
Def. Rating: WAS 112.2 (27th), BKN 109.9 (20th)
Pace: WAS 103.05 (7th), BKN 99.55 (23rd)

Shooting: WAS 46.0% (13th), BKN 44.4% (25th)
3-point: WAS 32.7% (27th), BKN 35.4% (12th)

Opponent shooting: WAS 47.0% (23rd), BKN 46.5% (20th)
Opponent 3-point: WAS 37.0% (29th), BKN 34.6% (11th)


Washington: QUESTIONABLE–Otto Porter (right knee contusion); OUT–Dwight Howard (back surgery).

Brooklyn: QUESTIONABLE–Allen Crabbe (sore right knee); OUT–Treveon Graham (strained left hamstring), Caris LeVert (subtalar dislocation, right foot).

Last meeting

Dec. 1 at Washington: The Wizards opened up a 20-point lead in the second half and cruised to a 102-88 victory behind 30 points and nine assists from John Wall.

The Nets had their lowest-scoring game of the season in this game, playing without injured starter Joe Harris and coming off a double-overtime loss at home to the Memphis Grizzlies the night before.

Allen Crabbe led Brooklyn with 14 points. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson added 11 points and eight rebounds, Jarrett Allen also had eight boards, Spencer Dinwiddie dished eight assists, D’Angelo Russell handed out seven dimes and Shabazz Napier notched three steals.

Otto Porter had 11 rebounds and three steals for the Wizards, Markieff Morris finished with 20 points — 15 in the fourth quarter — to go with three steals and two blocks and Bradley Beal scored 22 points.

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What’s next?

Washington: vs. Los Angeles Lakers, Sunday; at Atlanta, Tuesday; at Houston, Wednesday

Brooklyn: vs. Atlanta, Sunday; vs. Los Angeles Lakers, Tuesday; at Chicago, Wednesday