The Brooklyn Nets entered D.C. losers of seven straight and amid trade rumors involving Brook Lopez. They head home for Saturday's rematch with a win thanks to their center's scoring and focus.
Friday's home loss was the worst of the season for the Wizards as they fell 102-80 to the Nets, and coach Randy Wittman blasted his team for lack of focus and respect for the opponent.
The Wizards were dealt their worst home loss of the season as Jarrett Jack and Brook Lopez each scored 26 points in game that was essentially over in the third quarter.
Paul Pierce has challenged the Wizards to be a better home team and they've responded entering tonight's game vs. Nets (CSN, CSNwashington.com and NBC Sports Live, Extra, 6:30 p.m. ET).