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Nets rout Wizards 119-84 to end 4-game losing streak

NEW YORK (AP) One of the NBA's best backcourts sure didn't play that way.

And with John Wall and Bradley Beal shut down, the Brooklyn Nets led the Washington Wizards by as many as 40 points in a 119-84 victory on Friday night.

Wall scored 10 points and Beal had only four as the pair combined to miss 20 of its 26 shots.

''You're not going to expect that type of performance from them,'' Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie said. ''They are who they are for a reason. They're great players, All-Stars obviously. Just good preparation and we obviously got lucky a little bit, too.''

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had 21 points and 11 rebounds for the Nets. Caris LeVert scored 17 points, while DeMarre Carroll, Dinwiddie and Nik Stauskas added 15 apiece to help Brooklyn snap its four-game losing streak.

Kelly Oubre Jr. had 13 points for the Wizards.

''It was terrible,'' Beal said. ''We couldn't make shots, get around or defend anybody. It was bad. It was really bad. It's really one of those games you want to forget about and move on to the next one.''

The Nets never trailed in the game, taking an early 10-point lead before settling for a 26-23 advantage after the first quarter.

A layup by Hollis-Jefferson with 2:36 left in the second quarter gave the Nets an 11-point lead, and they went into halftime ahead 53-43.

Hollis-Jefferson finished the first half with 15 points and eight rebounds.

''You want to come out, you want to compete. You want to be fierce. You want to be someone that the guys look to as far as energy and competitive spirit,'' Hollis-Jefferson said. ''I feel this is the start of something new.''

Dinwiddie, who did not score in the first half, scored 11 straight to give the Nets a 64-47 lead with 9:24 left in the third quarter. That was followed by a three-point play by Carroll as Brooklyn went up by 20.

Later in the quarter, Jarrett Allen put together a six-point streak to put the Nets up by 30 points and they went on to an 88-61 lead heading into the final quarter.

Dinwiddie scored all of his points in that decisive third quarter.

The lead continued to grow, this time with Stauskas taking the lead role. He made three consecutive 3-pointers, added a free throw and hit a driving layup with 3:32 remaining to give the Nets a 116-76 bulge.

''We got our butts kicked, myself included,'' said Wizards coach Scott Brooks. ''We just seemed a step slow all the way. We've got to show more resolve and we didn't do that tonight.''

Allen finished with 10 points.

Wall only played 16 minutes. He missed nine games (Nov. 25-Dec. 12) with a sore left knee and Washington went 4-5 during that span.

''I was going to play him just eight minutes in the first half and get him most of his minutes in the second, but we didn't keep the game close,'' Brooks said.

Overall, Washington shot 36.6 percent, while Brooklyn connected on half its shots.

TIP-INS:

Wizards: Washington has dropped both games to the Nets this season. The Wizards defeated Brooklyn in all four meetings last season and in all three games during the 2015-16 campaign.

Nets: Brooklyn hadn't won since beating the Wizards 103-98 on Dec. 12. The Nets hadn't beaten Washington in consecutive games since March 8 and April 15, 2013. ... The Nets are 7-0 this season when holding opponents under 100 points.

WIZARDS WITH WALL

Wall did not play in the first meeting between the teams. ''We're like a different team tonight,'' the Wizards' Markieff Morris said before the game. ''I hope they prepared for us.''

SEE YOU NEXT YEAR

Friday's game was the Nets' last home contest of 2017. They will play five road games before returning to Barclays Center on New Year's Day to host Orlando.

STANDING ALONE

LeVert is the only Net to play in each of the team's 31 games this season. In contrast, four Wizards (Beal, Oubre Jr., Marcin Gortat, Jodie Meeks) have played in all 32 of Washington's games.

UP NEXT

Wizards: Hosts Orlando on Saturday.

Nets: Visit Indiana on Saturday.

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This story has been corrected to show that John Wall and Bradley Beal missed 20 of 26, not 20, shots.

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Key Players
B. Beal
3 SG
S. Dinwiddie
8 PG
26.8 Min. Per Game 26.8
12.4 Pts. Per Game 12.4
6.6 Ast. Per Game 6.6
3.4 Reb. Per Game 3.4
44.4 Field Goal % 39.7
44.9 Three Point % 39.6
78.7 Free Throw % 76.1
  Team rebound 0:00
  Chris McCullough missed 3-pt. jump shot 0:00
  24-second shot clock violation turnover 0:13
  Team rebound 0:27
  Kelly Oubre missed layup 0:29
  Defensive rebound by Jason Smith 0:34
  Nik Stauskas missed layup 0:36
+ 2 Tim Frazier made jump shot 0:52
+ 3 Joe Harris made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Allen Crabbe 1:00
+ 3 Joe Harris made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Allen Crabbe 1:00
+ 2 Chris McCullough made floating jump shot, assist by Tim Frazier 1:21
Team Stats
Points 84 119
Field Goals 34-93 (36.6%) 44-88 (50.0%)
3-Pointers 5-20 (25.0%) 14-41 (34.1%)
Free Throws 11-15 (73.3%) 17-21 (81.0%)
Total Rebounds 42 69
Offensive 7 13
Defensive 28 47
Team 7 9
Assists 22 29
Steals 7 4
Blocks 1 4
Turnovers 7 14
Fouls 18 17
Technicals 1 0
10 PTS, 2 REB, 4 AST
21 PTS, 11 REB, 6 AST
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away team logo Wizards 17-15 2320182384
home team logo Nets 12-19 26273531119
Team Stats
away team logo Wizards 17-15 112.1 PPG 40.7 RPG 24.3 APG
home team logo Nets 12-19 109.3 PPG 45.2 RPG 22.4 APG
Key Players
K. Oubre SF 13.0 PPG 4.4 RPG 0.7 APG 43.3 FG%
R. Hollis-Jefferson SF 9.6 PPG 5.8 RPG 1.6 APG 40.3 FG%
Top Scorers
K. Oubre SF 13 PTS 2 REB 0 AST
R. Hollis-Jefferson SF 21 PTS 11 REB 6 AST
36.6 FG% 50.0
25.0 3PT FG% 34.1
73.3 FT% 81.0
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
J. Wall 16 10 2 4 0 0 0 0 4/11 1/2 1/1 1 1 20 -21
M. Morris 26 9 4 0 1 0 0 2 3/8 0/0 3/3 2 2 14 -30
M. Gortat 18 7 5 0 0 0 2 1 3/5 0/0 1/2 0 5 10 -12
O. Porter 21 6 4 1 1 0 1 1 2/5 0/2 2/2 1 3 12 -26
B. Beal 28 4 2 5 1 0 1 1 2/15 0/3 0/0 0 2 16 -27
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
J. Wall 16 10 2 4 0 0 0 0 4/11 1/2 1/1 1 1 20 -21
M. Morris 26 9 4 0 1 0 0 2 3/8 0/0 3/3 2 2 14 -30
M. Gortat 18 7 5 0 0 0 2 1 3/5 0/0 1/2 0 5 10 -12
O. Porter 21 6 4 1 1 0 1 1 2/5 0/2 2/2 1 3 12 -26
B. Beal 28 4 2 5 1 0 1 1 2/15 0/3 0/0 0 2 16 -27
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
K. Oubre 28 13 2 0 1 1 2 4 5/13 1/3 2/2 0 2 15 -11
M. Scott 20 8 3 2 1 0 0 2 3/8 2/4 0/0 1 2 16 -15
J. Smith 13 6 6 1 0 0 0 1 3/7 0/0 0/0 1 5 14 -5
J. Meeks 22 6 2 3 1 0 0 0 2/6 0/2 2/3 0 2 15 -12
C. McCullough 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 3/4 0/1 0/0 0 1 7 -1
T. Satoransky 20 5 2 1 0 0 0 3 2/7 1/3 0/2 0 2 9 -9
T. Frazier 8 2 0 5 1 0 1 3 1/2 0/0 0/0 0 0 12 -6
I. Mahinmi 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1/2 0/0 0/0 1 1 4 0
M. Young - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Robinson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
S. Mac - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 234 84 35 22 7 1 7 18 34/93 5/20 11/15 7 28 164 -175
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
R. Hollis-Jefferson 23 21 11 6 0 1 2 3 7/15 0/1 7/9 1 10 43 +23
D. Carroll 22 15 6 4 1 0 0 1 5/11 2/7 3/3 1 5 30 +22
S. Dinwiddie 22 15 2 4 1 1 3 1 5/7 4/5 1/1 0 2 24 +26
T. Zeller 17 8 9 0 0 0 1 1 3/5 0/0 2/2 5 4 16 +19
A. Crabbe 32 7 8 2 0 0 0 2 3/8 1/5 0/0 1 7 19 +26
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
R. Hollis-Jefferson 23 21 11 6 0 1 2 3 7/15 0/1 7/9 1 10 43 +23
D. Carroll 22 15 6 4 1 0 0 1 5/11 2/7 3/3 1 5 30 +22
S. Dinwiddie 22 15 2 4 1 1 3 1 5/7 4/5 1/1 0 2 24 +26
T. Zeller 17 8 9 0 0 0 1 1 3/5 0/0 2/2 5 4 16 +19
A. Crabbe 32 7 8 2 0 0 0 2 3/8 1/5 0/0 1 7 19 +26
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
C. LeVert 23 17 6 3 0 0 2 2 7/9 2/2 1/1 2 4 27 +10
N. Stauskas 15 15 1 2 1 0 3 1 5/10 4/8 1/3 0 1 18 +6
J. Allen 18 10 6 0 1 1 1 2 4/6 0/0 2/2 2 4 17 +8
J. Harris 31 7 4 7 0 0 0 2 3/9 1/7 0/0 1 3 25 +17
T. Mozgov 8 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 2/2 0/0 0/0 0 0 5 +6
Q. Acy 23 0 7 0 0 1 1 1 0/6 0/6 0/0 0 7 7 +12
J. Lin - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Doyle - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Okafor - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Russell - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
I. Whitehead - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Wiley - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 234 119 60 29 4 4 14 17 44/88 14/41 17/21 13 47 231 +175