The Brooklyn Nets will look to end their five-game home losing streak in a matchup against the New York Knicks, who are on their own five-game road losing streak. With a record of 5-13, the Nets have not played well. They have really struggled lately, resulting in a record of 2-8 over their last 10 games. Likewise, the visiting Knicks are also below .500 on the year, coming in with a 3-13 record. This game has a start time of 7:00 pm EST and it will be covered by TNT.
The Nets are expecting better results after their blowout 111-87 loss to the Nuggets. Joe Johnson was the leading scorer for Brooklyn, scoring 22 points. The Knicks, meanwhile, are coming off a 103-99 loss at the hands of the New Orleans Pelicans. Tim Hardaway Jr. had a solid game for New York, recording 21 points along with 2 assists and 0 steals.
Based on each team's statistical profile, the turnover story could loom large in this showdown. New York commits the second-fewest errors in the NBA (TO% of 13.4%), while Brooklyn's ball-hawking defense causes the fourth-most (opponents' TO% of 18.9%).
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