Joe Johnson scored 26 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Memphis Grizzlies, 97-88. Brooklyn (5-12) has won just 3 of its last 10 games.
Johnson shot 9-15 from the field (4-7 on 3-point attempts) in a quality offensive outing. Other key players for Brooklyn included Andray Blatche with 21 points and 8 rebounds, and Brook Lopez with 20 points and 9 rebounds. On 8-12 shooting, including 3-5 from behind the arc, Quincy Pondexter scored 22 points off the bench for Memphis in the loss. Kosta Koufos contributed 10 points and 11 rebounds and Ed Davis finished with 10 points and 8 rebounds.
Memphis (8-8) could not get back-to-back victories after defeating Boston on Wednesday.
Coming up next, the Nets take on the Denver Nuggets, who are 9-6 on the year. The Grizzlies match up against the Phoenix Suns, currently 9-7 this season.