BROOKLYN (PIX11) – The Brooklyn nets are hoping to play another day with a win against the top seed in the Eastern Conference when the Atlanta Hawks come to Barclays Friday night.
The Nets lost Wednesday to the Hawks 107-97 thanks to a big game from Al Horford and Jeff Teague, both of whom notched more than 20 points. Both players suffered injuries during the game but stayed on the floor — Horford dislocated a finger and Teague twisted his ankle and had to be re-taped in the locker room before he could return to the floor.
The high scorer for the Nets was Alan Anderson, who dropped in 23 points.
The win wasn’t easy for Atlanta, however, the resilient Nets made it a contest. Many predicted the series to be a breeze for the offensively-potent Hawks, but they won their three games by just 22 points combined.
The Nets and Hawks tip off at 8 p.m. EST at Barclays Center.