Fourth Quarter Turnovers Cost Nets Against Pelicans, Drop Eighth Straight
The Brooklyn Nets shot an abysmal 9-of-42 (21 percent) from three (every player for the Nets attempted a three), but tied with the Pelicans in rebounds and turnovers. Regardless of the terrible three-point percentage, head coach Kenny Atkinson spoke of the motion offense and how the Nets need to keep believing in each other and shooting open shots.
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At the end of the first, the Nets trailed the Pelicans 35-31. Lopez, Trevor Booker, Isaiah Whitehead,and Bojan Bogdanovic were all tied in scoring with eight points. Jrue Holiday had the game-high with 10 points. Brooklyn would go on an 8-0 run to take a three point lead in the second quarter.
Brooklyn outscored New Orleans 26-16 in the second to give them a 57-51 at halftime. Lopez…