Williams, Nets Burn Suns

By Lenn Robbins | @lennrobbins
BROOKLYNNETS.COM

BROOKLYN - The Brooklyn Nets missed their last eight shots and blew a 10-point fourth quarter lead in a loss to the Washington Wizards Saturday night.

There was no carry over.

The Nets have turned Barclays Center into a big-time home court advantage. It's the kind of advantage that will serve them well in the NBA playoffs.

Shooting a sizzling 67.5 percent in the first half, the Nets opened a 62-49 lead on the Phoenix Suns and never looked back in 108-95 win.

The Nets won (34-31) their ninth straight in Barclays Center, the longest home win streak since the 2006 season. They are 16-2 at home since Jan. 1st.

Deron Williams, not known for his dunking, capped a sizzling night with a one-handed slam with 6:32 left. He had a game-high 28 points on 11-of-13 shooting as all five starters scored in double figures.

"When he plays like that he's fun to watch,'' said Nets coach Jason Kidd.

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