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On Tuesday night, the Nets defeated the Philadelphia 76ers by a final score of 104-83.

The Skinny: Reggie Evans and Brook Lopez absolutely dominated the paint in the opening minutes, with the Nets scoring 22 of their first 25 points in the paint. Lopez finished the first quarter with 15 points, seven rebounds and three blocks, while Evans had a double-double after the opening frame with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Brooklyn ended the first quarter on an 11-1 run and opened a 13-point lead.

The 76ers opened the second quarter on a 13-5 run to cut into the Nets? lead, with Dorell Wright knocking down outside shots. Joe Johnson responded with a few timely buckets, and the Nets? starters all returned to orchestrate a 14-3 run to close out the first half with an 18-point lead.

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Tonight at 7:30 p.m., the Nets take on the Philadelphia 76ers ate Barclays Center.

Brooklyn is 2-1 this season against Philadelphia and will attempt to win the season series tonight.

A win would also give the Nets a 10-4 record within the division, which would be the best mark among the Atlantic Division teams.

Tags: Brooklyn Nets, Columns, deron williams, joe johnson, jrue holiday, philadelphia 76ers, pregame primer, sixers nets
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Tonight at 7 p.m., the Nets look to stay hot as they head to Philadelphia to take on the 76ers at Wells Fargo Center.

The Nets? schedule will be soft the next few games, but that doesn?t mean Brooklyn can play soft.

With the Knicks struggling with injuries, the Nets have the perfect chance to overtake their crosstown rivals in the standings.

Tags: 76ers, andray blatche, brook lopez, jrue holiday, Nets, nets, pregame primer
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