The Nets poor fourth-quarter performance allowed the Raptors a comeback 16-112 win on their home court.
Brooklyn had as much as an 11-point lead in the second half, but Toronto was not going out without a fight. They outscored the Nets 31-22 in the fourth quarter to secure yet another win as the top seed in the East.
Despite the loss, records were set by the Nets on Friday night. D'Angelo Russell recorde the team's first triple-double in over eight years. He notched 18 points, 11 rebounds, and 13 assists on the night.
Also, Allen Crabbe set the team's record for three-point field goals made in a single season after pouring home five on the night. He finished with 18 points as well.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had 18 points on 8-of-11 shooting, while Dante Cunningham and Jarrett Allen each had 13 points.
For the Raptors, Kyle Lowry led the team with 25 points, while DeMar DeRozan and Jonas Valanciunas had 21 and 23 points respectively. >> Box Score
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The Nets host LeBron James and the Cavaliers on Sunday at 1 p.m.