While the New Jersey Nets haven't taken advantage of some favorable matchups recently, they have done so this month against the league-worst Charlotte Bobcats.
The Nets will try to sweep the season series against the Bobcats and end a five-game losing streak Saturday night at the Prudential Center.
New Jersey (15-34) and Charlotte (7-38) have two of the worst records in the NBA, but the Nets are 3-0 against the Bobcats, including two victories in March.
Another meeting with the woeful Bobcats figures to help New Jersey snap its skid, although the Nets haven't had much success against other struggling opponents in the last week.
Three of the losses during the current slide came against teams with losing records, including New Orleans and Washington - both of which have fewer wins than the Nets.
New Jersey's offense has been stagnant during the losing streak, averaging 87.4 points on 38.9 percent shooting. The Nets are coming off a 93-84 loss at Atlanta on Friday.
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