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BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Maybe it's a sign of the changing times in the NBA or the rapid improvement of the Brooklyn Nets, but try this on for size: Before the weekend, the Nets had not defeated the Magic in almost three years, dating back to 2009 in a stretch that lasted 10 games. But coming off the huge 39-point win over the Magic in Orlando Friday night and their 82-74 victory over the Magic at the Barclays Center Sunday afternoon, the Nets have now knocked off the Magic twice in a span of three days. "It could be a sign that we're making up for lost time," said Nets center Brook Lopez, who had a game-high 20 points in leading the Nets to the eight-point victory. "We all knew how hard it is to beat the same team twice. It was good for us and hopefully it has a positive carryover as we go on. It used to be that people looked forward to playing us. We want to turn that around and make people fear us." Besides Lopez, the Nets got 14 points and 21 rebounds f...
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Brook Lopez scored 20 points, Kris Humphries added 14 points and 21 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Orlando Magic 82-74 on Sunday to complete a home-and-home sweep.
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Brook Lopez scored 20 points, Kris Humphries added 14 points and 21 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Orlando Magic 82-74 on Sunday to complete a home-and-home sweep.
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(2-3) vs. (2-2)
Time/TV: 3 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Nets by 8
Tickets: $46-$9450 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: Lost 107-68 in Orlando on Nov. 9, Today in Brooklyn, Nov. 30 in Orlando, Jan. 28 in Brooklyn
Andray Blatche had 15 points, Brook Lopez added 14 points and 10 rebounds and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Orlando Magic 107-68 Friday night.
Brooklyn never trailed while snapping a 10-game losing streak to Orlando that dated to 2009.
E'Twaun Moore led the Magic with 18 points, and Arron Afflalo finished with 12.
The Nets dominated inside, with Lopez and Blatche pushing around...