The Brooklyn Nets will try to bounce back from the first loss on their lengthy road trip by adding to the Phoenix Suns' recent woes.
The Nets will seek a third straight win over Phoenix on Sunday night while trying once again to cut their deficit in the Atlantic Division.
Brooklyn (40-29) won the first two of its eight straight road games by a combined 54 points before falling 101-95 to the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday. The Nets trailed by only two points with less than 25 seconds remaining but missed two of three shots from 3-point range.
"We needed a couple more free throws or a few less turnovers down the stretch," interim coach P.J. Carlesimo said. "We put ourselves in a position to win the game, and they just did a much better job closing it out than we did."
The loss was only Brooklyn's third in the past 10 away games and kept it two shy of matching the franchise's single-season record of 20 road victories, set in 2005-06. The Nets, winners in six of nine overall, woul...