Joe Johnson scored 17 points for the Nets, who have lost three straight and eight of 10.
Deron Williams and Brook Lopez each had 16 points for Brooklyn.
Pierce leads Celtics
Paul Pierce scored 25 of his season-high 40 points in the second half, carrying the host Boston Celtics to a 103-91 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Rajon Rondo added 20 points and eight assists for the Celtics
Kyrie Irving paced the Cavs with 22 points. Tyler Zeller got his first career start, subbing for injured center Anderson Varejao, and had 20 points for Cleveland.
Magic top Wizards
J.J. Redick scored 17 points and fellow reserve E'Twaun Moore had 15, leading the host Orlando Magic to a 90-83 win over the Washington Wizards.
Arron Afflalo added 15 points for the Magic.
Nene had 20 points off the bench for the Wizards, who lost their fifth in a row. Jordan Crawford added 19 points and six assists.
Kevin Durant poured in 41 points to lead the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder past the Atlanta Hawks, 100-92. . . . Reserve guard Gerald Green scored a season-high 21 points to help the Indiana Pacers beat the visiting Utah Jazz, 104-84. . . . DeMar DeRozan had 23 points, Alan Anderson scored 12 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter, and the Toronto Raptors topped the host Detroit Pistons, 97-91.
Ramone Moore in D-League. Ramone Moore, a former Temple guard, was acquired Wednesday by the Springfield Armor of the NBA Development League. He joined the Armor after playing one game with Hapoel Tel-Aviv of the Winner League in Israel.