THE Nets rallied in the fourth to defeat fellow struggler Orlando Magic, 121-111, on Saturday in Brooklyn (Sunday, Manila time).
Brook Lopez had 30 points on 12 of 22 shooting as the Nets ended a two-game slide.
Trevor Booker scored a season-high 23 for Brookyln, which scored its 17th win in 76 outings.
Sean Kilpatrick had 15 points and Justin Hamilton scored 13 for the Nets.
The Magic suffered their fourth straight loss and 50th in 77 games.
Elfrid Payton had a triple-double of 20 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds.
Aaron Gordon had 22 points and 15 rebounds.
Nikola Vucevic scored 27 and pulled down 11 rebounds, while Evan Fournier scored 20.