The Nets return to Brooklyn after winning two of three on their trip. They dominated the second half in Atlanta on Dec. 5, rallied from 16 points down to beat Oklahoma City on Thursday and appeared fatigued by the high altitude in Saturday’s 101-89 loss to Miami.
Brooklyn produced its second-lowest point total and was held under 100 points for the fourth time. The Nets shot 40.7 percent and missed 20 of 27 3-pointers.
“Overall, I thought this was a positive trip, beating Atlanta and then Oklahoma City,” Brooklyn coach Kenny Atkinson said. “We would have liked to get this third one.
The Wizards have won the last seven meetings and 12 of the last 14.
“I say this as a person who receives credit for using my platform to protest systemic oppression, racialized injustice and the dire consequences of anti-blackness in America,” Kaepernick said at SI’s 2017 Sportsperson of the Year ceremony (via Sports Illustrated).
“I accept this award not for myself, but on behalf of the people. Because if it were not for my love of the people, I would not have protested. And if it was not for the support from the people, I would not be on this stage today.
“I want my (expletive) money, I paid for my car to be parked and a (expletive) section,” McDowell allegedly said.
After being admitted into the club, McDowell and his friend were escorted off the property after pouring out two bottles of alcohol.