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         === Sixers seek revenge after humiliating loss to Brooklyn ===
 
 (SportsNetwork.com)  -  The Brooklyn Nets  have a  good chance at getting back
 into  the win column with the Philadelphia 76ers on the slate Friday in a road
 matchup at Wells Fargo Center.
 
 The  Nets  just hammered the Sixers,  130-94, at Barclays Center on Monday and
 Joe  Johnson torched  the visitors  for a  career-high 37  points on  13-of-20
 shooting,  including 29 points  in the third quarter. Johnson hit 10 of his 14
 3-point  attempts for  Brooklyn, which  has won  four of  the last  five games
 against Philadelphia.
 
 Johnson,  who  is probable Friday for  personal reasons, came back to earth in
 Wednesday's  113-107 loss to the Washington Wizards and scored 20 points. Paul
 Pierce  scored  a season-high 27  points off the bench  and is still nursing a
 balky  hand, while Brook Lopez had 22 points and Deron Williams tallied 15 and
 13 assists.
 
 "It's  easy to  sit here and talk to  you guys about what kind of night I had,
 but bottom line, I don't care. We lost the game," Pierce said.
 
 Brooklyn shot 52.7 percent for the game and had won four of five.
 
 Williams  tied  a season  high with 13  assists and became  the first Net this
 season to record back-to-back double-doubles.
 
 After  visiting the Sixers, Brooklyn, which is 4-9 away from home, will return
 to Barclays Center for three games versus Indiana, Chicago and Milwaukee.
 
 Philadelphia  is mired in  a seven-game losing streak, has lost 11 of the last
 12  games and is  7-19 overall this season, which started off with a promising
 3-0  mark.  The losing trend continued,  especially on the road, with Monday's
 130-94 loss at Brooklyn.
 
 James Anderson led the 76ers with 17 points, Thaddeus Young scored 14 and Tony
 Wroten  added 13  in defeat, the Sixers' 11th  in a row on the road. The 76ers
 have  allowed 269 points  the past two games and dropped a 139-105 decision to
 Portland on Saturday.
 
 Johnson  scored  29 points during  the third quarter, which  the Nets won by a
 42-25 count. The Nets shot 60.3 percent and made 21-of-35 3-pointers.
 
 "We  are just  getting exposed, we can't guard anyone," said Philadelphia head
 coach  Brett  Brown. "I  think we cry  too much  to the refs  and we don't get
 back."
 
 Brown's  squad is  allowing an NBA-worst 111.2 points per game this season and
 will  try to stop a three-game home losing streak Friday. The Sixers, who have
 allowed  100 or  more points in 23 of  26 games, are 6-8 at Wells Fargo Center
 and have split the past 10 meetings with Brooklyn in south Philly.
 
 Sixers  rookie  Michael  Carter-Williams  is a  game-time  decision  after  he
 returned  to  practice on  Wednesday. The  rookie has missed  time with a skin
 infection on the front of his right knee.
 
 12/20 10:24:28 ET