MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – DeMarre Carroll scored 24 points, Trevor Booker added 16 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets snapped a three-game losing streak on Sunday night with a 98-88 victory over the M's. Emphis Grizzlies.

Joe Harris finished with 13 points for the Nets, who used a push in the third quarter to ward off the Grizzlies, who have lost eight straight games.

Marc Gasol and Tyreke Evans scored 18 points apiece for Memphis, although Gasol did not play at all in the fourth quarter as a small The Grizzlies lineup made a dent in Brooklyn's 19-point lead in the second half. Chandler Parsons scored 12, but did not play in the second half after touching up his right knee.

The Nets opened the second half with a 22-6 run, looking much more fluid on offense than in the first half. Brooklyn hit nine of his first 15 shots to build the lead of up to 19.

Meanwhile, the Memphis offense was stuck with careless pbades and 1-on-1 play. Memphis converted just two of his first 17 shots.

The Nets scored five 3-pointers and outscored Memphis 32-18 in the third quarter, with a 79-65 lead in the fourth.

Memphis was able to return in the game to open the final period, composing a run of 12-3. Memphis had the deficit to five points, but the Brooklyn advantage was too much to beat.

The Nets, who were already without D & # 39; Angelo Russell and Jeremy Lin with long-term injuries, had more setbacks. Allen Crabbe, who was about to start, was a late scratch with pain in his lower back. Then, in the second quarter, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson fell with a sprained right ankle.

The game was a rough-looking affair in the first half. Both teams seemed loose on offense and had already achieved double-digit turnovers: 13 for the Nets, 10 for Memphis.

The teams entered at halftime tied at 47.


Networks: Harris started at Crabbe's Place. . The maximum of Carroll's previous season was 18 on October 25 against Cleveland. The Nets shot 45 percent from the field, breaking a chain of more than 50 percent in the last two games and three of the previous four. The Nets had 19 badists, breaking a streak of at least 24 badists in their last five.

Grizzlies: Memphis had not lost eight straight games since a similar loss from February 11 to March 3, 2009. The team announced that Parsons did not return was a preventative move.


Networks: visit Houston on Monday.

Grizzlies: visit San Antonio on Wednesday.


For more coverage of the NBA: https: //

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material can not be published, transmitted, rewritten or redistributed.