NEW YORK -- The Philadelphia 76ers sent a message in the second quarter Monday night that this wasn't going to be another rollover defeat.
The Brooklyn Nets rolled over them anyway.
The gritty Sixers rallied back from an 18-point second-quarter deficit to get within 10 points at intermission, but they still were unable to stop the Nets and lost their 11th straight road game, 130-94, at the Barclays Center.
It was also their seventh consecutive setback, home or away. The last time the Sixers (7-19) lost seven straight games was from Feb. 11-28, 2013.
For the second straight game, things fell completely apart for the Sixers in the third quarter. This time, it was because they could not stop Joe Johnson.
The 6-foot-7, 240-pound swingman scored 29 of his game-high 37 points in the quarter. A 13th-year veteran, Johnson made 10 of 13 shots, including 8 of 10 three-pointers during that 12-minute span. His eight three-pointers in a quarter tied an NBA record set by Milwaukee Bucks swingman Michael Redd on Feb 20, 2002.
Johnson's final points of the quarter came on a four-point play with 27.7 seconds left.
He was fouled by James Anderson while making a 23-foot, step-back corner three-pointer. Then Johnson sank a foul shot to give the Nets a 100-71 lead. He did not play in the fourth quarter.
Johnson wasn't the only dominant player for Brooklyn (9-15).
Reserve point guard Andray Blatche finished with 20 points and five rebounds. Paul Pierce, now a backup forward, added 14 points while making 3 of 5 three-pointers. Point guard Deron Williams had 13 points and 13 assists. Swingman Alan Anderson had 13 points. And power forward Mirza Teletovic added 11 points in his first career start. Teletovic got the start because the Nets were without center Brook Lopez, who has a sprained left ankle.
Reserve guard James Anderson led the Sixers with 17 points. Power forward Thaddeus Young (14 points) and point guard Toby Wroten (13) were their other double-figure scorers. Center Spencer Hawes was held to two points on 1-for-5 shooting.
The Sixers played with only 10 active players.
Point guard Michael Carter-Williams missed his seventh straight game with a skin infection and soreness on the front of his right knee.
Backup center Daniel Orton served a one-game suspension without pay for his altercation with Portland Trail Blazers center Meyers Leonard in Saturday's game at the Wells Fargo Center.
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