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Andray Blatche leads Brooklyn's bench players to 106-101 win over Wizards

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    Washington Wizards guard Garrett Temple (17) defends Brooklyn Nets guard Tyshawn Taylor (41) as Washington Wizards guard A.J. Price (12) looks on, right, in the first half of their their NBA basketball game, Monday, April 15, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) (The Associated Press)

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    Washington Wizards center Emeka Okafor (50) loses his balance trying to stay in bounds as he defends Brooklyn Nets guard Tyshawn Taylor (41) and Nets forward Kris Humphries (43) in the first half of their their NBA basketball game, Monday, April 15, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) (The Associated Press)

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    Brooklyn Nets forwards Mirza Teletovic (33) and Kris Joseph (24) defend Washington Wizards forward Trevor Booker (35) in the first half of their their NBA basketball game, Monday, April 15, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) (The Associated Press)

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    Washington Wizards forward Trevor Booker (35) tries to block a layup by Brooklyn Nets forward Tornike Shengelia (20) in the first half of their their NBA basketball game, Monday, April 15, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) (The Associated Press)

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    From left, Brooklyn Nets Keith Bogans, Reggie Evans, Deron Williams and Jerry Stackhouse, all in street clothes, watch the Nets play the Washington Wizards in the second half of their their NBA basketball game, Monday, April 15, 2013, in New York. The Nets defeated the Wizards 106-101. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) (The Associated Press)

Andray Blatche led a bevy of Brooklyn bench players with 20 points and 11 rebounds the Nets erased an early 17 point deficit to beat the Washington Wizards 106-101 on Monday night.

Kris Humphries, who was the team's original starting power forward at the beginning of the season before falling out of the rotation, added 20 points and nine boards for Brooklyn. Mirza Teletovic added 14 points and MarShon Brooks chipped in 12 for the Nets, who will host Detroit on Wednesday night before they open up at home in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.

Nets reserve rookie Toko Shengelia, who has played 67 minutes all season, saw 25 minutes. After averaging 1.1 points and 0.7 rebounds and 3:42 minutes in 18 games, Shengelia finished with 11 points and 13 rebounds.