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Nets make it look easy in 127-110 win over Atlanta in 4th regular-season game in London

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    Atlanta Hawks' Dennis Schroder, right, competes for the ball with Brooklyn Nets' Paul Pierce during an NBA basketball game at the O2 Arena in London, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)The Associated Press

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    Atlanta Hawks' Louis Williams, left, vies for the ball with Brooklyn Nets' Andrei Kirilenko during an NBA basketball game at the O2 Arena in London, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)The Associated Press

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    Atlanta Hawks' Shelvin Mack, right, tries to block a shot by Brooklyn Nets' Andray Blatche during an NBA basketball game at the O2 Arena in London, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)The Associated Press

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    British musician Paul McCartney, centre, talks with daughter Stella, right, ahead of the Atlanta Hawks versus Brooklyn Nets NBA basketball game at the O2 Arena in London, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)The Associated Press

Joe Johnson scored 26 of his 29 points in the first half and Andray Blatche added 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 127-110 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday in the fourth regular-season NBA game to be played in the British capital.

Johnson had 15 points in the first quarter, including 11 straight for the Nets (16-22) late in the period.

Mike Scott and Shelvin Mack, both coming off the bench, led the Hawks with 17 points each.

Both teams finished with five players scoring n double digits.

The Nets were playing a regular-season game at the O2 Arena in London for the third time. They played two against the Toronto Raptors in 2011, winning both.