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W2W4: Nets vs. Bulls, Game 5

The Brooklyn Nets will look to stave off elimination on Monday night when they take on the Chicago Bulls in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Barclays Center.

Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. Here's what we'll be watching for:

BACKS AGAINST THE WALL: For the Nets, it's win or go home. They have to win three games to avoid being ousted from the playoffs. The players all said they were focusing on Monday night and taking it one game a time.

Only eight teams in NBA history have come back from 3-1 down to win a best-of-7 playoff series.

LOOKING FORWARD: The Nets led by 14 points with less than three minutes remaining in Game 4, but lost the lead, and then the game in triple-overtime. It's going to be hard to forget about that loss, but they're going to have to with their backs against the wall.

NO HINRICH: Kirk Hinrich (bruised left calf) has been a pest against the Nets in this series on both ends of the floor, but he's out Monday night. Hinrich had 18 points and 14 assists in 60 minutes in Game 4. Nate Robinson is likely to start in Hinrich's place. He had 23 points in the fourth quarter -- including 12 straight to ignite Chicago's miraculous comeback.

BROOK-LYN: Brook Lopez is averaging 22.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 4.3 blocks during the series, while shooting 47.7 percent from the field and 90 percent from the free-throw line.