Pistons 92, New Jersey 82
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AUBURN HILLS (WWJ/AP) The Pistons snapped a four game losing streak, leading from buzzer to buzzer, getting the victory over the New Jersey Nets, 92-82 at the Palace Friday night.
Speaking on WWJ post-game, Tracy McGrady said, “Coming off of losing four games, this was a pivotal game for us….it was a collective effort.”
Tayshaun Prince scored 22 points, McGrady had 16 points and 8 rebounds, rookie Greg Monroe added a career-high 20 points along with 11 rebounds for Detroit, which led by 13 early in the third quarter after beginning the second half on a 14-5 run. Ben Gordon added 11.
Anthony Morrow scored 22 points for New Jersey, which lost its 12th straight road game and dropped to 3-24 away from home on the season. Brook Lopez scored 16 points for the Nets.
Detroit led 48-44 after shooting 55 percent from the field in the first half and never trailed in the second.
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