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Atlanta 101, Pistons 96

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Joe Johnson #2 of the Atlanta Hawks drives against Greg Monroe #10 of the Detroit Pistons on April 6, 2012. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Joe Johnson #2 of the Atlanta Hawks drives against Greg Monroe #10 of the Detroit Pistons on April 6, 2012. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

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ATLANTA (WWJ/AP) –  A fourth quarter rally by the Detroit Pistons falls short as they lose to the Atlanta Hawks 101-96 on Friday night.

As heard on 97.1 The Ticket – the loss breaks the Pistons’ three game winning streak.

The Pistons were down by 9 points at the half and struggled offensively hitting only 43 percent  of their 3-pointers and turned the ball over 16 times.

Rodney Stuckey had a game high 27 points, followed by Will Bynum with 15, Brandon Knight scpred 13 points.

Jeff Teague led the way with 24 for Atlanta and Josh Smith followed with 22 for the Hawks.

Tune in to all the action as the  Pistons take on Miami Sunday at 6 p.m.  on 97.1 The Ticket.

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