Double OT Loss For Pistons Vs. Nets 107-105
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BROOKLYN, N.Y. (97.1 THE TICKET) – A disappointing double OT loss for the Detroit Pistons against the Brooklyn Nets 105-107 on Friday night.
As heard on 97.1 The Ticket – a heartbreaking loss for the Pistons who overcame a 12-point half-time deficit then took a lead only to let the Nets comeback to tie the game in the last 30 seconds of the game, eventually sending it into the first overtime.
Joe Johnson made a jumper from just inside the arc as time expired in the second overtime, giving the Nets the victory.
Johnson finished with 28 points for the Nets, scoring their final five in the second extra period. Gerald Wallace added 25 points and 10 rebounds.
Deron Williams scored 17 points and Andray Blatche had 16 for the Nets, who blew a 17-point lead, missed their first six shots in the second overtime, and still managed to win their second straight.
Brandon Knight scored 22 points and Rodney Stuckey had 19 for the Pistons, who dropped their third straight.
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