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Nets Finally Win At Detroit, 93-90

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AUBURN HILLS, MI - FEBRUARY 6:  Greg Monroe #10 of the Detroit Pistons drives to the basket against Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets on February 6, 2013 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Dan Lippitt/NBAE via Getty Images)

AUBURN HILLS, MI – FEBRUARY 6: Greg Monroe #10 of the Detroit Pistons drives to the basket against Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets on February 6, 2013 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Dan Lippitt/NBAE via Getty Images)

NOAH TRISTER,AP Sports Writer

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Brook Lopez had 17 points, and the Brooklyn Nets won at Detroit for the first time since 2006, holding off the Pistons 93-90 on Wednesday night.

Will Bynum’s tying 3-point attempt from the right corner was short in the final seconds.

Joe Johnson scored 16 points for Brooklyn, including two free throws with 8.8 seconds left that made it a three-point game.

Detroit led by 13 in the second quarter, but the Pistons were only ahead 46-40 at halftime, and they were held to 17 points in the fourth quarter. Greg Monroe led Detroit with 23 points.

The Nets had lost 10 in a row to the Pistons on the road.

Brooklyn improved to 18-1 when facing a team under .500.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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