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Pistons 109, Brooklyn Nets 97

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Brooklyn Nets Mason Plumlee (R) defends against Detroit Pistons Greg Monroe during their NBA game at the Barclays Center on November 24, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Nets Mason Plumlee (R) defends against Detroit Pistons Greg Monroe during their NBA game at the Barclays Center on November 24, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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By BRIAN MAHONEY/AP Basketball Writer

NEW YORK (AP) – Reserve Rodney Stuckey scored a season-high 27 points and the Detroit Pistons sent the Brooklyn Nets to a fifth straight loss and sole possession of last place in the Atlantic Division with a 109-97 victory Sunday.

The Nets, with their enormous payroll and enormous expectations, fell to 3-10, a half-game behind the New York Knicks, and were hearing boos at Barclays Center in the second half.

Greg Monroe had 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Pistons, who bounced back from consecutive losses to Atlanta. Brandon Jennings added 14 points and 10 assists, making all 10 free throws to make up for a 2-for-10 shooting performance.

Joe Johnson made eight 3-pointers and scored a season-high 34 points, but the short-handed Nets couldn’t overcome another cold night from Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, who were a combined 7 for 22.

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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