Detroit 116, New Jersey 109

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 7:30 PM
Location - The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Officials - #54 Derrick Collins, # James Williams, #65 Sean Wright
Attendance - 14554

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Jersey 28 31 29 21 109
Detroit 32 22 35 27 116

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Jersey 24-54 19-20 5-34 L1
Detroit 27-51 20-19 7-32 W1

Recap

Richard Hamilton had 25 points, Rodney Stuckey scored 22 and the Detroit Pistons overcame Brook Lopez’s big night in a 116-109 victory over the visiting New Jersey Nets on Wednesday.

Lopez scored a career-high 39 points on 14-of-20 shooting, but it wasn’t enough as Nets lost for the ninth straight time at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Greg Monroe had 20 points and 10 rebounds for Detroit, which shot 55 percent. Stuckey had 10 assists and Hamilton added nine.

The Pistons’ lead was trimmed to 104-102 with 6:24 left in the fourth on Jordan Farmar’s 3-pointer. But Stuckey then followed with a personal 6-0 run to push it 110-102 with 4:13 to play.

Farmar finished with 18 points and 11 assists filling in for point guard Deron Williams, who stayed in New Jersey to visit a hand specialist regarding his injured wrist.

Top Game Performances

New Jersey   Detroit
Brook Lopez 39 Scoring Richard Hamilton 25
Jordan Farmar 11 Assists Rodney Stuckey 10
Brook Lopez 7 Rebounds Greg Monroe 10
Brook Lopez 11 Free Throws Made Richard Hamilton 9
Dan Gadzuric 2 Steals Richard Hamilton 2
Dan Gadzuric 3 Blocks Greg Monroe 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Jersey 109 48.8 8-19 21-28 28 30 5 7 10
Detroit 116 55.1 1-7 29-32 28 42 5 6 14

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game at home against Milwaukee. The Pistons have a W/L % of .308 after a win and .365 after a loss.
  • New Jersey will play their next game at home against New York. The Nets have a W/L % of .375 after a win and .278 after a loss.
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