Detroit 109, New Jersey 92

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, February 10, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #31 Scott Wall, #57 Greg Willard
Attendance - 14320

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Jersey 15 18 31 28 92
Detroit 24 28 35 22 109

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Jersey 8-20 3-9 5-11 L5
Detroit 8-20 6-8 2-12 W4

Recap


Greg Monroe had 18 points and 11 rebounds for his ninth double-double in 10 games as the Detroit Pistons cruised to a 109-92 victory over the visiting New Jersey Nets on Friday.

Jonas Jerebko scored a game-high 20 points, and Rodney Stuckey added 19 as Detroit stretched its season-best winning streak to four.

Johan Petro had 16 points, and Deron Williams and Jordan Farmar added 14 apiece for New Jersey, which lost its fifth straight.

The Pistons built a 19-point halftime lead en route to beating New Jersey for the second time in three nights. Monroe had 20 points and 12 rebounds on Wednesday when the Pistons prevailed 99-92.

The Pistons spotted the Nets the game’s first seven points before going on a 12-0 run. Detroit’s lead reached double digits early in the second quarter and the Pistons steadily pulled away.

Monroe’s dunk with 3:31 left in the third gave Detroit a 30-point lead. Monroe made 8 of 9 shots.

Ben Gordon scored 14 points and Brandon Knight added 13 for Detroit, which shot 54.4 percent from the field and had a 47-31 rebounding edge.

Sundiata Gaines scored 13 points and Jordan Williams added 11 for the Nets.

Top Game Performances

New Jersey   Detroit
Johan Petro 16 Scoring Jonas Jerebko 20
Sundiata Gaines 6 Assists Brandon Knight 5
Kris Humphries 6 Rebounds Greg Monroe 11
Deron Williams 6 Free Throws Made Jonas Jerebko 5
MarShon Brooks 2 Steals Greg Monroe 2
MarShon Brooks 1 Blocks Jason Maxiell 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Jersey 92 41.9 5-19 25-31 18 31 5 10 19
Detroit 109 54.4 4-10 19-25 25 47 6 9 20

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game at home against Washington. The Pistons have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .200 after a loss.
  • New Jersey will play their next game at home against San Antonio. The Nets have a W/L % of .125 after a win and .350 after a loss.
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