Recap - Pistons Defeat Brooklyn 103-99
|Recap - Pistons Defeat Brooklyn 103-99|
Andre Drummond scored 22 points and chipped in with 13 rebounds for Detroit on Friday, leading the Pistons to a 103-99 victory over Brooklyn at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Detroit did not, however, defeat the Nets against the spread, which closed at 6 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 197.5.
Detroit got 22 points from Greg Monroe and another 17 points from Rodney Stuckey. Josh Smith contributed 6 assists, while Andre Drummond cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Brooklyn got 22 points from Deron Williams in a losing cause and another 20 points from Andray Blatche. Deron Williams contributed 9 assists for the Nets, while Andray Blatche had 12 rebounds.
Detroit led at halftime, 61-44.
Detroit won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-38.
Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Trail Blazers. The Nets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Philadelphia.