Pistons outlast Nets

Pistons outlast Nets

The Detroit Pistons held off a late surge and defeated the New Jersey Nets 99-92 Saturday night at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Detroit failed to cover the 7-point spread, while the 191 points made it OVER the posted total of 186.5.

Jonas Jerebko shot a perfect 9-for-9 from the field with 20 points and seven rebounds. Richard Hamilton chipped in with 17 points in the win.

Devin Harris had 21 points, five rebounds, and seven assists in a losing effort for the Nets.