Nets Down Detroit 101-98 - Match Report
Brook Lopez went off for 25 points and added 9 rebounds leading New Jersey over Detroit, 101-98, on Wednesday at Prudential Center.
Bettors who backed the Nets were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 3.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 188.5.
New Jersey got 22 points from Devin Harris and another 13 points from Anthony Morrow. Devin Harris contributed 9 assists, while Derrick Favors cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Detroit got 14 points from Tayshaun Prince in a losing cause and another 14 points from Rodney Stuckey. Rodney Stuckey contributed 7 assists for the Pistons, while Ben Wallace had 10 rebounds.
The Nets hit the break trailing 47-39 before taking care of business in the second half.
New Jersey had a 44-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Kings. The Pistons will aim to get back on the winning track vs Oklahoma City.