Nets vs Pistons Final: 116-104 - Recap
|Nets vs Pistons Final: 116-104 - Recap|
The Nets got 23 points from Shaun Livingston as Brooklyn ran past Detroit 116-104 on Friday at Barclays Center.
Brooklyn won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 206.5.
Mirza Teletovic had 20 points for Brooklyn and Paul Pierce chipped in with 17 points. Deron Williams had 10 assists for the Nets, while Jason Collins was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 5 boards.
Detroit got 23 points from Andre Drummond in a losing cause and another 17 points from Josh Smith. Brandon Jennings contributed 5 assists for the Pistons, while Andre Drummond had 18 rebounds.
Brooklyn led at halftime, 57-45.
The rebound battle favored Detroit as they grabbed 46 boards, while Brooklyn only had 26.
Next game, Brooklyn takes its act on the road to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Boston.