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The Nets (3-10) lost to the Detroit Pistons (5-8) this afternoon by a score of 109-97.

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[sny-box] The Nets led by seven at half-time after a 32-point second quarter. But the team succumbed to its Achilles heel by falling apart in the third quarter and was outscored 34-15 in the frame.

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On Wednesday night, the Nets defeated the Detroit Pistons by a final score of 103-99.

The Skinny: The Nets? regular starters started this one and looked rusty after having Monday night off. Brooklyn opened the game on a 4-of-14 shooting clip, which allowed the Pistons to take the early lead, but back-to-back dunks from Gerald Wallace put the Nets ahead. From there, the Nets went on a 16-2 run to close the opening frame leading by 11.

Andray Blatche scored eight points in less than four minutes to start the second quarter, allowing Brooklyn to maintain its double-digit lead. Will Bynum caught fire for Detroit, scoring 13 points in the quarter, to cut the deficit to seven. But Mirza Teletovic answered with back-to-back three-pointers, and the Nets led by 12 at the break.

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On Wednesday night, the Nets defeated the Detroit Pistons by a final score of 93-90.

The Skinny: Brooklyn started where they left off from Tuesday night, scoring only nine points in the first six minutes. The Pistons went on a 12-3 run to open a 10-point lead, as the Nets were ice cold from the field. Reggie Evans and Keith Bogans started picking up the offensive pace, as a 14-5 Nets? run cut the Detroit lead to one after one.

Andray Blatche gave the Nets the lead to start the second quarter, but the Pistons followed with a 10-0 run to open a nine-point lead as Brooklyn went four minutes without a bucket. The Nets though began chipping into the lead with a 7-0 run to close the half. Joe Johnson was incredibly cold to start the game, but a three-pointer in the final minute of the half allowed the Nets to get within six at the break.

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