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Thursday, 07 February 2013 11:22

Nets finally win at Detroit

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Brook Lopez had 17 points, and the Brooklyn Nets won at Detroit for the first time since 2006, holding off the Pistons 93-90 on Wednesday night. Will Bynum's tying 3-point attempt from the right corner was short in the final seconds. Joe Johnson scored 16 points for Brooklyn, including two free throws with 8.8 seconds left that made it a three-point game. Detroit led by 13 in the second quarter, but the Pistons were only ahead 46-40 at halftime, and they were held to 17 points in the fourth quarter. Greg Monroe led Detroit with 23 points. The Nets had lost 10 in a row to the Pistons on the road. Brooklyn improved to 18-1 when facing a team under .500. Friday the Pistons entertain the San Antonio Spurs at the Palace with tip off at 7:30 p.m.