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Published: Friday, 12/14/2012

Nets beat Pistons in 2 OTs on Johnson's jumper

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Detroit Pistons center Greg Monroe (10) loses the ball after a drive against Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams (8). Detroit Pistons center Greg Monroe (10) loses the ball after a drive against Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams (8).
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NEW YORK — Joe Johnson made a jumper from just inside the arc as time expired in the second overtime, giving the Brooklyn Nets a 107-105 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.

Johnson finished with 28 points for the Nets, scoring their final five in the second extra period. Gerald Wallace added 25 points and 10 rebounds.

Deron Williams scored 17 points and Andray Blatche had 16 for the Nets, who blew a 17-point lead, missed their first six shots in the second overtime, and still managed to win their second straight.

Brandon Knight scored 22 points and Rodney Stuckey had 19 for the Pistons, who dropped their third straight.



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