Jennings’ 20 in 2nd half helps Pistons down Nets, 98-93
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Brandon Jennings scored all 20 of his points in the second half as the Detroit Pistons beat the Brooklyn Nets 98-93 Saturday night.
Detroit, which has won eight of nine since releasing Josh Smith, also got 16 points and 17 rebounds from Greg Monroe and 14 points and nine boards from Andre Drummond.
The Nets have lost five straight with only one win in 2015. Joe Johnson led them with 17 points, while Brook Lopez had 11 points and 15 rebounds.
The teams combined to go 10-for-33 from outside the arc in the first half, which ended at 47-47. Johnson and Kyle Singler both went 3-for-4 on threes in the half, while the rest of their teammates struggled.
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