AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 6 (UPI) -- Rodney Stuckey produced 14 of his 22 points in the fourth period Wednesday in helping the Detroit Pistons pull away for a 116-109 win over New Jersey.
The Pistons held only a one-point lead to start the final quarter but went on to end a four-game losing streak.
Brook Lopez delivered a career-best 39 points for the Nets in a meeting of teams that will not make the playoffs. New Jersey's Deron Williams missed the contest with a strained tendon in his right wrist.
New Jersey has lost seven of its last eight.