NBA: Detroit 116, New Jersey 109

April 6, 2011 at 11:42 PM
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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.

Stuckey, off the bench, made half his 16 shots and added 10 assists. Richard Hamilton led Detroit with 25 points while Greg Monroe had 20 points and 10 rebounds.

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.

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