Lopez Out, Nets Lose 115-103 to Pistons - NBC New York

Lopez Out, Nets Lose 115-103 to Pistons



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    Nets guard Wayne Ellington reaches around Pistons forward Marcus Morris during the first half. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    Anthony Tolliver scored all 17 of his points in the second half and Aron Baynes scored 17 of his 21 in the fourth quarter to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 115-103 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night.

    The Pistons trailed by six in the third and were in danger of what would have been a terrible home loss, but they were eventually able to take advantage of Brook Lopez's absence. The Brooklyn big man missed the game with a virus.

    Tolliver helped turn the game around after not playing at all in the first half. He made four 3-pointers and matched his season high in scoring. Baynes, another Detroit backup, set a career high thanks to his big fourth quarter.

    Thaddeus Young scored 24 points for the Nets. Brooklyn has lost eight of 10. 

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