Johnson, Nets sneak past Pistons

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Updated: February 6, 2013

Joe Johnson buried a pair of free throws
with 8.8 seconds remaining, as the Brooklyn Nets held on for a 93-90 victory
over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday at the Palace of Auburn Hills.

Brook Lopez scored a tough lay-in with 17.8 seconds to play, giving the
visitors a crucial three-point cushion, and finished with 17 points to go with
nine rebounds for the Nets, who ended a 10-game road losing streak at Detroit.
Johnson finished with 16 points and four boards, while Gerald Wallace
contributed 14 points in the victory.

Greg Monroe netted a game-high 23 points and grabbed 10 boards for the
Pistons, who have dropped three straight and five of their last six overall.
Will Bynum donated 13 points and dished out seven helpers, while Kyle Singler
and Brandon Knight each registered 12 points in the setback.