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Lopez double-double leads Nets over Pistons

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Trevor Booker #35 of the Brooklyn Nets rises up for a layup over Jon Leuer #30 and Aron Baynes #12 of the Detroit Pistons during the first half at Barclays Center on November 2, 2016 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (AP) — Brook Lopez had 34 points and 11 rebounds, Sean Kilpatrick added 24 points, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Detroit Pistons 109-101 on Wednesday night.

Brooklyn hit 16 of its 20 shots in the first quarter to take a 38-30 advantage. The Nets had more turnovers (5) than misses. Brooklyn’s first miss came at the 6:03 mark in the first when Rondae Hollis-Jefferson was off on a 3-pointer. Lopez had 14 in the first quarter and 24 by the end of the first half to lead the Nets as Brooklyn took a 71-55 lead to the locker room.

Detroit cut the lead to 11 heading into the fourth quarter and then as close as five with 1:34 remaining.

Tobias Harris and Marcus Morris each scored 23 points, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had 15 points and Jon Leuer added 11 for the Pistons.

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