Pistons win in Brooklyn, 109-97

Detroit locked down defensively in the third quarter and played even in the fourth to end a two-game losing streak.

Nets lose 5th straight; Fall to Pistons, 109-97

Nets continue their losing ways, dropping their fifth straight in a loss to the Pistons, 109-97.

2nd Half Game Thread: Nets vs. Pistons

The Nets lead the Detroit Pistons at the half, 51-44.

Josh Smith explains missed practice, apologizes

Smith missed practice Thursday after deciding to stay in Atlanta overnight to visit his ill father, assuming the Pistons would have the day off. By the time he learned that Mo Cheeks had scheduled a practice, it was too late.

Q&A with NetsDaily

Chatting with Tom over at NetsDaily regarding Sunday's Detroit vs. Brooklyn matchup.

E-mailing with the Enemy: Detroit Pistons

We e-mailed with Ben Gulker of Detroit Bad Boys to ask him a few questions about the Detroit Pistons, who play the Nets this afternoon in Brooklyn.

Williams, Lopez, Kirilenko, Terry OUT vs. Pistons

Deron Williams, Brook Lopez, Andrei Kirilenko and Jason Terry will all miss today's game against the Detroit Pistons. Williams and Lopez have missed the last four games, which have all resulted in Nets losses.

Pistons need win against vulnerable Nets

Both teams spent big money to upgrade their rosters this summer, but neither team is seeing results on the court. Both teams need a win, but only one of them will get it.

Nets return home to face the Pistons

Not a lot of fans werre expecting the Nets to beat Minnesota on Friday night, but few if any expected them to lose by 30 points. They did. Now, at home vs Detroit, how much can we expect? One thing we know: Deron Williams won't play in the matinee.

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