DETROIT, Michigan — Blake Griffin scored 11 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, to lift the Pistons a 115-106 over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night – to their fifth straight victory.
“He took over,” coach Stan Van Gundy said. “He’s done some good things since he’s been here in the four games, but that was his best offense for us.”
Andre Drummond added 17 points and 27 rebounds for Detroit who hasn’t lost since the two have paired up since acquiring Griffin last week in a trade with the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers play at Detroit on Friday night.
Stanley Johnson had 19 points and Ish Smith added 15.
The Pistons forced the Nets into 20 turnovers while committing just seven. They outscored the Nets bench 30-15 with Langston Galloway leading the charge with 13 points for the Pistons.
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Allen Crabbe had 34 points for the Nets, who have have lost four in a row. The Nets will host the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night.
Written by Andrew Mitchell for Woodlawn Post Sports
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