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The Nets (3-10) lost to the Detroit Pistons (5-8) this afternoon by a score of 109-97.

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[sny-box] The Nets led by seven at half-time after a 32-point second quarter. But the team succumbed to its Achilles heel by falling apart in the third quarter and was outscored 34-15 in the frame.

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NEW YORK ? Joe Johnson was red hot from the field to start Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.

If he kept up his pace from the first quarter, the Chicago Bulls may have been in store for a similar drubbing that they suffered in Game 1 of the series.

Joe Johnson (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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Tonight at 7:30 p.m., the Nets travel to the Palace of Auburn Hills to take on the Detroit Pistons.

Brooklyn is coming off a heartbreaking loss to the Lakers in which a 10-0 Los Angeles run sealed the deal at the end. The Nets shot a season-low 34.8 percent from the field in the contest.

The Pistons have been struggling but hold a distinct advantage over the Nets on their home court.

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Tonight at 7:30 p.m., the Nets host the second game of a home-and-away series with the Atlanta Hawks.

The Hawks dominated play Wednesday night in a 109-95 victory in Atlanta.

Brooklyn will look to rebound from that tough effort as it returns home to Barclays Center.

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Tonight at 8 p.m., the Brooklyn Nets will battle the Chicago Bulls at the United Center.

The Nets are coming off a thrilling double overtime win against the Detroit Pistons, but they go right back to work tonight with little rest.

Even without All-Star Derrick Rose, the Bulls are off to a decent start but are desperately awaiting the uncertain season debut for their point guard.

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