Pistons set NBA single-season file with twenty seventh straight loss

DETROIT — The Detroit Pistons set an NBA single-season file with their twenty seventh straight loss Tuesday evening, as Cam Johnson scored 24 factors and Mikal Bridges added 21 to steer the Brooklyn Nets to a 118-112 victory.

Cade Cunningham scored 41 factors however the Pistons broke a tie with the 2010-11 Cleveland Cavaliers and 2013-14 Philadelphia 76ers. The 76ers maintain the general mark at 28, a skid that began within the 2014-15 season and carried over into 2015-16.

Cunningham scored 37 within the second half and shot 15 for 21 from the sector, however Bojan Bogdanovic was the one different Pistons participant with greater than 15.

Nic Claxton and Day’Ron Sharpe every added double-doubles for the Nets, who beat the Pistons for the second straight recreation.

Dorian Finney-Smith’s 3-pointer capped a 13-0 run that put the Nets up 105-97 with 4:53 to play. Cunningham missed a pair of free throws, however got here again with a 3-pointer and a three-point play to drag Detroit inside 109-106 with 1:54 left.

After Johnson’s 3-pointer, a pair of layups from Cunningham made it 112-10. Finney-Smith, although, hit a baseline 3 to place the Nets up 115-110 with 38 seconds left.

Alec Burks missed a 3-pointer, and the Nets clinched the sport from the free throw line as followers chanted “Promote the staff! Promote the staff!”

Brooklyn took an 11-point lead early within the third quarter, however the Pistons responded with an 11-0 run to tie the sport at 71. Cunningham scored 18 of Detroit’s 31 factors within the interval, maintaining Detroit inside 88-85 going into the fourth.

The Pistons began the sport with a 22-8 run, giving hope to a big crowd, however the Nets outscored them 53-32 in the remainder of the primary half.


Nets: Host Milwaukee on Wednesday

Pistons: At Boston on Thursday

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