Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/15/12
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NEW YORK -- The Brooklyn Nets managed to blow an early double-digit lead Friday, this time a 17-point second quarter advantage. But they somehow found a way to pull out a 107-105 win in double overtime over the visiting Detroit Pistons, thanks to the heroics of shooting guard Joe Johnson. Johnson, acquired in the offseason in a multi-player trade with the Atlanta Hawks, was back to his old self, scoring 27 points, including two huge shots in the second overtime, the second one coming from 19 feet out at the buzzer, giving the Nets the victory. Johnson, who had 23 points to lead the Nets to a win in Toronto on Wednesday night, first hit a floating jumper in the lane that gave the Nets a 105-103 lead with 26.1 seconds in the second overtime. But Kyle Singler had a rebound basket for the Pistons with 11 seconds left to tie the game a final time at 105-105. The Nets called time out and set up the play for Johnson. "It was no secret that we were going to give Joe the ball and r...
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