Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/14/12
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NEW YORK -- Joe Johnson scored 27 points, including a fall-away 19-foot jumper at the buzzer, giving the New Jersey Nets a thrilling 107-105 double-overtime victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night at the Barclays Center. The victory enabled the Nets (13-9) to win for the second consecutive time after five losses. The win also snapped a four-game home losing streak. The Pistons (7-18) fell to 2-12 on the road. The two teams went back and forth through the fourth quarter and two overtimes. Detroit had chances to win the game in regulation and at the end of the first overtime, but misfired on both potential game-winners. Detroit scored the first three points of the second overtime to take a 103-100 lead, then the Nets got a driving basket from Gerald Wallace, who also scored 25 points, to slice the lead, setting up Johnson's first heroics. Johnson nailed a floating running jumper in the lane with 26.2 seconds left in the second OT to give the Nets a 105-103. But an aler...
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