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Nets vs. Pistons 4/17/13

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Barclays Center. Photo by: Stacy Podelski

Here are some notes for those fans getting ready to watch the Brooklyn Nets (48-33) play host to the Detroit Pistons (29-52) in NBA action at the Barclays Center.

If the Nets win it would sweep the season series with Detroit (4-0), while also giving the Nets their first four game winning streak against the Pistons in history and the first time the Nets have won a season series against the Pistons since ’94-’95.

A victory would also be the 26th home victory of the season, which would be tied for ninth most home wins in a single season in franchise history and the most home victories since the ’05-’06 season when they recorded 29 victories.

Nets Recap:

The Nets clawed their way back to defeat the Washington Wizards 106-101 on 4/15. Andray Blatche recorded his seventh double-double of the season to lead the way for the Nets offense.

Other Notes from the Wizards Game:

Here are some of the other notable individual efforts in the Nets victory over the Wizards on 4/15:

Tornike Shengelia recorded the first double-double of this career with career-highs in points (11) and rebounds (11). Shengelia also played a career-high 25:25 minutes.

Tyshawn Taylor scored a career-high 14 points on a career-high three made three-pointers.

Andray Blatche recorded his seventh double-double of the season with 20 points and a team-high 12 rebounds. It was the sixth time this season Blatche has scored 20-plus points in a game.

Kris Humphries scored a season-high 20 points and recorded nine boards.

Mirza Teletovic tied his career-high with 14 points; it was the fourth time this season he has scored 10-plus points in a game.

The Nets and the Pistons game is set to air on the YES Network, with tip-off slated for 8:00 p.m.

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