Brooklyn Nets vs. Detroit Pistons: Live stream, TV info, injury report

Brooklyn Nets Joe Harris. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)
Brooklyn Nets Joe Harris. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images) /

The Brooklyn Nets play their final home game Monday before a 7-game road trip that could define their season, hosting the Detroit Pistons at Barclays Center.

The head-to-head tiebreaker between the Brooklyn Nets and Detroit Pistons is on the line Monday night at Barclays Center as the teams head to the finish locked in a tight battle for sixth place in the Eastern Conference.

The Nets (35-33) are a half-game behind the Pistons (34-31) and can both take the tiebreaker and swap places with Detroit with a victory on Monday.

More from Nothin' But Nets

Brooklyn last played Saturday, eking out a 114-112 win on the road over the Atlanta Hawks to complete a three-game season sweep and pick up its third consecutive victory. The Pistons clobbered the Chicago Bulls Sunday at home, 131-108, for their fifth straight win.

D’Angelo Russell knocked down a 3-pointer after Joe Harris corralled an offensive rebound with 1:40 remaining Saturday night to give the Nets the lead for good in Atlanta and Harris made one of two free throws with 16.3 seconds left to help ice it.

Spencer Dinwiddie came off the bench to lead Brooklyn with 23 points and seven assists. Jarrett Allen added 20 points and 12 rebounds, while Russell went for 18 points and six dimes.

Detroit blew open a close game with a with 9-2 and 7-0 runs while outscoring the visiting Bulls 42-25 in the third quarter and led by as much as 29 points en route to the blowout.

Blake Griffin scored 28 points for the Pistons, while Reggie Jackson and Langston Galloway each dropped in 21. Jackson added six assists, while Galloway was 6-for-6 from 3-point range. Andre Drummond had 16 points and 15 rebounds and Thon Maker dished a career-high six assists.

The Nets are just 70-107 against Detroit since entering the NBA in 1976. The Pistons have the longest winning streak of the series, taking 13 straight from Feb. 26, 1988, to Jan. 5, 1991. The Nets won six in a row from Oct. 13, 1978, to Nov. 28, 1979.

It is the Nets that have the highest-scoring game in the series with a 147-132 win at Pontiac, Mich., on April 17, 1982.

Detroit set its high mark with a 137-128 overtime win at Pontiac on Feb. 29, 1980, and also put up that total in regulation in a 137-109 victory at Auburn Hills, Mich., on Feb. 26, 1988.

The series’ largest blowout went to the Nets on March 9, 1980, in a 140-100 win at Piscataway. The Pistons put together their biggest win with a 110-75 victory at Pontiac on Dec. 26, 1987.

Individually, Ray Williams scored 52 points for the Nets in their April 17, 1982, win. Detroit’s top single-game output was 44 points from Joe Dumars in a win at Auburn Hills on March 9, 1994.

In the Brooklyn era which began in 2012, the Nets are 12-12 against the Pistons. Brooklyn has the longest winning streak in that span, taking four in a row from Dec. 14, 2012, to April 17, 2013.

Detroit has won three straight on three separate occasions, most recently from Feb. 7-Oct. 17, 2018.

Each team set its single-game high on Oct. 31 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn’s 120-119 overtime win. In regulation, the Nets have the high mark with a 119-82 victory at Auburn Hills on March 18, 2013, that is also their largest win of the Brooklyn era over the Pistons.

Detroit has twice scored 115 points in regulation, most recently in a 115-106 victory at Detroit on Feb. 7, 2018.

The Pistons’ most lopsided win came on Jan. 10, 2018, at Barclays Center in a 114-80 romp.

Three Nets share the high individual honors with 34 points, with Joe Johnson doing it in a loss at Barclays Center on Nov. 24, 2013, and again in a win at Auburn Hills on Nov. 1, 2014. Brook Lopez had 34 in a win at Barclays Center on Nov. 2, 2016, and Allen Crabbe hit that total in a loss at Detroit on Feb. 7, 2018.

The Pistons’ high game was 29 points by Reggie Jackson in a win at Barclays Center on April 1, 2018.

*-Historical research courtesy of

Get connected with your favorite team today! Stream all the action on Fubo.

Here is how to connect with Monday’s action:

Detroit Pistons at Brooklyn Nets

Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Time: 7:30 p.m. Eastern
TVYES Network
Live streamNBA League Pass

The skinny

Brooklyn Nets
Brooklyn Nets /



Detroit: QUESTIONABLE–Bruce Bowen (right ankle sprain).

Brooklyn: OUT–Treveon Graham (back soreness).

Last meeting

Oct. 31 at Brooklyn: Spencer Dinwiddie knocked down a 3-pointer over Andre Drummond with 7.1 seconds left in overtime and Blake Griffin’s potential game-winner was off the mark as the Nets pulled out a 120-119 victory.

Brooklyn led for just 27 seconds in the extra session.

Dinwiddie also forced the overtime, draining a 3-pointer with 21 seconds left in regulation to tie the game. Reggie Jackson missed a layup with 0.2 second left that could have won it for Detroit.

Both teams blew double-digit leads, with the Pistons being up by as much as 10 and the Nets holding a 15-point lead before Detroit came back.

Dinwiddie finished with 25 points for the Nets and Joe Harris added 23. Ed Davis went for 10 poitns and 10 rebounds, Caris LeVert added 19 points and six assists and D’Angelo Russell had six dimes and three steals.

Griffin finished with 25 points and four assists for the Pistons, while Drummond had 24 points, 23 rebounds and two blocks and Jackson went for 21 points. Stanley Johnson grabbed 12 boards and Ish Smith had four assists.

More. Best 10 Nets of the ABA era. light

What’s next?

Detroit: at Miami, Wednesday; vs. Los Angeles Lakers, Friday; vs. Toronto, Sunday

Brooklyn: at Oklahoma City, Wednesday; at Utah, Saturday; at LA Clippers, Sunday