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Brooks scores 27 in Nuggets' win over Pistons

DENVER — Aaron Brooks had 27 points and a career-high 17 assists to lead the Denver Nuggets past the Detroit Pistons 118-109 on Wednesday night for their fourth win in five games.

Randy Foye added 22 points, Kenneth Faried had 14 and J.J. Hickson had 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Nuggets, who were without Ty Lawson (sinus infection) and Wilson Chandler (injection to treat hip injury).

Greg Monroe scored 22 points to lead the Pistons, and Rodney Stuckey added 18.

Trailing by seven at the half, the Nuggets used a 10-2 run to take an 85-84 lead into the fourth quarter. Denver used another 10-2 surge to increase the lead to 104-91 with 6:04 left.

After the Pistons pulled within four in the final minute, J.J. Hickson had a layup and Anthony Randolph converted a three-point play to secure the Nuggets' win.

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