Pistons vs. Nuggets final score: Brandon Jennings stays hot, leads Detroit by Denver

Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

The Pistons scored a season high 126 points in a 17-point win against the Nuggets, Detroit's fourth straight win at home.

What happened:

The Pistons remained sizzling hot against the Nuggets on Saturday night, scoring a season high 126 points (115 was their previous high) and winning their fourth straight game at home.

After missing six of their first eight shots, the Pistons trailed by 10 in the early going, 14-4, and it felt like the fun was going to wear out fast in the back-end of a back-to-back. They outscored the Nuggets by 27 the rest of the way, though, 122-95. It was fun. Great call, IamPAP.

The Nuggets did pull within six in the fourth quarter a couple different times with opportunities to cut into it, but the Pistons got key turnovers and stops -- and a pair of important free throws from Andre Drummond in the final three minutes!

What stood out:

The Pistons are playing fast. They attempted 98 shots, their second-highest total this season. Jennings is pushing the ball as soon as he receives the outlet or inbounds and it's resulting in quick points on the other side, mostly in the paint. The Pistons had 24 points in the paint in the first quarter and 66 overall.

Who stood out:

Jennings again. He scored a season high 35 points and dished out 12 hungry helpers. In 48 hours, Jennings racked up a pair of double-doubles with 61 points (on 19-for-35 shooting) and 21 assists. Not too swaggy.

Bullets:

-- Andre Drummond was a beast as yuj, scoring 18 points and grabbing 15 rebounds with 3 blocks.

-- Josh Smith was good again, too, dropping 30 points on 27 shots. He had a double-double as well with 10 rebounds and also added 8 assists and 4 steals.

-- Greg Monroe had a third of the shot attempts as Smith and just about half as many points. (14 & 6).

-- Already without Andre Miller and Nate Robinson, Ty Lawson broke a rib in the second quarter and did not play in the second half for the Nuggets.

-- The Pistons are half a game out of the playoff picture with another two home games coming up before All-Star weekend. DLN.

-- Box Score

-- SB Nation's Denver blog --> Denver Stiffs

-- Roll Call

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