Mar 26, 2012; Washington, DC, USA; Detroit Pistons point guard Rodney Stuckey (3) dribbles as Washington Wizards shooting guard Jordan Crawford (15) defends during the first half at the Verizon Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-US PRESSWIRE

Pistons Vs. Wizards: Rodney Stuckey's Jumper At 0.2 Seconds Gives Detroit 79-77 Win

Rodney Stuckey scored a game-high 24 points and hit a jumper with 0.2 seconds left in the game to give Detroit the win.

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Pistons Vs. Wizards Final Score: Rodney Stuckey Hits Game-Winner With 0.2 Seconds Left To Give Detroit 79-77 Win

For the first 40 minutes of Monday night's game against the Washington Wizards in D.C., it felt like the Pistons would be gaining better position for the NBA draft lottery. However, a 16-4 run in response to a 12-point deficit and a Rodney Stuckey jumper with 0.2 seconds left on the clock gave the Pistons a 79-77 win.

The finish was way more exciting than you could have ever imagined given the two teams and how the first 47 minutes went. With a minute left in the game, Stuckey hit a three-pointer to give the Pistons their first lead since the first quarter, 74-73. Nene answered, though, with a hook to put the Wizards back up one at 40 seconds.

On the Pistons' next possession, Greg Monroe somehow found a way to tap in a Tayshaun Prince miss and the Pistons made it a two-point lead when Ben Wallace split his free throws after corralling a John Wall miss and being fouled.

With 11 seconds left, the Wizards gave it back to Nene, who backed Wallace down and hit another hook to tie the game. With no timeouts, the Pistons inbounded to Stuckey and he stuck the game-winner from the top of the key with as good as no time left on the clock.

Stuckey finished with a game-high 24 points on 9-for-20 shooting. Monroe had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

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