The Detroit Pistons just finished getting blown out twice by the Indiana Pacers. The Atlanta Hawks were looking to continue the trend against Detroit.
The Pistons were still missing the injured Brandon Knight and Andre Drummond, and were also missing dynamo point guard Will Bynum who was suspended a game for his flagrant 2 foul on Indiana's Tyler Hansbrough.
Detroit had an early 23-16 lead as Rodney Stuckey, Kyle Singler, and Greg Monroe were getting easy buckets inside. Atlanta then ended the quarter on an 11-1 run to take a 27-24 lead after one. Al Horford and Josh Smith pushed around Monroe and Jason Maxiell down low. Devin Harris ended the quarter on a 3 and that set the tone for the rest of the game.
The Hawks were on fire from downtown. Kyle Korver? Knock down. Jeff Teague? Bang. DeShawn Stevenson? You know it. How about Smith? Yes. Even Horford knocked down a deep 3. His first 3 of the season. No matter what the Piston...