Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/22/13
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- The Detroit Pistons have shown a lot of improvement lately, thanks to the frontcourt trio of Greg Monroe, Jason Maxiell and Andre Drummond. Detroit’s big men were dominant once again in a 105-90 victory over the Orlando Magic Tuesday at The Palace. Monroe had 16 points and six rebounds while Maxiell and Drummond each contributed 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Pistons (16-25), who have won nine of their last 13. Detroit out-rebounded Orlando 54-41, the seventh time during that 13-game stretch the Pistons have grabbed at least 50 rebounds. Monroe had 10 of his points in the third quarter, when the Pistons took control by outscoring the Magic 28-14. "He was fired up in that third quarter," Pistons coach Lawrence Frank said. "I never look at things from the offensive end. I look at it from the defensive end. Defensively, everyone needs to bring maximum effort. We can’t let anything or anyone impact our effort on the defensive end. That’s what winning ba...
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