AUBURN HILLS, Mich. The Detroit Pistons are happy to be done with the Indiana Pacers.
The teams played their last two games of the season this weekend, and Indiana finished off the home-and-home series the same way they started it, routing Detroit 90-72 Saturday at the Palace.
Indiana had led by as many as 43 in Friday's 114-82 blowout in Indianapolis, and were up by 21 in the third quarter on Saturday.
It was Will Bynum, Detroit's leading scorer in both games, who finally snapped. Late in the game, Bynum threw a sidearm punch into the groin of Indiana's Tyler Hansbrough, earning a flagrant-two foul and an ejection.
"It was just something that happened in the heat of the moment," Bynum said. "It's really frustrating when the same team is drilling you for the second night in a row."
After being embarrassed 24 hours earlier, the Pistons would have been expected to coming out playing all-out in order to redeem themselves. That isn't what happened.
Instead, Detroit missed 16 of ...