Originally written January 01, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Brandon Knight scored 20 points as the Detroit Pistons won their third straight game, a 103-97 decision over the Sacramento Kings at The Palace on Tuesday night. Greg Monroe, who recorded his first career triple-double at Sacramento in November, supplied 18 points and 11 rebounds for Detroit (12-22). Will Bynum added 15 points for the Pistons, who survived a late Kings rally to win for the fifth time in six games. DeMarcus Cousins, coming off his first career triple-double against Boston on Sunday, led the Kings with 21 points and 14 rebounds. Sacramento (11-20) fell to 1-13 on the road while losing the opener of a stretch of four road games in five nights. Pistons forward Charlie Villanueva was ejected for knocking Kings guard Isaiah Thomas to the floor with four seconds remaining in the first half. Thomas, who was struck in the head while driving to the basket, jumped up and attempted to go after Villanueva but was not penalized. The officials determin...
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