Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/26/12
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Second-year guard Brandon Knight scored a season-high 26 points as the Detroit Pistons defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 108-101 at The Palace Monday night. Knight's backcourt partner, rookie Kyle Singler, had his first double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Greg Monroe contributed 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Pistons (4-11) won their third straight home game. Detroit, which had seven players in double figures while scoring a season high, avoided tying its worst start in franchise history after 15 games. LaMarcus Aldridge, who missed Portland's game at Brooklyn Sunday with back spasms, poured in a season-high 32 points, but the Trail Blazers (6-8) lost for the second straight day. Rookie Damian Lillard missed his first 12 shots and finished with 12 points, equaling his season low. Lillard finally broke his field-goal drought late in the third quarter with a layup and quickly added a 3-pointer, sparking a 7-0 run that cut Detroit's lead ...
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