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Tayshaun Prince made two free throws with 10.9 seconds left to give Detroit a 96-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night after the Pistons blew a 14-point lead.
Prince scored 20 points, and Greg Monroe added 14 points and 10 rebounds for Detroit, which had five players in double figures. Charlie Villanueva and Brandon Knight added 11 points apiece, and Jason Maxiell scored 10 for the Pistons.
Monta Ellis had 30 points and nine assists, and Erson Ilyasova scored 24 points for the Bucks.
Both teams were coming off wins over the defending NBA champion Miami Heat. Detroit beat Miami 109-99 in Auburn Hills on Friday night and the Bucks beat the Heat 104-85 in Milwaukee one night later.
Ellis hit a fallaway baseline jumper with 1:06 left, after almost losing the ball out of bounds, to give the Bucks their first lead, 94-92. But Prince's hook shot tied the score with 50.5 seconds remaining. Ellis missed a jumper with 31.9 seconds to go and Maxiell got the rebound. Follo...
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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- The Detroit Pistons don't have a go-to scorer. What they do possess is an unquestioned veteran leader, forward Tayshaun Prince. When they got in trouble Sunday night, Prince came to the rescue. Prince scored a team-high 20 points, including the go-ahead free throws with 10.9 seconds remaining, as the Pistons edged the Milwaukee Bucks 96-94 at The Palace...
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Tayshaun Prince made two free throws with 10.9 seconds left to give Detroit a 96-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night after the Pistons blew a 14-point lead.
Prince scored 20 points, and Greg Monroe added 14 points and 10 rebounds for Detroit, which had five players in double figures. Charlie Villanueva and Brandon Knight added 11 points...
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Despite blowing a double digit lead in the fourth the Pistons held on to defeat the Milwaukee Bucks 96-94 Sunday night from The Palace.
Perhaps still on a high from Friday night’s victory over the world champion Miami Heat, Detroit had had to rely on two late free throws by Tayshaun Prince to seal the victory, the Pistons’ fourth in the last five games.
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