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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons got the most out of playing the Washington Wizards in a home-and-home series.
On Saturday night, they won their second in as many nights, both over the woeful Wizards.
Charlie Villanueva tied a season high with 19 points, Rodney Stuckey added 18 and the Pistons beat the Wizards, 96-87.
It was only the second time this season that Detroit has won two straight.
The Wizards, who trailed throughout the game, have lost seven straight and dropped to an NBA-worst 3-22.
It got so bad for Washington that coach Randy Wittman said that he had intentionally got a technical foul midway through the first quarter with his team in the midst of missing 14 of its first 15 shots.
He was hoping for a second, which would mean getting ejected from the game.
"I've been trying to get thrown out for a while. These guys won't even throw me out," Wittman said.
Had he been spared the rest of the game, Wittman would have missed Detroit grabbing 58...
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The Washington Wizards (3-21) and Detroit Pistons (8-21) are two of the worst teams in the NBA, so fans could at least expect them to play a close game when they met on Friday. That didn’t even come close to happening as Detroit blasted Washington 100-68 at the Palace.
Wizards coach Randy Wittman was so embarrassed by his squad’s performance on Friday night, he literally apologized...
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Mack was drafted by the Wizards in the second round of the 2011 NBA draft but he was released before the...
Greg Monroe had 15 points and nine rebounds and rookie Andre Drummond added a double-double and the Detroit Pistons ended a six-game losing streak with a 100-68 rout Friday night.
The Pistons, who never trailed, got 15 points from Brandon Knight and 11 points and a career-high 14 rebounds from Drummond. Detroit hadn't beaten anyone other than the Cavaliers since late November...
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Greg Monroe had 15 points and nine rebounds and rookie Andre Drummond added a double-double and the Detroit Pistons ended a six-game losing streak with a 100-68 rout Friday night.
The Pistons, who never trailed, got 15 points from Brandon Knight and 11 points and a career-high 14 rebounds from Drummond. Detroit hadn't beaten anyone other than the...
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- There's not a lot you can take out of the Detroit Pistons' blowout of the Washington Wizards on Friday night.
The Wizards came in 3-20 (1-11 on the road) and were playing without John Wall (stress injury left patella), Bradley Beal (sore back), Trevor Booker (strained right knee), Trevor Ariza (strained left calf) and A.J. Price (fractured right hand...
The Wizards have waived Shaun Livingston and Earl Barron.
Andre Drummond: ready to ball.
Larry Sanders is likely been scooped up off your waiver wire, especially after last night's 17-point, 20-rebound performance (owned in 65 percent of Yahoo leagues. If he's not, go get him.
If you're not lucky enough to get Sanders, look for Andre Drummond (owned in just 20 percent of Yahoo leagues). The Detroit Pistons' rookie...
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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- The Detroit Pistons have experienced too much disappointment this season to feel sorry for the downtrodden Washington Wizards. Greg Monroe and Brandon Knight had 15 points apiece as the Detroit Pistons snapped a six-game losing streak with a 100-68 victory over the depleted Wizards at The Palace Friday night. Washington, which lost its sixth straight, had...
The Detroit Pistons had not beaten a team other than Cleveland in three weeks until getting a visit from the woeful Washington Wizards, who were blasted by their coach after another embarrassing defeat.
Detroit looks to sweep the home-and-home set Saturday night by sending Washington to a seventh consecutive loss and winning for the fifth time in six trips to the nation's capital...