Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 3/5/15
The Detroit Pistons defeated the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday by the score of 102-95. The win was the second straight for the Pistons, who improved to 29-49 on the season, fourth in the Central Division. The Pistons were without the services of leading scorer Josh Smith, who was out with a knee injury. Rodney Stuckey started in Smith's place and had a game high 29 points in 39 minutes.Erik Drost  via Wikimedia CommonsChris Vivlamore, who covers the Hawks for the Atlanta Jornal-Constitution, tweeted the following on Smith's status. Pistons say Josh Smith is out with knee tendinitis. #ATLHawks— Chris Vivlamore (@ajchawks) April 8, 2014With Will Bynum also out of the lineup, Jonas Jerebko, Peyton Siva and Kentvious Caldwell-Pope saw extended minutes off the bench. Jerebko had eight points and eight rebounds in 26 minutes. Siva had 10 points on 3-of-6 from the floor, including 3-of-4 from three-point range. Caldwell-Pope added six points in 23 minutes. Smith, in his 10th NBA seas...
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