AUBURN HILLS, Mich. It's easier to move on when the place you're going is heading to a familiar place -- the playoffs.
Tayshaun Prince, who had spent every game in his 10-year career with the Detroit Pistons before being traded to the Memphis Grizzlies Jan. 30, got a chance to say an official goodbye to Pistons fans Tuesday night.
The Grizzlies got off to a slow start, trailing 30-22 after one quarter, before dominating the rest of the way en route to a 105-91 victory and a 34-18 record.
The Grizzlies are headed toward their third straight playoff appearance while the Pistons (21-34) are more likely lottery-bound again.
"We came out flat, which I was kind of nervous about, being after the All-Star break," Prince said, looking strange in the visitors' locker room. "Obviously you want to be able to play as best as possible when you play against your old team for the first time.
"Missed a couple easy ones but we couldn't get in a good rhythm i...