Pistons power past Celtics

Associated Press  |  Last updated November 18, 2012
Greg Monroe had 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Detroit Pistons to their first home win of the season, 103-83 over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night. The Pistons (2-9) had blown double-digit leads in each of their first three home games, but were never seriously threatened by Boston down the stretch. The Celtics, playing their fourth game in five nights, hit only four 3-pointers and trailed by as many as 22 points. Jason Maxiell added 15 points for the Pistons, who had six players in double figures and shot 54.5 percent for the night. Jared Sullinger led the Celtics with 16 points, while Kevin Garnett had 15.
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