It was a banner week for the Detroit Pistons compared to the first couple of weeks.
After losing their first eight games, the Pistons won not only their first of the season but their second as well.
It was close but no cigar in the Pistons' second matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder, who were playing their fourth game in five nights. Russell Westbrook had 33 points and 10 rebounds to help the Thunder come back from an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter.
The Thunder went small in the fourth and the Pistons couldn't adjust in time.
"They changed up from what they were doing earlier in the game," Tayshaun Prince said. "They kind of threw us off-guard. First few minutes of the fourth, Westbrook was aggressive as far as trying to create some fouls and now we've got to play perfect defense late in the game.
"You foul, that's the best free-throw shooting team in the league so our backs were against the wall in the fourth as far as things ...