After getting their first two wins of the season last week, this was a so-so week for the Pistons, now 3-11.
After a couple of days of practice, the Pistons traveled to Orlando and promptly laid an egg.
The first half was actually pretty good as they held a 48-45 lead over the Magic.
But it was a completely different story in the second half, particularly the third quarter. The Pistons couldn't buy a basket and did not score until Rodney Stuckey made two free throws with 2:15 left in the quarter.
At one point, coach Lawrence Frank took out all of the starters at once.
"We had line changes," Frank told reporters in Orlando. "We had guys going in and out. You're constantly trying to find different answers, putting different guys in there to see if they can bring something different to the game."
The Pistons managed just eight points to the Magic's 26, shooting 2-for-21 in the quarter en route to a 90-74 loss.
It was a far better showing at home Friday night against the Toronto ...