Thanks to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Pistons had a pretty good week.
They kicked it off at home against the Cavs, who had scored 113 and 117 points in their previous two games.
But the Pistons have been pretty good at The Palace, and they extended their home victory streak to five games with an 89-79 win over their injury-plagued division rivals.
Despite 17 points and 18 rebounds from Anderson Varejao, the Pistons controlled the game, holding the Cavaliers to 34-percent shooting for the game.
Jason Maxiell had five of the Pistons' season-high 13 blocks.
"You would never know how tall Jason Maxiell is because of how hard he plays," rookie Andre Drummond told reporters after the game. "He may be 6-5, 6-6 -- he calls himself 6-8 -- but he plays like he's 7 feet. That's what it boils down to: he plays as hard as he can every single play."
The Pistons' home winning streak came to a halt against the Golden State Warriors, 104-97.
The third quarter proved to be the Pistons' undoin...