Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/13/14
OKLAHOMA CITY -- When a team is looking for its first win of the season, it needs a lot of things to go right. One of those is for its opponent to come out flat and disinterested. The Detroit Piston were not that lucky Friday when it took on the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder played down to its competition once already this year. It was not going to let it happen again. It defeated the Pistons 105-94 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. The loss dropped Detroit to 0-6 on the season, which is not a place any coach wants to see his team. But it's the second consecutive year it has gotten off to a rocky start. Before the game, coach Lawrence Frank wanted to see how his team responded in the moment of truth. He wanted to see what it would do if it was down by six with under 6 minutes left in the game against one of the heavyweight teams in the NBA. Unfortunately for the Pistons, the Thunder (4-2) didn't let them get to that moment. Holding a five-point lead to start the...
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