Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/9/12
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 Pistons were not that lucky Friday when they 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 Lawrence Frank like the fight his team showed. "Obviously when you lose, it's a loss," Frank said. "I thought the effort our guys gave was tremendous. Defensive effort was super." Before the game, 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,...
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