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The scouting report against the Minnesota Timberwolves is pretty simple - pack the paint, because they can't shoot 3-pointers.
Don't tell that to the Detroit Pistons.
The Timberwolves, who came into the game shooting a league-worst 29 percent from behind the arc, hit 14 3-pointers Tuesday night in a 105-82 rout of the hapless Detroit Pistons.
''We were due for a night like this,'' said J.J. Berea, who went 5 for 7 on 3s. ''Our starters started getting hot, and we kept the flow going.''
Detroit snapped a 10-game losing streak Saturday night in Charlotte, but certainly didn't build off that win against Minnesota.
''Of those 14 3-pointers, how many were contested? Not many,'' said Pistons coach Lawrence Frank. ''We just had so many defensive breakdowns tonight. We let them hit some shots and gain some confidence, and then we just left them wide-open all night.''
The game matched one of the league's wo...
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The game matched one of the league's worst home teams against one of the worst on the road. The Pistons haven't won at home since before the All-Star break, losing seven straight, while Minnesota had lost 10...
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Detroit (24-47) dropped its previous 10 games by an...