The Detroit Pistons held the Sacramento Kings to just 10 points in the third quarter and that made the difference in the 110-106 win over the Kings, as the Pistons win at home against Sacramento Saturday night.
Tayshaun Prince scored 21 points, Rodney Stuckey added 19 for the Pistons.
The Kings scored 70 points in the first half, but failed to break 40 in the final two quarters.
Will Bynum added 17 for Detroit, which had six players in double figures.
Detroit lost starting point guard Tracy McGrady to a shin injury in the first quarter, but even with the Pistons down a guard, Richard Hamilton was benched for the third straight game.
Each team came into the game with a road win to their credit: Pistons beat Toronto 101-95 and the Kings beat the Knicks Friday night in New York.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.