The Utah Jazz always seem to make life difficult for the Detroit Pistons.
Josh Smith went 5-14 from the floor two days after a 2-17 game, but had a key put back to give the Pistons a 97-93 lead with 15.1 seconds to play.
A year ago, the Detroit Pistons might have let the New York Knicks walk out of the Palace with a comeback victory.
Rebounding lapses, missed shots, turnovers and missed free throws in the fourth quarter felt like nails in Detroit’s coffin Wednesday night.
“Not a game, not a game, not a game, we talkin’ about practice.” Those words will always be connected with Allen Iverson.
Tuesday night the Milwaukee Bucks took on the Indiana Pacers on the road and Knight was a little out of control.
Detroit Pistons fans were treated to a special halftime surprise as Detroit icon and American Music Award winner Kid Rock made an appearance during one of the most sophisticated and technologically advanced halftime shows in sports.
Improved Wi-Fi, an enhanced mobile app for the Pistons and a new high-definition scoreboard are among $40 million in enhancements made to The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Andre Drummond had 11 points and 12 rebounds, but he was limited in the second half by foul trouble and the Timberwolves held off a late charge from Butler and the Pistons.
If this continues it could be a rough season for the Pistons.