Brandon Jennings had 28 points and four rebounds for Detroit.
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The Detroit Pistons are a much-improved team after Joe Dumars rebuilt the roster once again over the summer.
The Indiana Pacers lost six of their first nine games last season – and they seem intent on making up for that in 2013.
Memphis outscored the Pistons 11-2 to start the extra period en route to its first victory of the season. Marc Gasol added 15 points for Memphis and Randolph had 10 rebounds.
Allen Iverson’s highlights played one more time on the big screen, diehard Philadelphia 76ers fans and Julius Erving all part of the crowd catching one more glimpse of No. 3 in his prime.
The Detroit Pistons were one of the worst teams in the NBA last season, finishing 29-53 and outside of the top ten in the Eastern Conference.
“Some people just have it in them, those ice-cold veins,” said forward Greg Monroe. “He just has a knack for making big shots.”
Greg Monroe had 24 points and 16 rebounds, and the new-look Detroit Pistons won their season opener in convincing fashion, beating the Washington Wizards 113-102 Wednesday night.
The PIstons have missed the playoffs the last four seasons, but if the team’s ability to win has changed as much as its roster, Detroit could be in good shape.
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