Paul Millsap, signed in the offseason to replace Josh Smith, had 19 points to steal the spotlight in Smith’s return to Atlanta, leading the Hawks to a 93-85 win over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.
Everyone loves a good cat fight right?
Rodney Stuckey led Detroit with 22 points but the Pistons couldn’t overcome a third quarter deficit losing 114-103 to the Atlanta Hawks on Monday.
Atlanta Hawks coach Larry Drew liked the poise his team showed in its latest game.
Austin Daye and Greg Monroe combined for 38 points as the Detroit Pistons edged the Atlanta Hawks 85-84 on Friday night.
The Detroit Pistons have lost the last seven of nine games.
Road victories have been difficult to come by for the Detroit Pistons, and the few they’ve earned have not come against top-tier competition.
After finishing the preseason undefeated at home, Detroit will host Houston in its opener on Wednesday.
Tracy McGrady led six players in double figures and the playoff-bound Atlanta Hawks built a 37-point lead in the first half on the way to a 116-84 rout of the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.
The Atlanta Hawks bounced back from a disappointing home defeat their last time out, clinching their fifth consecutive postseason berth in the process.