Greg Monroe scored 22 points to lead the Pistons, who lost their 11th in a row on the road.
Ben Wallace reportedly began serving a two-day jail sentence Tuesday after pleading no contest to a hit-and-run.
Drummond had been one of few bright spots for the Pistons this season.
Paul George scored 30 points and the Indiana Pacers rallied from a 25-point second-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 112-104 in overtime on Saturday night.
Josh Smith scored 24 points and Rodney Stuckey added 23 to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 99-89 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.
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“We are saddened by the passing of William Clay Ford, Sr. and extend our condolences to the entire Ford family, the Ford Motor Company, the Lions organization and all of his employees.”
The Boston Celtics overcame Detroit’s dominance inside by passing the ball precisely and protecting it better than they had all season.
The Detroit Pistons are hosting a special University of Detroit Mercy Night during Tuesday’s game against the Sacramento Kings at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
Greg Monroe had 20 points and 15 rebounds, and Will Bynum scored all 17 of his points in the fourth quarter for the Pistons. But Detroit shot 40 percent and lost for the ninth time in 11 games.