Josh Smith overcame a slow start to score 22 points and Rodney Stuckey added 20 as the Detroit Pistons beat the Washington Wizards 104-98 on Saturday night.
There’s a little bit of controversy building in Detroit, where coach Maurice Cheeks and star forward Josh Smith have had several disagreements this year.
Brandon Jennings scored 28 points, making a key 3-pointer with 46.7 seconds left, and matched his season high with 14 assists Wednesday night and the Detroit Pistons held on for a 107-106 win over the Boston Celtics.
Smith has started all seven games this season and averages 15.3 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists.
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Gores told reporters weeks ago that they would be seeing much more of him this season, and he certainly stayed true to that promise Thursday.
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On his reputation for sometimes “lazy play,” Smith said, “Basketball is a game of imperfection.”