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.
Brandon Jennings had 15 points and 14 assists for Detroit, which has lost five of six.
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.
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.
Greg Monroe scored 18 points and the Detroit Pistons beat the Washington Wizards 99-96 in a preseason game Tuesday night.
The 2013 NBA Draft kicks off tomorrow and here is our list of potential picks, what each teams weaknesses are and what voids need to be filled.
Jason Collins is a Center for the Washington Wizards. He played at Stanford and made the cover of Sports Illustrated during his years there.
Carlos Boozer had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Chicago Bulls clinch the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference with a 95-92 win over the Washington Wizards in the regular-season finale Wednesday night.
Last night the Pistons took on the Wizards in D.C. The game came down to the final possession, and it seems like everyone in the building thought the Wizards won including the announcers.
Although the Washington Wizards have been at their best over the last three weeks, the Detroit Pistons always seem to bring out their worst.