NOAH TRISTER,AP Sports Writer
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Brandon Knight and Charlie Villanueva scored 19 points apiece, and the Detroit Pistons routed the Phoenix Suns 117-77 on Wednesday night.READ MORE: Meet These Two Bear Cubs Who Have Become Inseparable At The Detroit Zoo
Detroit has won back-to-back games for the first time this season and is 5-3 since opening 0-8. The Pistons led 55-44 at halftime and then broke the game open when the Suns came unglued in the third quarter. Phoenix picked up four technical fouls in the third and trailed by as many as 44 in the fourth.
Rodney Stuckey added 18 points for Detroit. Kyle Singler and Tayshaun Prince contributed 12 each, and Greg Monroe had nine points and eight rebounds.READ MORE: Delta Wants Other Airlines To Share ‘No-Fly’ Lists To Help Stop Unruly Passengers
Luis Scola scored 11 points for the Suns.
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