31 F
Detroit
Sunday, December 15, 2019

Depleted Pistons bounce back, defeat the New York Knicks 122-102

Must Read

Fans, media react to another disappointing Detroit Lions loss

The Detroit Lions entered Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Bucs with nothing left to play for except their...

Local company creates ‘Sell The Team’ products demanding Ford family sell Detroit Lions

When the Detroit Lions fired Jim Caldwell after back to back 9-7 seasons, general manager Bob Quinn made it...

Giant Detroit Lions ‘Sell The Team’ banner held up during FG attempt [Photo]

Well, the Ford family is NOT going to be happy about the Detroit Lions 'Sell The Team' banner that...
Charlie Harrison IV
Born and raised in Detroit, I grew up a fan of Detroit sports. Sports has been my #1 love for as long as I can remember. I am currently a software developer (my day job) who joined this team to express my love for the game.

After a tough loss to the Washington Wizards on Monday, the Detroit Pistons (4-5) defeated the New York Knicks (1-7) at home 122-102. The Knicks kept it close heading into the second half but after a 24 to 6 run by the Pistons in the third quarter, the Knicks were never able to fully recover the onslaught the Pistons brought to tonight’s game. The Pistons were unselfish tonight, dishing out a team total of 37 assists on 44 baskets.

For Detroit, Andre Drummond led the charge once again for a depleted Pistons team and scored 27 points to go along with 12 rebounds and a season-high seven assists. Andre Drummond leads the NBA in rebounds per game so far this season, averaging 18.5 rebounds for the season. Tonight’s game is the first game Drummond failed to reach at least 20 rebounds since October 28th in a win against the Indiana Pacers.

Pistons small forward Tony Snell, acquired via trade with the Milwaukee Bucks during the off-season, scored a season-high 24 points in tonight’s win. Snell started the game on fire and kept it going, going a perfect nine for nine from the floor, including six for six from three-point range. Pistons power forward Markieff Morris did an admirable job filling in for injured  Blake Griffin (hamstring, knee), scoring 22 points, four rebounds, and five assists in 29 minutes of action.

Knicks power forward Julius Randle, coming off an off-season in which he signed a new three year 63 million dollar deal, scored 20 points for the Knicks in a losing effort. Former Piston and Markieff’s twin brother Marcus Morris Sr. scored 18 points for the Knicks in tonight’s game. Morris played two seasons in Detroit. In the two seasons he spent in the Motor City, Morris averaged 14 points per game.

The Pistons have had a rough start to the season, losing All-Star power forward Blake Griffin before the season started, and losing starting point guard Reggie Jackson (lower back) and Derrick Rose (hamstring) during the season. The effort Andre Drummond has shown has been spectacular so far, and if the Pistons want to remain afloat in the Eastern Conference, the Pistons will need to continue to lean on Andre.

The Pistons play their next game on the road against the Indiana Pacers this Friday. The Pistons have beaten the Pacers twice so far already and will be looking to win their third straight game against the depleted Pacers.

Have something to say? Click here to jump to the comments!

Comments

- Advertisement -

Latest News

Fans, media react to another disappointing Detroit Lions loss

The Detroit Lions entered Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Bucs with nothing left to play for except their...

Local company creates ‘Sell The Team’ products demanding Ford family sell Detroit Lions

When the Detroit Lions fired Jim Caldwell after back to back 9-7 seasons, general manager Bob Quinn made it clear that just going 9-7...

Giant Detroit Lions ‘Sell The Team’ banner held up during FG attempt [Photo]

Well, the Ford family is NOT going to be happy about the Detroit Lions 'Sell The Team' banner that appeared at Ford Field during...

Detroit Red Wings fan seen in Edmonton attempting to recruit NHL superstars

This guy has his recruiting game on! A Detroit Red Wings fan was spotted at Rogers Place, the home of the Edmonton Oilers (now...

Detroit Lions RB Wes Hills scores first career TD

This is a moment that he will remember forever! Detroit Lions RB Wes Hills scored his first career NFL touchdown during the third quarter...
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -