Flashback: Detroit Pistons defeat Spurs on Christmas 2005 at The Palace

It was their first matchup since Game 7 of the 2005 NBA Finals, a heartbreaking loss for the Detroit Pistons in their bid to win back to back championships.

The San Antonio Spurs came to the sold-out Palace of Auburn Hills for a Christmas Day rematch with Detroit, who ended up winning the game handily by a 85-70 final score.

Former NBA Finals MVP Chauncey Billups led the Pistons with 20 points, while Rasheed Wallace added 14. Antonio McDyess scored 10 off the bench.

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