Cha 14 20 24 22 80
Det 30 17 20 18 85
Date of game: 10/20/2012

Recap: Detroit vs. Charlotte

Auburn Hills, MI (Sports Network) - Rodney Stuckey scored 16 points and hit a big 3-point shot in the closing minute, as the Detroit Pistons earned an 85-80 preseason win over the Charlotte Bobcats.

Greg Monroe and Brandon Knight each added 15 points for the Pistons, who shot just 37.3 percent from the field.

Kemba Walker posted 15 points, while Tyrus Thomas contributed 14 points and 16 rebounds for the Bobcats.

The Pistons wasted a 19-point lead and were up only 79-78 following two made free throws from Charlotte's Ben Gordon. Charlie Villanueva missed a hook shot at the other end, but got his own rebound and Stuckey nailed an attempt from beyond the arc with 30.2 seconds remaining.

Walker missed a potential tying 3-pointer in the waning seconds.

Game Notes

Montana State wraps up spring campaign

Quarterback Dakota Prukop faced relentless pressure from the defense in Montana State's spring football game on Saturday, but he had plenty of answers for the pass rushers.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Peavy put on DL with back strain

Jake Peavy's lingering back issues forced the struggling San Francisco Giants to place the veteran pitcher on the 15-day disabled list Saturday.

Oilers win lottery for top NHL draft pick

New York, NY (Sports Network) - The Edmonton Oilers won the NHL Draft Lottery on Saturday and will have the No. 1 pick for the fourth time in six years.

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