NYK 28 16 20 21 85
Det 20 19 30 27 96
Date of game: 3/3/2014

Recap: Detroit vs. New York

Auburn Hills, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pistons kept the Knicks reeling Monday, as Detroit dug out of an early hole and rolled to a 96-85 decision that sent New York to a seventh straight loss.

Andre Drummond scored 17 points and grabbed a career-high 26 rebounds while playing 46-plus minutes for the Pistons, who snapped their own four-game slide despite falling behind by 14 early on.

Will Bynum scored all 16 of his points in the fourth quarter, Rodney Stuckey also netted 16 and Josh Smith added 15 for the victors.

"It was a total team effort," Pistons head coach John Loyer said. "They were a pleasure to coach tonight."

Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire paced the Knicks with 28 and 22 points, respectively, but it wasn't enough to halt New York's latest collapse.

It was all downhill for the Knicks after a Stoudemire dunk had them in front by a wide 25-11 margin just 10:05 into the game.

The Pistons began their comeback by ending the first quarter on a 9-3 run, then went into the intermission trailing by a manageable 44-39 count.

Smith's jumper 2:03 into the third quarter gave Detroit its first lead, 47-45, and the hosts went into the fourth holding a 69-64 advantage.

"We went kind of flat in that third quarter," said Knicks head coach Mike Woodson, whose team was outscored 30-20 in the frame.

The Pistons pulled away thanks in large part to Bynum and by holding New York without a point for the first five minutes of the period.

A Bynum layup with 7:17 remaining stretched Detroit's lead to 77-64, and the closest the Knicks got from there was nine.

Game Notes

New York's J.R. Smith missed his first 10 attempts before scoring 14 of his 16 points in the final 2:31 ... Drummond has grabbed 20-plus rebounds four times this season ... New York has lost five straight and 10 of 11 road games ... Detroit won the season series (2-1) for the first time since the 2006-07 campaign ... Tyson Chandler pulled down 18 boards for the Knicks, who were outrebounded 54-40.

Austin Peay dismisses running back Williams

Austin Peay State University said it has dismissed leading returning rusher Omar Williams from the football team for academic reasons on Friday.

NASCAR News
Harvick claims Darlington pole

Kevin Harvick became the eighth different pole winner in as many Sprint Cup Series races this season after posting the fastest lap in the final round of Friday's knockout-style qualifying for the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

Report: Raiders to cut Pryor if they can't trade him

The Oakland Raiders will cut quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Monday if they are unable to trade him, according to Fox Sports.

Raptors GM Ujiri apologizes for expletive

Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri made disparaging remarks towards the Brooklyn Nets during a fan rally outside the Air Canada Centre prior to Saturday's Game 1 of the teams' Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.

Flyers G Emery to start Game 2

The Philadelphia Flyers announced Saturday that goaltender Ray Emery will start Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the New York Rangers on Sunday.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.baylorschool.org/summer
Experience Baylor summer camp - a 70 year tradition of summer fun and adventure. What are you waiting for? Make the most of summer by signing up today!
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
www.STNS.org
Register now for St. Nicholas summer camp whose mission & purpose is to provide a fun learning experience for children, developing physical, cultural, social and intellectual abilities.
www.bojangles.com
Click here to enter for your chance to win a Bojangles Breakfast Combo. Then, watch WDEF News 12 This Morning for daily winner announcements!
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.