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               === Pistons host Memphis for a Sunday matinee ===
 ( - The Detroit Pistons will try to snap a three-game losing
 streak  Sunday afternoon when they welcome the Memphis Grizzlies to The Palace
 of Auburn Hills.
 The  Pistons have  dropped four  straight  at home  and five  of six  overall.
 They've  surrendered  100-plus points in all  three games during this skid and
 they haven't mustered 100 points on their own end.
 Detroit  has  enjoyed a nice little  break. The Pistons haven't played since a
 106-99  home loss  on Monday to the Washington Wizards, which polished a home-
 and-home sweep for the Wiz.
 Greg  Monroe had  22  points and  10  rebounds to  lead  the Pistons.  Brandon
 Jennings  added  15 points and  14 assists and rookie Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
 scored a career-high 17 -- all in the first half.
 Andre Drummond registered a double-double with 16 points and 16 rebounds. Josh
 Smith and Kyle Singler also scored in double figures for the Pistons.
 Detroit was without guard Rodney Stuckey because of a sore shoulder.
 The  Pistons led by  12 near the end of the third quarter and 87-78 going into
 the  fourth. Washington used  a 14-0 run spanning the two quarters to take the
 "We've  got  to finish games  and limit our  turnovers in the fourth quarter,"
 said Caldwell-Pope. "We have to make stops on defense and get the baskets when
 they're there."
 The  Grizzlies  have alternated wins and  losses over their last six. They are
 1-1  on  this current road  trip, which will  end on Sunday afternoon. Memphis
 will be home for four straight following its matchup with the Pistons.
 After  a 99-91 victory in Phoenix on Thursday, the Grizzlies helped the Denver
 Nuggets  end an eight-game slide, falling to the Mile High city squad, 111-108
 on Friday.
 Zach  Randolph scored  25 points and pulled down 13 rebounds while Mike Conley
 added 23 points and eight assists for the Grizzlies, who had won four of their
 last six entering the game.
 Tayshaun  Prince scored 13 points and Kosta Koufos and Jon Leuer both added 11
 for the Grizzlies. Tony Allen finished with 10.
 "We  gave  ourselves a chance.  They made  a run, we  bounced back. We felt we
 should have won the game," Randolph said.
 The  Grizzlies  beat the Pistons  in overtime on Nov.  1 in Memphis. The Grizz
 have taken eight in a row against the Pistons and five straight at The Palace.
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