NBA Game Summary - New York at Detroit
(Wednesday, November 26th)
Final Score: Detroit 110, New York 96
Auburn Hills, MI (Sports Network) - Rodney Stuckey was one of eight Pistons in double figures with 13 points while also doling out a career-high 11 assists to lead Detroit in a 110-96 rout of New York.
Allen Iverson had 16 points and five helpers for the Pistons, who are still just 2-3 over their last five games. Richard Hamilton tacked on 17 points while Tayshaun Prince chipped in 15 points and five assists.
Al Harrington poured in a game-high 25 points for the Knicks, who have dropped two straight and five of six overall. David Lee had 17 points and hauled in 15 boards, while Wilson Chandler had 15 points but was ejected in the third quarter for arguing a call and then punching the ball into the stands.
The Pistons opened a 29-20 advantage after 12 minutes of basketball, and then ballooned their lead to 59-43 at the half.
Detroit was 53 percent (27-of-51) from the field in the first half, while New York shot a measly 38 percent (18-for-48) over the first 24 minutes.
Down by 17, the Knicks used a 9-2 run to pull within 68-58 with 5:07 remaining in the third frame. Harrington scored the first six points, Lee added another two from the line and Harrington added a free throw to close it out.
Harrington nailed a three-pointer to bring the Knicks within single digits, 75-66, but the home team rallied with an 11-2 quarter-ending run that made it 86-68 heading into the final frame.
A pair of Arron Afflalo three-pointers increased the home team's lead to 24 points, 103-79, with 5:26 left in the contest and Detroit cruised from there.
Amir Johnson's 12 rebounds were a career-high...The Pistons haven't had eight players score in double figures since January 19, 1990 against Golden State...New York's Quentin Richardson suffered a bruised left arm, but came back to play in the fourth. Chris Duhon had 13 points and nine assists, and Tim Thomas had 12 points in defeat...Afflalo had 13 points, Rasheed Wallace 12, Amir Johnson gave 12 points and 13 boards and Jason Maxiell had 10 points...The Pistons are 4-2 at The Palace this season. Detroit is 5-5 since acquiring Iverson from Denver...New York has lost three in a row as the visitor and is 2-5 away from MSG...Both teams split four matchups a year ago, but the Pistons have won 12 of the past 16 contests on this series...The Knicks have lost 11 of 12 trips to Motown.
11/27 03:36:01 ET