Buzzing on Yahoo Sports:
96 -
Team 1 2 3 4
WAS 25 18 26 27
DET 37 28 14 20

Pistons beat Wizards in preseason

AP - Sports
Pistons beat Wizards in preseason

View gallery

Detroit Pistons center Greg Monroe, center, is trapped in a corner by Washington Wizards forward Trevor …

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Greg Monroe scored 18 points and the Detroit Pistons beat the Washington Wizards 99-96 in a preseason game Tuesday night.

The Pistons led 65-43 after making seven 3-pointers in the first half but the Wizards gradually trimmed the lead and tied the game at 83 midway through the fourth quarter on Kevin Seraphin's turnaround jumper.

Kyle Singler and Chauncey Billups hit consecutive 3s as the Pistons (2-4) took the lead for good. Washington's Glen Rice missed a 3-point heave as the buzzer sounded.

Bradley Beal had 17 points and Seraphin added 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Wizards (1-5), who lost their third straight preseason game.

The Pistons, who lost forward Charlie Villanueva at halftime to a sore back, got 14 points from Singler, 13 from Will Bynum and 13 rebounds from Andre Drummond.

Win cash prizes, pick a fantasy roster for just one day, join in minutes!

Learn how to play

Contest Entries Entry Fee Prizes Starts (EDT)
NBA $20K Tournament [$2K to 1st] 169/4545 $5 $20000 Tomorrow 7:00 PM Enter
NBA $10K Tournament [$1K to 1st] 16/454 $25 $10000 Tomorrow 7:00 PM Enter
NBA $8K Tournament [$800 to 1st] 695/9090 $1 $8000 Tomorrow 7:00 PM Enter
View Comments (3)