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Trevor Ariza posts double-double, Wizards defeat Pistons

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In a complete effort, Trevor Ariza put up 15 points and registered 11 rebounds, 6 steals and 4 assists to help the Washington Wizards take down the Detroit Pistons, 106-99. Washington (14-14) has now won back-to-back games after defeating Detroit Pistons on Saturday.

Ariza went 5-11, including 3-7 from three-point range. Other key players for Washington included John Wall with 29 points and 7 assists, and Nene Hilario with 11 points and 6 rebounds. Despite the loss, Greg Monroe scored 22 points for Detroit on 7-17 shooting from the field and 8-12 from the free throw line. He also added 10 rebounds. Josh Smith chipped in 16 points and 9 rebounds, Andre Drummond finished with 16 points and 16 rebounds, and Brandon Jennings put up 15 points and 14 assists.

Detroit (14-19) has now lost three straight games.

Coming up, the Wizards play the Dallas Mavericks, who are 17-13 on the season. The Pistons match up against the Memphis Grizzlies, currently sitting at 13-16 this year. The Wizards are 0-1 versus Dallas this season. The Pistons are 0-1 versus Memphis this season.


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