The Detroit Pistons stole one from the Washington Wizards, 104-98. This is only the third win for Detroit (17-23) in its last 10 games.
Josh Smith scored 22 points on 8-17 shooting. Other top contributors for Detroit included Brandon Jennings with 14 points and 8 assists, Greg Monroe with 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Andre Drummond with 10 points and 13 rebounds. John Wall had another strong game for Washington in the loss, scoring 34 points on 15-23 shooting from the field and 2-4 from the free throw line. Marcin Gortat contributed 10 points and 12 rebounds.
This loss snaps a three-game winning streak for Washington, dropping them to 19-20 on the year.
Coming up, the Pistons take on the Los Angeles Clippers, who are 28-14 on the season. The Wizards meet the Philadelphia 76ers, currently sitting at 13-26 this year. The Wizards have a 1-1 record against Philadelphia this season.