The Pistons added another game to their current winning streak that now stands at eleven. The Raptors stayed close, but the Pistons locked things down in the fourth quarter making it rough, especially since Toronto’s Bargnani (25 points) took only one shot in the entire fourth and missed. It was a hard fought win for the Pistons who will be playing The Boston Celtics Saturday night at The Palace. Final score 101-85.
- Detroits’ streak is their longest since winning 11 straight in January 2006.
- The Pistons had to really play well to win this one. The Raptors turned the ball over just 4 times to the Pistons 7.
- The Pistons are now 18-2 against Eastern Conference opponents, let’s hope it’s 19 come Saturday night.
- Rip Hamilton once again led the Pistons in scoring with 22 on 8-for-11 shooting. The hot hot Hamilton is averaging 21.6 points during the streak and has led the Pistons in scoring in the past seven games. He’s hot, he’s taking quality shots and he seems to never miss. Yes SIR!
- Senior Member of Team Need4Sheed Steve DiLullo pointed out some Bill Walton Commentary for us.
The Pistons are playing their best bball ever, the veterans have adjusted to reduced minutes.
Pistons have the best bench in eastern conf… props to Stuckey, Jarvis, and Maxey
Dumars best GM in league.
“They’re no longer trying to turn the switch on and off…they’re putting the hammer down”
“The problem with guys like Sheed is when things go bad they blame the coaches.”
“The way the Pistons are playing, The Celtics can only hope that they’re still in it”
- The Pistons shot 51% from the field and 50% from behind the arc.
- Rebound was won 47-36.
- Up Close with Jarvis Hayes.
- The Pistons bench outscored the Raptors bench 27-5.
- Carlos Delfino didn’t do anything to show The Pistons he’s been playing better with his new team. Delfino was 0-for-4 with no points and 2 boards in 14 minutes.
- 10 fast break points for The Pistons, 0 for The Raps.
- Mr. Stuckey really shined for the National Television audience. Rodney finished with 9 points, 6 assists and 2 takeaways in 18 minutes. Most importantly he played important minutes in the fourth quarter.
- How about Maxiell, who is making himself tough not to notice. I love how Hubie Brown gave him props when he finished that dunk. “Thats a man finishing a point in a mans game.” Maxiell finished with 11 points and 4 boards in 23 minutes.
- No Blocks for Detroit, but that was probably because Detroit’s defense pushed their bigs out of the paint. Dyess is playing the best D of his career.
- Double-Double for Tayshaun Prince who had 10 points and 11 boards. Tay had some great finishes, especially his final dunk in the fourth.
- What a bench.
- NBA.COM Highlights of the game.
- Biggest lead for The Pistons was 18.
- 9-for-21 shooting for Chris Bosh, he still had a double-double with 23 points and 16 boards.
- Mr. Big Shot has another great night with 18 points, 9 assists and 5 boards. Chauncey is probably the only Pistons lock to make it to the All Star game….So go VOTE!
- I don’t see Flip Murray dressing anytime soon, especially the way Afflalo and Stuckey have been playing, though I bet Hunter will put on a uniform for the Celtics game.
- A tech for Chauncey.
- The story behind the streak.
- 5 Pistons in double figures.
- The lead changed 9 times and the game was tied 3 times.
- Tons of Pistons fans in Toronto.
- HUGELY SHEEDTASTIC night for RA. He was on a mission, 20 points, 6 boards and a assist. His 5-7 from downtown was backbreaking for Toronto…especially this dagger late in the fourth, which put him ahead of Isiah Thomas on The Pistons all time 3’s list. Gotta love the wrap it up signal. Just another reason why I love this guy.