10 was the big number for the Pistons last night. The Pistons won their 10th game in a row against the Wizards with their 106-93 win. Richard Hamilton also became the Detroit Pistons 10th leading scorer all time. Congrats.
The Pistons are really starting to look the best team in the east. All the Celtics fans out there better recognize real. Those two teams are going at it on Saturday in D-town so we’ll see what goes down.
T-Macless Rockets can’t stick in the Celtics
Despite not having Tracy McGrady in this game and being down 20 points in the first half, the Rockets managed to make a game of it. They took the lead in the fourth quarter but they were not able to stop the Celtics in the end, Kevin Garnett in particular.
Garnett completely took over in the fourth quarter, scoring 11 of his 26 in the last seven minutes, grabbing a big steal with two minutes to go, and blocking a shot with just seconds remaining to seal the victory. Thats how you want your superstar to play down the stretch.
The Celtics have matched the best start in are 30 games in NBA history at 27-3. Can they win 70?
Don’t make LeBron mad
Don’t make LeBron James mad and need to take over in the end of the game. Just ask the Pistons from last years playoffs. James didn’t play like he did in that series but he wasn’t half bad against the Hawks last night though.
At halftime he had a whopping 4 points. In the second half went on to score 32 points to end with 36 and led the Cavs to a 98-94 win. Happy 23rd birthday to LeBron. Better luck next time to the Hawks.
Around the League
- Ben Gordon scored 22 points, Luol Deng added 21 points and 13 rebounds and the Chicago Bulls continued their strong play under interim coach Jim Boylan with a 109-97 win over the Charlotte Bobcats.
- Pau Gasol scored 30 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Indiana Pacers 90-72 to snap a five-game losing streak.
- It looks like Jason Kidd is right. The Nets are headed in the right direction. The Nets picked up their fifth win in six games, beating the Southeast Division leading Magic, 96-95.
- Mo Williams reminded the Miami Heat why they wanted him during the offseason, scoring 25 points with nine assists and leading the Milwaukee Bucks to a 103-98 victory.
- John Salmons scored a career-high 32 points and the Sacramento Kings shook off more bad injury news to beat the New York Knicks 107-97, snapping a four-game losing streak.
- After their 13-game winning streak was snapped at Utah, Brandon Roy scored 24 points to help the young Blazers rebound with a 90-79 victory over the Timberwolves.
- Dirk Nowitzki had 29 points, eight rebounds and six assists and Josh Howard added 19 points and 13 rebounds, leading the Mavericks past their pesky nemesis 121-99 in Golden State’s first trip to Dallas since last season’s historic playoff.
- Carlos Boozer scored 22 points, Deron Williams had a season-high 20 assists and newly acquired Kyle Korver made five free throws in the final 27 seconds against his former team to help the Utah Jazz hold off the Philadelphia 76ers 110-107.
- David West had 29 points and 10 rebounds, Chris Paul added 16 points and 13 assists, and the New Orleans Hornets broke open a tight game in the third quarter to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 95-81.
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