Detroit 99, New York 95

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, March 18, 2011 7:30 PM
Location - The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Officials - #17 Joe Crawford, #53 Mark Lindsay, #50 Olandis Poole
Attendance - 22076

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New York 25 28 25 17 95
Detroit 26 29 15 29 99

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New York 35-33 19-14 16-19 L1
Detroit 25-44 18-17 7-27 W2

Recap


Tayshaun Prince tallied 16 points and Chris Wilcox scored the go-ahead basket late as the Detroit Pistons defeated the visiting New York Knicks 99-95 on Friday.

Wilcox rebounded Will Bynum’s miss and put in the follow with 51 seconds left to break a tie as Detroit (25-44) won its second straight.

Amar’e Stoudemire and Toney Douglas scored 20 points apiece for New York (35-33).

The Knicks scored just one point over the final three minutes. Detroit’s Rodney Stuckey tied the score on a layup with 1:28 remaining prior to Wilcox’s decisive hoop.

Charlie Villanueva scored 14 points and Wilcox finished with 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Pistons.

Douglas made 4-of-8 3-point attempts one night after matching the franchise record of nine 3s against the Memphis Grizzlies. He also had 11 assists and Shawne Williams added 17 points for New York, but Carmelo Anthony had just six on 2-of-12 shooting.

The Pistons led 65-57 after Prince’s basket with 6:30 left in the third quarter. But New York scored 17 straight points, with Douglas finishing the run with a 16-footer to grab a 74-65 edge with 1:45 left in the quarter.

New York stretched the lead to 11 points earlier in the fourth quarter before Detroit responded with a 13-2 run. Villanueva hit back-to-back 3-pointers to end the spurt and tie the game at 83.

Top Game Performances

New York   Detroit
Toney Douglas 20 Scoring Tayshaun Prince 16
Toney Douglas 11 Assists Will Bynum 5
Amar'e Stoudemire 12 Rebounds Chris Wilcox 12
Amar'e Stoudemire 4 Free Throws Made Austin Daye 5
Carmelo Anthony 2 Steals Tracy McGrady 4
Carmelo Anthony 1 Blocks Ben Wallace 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New York 95 45.7 12-31 9-11 23 42 4 6 18
Detroit 99 47.6 5-13 14-21 26 38 5 14 13

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game on the road against Atlanta. The Pistons have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .378 after a loss.
  • New York will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee . The Knicks have a W/L % of .571 after a win and .455 after a loss.
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