Detroit 100, Indiana 88

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, March 26, 2011 7:30 PM
Location - The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Officials - #24 Mike Callahan, # Josh Tiven, #40 Leon Wood
Attendance - 19216

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Indiana 25 22 18 23 88
Detroit 26 22 29 23 100

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indiana 32-42 19-16 13-26 L2
Detroit 26-47 19-18 7-29 W1

Recap


Richard Hamilton scored 23 points, leading the Detroit Pistons to a 100-88 win over the visiting Indiana Pacers on Saturday night.

Detroit (26-47) used a 21-3 run in the third quarter to break a three-game losing streak and send Indiana (32-42) to its second straight loss. The Pacers' lead over Charlotte for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference was cut to one game.

Brandon Rush led Indiana with 19 points. Tyler Hansbrough scored 16 while Danny Granger added 14. The Pacers were 7 of 19 from the foul line.

Rodney Stuckey added 16 points while Tayshaun Prince had 13 for Detroit. Charlie Villanueva, who was benched in Friday's loss at Cleveland after exchanging words with coach John Kuester, scored 13 points, all coming in the fourth quarter.

The game was tied 53-53 early in the third quarter when the Pistons took over. Hamilton and Prince both scored seven points in the run. Austin Daye's 3-pointer gave Detroit a 74-56 lead with 2:06 remaining in the quarter.

Hamilton has scored 20 or more points in five of the last eight games.

Pistons guard Tracy McGrady missed the game because of a back injury.

Top Game Performances

Indiana   Detroit
Brandon Rush 19 Scoring Richard Hamilton 23
Darren Collison 6 Assists Richard Hamilton 6
Tyler Hansbrough 8 Rebounds Greg Monroe 13
Danny Granger 2 Free Throws Made Richard Hamilton 7
A.J. Price 3 Steals Greg Monroe 3
Danny Granger 2 Blocks Greg Monroe 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Indiana 88 47.4 9-18 7-19 27 42 8 8 19
Detroit 100 51.3 8-14 14-21 23 39 3 10 17

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game on the road against Indiana. The Pistons have a W/L % of .320 after a win and .375 after a loss.
  • Indiana will play their next game at home against Boston. The Pacers have a W/L % of .375 after a win and .476 after a loss.
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