Detroit 88, Milwaukee 80

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, February 3, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Officials - #18 Matt Boland, # Kevin Scott, #38 Michael Smith
Attendance - 13181

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Milwaukee 26 15 20 19 80
Detroit 26 25 21 16 88

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Milwaukee 10-12 7-2 3-10 L1
Detroit 5-20 4-8 1-12 W1

Recap


Rookie Brandon Knight scored a career-high 26 points and the Detroit Pistons snapped a seven-game losing streak with an 88-80 win over the visiting Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night.

Greg Monroe had his sixth double-double in seven games with 19 points and 11 rebounds to help the Pistons avenge a 21-point thrashing in Milwaukee on Monday night.

Brandon Jennings scored 20 points and Shaun Livington added 14 but they were the only players in double figures for the Bucks, who had their three-game winning streak stopped.

Knight scored 18 points in the first half, including 10 in a 20-6 spurt to close the second quarter, giving the Pistons a 51-41 lead at the intermission.

After Milwaukee cut a 15-point deficit to four points late in the fourth quarter, Knight hit back-to-back baskets to stem the comeback.

Tayshaun Prince added 13 points and Jason Maxiell had eight points and 12 rebounds for Detroit, which won for only the fifth time in 25 games.

Top Game Performances

Milwaukee   Detroit
Brandon Jennings 20 Scoring Brandon Knight 26
Beno Udrih 3 Assists Brandon Knight 7
Ersan Ilyasova 12 Rebounds Jason Maxiell 12
Shaun Livingston 6 Free Throws Made Austin Daye 4
Brandon Jennings 3 Steals Greg Monroe 2
Drew Gooden 1 Blocks Austin Daye 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Milwaukee 80 35.1 3-17 25-33 10 41 4 7 16
Detroit 88 42.0 4-14 16-19 19 47 6 7 15

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game at home against New Orleans. The Pistons have a W/L % of .200 after a win and .200 after a loss.
  • Milwaukee will play their next game at home against Chicago. The Bucks have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .417 after a loss.
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