Detroit 96, Washington 85

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 7:30 PM
Location - The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #17 Joe Crawford, #79 Kevin Scott
Attendance - 11095

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Washington 19 26 23 17 85
Detroit 21 23 21 31 96

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Washington 15-36 11-14 4-22 L1
Detroit 21-33 15-15 6-18 W1

Recap


Pistons 96, Wizards 85: Will Bynum scored 12 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter as host Detroit rallied to snap Washington's season-high four-game winning streak.

Jose Calderon had a season-high 24 points and Greg Monroe registered his eighth straight double-double with 16 points and 18 rebounds as the Pistons beat the Wizards for the fifth straight time.

Emeka Okafor scored 20 points and John Wall added 16 and nine assists for Washington, which fell to 9-43 in its last 52 games in Detroit.

The Wizards led by as many as eight points in the third quarter and went ahead 70-65 in the opening seconds of the fourth when Trevor Ariza hit a pair of free throws.

The Pistons responded with a pair of 11-0 bursts to seize control. Charlie Villanueva had a four-point play in the first one as Detroit surged ahead 76-70, and after Washington tied it at 76-76, Bynum scored six straight points to ignite the decisive run.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Monroe had a double-double by halftime (13 and 10) to become the first Detroit player with eight straight double-doubles since Grant Hill in March 1996. ... Washington limited its 10th consecutive opponent to 96 points or fewer ... Calderon, who was acquired in a three-team trade with Toronto and Memphis, is averaging 20 points in his last three games.

Top Game Performances

Washington   Detroit
Emeka Okafor 20 Scoring Jose Calderon 24
John Wall 9 Assists Will Bynum 8
Emeka Okafor 9 Rebounds Greg Monroe 18
John Wall 8 Free Throws Made Greg Monroe 6
Nene 2 Steals Vyacheslav Kravtsov 2
Nene 1 Blocks Charlie Villanueva 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Washington 85 48.6 3-11 14-22 22 32 3 7 17
Detroit 96 44.3 9-18 17-25 19 48 4 10 17

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game at home against Memphis. The Pistons have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .424 after a loss.
  • Washington will play their next game at home against Toronto. The Wizards have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .250 after a loss.