Pistons Vs. Timberwolves: Detroit Falls 93-85

The Pistons blow a 16-point first-half lead and fall to 1-7 on the road.

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Pistons Vs. Timberwolves Final Score: Detroit Loses 93-85 On Road

The Target Center is just the latest NBA venue to witness a disappointing night by the Detroit Pistons (3-12), as the Minnesota Timberwolves (6-8) came back for a 93-85 win on Wednesday night.

The Pistons led throughout the entire first three quarters and were up by as many as 16 points in the first half, but a 7-0 Timberwolves run to tie the game 71-71 to start the fourth quarter signaled the beginning of the end for Minnesota.

Tayshaun Prince scored a season-high 29 points to lead the Pistons, but the Pistons scored just 14 points in the fourth quarter.

Meanwhile, Kevin Love led Minnesota with 20 points and 17 rebounds, while Ricky Rubio added 9 points, 7 rebounds, 8 assists and 6 steals.

Detroit, now 1-7 on the road, heads home for two games in a row, starting with the Memphis Grizzlies (6-6) on Friday in a game slated to start at 7:30 p.m. eastern followed by a matchup with the Portland Trail Blazers (8-5) the next night, Saturday, also at 7:30 p.m. eastern.

Canus Hoopis is the place to go for more Timberwolves coverage, check out Detroit Bad Boys for your Pistons coverage.

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Pistons Vs. Timberwolves Score Update: Detroit Up 71-64 Entering 4th Quarter

The Detroit Pistons have led the entire game so far at the Target Center in Minneapolis, and they now head into the final quarter of play holding a 71-64 lead over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Tayshaun Prince, who scored 20 points in each of the past two games for Detroit, leads the Pistons with a season-high 25 points, while Greg Monroe has added 13 points and 10 rebounds.

After taking a four-point lead into the halftime locker room, Detroit started the second half on a 6-0 run to extend their lead to 48-36, but Minnesota has kept within striking distance since then.

Kevin Love leads the Timberwolves with 14 points and 12 rebounds, but is shooting just 5-15 from the field.

The Pistons are 1-6 on the road, but are looking to make it two out of three away from home.

Canus Hoopis is the place to go for more Timberwolves coverage, check out Detroit Bad Boys for your Pistons coverage.

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Pistons Vs. Timberwolves Score Update: Detroit Leads 42-36 At Half

If this keeps up, the Detroit Pistons are not going to want to leave Minneapolis any time soon. Entering the game having lost eight of nine and losers of six of seven on the road overall, the Pistons hold a 42-36 advantage at halftime over the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Target Center in Minneapolis.

Tayshaun Prince started by missing his first five shots but then made five in a row after that, and he leads the Pistons with 13 points. Rodney Stuckey has come off the bench to add 8 points as rookie Brandin Knight kept the starting spot. Knight is shooting just 1-9 but has contributed with 5 rebounds and 5 assists.

Defense has been the key for Detroit, as they have held Minnesota 13-45 (.289) shooting from the field and 3-15 (.200) on three-pointers.

Kevin Love leads Minnesota with 11 points and 9 rebounds, but Ricky Rubio is 0-5 from the field and has not scored.

The Pistons led by as many as 16 in the first half, when they went up 40-24.

Canus Hoopis is the place to go for more Timberwolves coverage, check out Detroit Bad Boys for your Pistons coverage.

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Pistons Vs. Timberwolves Score Update: Detroit Leads 20-17 After 1st Quarter

The Detroit Pistons are not quite playing like a team that has lost nine of its last ten games, as they lead the Minnesota Timberwolves 20-17 after one quarter of play at the Target Center in Minneapolis.

Ben Gordon leads the Pistons with 6 points in the low-scoring affair in which Ricky Rubio is 0-4 shooting from the field.

Greg Monroe, who is coming off a four-point game in a loss to the Houston Rockets on Tuesday, has 5 points and 3 rebounds. Monroe was among players receiving considering in SB Nation's latest NBA MVP Power Rankings.

Meanwhile, the Pistons have held the Timberwolves to 6-24 shooting from the field, which adds up to 25.0 %. Kevin Love, as he is prone to do, leads the Timberwolves with 7 points and 6 rebounds.

Canus Hoopis is the place to go for more Timberwolves coverage, check out Detroit Bad Boys for your Pistons coverage.

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Pistons Vs. Timberwolves: Detroit Visits Minnesota In Dire Need Of A Road Win

Detroit are looking for only their second win on the road all season in Minnesota.

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