Pistons Vs. Grizzlies: Detroit's Woes Continue At Home With 98-81 Loss To Memphis

The Pistons have lost 10 of their last 11 games after Friday night's 98-81 loss to Memphis.

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Pistons Vs. Grizzlies Final Score: Rudy Gay, Memphis Too Much For Detroit, 98-81

With a 98-81 loss to the Grizzlies on Friday night, the Detroit Pistons lost their 10th game in their last 11, fifth in a row at home, and fourth in a row overall. They now stand (swaying back and forth) at a miserable 3-13.

The Pistons, who trailed 49-30 at the half, scored 35 points in the third quarter and cut the deficit down to seven with just under nine minutes left in the game, but a subsequent 17-3 Grizzlies run put Memphis back up 21 and sent the dozens of Pistons fans for the exits.

Detroit didn't shoot all that bad (44-percent) and actually outrebounded the Griz 38-27 (13-3 on the offensive glass), but could not stop the easy makes -- Memphis shot 57-percent and had assists on 23 of their 39 baskets. The Pistons' 25 turnovers led to 19 fast break points for Memphis.

Brandon Knight was the leading scorer for the Pistons with 22, 12 of those coming in the Pistons' 35-point third quarter. Greg Monroe had a quiet double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds.

Rudy Gay led all scorers with 24 points on 10-for-17 shooting.

The Pistons look to end their losing ways when they play again tomorrow night against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Palace.

For more on this game, check out Detroit Bad Boys and Straight Outta Vancouver. You can also check out more on the NBA at SBNation.com/NBA
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Pistons Vs. Grizzlies Score Update: Detroit Down 19 At Half

The Pistons (3-12) have lost nine of their last 10 games and are halfway to losing their fourth straight overall. At the half, the Memphis Grizzlies are dominating Detroit, 49-30.

The Pistons scored just 12 points in the first quarter on 5-for-16 shooting. The Grizzlies on the other hand shot 60-percent in the the first half, collecting assists on 13 of their 21 baskets.

Rudy Gay led the way for the Griz with 12 points on 5-for-10 shooting. Mike Conley had over half of the team's assists with seven.

Greg Monroe is struggling in his third straight game, foul trouble forcing him to the bench early in the second quarter with just four points, five rebounds, and three assists. He also has two steals.

The Pistons are 0-for-4 from three-pointers and are just 6-for-12 from the free throw line. Both teams had eight first half turnovers.

For more on this game, check out Detroit Bad Boys and Straight Outta Vancouver. You can also check out more on the NBA at SBNation.com/NBA.
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Pistons Vs. Grizzlies: Homestand Gives Detroit A Chance At Victory

The Detroit Pistons are back home for a back to back, starting against the Memphis Grizzlies Friday night.

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