The Detroit Pistons doubled their win total in the last few weeks, going from four to eight in a nice little run of form. That was snapped Sunday evening by the Washington Wizards, but Greg Monroe and the Pistons finally look like they have something to build on. They'll have four more games this week to try and boost themselves into double digits in the win column.
Tuesday brings the first test as the Pistons meet the San Antonio Spurs at The Palace. The Spurs appear to be back in their typical form of years past with their 19-9 record, led by the usual crew of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobli. Speaking of Manu, he's back in the Spurs lineup after a lengthy absence and that can only make the Spurs scarier.
Wednesday on the second leg of a back to back the Pistons go out for their only road game of the week, meeting the Boston Celtics. At 15-12, the Celtics are having a bit of a down year by their franchises standards but Rajon Rondo is still playing very, very well. That's helping to push the Celtics back into consideration for a Title even as the other members of the 'big three' falter a bit.
The weekend brings two more games as they face the Sacramento Kings at home on Friday and then meet the Celtics once again -- this time in Detroit -- on Sunday.
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