The Detroit Pistons, winners of five of their last seven, have a chance to make it six of their last eight against a Sacramento Kings team that has the lowest road win total in the NBA. They Pistons will have to come back from behind in the second half, though, as the Kings lead 60-56 at the break.
Sacramento 56-percent hot shooting in the first half allowed them to drop 31 on the Pistons in the first quarter and another 29 in the second. Marcus Thornton is the Kings' leading scorer with 18 points and three steals. DeMarcus Cousins has added 12.
The Pistons have been streaky, but good streaky enough to keep them in it despite being down by as many as 11 in the second quarter. Rodney Stuckey scored 18 points in the first quarter and rookie Brandon Knight followed that up with 13 points in the second. Knight also has five assists.
Greg Monroe is struggling against Cousins; he has just one basket and three rebounds.