The Pistons (5-20) finally got past the Milwaukee Bucks, 88-80, after two losses by a combined 30 points in their first two meetings this season. Pistons were paced by outscoring the Bucks 25-15 in the second frame.
Brandon Knight scored 10 points in that second quarter and finished with a career high 26 points, seven assists, and more importantly zero turnovers. Greg Monroe finished with yet another double-double, 18 points and 11 rebounds. He was a team-best plus-25.
The Pistons held the Bucks to 35-percent shooting after allowing opponents to shoot better than 50-percent during each of their recent seven straight losses. Brandon Jennings was the Bucks' leading scorer with 20 points.
The Pistons play against Saturday night at the Palace against the Hornets.
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