Pistons Vs. Cavaliers: Detroit Gets 29 Points From Tayshaun Prince In 87-75 Win In Cleveland

The Pistons set a season high in blocks with 11 in their first win against the Cavaliers this season.

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Pistons Vs. Cavaliers Final Score: Tayshaun Prince's 29 Points Leads Detroit Past Cleveland, 87-75

The last time the Detroit Pistons played the Cleveland Cavaliers, they took an 11-point lead into the fourth quarter and lost. On Wednesday night, they had an eight-point lead going into the fourth and wound up extending that lead and winning, 87-75.

The Pistons held the Cavs to just 31 points in the second half while racking up a season high 11 blocks over the course of the game. Tayshaun Prince tied his season-high with 29 points on 11-for-21 shooting. He also had eight rebounds.

The Cavs shot 35-percent and turned the ball over 15 times. Rookie Kyrie Irving was the Cavs' leading scorer with 22 points on 9-for-19 shooting. He also had nine rebounds and six assists. His fellow rookie Brandon Knight finished with 16 points and five assists for the Pistons.

The Pistons end their four-game road trip on Friday in Chicago.

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Pistons Vs. Cavaliers Score Update: Rodney Stuckey Injured But Detroit Up 5 At Half, 49-44

The Detroit Pistons lost their best scorer, Rodney Stuckey, just six minutes into the game with a sore left hamstring, but they still lead the Cleveland Cavaliers at the half, 49-44.

Detroit shot 45-percent in the first half (50-percent from long range) while holding the Cavs to 38-percent. Tayshaun Prince leads the way with 18 points (a perfect 3-for-3 from downtown). Austin Daye saw 10 minutes thanks to the injuries to Stuckey and Ben Gordon, who is resting a sore groin, and contributed six points. Brandon Knight has nine.

The Cavs are being led by rookie Kyrie Irving; he has 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists, but he also has five turnovers.

For more on the Detroit Pistons, check out Detroit Bad Boys. For more on the Cleveland Cavaliers, head over to Fear The Sword. More on the NBA in general can be found at SB Nation's NBA hub.

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Pistons Vs. Cavaliers: Detroit Heads To Cleveland Looking To Build On Monday Win

The Detroit Pistons will look to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers for the first time in 2012 in Cleveland on Wednesday evening.

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