April 5, 2012; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Detroit Pistons forward Ben Wallace (6) rebounds while being defended by Washington Wizards guard James Singleton (3) during the second quarter at Palace of Auburn Hills. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE

Pistons Vs. Wizards: Detroit Beats Washington Again, 99-94

For the second time in 10 days, the Pistons have beaten the Washington Wizards. Detroit has now won three games in a row.

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Pistons Vs. Wizards Final Score: Detroit Wins Third Straight, 99-94

The Detroit Pistons won their third straight on Thursday night, beating the Washington Wizards for the second time in 10 days, 99-94.

The Pistons busted open a 20-point lead with a little over nine minutes left in the fourth quarter, but the Wizards hung around and even tried to chip away by extending the game and fouling Ben Wallace before the two minute mark (when you're no longer allowed to intentionally foul without picking up a technical). But Wallace hit five of six free throw attempts and the Pistons were able to stave off the now 12-43 Wizards.

Greg Monroe had 15 points and seven rebounds in only 20 minutes. Rodney Stuckey had 15 off the bench in just 18 minutes.

The Pistons play next on Friday in Atlanta.

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Pistons Vs. Wizards Score Update: Detroit Up 11 At Half, 51-40

On Thursday night, the Pistons are playing the Washington Wizards for the second time in 10 days after beating them on a last second shot by Rodney Stuckey in the first match up. Rodney Stuckey has been relegated to the bench due to a hamstring injury, but the Pistons are not having any problems with the Wizards through the first half, leading by 11, 51-40.

The Pistons are shooting 53-percent and have gotten to the line 24 times. Greg Monroe has a game-high 13 points and six rebounds. Tayshaun Prince has added 10 and Ben Gordon has nine.

The Wizards are without Nene, who played a strong game against the Pistons 10 days ago. John Wall is leading the Wiz with 11 points and five assists.

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Pistons Vs. Wizards: Detroit Going For Third-Straight Win

The Pistons will host the Washington Wizards on Thursday in the rubber match of the season series.

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