The Pistons (3-12) have lost nine of their last 10 games and are halfway to losing their fourth straight overall. At the half, the Memphis Grizzlies are dominating Detroit, 49-30.
The Pistons scored just 12 points in the first quarter on 5-for-16 shooting. The Grizzlies on the other hand shot 60-percent in the the first half, collecting assists on 13 of their 21 baskets.
Rudy Gay led the way for the Griz with 12 points on 5-for-10 shooting. Mike Conley had over half of the team's assists with seven.
Greg Monroe is struggling in his third straight game, foul trouble forcing him to the bench early in the second quarter with just four points, five rebounds, and three assists. He also has two steals.
The Pistons are 0-for-4 from three-pointers and are just 6-for-12 from the free throw line. Both teams had eight first half turnovers.