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.