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NBA scores: Pistons split a pair of weekend games

Detroit slipped past Toronto, but was crushed by the Knicks.


The Detroit Pistons split a pair of games over the weekend, beating the Toronto Raptors at home and losing to the New York Knicks on the road.

On Friday night, the Pistons picked up a narrow 91-90 win over the Raptors. Greg Monroe put the team on his back, scoring a team-high 19 points and pulling down 11 rebounds. He also had five assists.

Brandon Knight and Tayshaun Prince also had good games on Friday night. Knight had 16 points and three assists, while Prince had 16 points and seven rebounds.

On Sunday, the Knicks cruised past the Pistons, 121-100. This time, Knight led the scoring with 21 points. He also had five assists and two rebounds. Kyle Singler was the team's second-best scorer, putting in 16 points and three rebounds. Monroe finished with 12 points, seven assists and five rebounds.

Detroit has a busy finish to November. The Pistons will host the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night, the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday and then finish up with the Memphis Grizzlies on the road Friday.