Quick start sparks Pistons
Detroit jumped out to a 27-18 first-quarter lead on Friday, as the Pistons came away with a 91-82 win over the Portland Trailblazers at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Pistons could not cover the 11-point home spread, and the 173 points scored were UNDER the posted total of 181.
Chauncey Billups hit 17 points, while Rodney Stuckey came off the bench with 13 points for the Pistons.
LaMarcus Aldridge notched a game-high 22 points, and Jarrett Jack managed ten points for the Trailblazers.