Pistons knock down Nuggets

Pistons knock down Nuggets

The Detroit Pistons were in control most of the night Tuesday, as they defeated the Denver Nuggets 136-120 at the Palace of Auburn Hills.

Detroit covered the 5-point spread, while the combined score sailed OVER the posted total of 212.

Richard Hamilton tossed in 24 points for the Pistons, while Rasheed Wallace added 21 points with five rebounds and six assists.

Carmelo Anthony scored 27 points in a losing effort for the Nuggets.