Detroit Defeats New York 99-95 - Recap

Detroit Defeats New York 99-95 - Recap

Detroit got 16 points from Tayshaun Prince en route to a 99-95 victory over New York on Friday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Detroit won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 215.5.

Charlie Villanueva had 14 points for Detroit and Chris Wilcox chipped in with 13 points. Will Bynum had 5 assists for the Pistons, while Chris Wilcox was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.

New York got 20 points from Amar'e Stoudemire in a losing cause and another 20 points from Toney Douglas. Toney Douglas contributed 11 assists for the Knicks, while Amar'e Stoudemire had 12 rebounds.

Detroit led at halftime, 55-53.

The rebound battle favored New York as they grabbed 42 boards, while Detroit only had 38.

Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Atlanta looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Milwaukee.