Pistons vs Hornets Final: 89-87 - Recap
Greg Monroe scored 24 points and added 16 rebounds for a double-double, leading Detroit over New Orleans, 89-87, on Saturday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Detroit was an underdog by 1 point and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 175.5.
Detroit got 17 points from Rodney Stuckey and another 11 points from Tayshaun Prince. Tayshaun Prince contributed 5 assists, while Greg Monroe cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
The Hornets got a 26-point performance from Trevor Ariza, who was supported by 14 points from Greivis Vasquez. Greivis Vasquez had 9 assists in a losing cause for New Orleans, while Trevor Ariza grabbed 7 rebounds.
Detroit trailed at halftime, 44-41.
The rebound battle favored Detroit as they grabbed 42 boards, while New Orleans only had 38.
Detroit heads into a battle against the Nets. New Orleans, meanwhile, will have their next action against Sacramento.