The Detroit Pistons made it two wins in a row, beating the Celtics on Wednesday night in Boston 107-106. Detroit was down 19 after the first quarter, when they allowed the Celtics to score 42 points. Brandon Jennings led the come back with 28 points. Josh Smith added 20 points. The Pistons are home to face Charlotte on Friday.
No. 5 Michigan State crushed North Florida 78-48 on Tuesday night in East Lansing. Adreian Payne had 19 points and Branden Dawson added 12 for the Spartans, who improved to (9-1) on the season. MSU will travel to Austin to play on Saturday.
With eight regulars missing due to injuries the Detroit Red Wings where no match for the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night, losing 5-2 at Joe Louis Arena. Tomas Jurco and Dan Cleary scored for the Wings who have gone six games without a win. Detroit has just two wins in the last 16 games at home and host Calgary on Thursday night.