Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had 26 points, Andre Drummond added 18 points and 16 rebounds and the new-look Detroit Pistons beat the Washington Wizards 106-89 on Sunday.
It was the third time this year Washington lost at home with a chance to get over the .500 mark. The Wizards last had a winning record when they started the 2008-09 season at 2-1.
About a third of the way through the regular season, the Washington Wizards are at .500.
Wizards guard Bradley Beal had to be helped off the court Friday during a loss in Minnesota. A night later, he was back to help lead a rout of the Detroit Pistons.
The Washington Wizards lost their third straight preseason game, falling to the Detroit Pistons 99-96 Tuesday night.
No matter how well things are going for either team, the Detroit Pistons nearly always get the better of the Washington Wizards.
Will Bynum scored six of his 20 points in a late run and the Detroit Pistons went on to beat the Washington Wizards 96-85 on Wednesday night.
Charlie Villanueva scored 19 points, Rodney Stuckey added 18 and the Detroit Pistons got their second win in as many nights over the Washington Wizards, 96-87 on Saturday night.
This type of deja vu is not what the Wizards wanted to see. Oh no, not again.
It took five years, but the Washington Wizards finally got a win Detroit, and they ended the Pistons four-game winning streak in the process.