Detroit Pistons burned again by Julius Randle, New York Knicks 117-104

Arguably, the New York Knicks was Detroit PistonsToughest game of the season. The Pistons had already lost to them four times this season prior to Sunday, including once during the preseason and three times during the regular season. Three of those losses were by at least 20 points.

The Knicks completed the regular season sweep at Little Caesars Arena on Sunday, defeating the Pistons, 117-104. The Pistons were without leading scorer Bojan Bogdanovic, who sat out with a non-COVID illness, but Isaiah Stewart recovered from a three-game absence with left shoulder soreness. Jalen Doren missed his fifth consecutive game due to soreness in his right ankle.

Other greats and forwards in Stewart and Detroit couldn’t slow Julius Randle, who blasted off with 42 points and 15 rebounds while hitting 15 of his 24 shots. Randle enjoyed playing the Pistons in Detroit: During their final game – on Randle’s 28th birthday – the standout forward stormed out with 36 points in 31 minutes to lead New York to a 140-110 victory.

pistons to it Lost 12 in a row for the Knicks In the regular season, the last win is coming on November 6, 2019. The Pistons had previously won eight straight versus New York, prior to this losing streak.

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Pistons guard Jaden Ivey throws the ball as Knicks defenseman Miles McBride (2) during the first half on January 15, 2023 in Detroit.

Sadiq Bey (21 points, six rebounds) and Jaden Ivey (21 points going 7-for-19, six rebounds, six assists) lead the Pistons (12-35, Third worst in the NBA) In the scoring column, Kevin Knox made 16 points on 5-for-6 shooting with three three-pointers off the bench. Isaiah Livers, who had his first start since Dec. 1, added 11 points, and Killian Hayes had a double-double with nine points (4-for-14) and nine assists.

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