Winless no more, Pistons romp past 76ers 94-76

Winless no more, Pistons romp past 76ers 94-76
November 14, 2012, 9:39 pm
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Philadelphia 76ers' Thaddeus Young (21) drives the lane against the Detroit Pistons' Jason Maxiell (54) and Kyle Singler (25) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday Nov. 14, 2012 in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/ H. Rumph Jr)


PHILADELPHIA (AP) Greg Monroe had 19 points, 18 rebounds and six assists to help the Detroit Pistons beat the Philadelphia 76ers 94-76 on Wednesday night for their first win of the season.

Kyle Singler scored 16 points, and Tayshaun Prince and Brandon Knight each scored 15 points for a Detroit (1-8) team off to its worst start in franchise history. Playing their seventh road game out of nine games this season, the Pistons controlled the lethargic Sixers from the opening tip.

Four Pistons starters scored in double digits and forward Jason Maxiell had eight points and 12 rebounds.

The Sixers easily played their worst game of the season, making only 25 of 84 shots, for 30 percent. Lavoy Allen led them with 14 points.