AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - The Detroit Pistons scored 21 straight points in the fourth quarter to rout the Washington Wizards 100-82 in a preseason game last night.
Detroit trailed by two with 11 minutes left, but put together a 21-0 run to take a 85-66 lead with 6:07 to play. Smush Parker had six in the run and rookie Carlos Delfino, who won a gold medal with Argentina in Athens, added five. The Wizards committed eight turnovers during the streak.
Delfino led the Pistons with 15 points. Richard Hamilton added 13.