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Pistons vs. Wizards, NBA preseason: Detroit survives scare vs. Washington, 99-96

After looking like world beaters in the first half, the Pistons slumped hard after halftime. Fortunately, heady play by Chauncey Billups and Will Bynum saved the day, helping the Pistons snap a 3-game losing streak. Greg Monroe led all scorers with 18 points while Andre Drummond snagged 14 boards.

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Wittman denies holding anything back vs. Pistons

With the Pistons and Wizards meeting again in next week's regular-season opener, you wouldn't blame Washington's head coach for holding a little something back. He claimed before the game he wouldn't, although his late-game rotation suggests otherwise.

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Tony Mitchell makes a statement

Watch Tony Mitchell sink a difficult buzzer beater at the end of the first quarter -- which was just one of several things he did right on Tuesday. If he keeps it up, Mo Cheeks hints that he might be due for more playing time.

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Mo talks Billups, Mitchell's playing time, more

Mo's postgame comments following the Pistons' 99-96 win over the Wizards, courtesy of Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press.

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Pistons avert disaster, beat Wizards, 99-96

In a preview to next week's regular-season opener, the Pistons defeated the Wizards, 99-96, in an incredibly uneven performance at the Palace. But hey, a win's a win, and Detroit's 3-game preseason losing streak is officially history.

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