Packey is working the post-game wrap, and I just caught the game on TiVo, but I thought I'd chime in with some observations:
1) I don't think enough could be said about how dominant the Pistons were in the second half. Detroit held Boston to four field goals (and 20 points) in the first 20 minutes. That's insane. This is one of the most offensively efficient teams in the league, even without Garnett.
2) I seldom whine about the refs, but they were absurd in that first half.
3) In that second half, I believe Detroit had one turnover, vs. 14 in the first half. Also, the Pistons went to a zone, which was brilliant. I believe we saw what is known in the sports world as "coaching".
4) I've been thinking this for awhile, but we should be ready for a slow learning curve for Rodney Stuckey. He is a point guard in the Chauncey Billups mold, which means he is asked to do everything well, from defense to rebounding to passing to outside shooting. I think he's up for it. Look at his stat line. I just hope we won't pull a T-Wolves and give up on him.
5) Ben Wallace blocking Sheed made me tingle. Tee hee.