Boston Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons 1/20/13: Video Highlights and Recap

Austin GreenCorrespondent IJanuary 21, 2013

The Boston Celtics lost their third consecutive game on Sunday, falling to the Detroit Pistons 103-88.

The Pistons snapped their own two-game skid with the victory. Detroit got contributions from numerous players, as six Pistons scored at least 13 points.

Rookie Andre Drummond led the way with 16 points off the bench. The big man also added seven rebounds, one steal and one block in just 20 minutes of action.

The Pistons also received strong offensive outputs from Kyle Singler (13 points), Tayshaun Prince (14 points), Will Bynum (15 points), Brandon Knight (15 points) and Greg Monroe (15 points).

Meanwhile, the Celtics struggled to find their rhythm offensively. Boston's starters combined to score just 40 points, and Kevin Garnett (16 points) and Paul Pierce (10 points) were the only starters to reach double figures.


Player of the Game: Greg Monroe - C, Pistons

The 22-year-old center recorded his fifth consecutive double-double, going for 15 points and 11 rebounds in 38 minutes. He also dished out five assists, shot 50 percent from the field and played some solid defense on the interior.

It was another solid game for Monroe, who has established himself as one of the best young post players in the NBA


What's next for the Pistons?

The 15-25 Pistons will look to continue their strong play Tuesday when they face the Orlando Magic at home.


What's next for the Celtics?

The 20-20 Celtics will attempt to end their losing streak Tuesday in Cleveland.