Pistons Losing Skid Hits Four Games


The struggles continue for the Detroit Pistons.

The team has now lost four in a row and seven of its last eight games after a 112-102 loss in Sacramento Thursday night in NBA action.

Stanley Johnson led Detroit with 16 points off the bench, while Blake Griffin sat out.

The Pistons are now 17-23 and are ninth in the Eastern Conference, two games back of Charlotte for the final playoff spot.

Detroit continues its road trip Saturday night in Los Angeles against the Clippers, Griffin's former team.