Oct 23: Hawks 88, Pistons 87Posted by Inside Hoops
The AP reports: Zaza Pachulia scored 18 points, including the deciding layup in the final minute, to help the Atlanta Hawks beat the Detroit Pistons 88-87 in the exhibition finale for both teams Thursday night. Both coaches rested key players. Richard Hamilton and Rasheed Wallace didn’t play for Detroit, while Joe Johnson sat out for Atlanta. Former Pistons guard Flip Murray led the Hawks (5-3) with 19 points, and Maurice Evans and Marvin Williams had 14 each. Arron Afflalo had 15 points for the Pistons (6-2), rookie Walter Sharpe added 13 and Jason Maxiell had 11.