Grangerís 32 helps Pacers sweep Pistons, 98-83
The AP reports: The Detroit Pistons were eliminated from playoff contention, almost fittingly, by a team that came into the game on a nine-game losing streak. Danny Granger had 32 points to lead the Indiana Pacers to a season sweep of the Pistons with a 98-83 win on Tuesday night. The Pacers are 20-46 against the rest of the NBA but beat Detroit in all four meetings this seasonóthe first time the Pacers swept a season series with the Pistons... Brandon Rush scored 20 points for Indiana, while Troy Murphy added 10 points and 12 rebounds. Earl Watson had 13 assists... Tayshaun Prince had 14 points for the Pistons, who lost starting point guard Will Bynum in the first half with a back bruise.