The shorthanded Pistons lost to the Denver Nuggets 103-92 at The Palace Wednesday night.
Marcus Morris led Detroit with 19 points, Andre Drummond had 15 points and 17 rebounds and Brandon Jennings contributed 16 points.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope missed his fourth game in a row with a core muscle strain and Ersan Ilyasova (ER-san eel-ya-SO-va) and Reggie Jackson were out of the lineup because of illness.
The Pistons retired 2004 NBA Finals MVP Chauncey Billups’ number one jersey at halftime.
Detroit is off for the All Star break until next Friday when they visit Washington.
San Antonio Spurs 98, Orlando Magic 96
Sacramento Kings 114, Philadelphia 76ers 110
Charlotte Hornets 117, Indiana Pacers 95
Memphis Grizzlies 109, Brooklyn Nets 90
Denver Nuggets 103, Detroit Pistons 92
Boston Celtics 139, Los Angeles Clippers 134 (OT)
New Orleans Pelicans 100, Utah Jazz 96
Minnesota Timberwolves 117, Toronto Raptors 112
Cleveland Cavaliers 120, Los Angeles Lakers 111
Atlanta Hawks 113, Chicago Bulls 90
Golden State Warriors 112, Phoenix Suns 104
Portland Trail Blazers 116, Houston Rockets 103
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports