DETROIT (AP) – Quarter Julius Randle scored 20 of his 29 points in the first quarter as the New York Knicks beat the Detroit Pistons 125-81 on Saturday night.
Randle և Reggie Bullock, who scored 22 points, had four points with three points in the first, as New York quickly eliminated it. The Knicks stopped the three-game slide, returning at 25-25.
RJ Barrett had 14 points for New York and Immanuel Quickley had 12. Elfriede Peyton and Taj Gibson added 11 points.
Det Herd Grant had 16 points for Detroit and Hamidou Diallo had 14.
Pistons rookie Killian Hayes is back after missing 41 games with a thigh injury. The selection of the number 7 from France was aimless in 20 minutes, capturing five shots and making three goal assists.
The Knicks opened the game 16-1. His first field goal went to the Pistons when Diallo hit Hayes’ outgoing pass with a time of 6:51.
In the second quarter, Saben Lynn was the first from Detroit to score nine points in New York.
The Knicks finished 36th out of 36 (47.2%) with a 3-meter shot, beating the Pistons 51-24 outside the bow.
Nix. C Norwell Pell played after he signed a 10-day contract on Friday. In late action, Pell scored a point, took three rebounds, and in the final seconds hit two on the edge, confirming his new teammates from the bench.
Pistons. Dennis Smith Jr. also returned for the last five games due to a back injury. He scored five points in 12 minutes.
Maintain the role
Hayes started the first seven games but suffered a thigh injury on January 4 at Milwaukee. He left the bench on Saturday.
Return of the roses
Drick Rose scored 7 times for the Knicks against his former team. Rose was playing her second game in Detroit since the Pistons were sold in February in exchange for Smith’s second-round draft.
On Thursday, the Pistons reclaimed their biggest win of the season with their maximum loss.
Detroit defeated Washington 120-91 to end a three-game losing streak, but Saturday was its worst loss of the season, surpassing Golden State 118-91 in January.
Nix. Monday at the Brooklyn Nets.
Pistons. Open a five-year road trip to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday.