Sports
6:11 am
Wed April 7, 2010

Pistons end 11-game slide, beat Sixers 124-103

PHILADELPHIA – Charlie Villanueva scored 25 points, Rodney Stuckey added 24 and the short-handed Detroit Pistons snapped an 11-game losing streak with a 124-103 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night.

Ben Wallace added a season-high 18 points, Tayshaun Prince had 14 and Ben Gordon 13 for the Pistons (24-53), who won for only the eighth time on the road this season. Jonas Jerebko added 11 points, and Will Bynum had 10.

Detroit halted a double-digit losing skid for the second time in 2009-10. The Pistons dropped 13 in a row from Dec. 15 to Jan. 11.

Marreese Speights scored 21 points and Jodie Meeks 19 for the struggling Sixers, who have lost four straight. Andre Iguodala and Lou Williams had 12 apiece, while Jrue Holiday added 11.