NBA: Detroit 92, Charlotte 91

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 23 (UPI) -- Charlie Villanueva put Detroit ahead with a layup in the closing seconds Saturday and the Pistons held on for a 92-91 decision over Charlotte.

NBA: Detroit 105, Orlando 90

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Brandon Knight put in 18 points Tuesday and the Detroit Pistons extended Orlando's recent slump with a 105-90 spanking of the Magic.

NBA: Detroit 103, Milwaukee 87

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Greg Monroe scored 12 of his 26 points during a huge third quarter Friday that sent Detroit to a 103-87 decision over Milwaukee.

NBA: Detroit 96, Milwaukee 94

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Tayshaun Prince capped a late Detroit surge with two go-ahead free throws Sunday and the Pistons pulled out a 96-94 victory over Milwaukee.

NBA: Detroit 96, Washington 87

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Charlie Villanueva and Rodney Stuckey combined for 37 points Saturday and the Detroit Pistons kept Washington on the skids, 96-87.

NBA: Denver 101, Detroit 94

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Ty Lawson struck for 26 points Tuesday and the Denver Nuggets overcame a big early deficit to get past Detroit 101-94.

NBA: Detroit 89, Cleveland 79

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Brandon Knight led four starters scoring in double figures Monday and the Detroit Pistons used a big first quarter to best Cleveland 89-79.

NBA: Dallas 92, Detroit 77

DALLAS, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- O.J. Mayo pumped in 27 points for Dallas Saturday and the Mavericks snapped a three-game losing streak with a 92-77 cruise over Detroit.

NBA: Detroit 103, Boston 83

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Greg Monroe led a parade of six Pistons scoring in double figures Sunday and Detroit dispatched Boston 103-83.

NBA: Detroit 102, Orlando 95

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 3 (UPI) -- Greg Monroe fired in 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds Tuesday, sparking the Detroit Pistons past injury-riddled Orlando 102-95.

NBA: Detroit 86, Atlanta 85

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 9 (UPI) -- Tayshaun Prince hit a jumper in the lane with 24.3 seconds remaining Friday that stood up as the winning points in Detroit's 86-85 decision over Atlanta.

NBA: Atlanta 112, Detroit 99

ATLANTA, March 13 (UPI) -- Joe Johnson put in with 26 points and Josh Smith added 18 Saturday as the Atlanta Hawks sped past Detroit 112-99.

NBA: Detroit 93, Milwaukee 81

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- The Detroit Pistons got 18 points each from Tayshaun Prince, Rodney Stuckey and Ben Gordon Tuesday to post a 93-81 win over Milwaukee.

NBA: Detroit 108, Golden State 91

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 6 (UPI) -- Richard Hamilton scored 22 points Friday night and the Detroit Pistons broke the game open early en route to a 108-91 victory over Golden State.

NBA: Cleveland 99, Detroit 78

CLEVELAND, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Delonte West connected on all five of his 3-point shots and finished with 25 points for the Cleveland Cavaliers Sunday in a 99-78 win over the Detroit Pistons.
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Jason Maxiell
Detroit Pistons forward Jason Maxiell (54) battles for a loose ball with Boston Celtics forward Ryan Gomes (4) and rookie forward Leon Powe in the second half at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston on April 18, 2007. Maxiell drew a loose ball foul. The Pistons defeated the Celtics 91-89. (UPI Photo/Matthew Healey)

Jason Dior Maxiell (born February 18, 1983 in Chicago, Illinois) is a professional basketball player. He currently plays for the Detroit Pistons as a power forward.

A 6 feet 7 inches, 245 lb power forward, Maxiell was selected by the Pistons with the 26th pick in the first round of the 2005 NBA Draft. He attended Newman Smith High School in Carrollton, Texas. During his career at the University of Cincinnati, where he was coached by Bob Huggins, Jason earned All-Conference USA Second Team honors. He led Conference USA in blocked shots (2.8 bpg) and ranked 18th in the nation. His 91 blocks are the second-highest University of Cincinnati single-season total. He averaged 17.3 points in three postseason games and shot .607 from the field. Posted 22 points (8-of-11 shooting), nine rebounds and six blocks in NCAA Tournament opening round win vs. Iowa. Recorded a career-high eight blocks to go with 14 points and 10 rebounds vs. Houston. Scored a career-high 30 points and tallied seven blocks vs. Longwood. Tied his career with 15 rebounds and recorded 21 points and five blocks vs. Northern Iowa.

Maxiell finished 11th on Cincinnati's career scoring list with 1,566 points (13th in Conference USA history) and second on the Cincinnati career chart for blocked shots with 252 (4th in Conference USA). He played 129 consecutive games, the second-longest streak in Bearcats' history, and started the last 77 contests.

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