PHOENIX, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Rasheed Wallace's 22 points and 14 rebounds Sunday helped the Detroit Pistons trounce the Phoenix Suns 116-86.
It was barely a competitive contest after Detroit opened up a 27-16 lead after the first period. The Pistons' lead ballooned to 59-41 at the half before a 31-17 third quarter basically secured the rout.
Amare Stoudemire led Phoenix with 31 points, three rebounds and four assists.
They got seven points and 11 rebounds from recently acquired center Shaquille O'Neal.