New York Knicks defeat Detroit Pistons, 104-87

Knicks 104, Pistons 87 AUBURN HILLS - David Lee made Ben Wallace, a former Defensive Player of Year, look like a rec-league player last night.

And compared to Rip Hamilton, Lee is a legitimate MVP candidate.

The once mighty Pistons, much like the city of Detroit itself, have fallen on hard times while Lee's stock has never been higher. The Knicks' free agent-to-be forward reached his season high in points for the second straight game as the Knicks defeated the Piston...

Going into The Palace of Auburn Hills Tuesday night for the first time as a Knick, Darko Milicic knows what to expect in the highly unlikely event that he gets to put on a uniform, and, miracle of miracles, actually plays for Mike D'Antoni.

"They'll boo me," Milicic said after practice in Greenburgh Monday. "They always boo me in Detroit. Those were bad times for me. That's what I remember about Detroit."

Pistons fans have long memories, too, and not especially fond ...