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Washington Wizards look for magic on road vs. Detroit Pistons

Washington Wizards look for magic on road vs. Detroit Pistons

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Scott Brooks' wish after Christmas is to see his team improve dramatically in road games. The disappointing Washington Wizards only won four of 19 road games before the holiday. They'll try to change those fortunes when they play at Detroit on Wednesday. Washington has lost its last six away games, including a 105-89 defeat at Indiana on Sunday. The Wizards trailed by 20 points after three quarters. "What concerns me the most is our inconsistency on the road," Brooks said. "We haven't played well on the road and we have to get better on the road. We haven't made enough good plays for each other on the road like we do at home. We have to figure out how to play better on the road as a group." The Wizards committed 22 turnovers on Sunday, leading to 25 Indiana points. They were a little...
Raptors, Pistons square off looking to snap skids

Raptors, Pistons square off looking to snap skids

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The Toronto Raptors and the Detroit Pistons have each lost two games in a row and have dropped three of their past four. That is about as far as the similarities go between the teams, who play Wednesday night at the Air Canada Centre in the first of four meetings this season. The Raptors (29-13) have yet to lose three games in a row this season and have dropped two in a row four times. They are 15-3 at home. The Pistons (22-20) have lost as many as seven in a row this season and have dropped six of their past nine. They are 9-14 on the road. The Raptors have fallen behind early in their two most recent losses. They trailed the Golden State Warriors by 27 points before losing 127-125 at the ACC on Saturday and were down by 21 points to the 76ers in a 117-111 loss at Philadelphia on Monday a...