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NEW YORK -- The Detroit Pistons answered questions about whether they could find a capable replacement for Andre Drummond in their frontcourt. Nike Shox Nz UK .The New York Knicks answered inquiries about whether they can defend.Now comes the follow-up for both teams.Drummond may be out with a sprained right ankle Wednesday when the Pistons visit the Knicks, who are coming off their best defensive showing of the young season.Drummond missed his first game due to injury since March 19, 2014. He had an MRI, which revealed no structural damage, and did not practice Tuesday. The injury is not serious and if he does not play in New York, Drummond will likely return Friday against the Cleveland Cavaliers.Without the leagues leading rebounder, the Pistons recorded a 104-88 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder Monday night. Drummonds absence was compensated for by Aron Baynes finishing with 20 points (one shy of his career high) and eight rebounds.I put it back on everyone else. Everything they got me, I was in great position, Baynes said. All the way through the team, they got me great looks and I just had to finish. On a couple of them, I didnt, so I still have some work to do.Technically Baynes comments are accurate since seven of his eight baskets were within 6 feet of the rim.Hes a starting center in the NBA. Hes just playing behind an All-Star, Detroit coach Stan Van Gundy said. You look around at all the starting centers and Arons a starting-caliber center in the league, so its not surprising he played as well as he did.Now comes a chance for Detroit to play well on the road. While the Pistons are 5-0 at home and each win has been by double-digits, the road has been a significant different story.Our defense at home has been great, Van Gundy said. Im not quite sure why we havent been able to duplicate that on the road yet, but were locked in at home.Detroit was 0-5 on the road before taking a 15-point lead through the first quarter of Saturdays 106-95 road win against the Denver Nuggets. During their first six road games, the Pistons have allowed 105 points per game while averaging 94.3 points.In their seventh road game, Detroit will encounter a team that gave up less than 100 points for the second time this season. The Knicks are 4-6 after getting a 93-77 victory over the Dallas Mavericks Monday night.A week after naming former interim head coach and current assistant Kurt Rambis as defensive coordinator, the Knicks held a team under 80 points for the first time since April 11, 2015, at Orlando and the first time at home since Dec 11, 2013, against the Chicago Bulls.Kristaps Porzingis and Carmelo Anthony had 24 points apiece and the Knicks took control over the final eight-plus minutes of the third quarter. During the second half Joakim Noah watched from the bench as coach Jeff Hornacek moved Porzingis to center while using Justin Holiday extensively at small forward.I got to figure out ways to be effective on that end of the floor, Noah said.Noah had six rebounds and was scoreless in 16 minutes. Noah has reached double-figures once and has been held scoreless twice, but any changes in the starting lineup are not occurring based on one half of Porzingis playing center and Anthony playing power forward.I dont think so. Noah does a nice job in there defensively, Hornacek said. It may depend on the team (were playing). Maybe we can go there (small) a little bit more often. But were not, just because we were good in the second half doesnt mean were going to change it.The move worked as Porzingis exploited his height advantage on Andrew Bogut while the Knicks gave up a season-low 26 points in the paint.Ill keep playing the four if they play me at the four, Porzingis said. And if Im at the five, Ill try to be as productive as I can at the five.Detroit took the first meeting with the Knicks when Tobias Harris scored 25 points in a 102-89 home win on Nov. 1. Drummond had nine points and 13 rebounds but has eight career double-doubles against New York.The Knicks have won 11 of the last 13 meetings at home. Cheap Nike Shox r5 Shoes Sale . Pierce was ejected in the third quarter of Indianas 103-86 win Monday. George Hill stole a bad pass and was going in for a layup, and Pierce hustled back and appeared to be trying to wrap him up. Cheap Nike Shox Oz UK . Jon Montgomerys gold medal in skeleton at the Whistler Sliding Centre and his subsequent auctioning off of a pitcher of beer in the village square elevated him to folk-hero status. . Emery skated the length of the ice and fought an unwilling Holtby during the third period of the Flyers 7-0 loss Friday night in Philadelphia. He was given 29 penalty minutes, including a game misconduct. But Emery did not face even a disciplinary hearing with NHL senior vice president of player safety Brendan Shanahan because rules 46. CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Sean OBrien tipped in Mike Rodriguez missed layup with one second left and Rodriguez tacked on two free throws as Southern Illinois held off regional rival Murray State, 89-85 in overtime Tuesday night.Jonathan Stark hit a pair of free throws to tie the game at 85-85 with 1:06 remaining, but neither team could score until the final second.Murray States Bryce Jones hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to tie the game at 77-77 and force overtime.Rodriguez scored 21 points andd grabbed seven rebounds to lead Southern Illinois (4-3), which shot 50. Cheap Nike Shox Nz UK. 8 percent from the field on 31 of 61 shooting, including 6 of 24 from beyond the arc. Leo Vincent added 17 points, Armon Fletcher 16 and OBrien 15 for the Salukis.Stark finished with 29 points on 9 of 21 shooting from the field and 10 of 11 from the line for Murray State (3-4). 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