Wilson Chandler scored all of his 19 points in the first half, and the New York Knicks built a huge lead and beat the Detroit Pistons 98-94 in a game that didn't mean much for either team. With a week left in the regular season, the lottery-bound Knicks have as many wins (22) as the east’s second-seeded team has losses.
The night was meaningful, however, for Isiah Thomas, because New York's embattled coach was part of a pregame ceremony that honored the Pistons' all-time team. The Hall of Fame point guard received one of the loudest ovations in the only NBA arena where he's beloved. Many expect Thomas to be fired after the season by new Knick president Donnie Walsh