|Golden State Warriors' David Lee, left, is pressured by Detroit Pistons' Jason Maxiell as he drives to the basket in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, in Auburn Hills, Mich. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)|
Warriors beat Pistons 99-91
AUBURN HILLS, Mich.—David Lee scored 24 points and Monta Ellis added 22 to help the Golden State Warriors win on the road for the first time this season, 99-91 over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night.
Golden State won at Detroit for the second time in its last 17 visits. Greg Monroe had 25 points and eight rebounds for the Pistons.
The Warriors trailed 48-44 at halftime but went on an 8-0 run early in the third quarter and never trailed after that. They led by five early in the fourth before scoring 10 points in a row to make it 88-73.
Ellis scored 17 points in the second half.