Blake Griffin scored 30 points and Stanley Johnson added 21 to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 115-108 victory over the Knicks on Tuesday night.
Reggie Jackson contributed 21 points for Detroit. The Pistons held the Knicks to 40 percent shooting from the field and led throughout the final three quarters.
Allonzo Trier scored 24 points for the Knicks, who had won a season-high three in a row.
The Pistons (11-7) are off to a solid start under new coach Dwane Casey, although nine of their victories have been against teams that currently have losing records.
The Knicks (7-15) took an early 13-5 lead, but Detroit was up 24-19 at the end of the first quarter, and the Pistons never relinquished the lead.
New York shot 15 of 50 in the first half and trailed by as many as 16 points in the second quarter. It was 51-43 at the half, and the Pistons stretched the lead back to as much as 18 in the fourth.
The Knicks had the deficit down to seven when Johnson came leaping from behind to block Trier’s layup attempt with about 30 seconds to play in the game.