The Detroit Pistons had not beaten a team other than Cleveland in three weeks until getting a visit from the woeful Washington Wizards, who were blasted by their coach after another embarrassing defeat.

Detroit looks to sweep the home-and-home set Saturday night by sending Washington to a seventh consecutive loss and winning for the fifth time in six trips to the nation's capital.

The Pistons (8-21) crushed Phoenix 117-77 at home on Nov. 28 before dropping 10 of their next 12 contests, beating only the Cavaliers on Dec. 3 and Dec. 8.