Meeks leads 76ers past Pistons

Jodie Meeks scored 17 of his 21 points in 73 win over the Pistons in opener.

Spencer Hawes had 16 points and 14 rebounds for the Sixers, winners of three straight. Lou Williams and Thaddeus Young added 16 and 15 points, respectively.

The Pistons, playing without guards Ben Gordon and Rodney Stuckey, were led by Greg Monroe's 22 points. They fell to 0-3 on the road this season. Brandon Knight, Jason Maxiell and Will Bynum each chipped in 10 points.