Thursday, May 29, 2008
Rasheed Wallace picked up a technical with 5:18 left in the game. It was his sixth of the postseason, and his next earns him a one-game suspension. ... Perkins outrebounded the Pistons in the first half 13-11. It was Perkins' 17th double-double in his career and the third time he has had one in the first half. ... The Garden scoreboard operators have figured out how to fire up the crowd: Show Patriots coach Bill Belichick on the scoreboard. ... Brian Scalabrine was active for the first time in the playoffs because Tony Allen injured his Achilles' tendon during practice on Tuesday. ... Wallace was 3-for-27 on 3-pointers in his previous eight games. ... Detroit's Game 4 hero, Antonio McDyess, fouled out with five minutes left.