Dec. 5, 1957

The defending NBA champion Celtics cruised by the Pistons, 124-113, running their record to 16-2, at the Olympia in Detroit.

Frank Ramsey led the way with 35 points and Bill Sharman had 32 as the Pistons fell to 7-11.

Sharman scored 19 points at the foul line and had 15 in the third quarter to essentially put the game away after Detroit crept to within two.

Though ailing, Bob Cousy came on in the third period and led a resurgence to bring the lead back to 14.

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