Corey Joseph made his first start of the season, following Parker's absence, lending in 8 points, 4 assists and one turnover in his place. Tim Duncan paced the Spurs with another double-double, adding 16 points and 11 rebounds. Danny Green had 16 points and Kawhi Leonard had 14 points.
For the Pistons, Greg Monroe had 16 points and 8 rebounds, with Jose Calderon chiming in with 14 points and 2 assists.
For the Pistons, who have now lost five of their last six game, they come home for meetings with the New York Knicks on Wednesday, and the Dallas Mavericks on Friday before they start a four game road trip beginning with the L.A. Clippers next Sunday.