Back sidelines Charlie Villaneuva

Updated: October 22, 2013, 10:06 PM ET
Associated Press

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Detroit Pistons forward Charlie Villanueva left Tuesday night's 99-96 preseason win over the Washington Wizards with a sore back. He did not return.

Villanueva, beginning his eighth NBA season, did not score in 3 minutes in the first half.

He averaged 6.8 points and 3.5 rebounds in 69 games last season.


Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press

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