Jodie Meeks hits 9 three pointers in 34-point eruption

Jodie Meeks - photo by Kim Klement | USA Today
– photo by Kim Klement | USA Today

The punch line of the ' 2014 free-agency season may prove to be, “Jodie Meeks is overpaid.”

Perhaps you heard that one.

Well, he certainly isn't playing like it.

The Pistons, criticized last summer for bestowing a three-year, $19.5 million contract on Meeks, rode his 34 points and 3-point barrage to a 109-86 victory over the Orlando Magic and their first three-game win streak of the season Tuesday.

The Pistons (8-23) are 5-4 since Meeks returned from a back injury that cost him the first 22 games.

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