Putting the Detroit Pistons’ Eight-Three begin in perspective.
Ryan Ford, Detroit Free Press
Detroit Pistons middle Andre Drummond (Zero) dunks over Indiana Pacers middle Myles Turner through the second half of an NBA basketball sport, Wednesday, Nov. Eight, 2017, in Detroit.(Photo: Carlos Osorio, AP)
The Detroit Pistons are taking good care of enterprise at Little Caesars Arena.
The Pistons (Eight-Three) moved to Three-Zero on their present five-game dwelling stand with a 114-97 victory on Wednesday night time.
Tobias Harris scored 23 factors on 5-for-9 taking pictures from three-point vary with league-leading rebounder Andre Drummond including 14 factors, 4 badists and 21 rebounds — it is Drummond’s first 20-rebound sport of the season.
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Reggie Jackson added 18 factors and 6 badists, because the Pistons have received 5 of their final six video games. They are actually 5-1 at LCA.
The Pacers, who misplaced at dwelling to the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night time, introduced a top-three offense into the sport.
But the Pistons held the Pacers (5-7) to 43.2% taking pictures and compelled 15 turnovers.
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After Eric Moreland struggled guarding Pacers middle Al Jefferson (seven factors, Three-for-Three taking pictures within the first quarter), Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy turned to Boban Marjanovic for less than the second time this season.
Marjanovic sparked the Pistons, scoring 9 factors and grabbing 4 rebounds in six minutes within the first half.
He appeared solely briefly within the second half.
Reggie Bullock bought the beginning instead of Stanley Johnson (proper hip flexor).
He helped the Pistons early, shifting with out the basketball and slicing for 2 simple lay-ups within the first quarter.
He lastly nailed his first three-pointer of the season within the second half, and completed with seven factors in 33 minutes.
Drummond carried a 75% free-throw taking pictures proportion into the sport. It took a success when Drummond went Zero-for-7 from the road. A regression was anticipated. The query now’s if Drummond can self-correct to cease the droop.
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Johnson’s fellow member of the 2015 draft clbad, Pacers middle Myles Turner, struggled with foul hbadle.
He performed solely 25 minutes and completed with eight factors and 6 rebounds.
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