New Detroit Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson has had a hot hand lately — but it but it takes some work to keep it that way.
The Pistons trailed 72-53 with 7 minutes left in the third quarter, but got a combined 27 points and 13 assists from Reggie Jackson and fellow point guard Spencer Dinwiddie in the second half.
Drummond posted only four points and two rebounds before leaving the game in second quarter against the Jazz on Saturday due to concussion-like symptoms.
Greg Monroe led the Pistons with 16 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks. Anthony Tolliver added 14 points off the bench.
Portland Trail Blazers center Joel Freeland and Detroit Pistons forward Shawne Williams were suspended one game without pay by the NBA on Saturday for head-butting each other.
A 14-2 run by Detroit with most of Houston’s starters on the bench cut a 24-point deficit to 99-89 with two and a half minutes left.
Justin Melton is apparently a ferocious dunker when he can see. On this particular dunk – he could not.
6’9″ forward Matt Costello put on a show during Wednesday’s 72-66 win over Purdue. Rodney Trice’s missed free throw led to Costello getting a rebound, threw down a one-handed dunk and while getting fouled.
The 6-foot-9 Miller averaged 11.5 points, 9.0 rebounds and 19.7 minutes in two games with the Grand Rapids Drive.
Even though the home team lost to one of the worst squads in the NBA, this game featured everything from half-court shots, shots to the groin and circus shots.