Andre Drummond had 19 points and 14 rebounds to help the Detroit Pistons beat the Atlanta Hawks 104-100 on Saturday night in an exhibition game.
Prior to tip-off Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy’s received a sustained cheer from Magic fans in his first time coaching at the Amway Center since he was fired by Orlando after the 2011-2012 season.
Xavier Oullet had the lone goal for the Red Wings, who experienced travel delays leaving Detroit and getting through Toronto traffic from the airport to the arena.
Red Wings left wing Tomas Tatar was groggy as he was helped to the locker room late in the game after a cross-check by Comeau.
Petr Mrazek made 27 saves for the Red Wings, while Riley Sheahan had a goal and an assist, and Nick Jensen and Tomas Jurco also scored.
Tomas Tatar scored a goal, assisted by Datsyuk, after Pittsburgh failed on several clearing attempts and allowed multiple passes through into the net front.
Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in a 23-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday night
Lions’ starters getting a rest include Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson, Ndamukong Suh, Reggie Bush, Golden Tate, Brandon Pettigrew and Dominic Raiola.
Orlovsky appears to have secured the team’s backup quarterback role after running the second-string offense in Detroit’s first three preseason games.
Van Noy says he’s waiting on further evaluation of the injury, which the team said was an abdominal problem.