Detroit sports glance: Pistons lose their second straight road contest, fall 101-92 to Sacramento Kings

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Kings 101, Pistons 92 – The Sacramento Kings handed the Pistons their second straight loss with a victory on Wednesday night.

LSJ Logo incertReggie Jackson and Marcus Morris led the Pistons with 16 points each, while Andre Drummond had 14 points and 17 rebounds.

Drummond haseight straight double-doubles to start the season, the most to start a season for the Pistons  since Bob Lanier in 1972.

Detroit trailed by 16 points heading into the final quarter, but could only cut its deficit to nine points.

The Pistons are now 5-3 on the season, good for a second place tie in the Central Division behind the first place Cleveland Eye on the DCavaliers.

Detroit will head to Los Angeles to play a pair of games, starting Saturday against the Clippers.

Record: 5-3

Tied for 2nd Place in Central Division (2 games behind Cleveland)

Tied for 4th Place in Eastern Conference (2 games behind Atlanta and Cleveland)

1.5 games ahead of five teams for the last playoff spot

Magic # to clinch a playoff berth: 74

Magic # to clinch Central Division title: 77

Magic # to clinch Eastern Conference title: 77

Next Game: 11/14/2015 @ Los Angeles Clippers 3:30 p.m. @ STAPLES Center

Stats: Reggie Jackson 16 points, Andre Drummond 14 points 17 rebounds, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 15 points, Marcus Morris 16 points 9 rebounds.

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