Detroit sports glance: Pistons return home, beat division leading Cleveland Cavaliers

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Pistons 104, Cavaliers 99 – The Detroit Pistons returned home from their six-game road trip with a victory over the Central Division leading Cleveland Cavaliers.

LSJ Logo incertThe Pistons closed the game out strong, outscoring the Cavaliers 29-18 during the fourth quarter.

Andre Drummond led the Pistons with 25 points and 18 rebounds, while Reggie Jackson scored 23 points and dished out 12 assists.

The Pistons are now 6-5 on the season, good for a fourth place in the Central Division.Eye on the D

Detroit will go back on the road to play the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.

Record: 6-5

4th Place in Central Division (2 games behind Cleveland)

Tied for 7th Place in Eastern Conference (2 games behind Cleveland)

Tied for the for the last playoff spot with Indiana

Magic # to clinch a playoff berth: 72

Magic # to clinch Central Division title: 74

Magic # to clinch Eastern Conference title: 74

Next Game: 11/20/2015 @ Minnesota Timberwolves 8:00 p.m. @ Target Center

Stats: Andre Drummond 25 points 18 rebounds 3 steals, Reggie Jackson 23 points 12 assists 6 rebounds, Ersan Ilyasova 20 points 6 rebounds, Marcus Morris 14 points, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 13 points.

 

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