By Dave Hart
Pistons 111, Lakers 91 – The Detroit Pistons gave the Los Angeles Lakers and their star guard Kobe Bryant a rude farewell in Sunday’s blowout victory.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope led Detroit with 22 points, while Reggie Jackson added 20 points and Andre Drummond had 18 points and 15 rebounds.
The Pistons are now 12-9 on the season, good for fourth place in the Central Division.
Detroit will go on the road and take on the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night.
4th Place in Central Division (1.5 games behind Cleveland)
Tied for 6th Place in Eastern Conference (1.5 games behind Cleveland and Miami)
1/2 game ahead Boston and Orlando for the last playoff spot
Magic # to clinch a playoff berth: 62
Magic # to clinch Central Division title: 64
Magic # to clinch Eastern Conference title: 65
Next Game: 12/07/2015 @ Charlotte Hornets 7:00 p.m. @ Time Warner Cable Arena
Stats: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 22 points 4 steals, Reggie Jackson 20 points 6 assists, Andre Drummond 18 points 15 rebounds, Anthony Tolliver 9 points 13 rebounds, Steve Blake 9 points 5 assists.