Detroit sports glance: Big fourth quarter propels Pistons past the Boston Celtics on the road

By Andrew Johnson
LocalSportsJournal.com

Pistons 99, Celtics 94 – The Detroit Pistons used a 33-19 fourth quarter advantage Wednesday night to steal a road victory over the Boston Celtics.LSJ Logo incert

Reggie Jackson led the Piston effort with 24 points, six assists, and two rebounds while Kentavious Caldwell-Pope added 20 points.

Rookie Stanley Johnson led the bench players with 11 points and 10 rebounds.Eye on the D

The Celtics were led by Isaiah Thomas with 22 points, 10 assists, and five rebounds in a losing effort.

The Pistons will next play the Brooklyn Nets at home Saturday evening.

Record: 20-16

4th place in central division (5.5 games behind Cleveland)

7th place in Eastern Conference (5.5 games behind Cleveland)

Magic # to clinch a playoff berth: 47

Magic # to clinch Central Division Title: 54

Magic # to clinch Eastern Conference title: 54

Next Game: 01/09/2016 vs Brooklyn Nets 7:30 p.m. @ Palace of Auburn Hills

Stats: Reggie Jackson 24 points 6 assists 2 rebounds, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 20 points 4 rebounds, Andre Drummon 13 points 5 rebounds, Stanley Johnson 11 points 10 rebounds.

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