By Dave Hart
Spurs 109, Pistons 99 – Tony Parker’s game-high 31 points led the San Antonio Spurs over the Pistons on Tuesday night.
The Pistons, who had their three-game winning streak snapped, were led by Kentavious Caldwell-Pope with 25 points, while former Spur Aaron Baynes added 15 points and nine rebounds off the bench.
Detroit will go on the road to face the Memphis Grizzles on Thursday night. The Grizzles defeated the Pistons in Detroit on a half-court basket at the buzzer in early December.
4th Place in Central Division (7 games behind Cleveland)
7th Place in Eastern Conference (7 games behind Cleveland)
2 games ahead of Boston and New York for the last playoff spot
Magic # to clinch a playoff berth: 43
Magic # to clinch Central Division title: 53
Magic # to clinch Eastern Conference title: 53
Next Game: 01/14/2016 @ Memphis Grizzles 8:00 p.m. @ FedExForum
Stats: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 25 points, Andre Drummond 17 points 10 rebounds, Reggie Jackson 10 points 11 assists, Aron Baynes 15 points 9 rebounds.