By Dave Hart
Bucks 119, Pistons 94 – Jabari Parker’s 31-point game paced the Milwaukee Bucks past the Pistons on Wednesday night.
The Bucks led 31-28 after the first quarter, 62-54 at halftime and had a 90-75 advantage heading into the fourth quarter.
Milwaukee continued its momentum, closing out the game with a 29-19 fourth quarter run.
The Pistons, who are now 15-19 on the season, were led by Tobias Harris with 23 points off the bench.
5th Place in Central Division (10 games behind first place Cleveland)
Tied 11th Place in Eastern Conference (10 games behind first place Cleveland)
2 games behind Chicago and Milwaukee for the last playoff spot
Magic # to clinch a playoff spot: 52
Magic # to clinch a Central Division title: 61
Magic # to clinch a regular season Eastern Conference title: 61
Next Game: 12/ 30/2016 @ Atlanta Hawks 8:00 p.m. @ Philips Arena
Stats: Tobias Harris 23 points 12 rebounds, Andre Drummond 16 points 9 rebounds, Reggie Jackson 14 points 6 assists, Marcus Morris 11 points.