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L.A. Clippers 107, Detroit 96
When: 3:30 PM ET, Friday, November 26, 2021
Where: Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, California
Officials: #28 Mousa Dagher, #67 Brandon Adair, #45 Brian Forte
Attendance: 18139

Reggie Jackson had 21 points, Terance Mann supplied 16 points and 10 rebounds and the host Los Angeles Clippers rolled to a 107-96 win over the struggling Detroit Pistons on Friday afternoon.

Eric Bledsoe tossed in 15 points in a game the Clippers controlled virtually from the opening tip.

Paul George added 12 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals for the Clippers, who had lost four of their previous six games. Ivica Zubac collected 10 points and 13 rebounds and Isaiah Hartenstein had 10 points and five boards.

Jerami Grant had 20 points, 10 rebounds and three assists for the Pistons, who lost their fifth straight game.

Detroit's Trey Lyles contributed 13 points and five rebounds, while Cade Cunningham added 10 points, six rebounds, six assists and three steals. Cory Joseph and Frank Jackson also had 10 points apiece for Detroit.

The Pistons, last in the NBA in shooting percentage, made just 36.7 percent of their shots and went 8-for-33 from 3-point range.

Bledsoe scored 11 first-quarter points, including a trio of 3-pointers, as the Clippers grabbed a 30-18 lead.

The Clippers were up by 10 four minutes into the second quarter and stretched it with a 7-0 run. Marcus Morris Sr. finished the spurt off with a layup. After a Grant basket, the Clippers scored seven more unanswered points, a flurry that included dunks by Zubac and George.

Los Angeles added an 8-3 spurt before the halftime buzzer to lead 64-40 at the break. Mann scored the last six of those Clippers points to finish the half with 11 points.

The Pistons shot just 32.6 percent from the field while the Clippers drained 47.7 percent of their attempts in the opening half. Rebounding was also a factor, as Los Angeles controlled the boards, 36-21.

Another 7-0 run by the Clippers early in the second half stretched their lead to 29. Jackson had five of those points.

The Pistons whittled their deficit down to 20, 82-62, by the end of the quarter. They didn't get closer than the final margin in the fourth.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
 
Detroit   L.A. Clippers
Jerami Grant 20 Scoring Reggie Jackson 21
Cade Cunningham 6 Assists Paul George 4
Isaiah Stewart 12 Rebounds Ivica Zubac 13
Jerami Grant 9 Free Throws Made Ivica Zubac 4
Cade Cunningham 3 Steals Paul George 3
Hamidou Diallo 1 Blocks Serge Ibaka 2
Team Stats Summary
 
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Detroit 96 36.7 8-33 22-26 17 52 4 8 15
L.A. Clippers 107 42.9 11-38 18-19 26 54 4 9 15
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  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game at home against Golden State. The Clippers have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .556 after a loss.
  • Detroit will play their next game on the road against L.A. Lakers. The Pistons have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .286 after a loss.