Pistons use big second half to blow by 76ers, 125-111
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 23 points, Tobias Harris added 21 and the Detroit Pistons used a big second half to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 125-111 on Saturday night.
Trailing 57-52 at halftime, the Pistons shot 15 for 20 in a 38-point third quarter and finished with 73 points over the final two periods while erasing two 10-point deficits.
Reggie Jackson scored 15 of his 24 points in the first half for the Pistons, who put all five starters in double figures. Andre Drummond had 19 points and 15 rebounds, while Marcus Morris also finished with 19 points.
Isaiah Canaan finished with 20 points for the Sixers. He and Pistons guard Steve Blake had a heated exchange in the fourth quarter that led to each being assessed a technical foul.