Pistons Drop Dallas in Preseason Play


The Detroit Pistons erased a nine-point halftime deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 124-117 in NBA preseason play at Little Caesars Arena.

Luke Kennard led Detroit with 19 points, Derrick Rose added 18 points and Blake Griffin ended the night with 17 points.  

The Pistons are 1-and-1 in the preseason and host the Cleveland Cavaliers Friday night.

The Toronto Raptors play their second pre-season game against the Houston Rockets Thursday in Japan.

Toronto won its first exhibition game against the Rockets 134-129 on Tuesday.

The defending N-B-A Champion Raptors open the regular season at home on October 22nd against New Orleans.