Losing streak reaches eight for the Pistons as they come up short in back-and-forth contest.
Why It Matters
In a matchup of the two worst teams in the NBA, the Detroit Pistons finished flat in a 121-115 finish against the Houston Rockets. The game was competitive throughout with 14 ties and 23 lead changes between the two teams. Forward Marvin Bagley led the Pistons in scoring with 21 points.
Pistons Vs. Rockets By the Numbers
Free Throw Shooting: Pistons 18/27 66.7% Rockets – 34/45 76%
Points In the Paint: Pistons – 60 Rockets – 44
Seven scorers in double figures for the Pistons
Forward Marvin Bagley: 21 points, 8-13 FGs, 5-6 FTs
Guard Jaden Ivey: 18 points, 8-20 FGs, 9 assists
Guard Cory Joseph: 17 points, 7-11 FGs, 3-6 3-point FGs
Forward Isaiah Livers: 12 points, 4-8 FGs, 3-6 3-point FGs
Center Jalen Duren: 11 points, 10 rebounds, 5 offensive rebounds