Detroit Pistons lose to Dallas Mavericks, 127-117: Game thread recap

Pistons guard Cory Joseph works to the basket against Mavericks guard Jalen Brunson during the second half on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, in Dallas.

Detroit Pistons (18-40) vs. Dallas Mavericks (30-26)

When: 8:30 p.m.

Where: American Airlines Center in Dallas.

TV: Bally Sports Detroit-Plus.

Radio: 950 AM (Pistons radio affiliates).

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Box score

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Game notes: The Pistons, tied for the worst record in the Eastern Conference, have won two of their last three, and would have won three of their last four if not for a two-point loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, an NBA title contender. Saddiq Bey continues his charge up the rookie 3-point shooting record books for Detroit, which is in line for a lottery draft pick this upcoming offseason. ... Led by MVP candidate Luka Doncic (28.6 points and 8.7 assists per game), Dallas is currently seventh in the Western Conference and trying to avoid the postseason play-in games.

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