Brandon Jennings put up 28 points and recorded 14 assists, his eighth double-double of the season, to lead the Detroit Pistons to a close victory over the Boston Celtics, 107-106. Detroit (13-14) has now won back-to-back games after defeating Indiana Pacers on Monday.
Jennings finished 9-21 from the field (5-8 on 3-pointers) and 5-6 from the free throw line. Other key players for Detroit included Andre Drummond with 14 points and 16 rebounds, and Greg Monroe with 12 points and 8 rebounds. Despite the loss, Jared Sullinger scored 19 points for Boston on 7-14 shooting, including 2-4 from behind the arc. He also recorded 8 rebounds. Jordan Crawford contributed 17 points and 6 assists, Avery Bradley finished with 14 points and 5 rebounds, and Jeff Green put up 13 points and 7 rebounds.
This drops Boston (12-15) to 0-2 against Detroit on the year.
Coming up, the Pistons square off against the Charlotte Bobcats, who are 12-14 on the season. The Celtics meet the Washington Wizards, currently sitting at 11-13 this year.