Pistons Weekly Update Dec. 14, 2015

Pistons Weekly Update Dec. 14, 2015

• The Pistons are 5-2 in their last seven games including 4-1 at home.
Detroit is averaging 105.9 points and shooting 45% from the field in their last seven games.
• The Pistons average 107.2 points in wins and 89.0 points in losses.
• Detroit recorded a season-high 26 assists vs. Indiana (12/12).
• Reggie Jackson averages 23.4 points in Pistons wins and 14.3 points in Pistons losses.
• Kentavious Caldwell-Pope dished out a career-high eight assists vs. Indiana (12/12).
• Andre Drummond recorded his 3,000th career rebound vs. Memphis (12/9).
• Steve Blake recorded his 1,000th career 3-pointer vs. Memphis (12/9).

The Pistons are 9-3 at home this season, the best start to a season at home since the 2007-08 Pistons started the season 13-2 at The Palace. The Pistons saw their five-game home win streak snapped vs.
Memphis (12/9) with a 93-92 loss. Prior, the Pistons had swept their previous four-game home stand (Nov. 30-Dec, 6). The four-game home sweep marked the longest home stand sweep by Detroit since
a five-game home streak from Jan. 31-Feb. 10, 2008.

Detroit ranks sixth in opponent points per game, cracking the top 10 in the category for this first time since 2008-09. Here is a look at how Pistons’ teams over the last eight years have ranked in
the NBA in opponent points per game.

Reggie Jackson ranks third in the NBA in drives per game (12.0) and second in points off drives (8.3) among players with 15-plus games played. Here is a look at the top five players in terms of points off

Reggie Jackson recorded 34 points and a season-high 16 assists in Detroit’s 127-122 overtime win vs. Phoenix (12/2). Jackson became the first Piston to record 30-plus points and 15-plus assists in a game
since Isiah Thomas recorded 40 points and 17 assists vs. Denver (1/2/88).

Andre Drummond is one of only three players in the NBA (Russell Westbrook and Jimmy Butler) to record a steal in every game this season. His 25-game steals streak is the longest by a Piston since the
NBA started recording steals in 1973-74 and is the longest streak to start a season since Chris Paul recorded a steal in the first 39 games of the 2012-13 season.

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