Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NBA: Pistons Romp with Season High in Points

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NBA: Pistons Romp with Season High in Points

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Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 13 of his 26 points in Detroit's dominating third quarter, and the Pistons set their season high for points while rolling to a 136-106 victory over the host Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday.

The Pistons, holding the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, had lost two of three, including Wednesday's 109-86 drubbing at New Orleans that resulted in coach Stan Van Gundy calling out point guard Reggie Jackson.

Van Gundy told reporters Friday that he wanted to see Jackson play with more energy and contemplated starting backup point guard Ish Smith over Jackson on Saturday. Jackson, though, did make the start and scored 21 points.

NOTEBOOK

James, Irving out to rest * LeBron James and Kyrie Irving sat out for Cleveland in Saturday's 120-92 loss at Miami, getting the game off to rest. …

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