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Inside the box score: Pistons 118, Hawks 95


Inside the box score and more of the Hawks’ 118-95 loss to the Pistons Wednesday night:

Key players

* Reggie Jackson had a game-high 26 points on 10 of 20 shooting for the Pistons.

* Andre Drummond had a double-double of 13 points and 17 rebounds in just 23 minutes.

* Paul Millsap led the Hawks with 21 points, eight rebounds and four assists.

Key stat

The Pistons held a 60-32 rebounding edge. It was a season-high in rebounds.

Noteworthy

* The Hawks’ 42 first-quarter points allowed were tied for the most in any quarter this season.

* The Pistons led from wire-to-wire after taking a 7-0 lead when the Hawks started 0 of 2 from the field with three turnovers.

* The Pistons’ Reggie Bullock had season-highs in points (15), rebounds (6) and assists (4).

* The Hawks were just 6 of 25 from 3-point range.

* The Hawks committed 11 first-half turnovers, leading to 20 points, and just two in the second half.

Quotable

“They were better than us in every phase of the game. They were well prepared. The executed – defensively, offensively. We couldn’t match them tonight.” – Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer

Next

The Hawks have three home games in four days starting Friday against the Bulls. The 76ers are in Saturday and the Clippers are in Monday.



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