Caldwell-Pope scores 38 in Pistons’ win over Pelicans

first_imgPalace: Crisis over ABS-CBN franchise unlikely 98% of residents in Taal Volcano’s 14-kilometer danger zone evacuated – DILG Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town Detroit’s reserves got the Pistons back into the game, and Caldwell-Pope’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer gave them an 83-81 lead at quarter’s end.Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy stayed with his backups at the start of the fourth, only keeping one starter on the floor, and they built a 98-87 lead with 7:32 to play.Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry, who coached Detroit from 1998-2000, lost to the Pistons for only the fifth time in 17 career games.ADVERTISEMENT Pacers hold on to beat Magic on the road Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Municipal councilor nabbed for indiscriminate firing in Leyte Motorcycle taxis ‘illegal’ starting next week — LTFRB board member Poe chides LTFRB exec over termination of motorcycle taxi pilot study 15 Taal towns now under total lockdown Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ New Orleans blew a nine-point lead in the third quarter and lost its third straight and fourth in five games. Anthony Davis, who scored a career-high 59 points last February at Detroit, had 31 points and 12 rebounds, while Jrue Holliday added 22 points and 11 assists.The first quarter started the scoring duel between Davis and Caldwell-Pope. Caldwell-Pope had 17 points to Davis’ 16 as the Pistons built a 34-30 lead.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnDavis kept going in the second quarter, but his 23 points in the half weren’t enough to keep the Pistons from taking a 60-54 lead. Detroit shot 57.8 percent, while the Pelicans were at 57.9 percent, but made five 3-pointers to one for New Orleans.The Pelicans regained the lead midway through the third period, using a 12-0 run to go up 74-66. Solomon Hill provided the final six points with back-to-back 3-pointers. LATEST STORIES Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) knocks the ball away from Detroit Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (5) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, in Auburn Hills, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)AUBURN HILLS, Michigan—Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored a career-high 38 points, leading the Detroit Pistons to a 118-98 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.Tobias Harris added 19 points and Andre Drummond 17 for the Pistons, who ended an eight-game losing streak to New Orleans. Detroit had lost three in a row overall.ADVERTISEMENT Motorcycle taxis ‘illegal’ starting next week — LTFRB board member Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more