MILWAUKEE — Andre Drummond posted his NBA-leading 50th double-double with 15 points and 17 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons built on a strong start from 3-point range to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 102-91 Saturday night.
Reggie Jackson had 22 points and eight assists for Detroit, which won its third straight game.
The Pistons opened 6 of 7 from behind the arc in the first quarter and 11 of 19 in the half. They capitalized on Milwaukee mistakes, outscoring the Bucks 23-6 in points off turnovers.
Khris Middleton led the Bucks with 26 points. Defensively, Milwaukee gave outside shooters less room in the second half.
But the Bucks could never get closer than five after spotting the Pistons a 16-point lead in the second quarter.