Pistons Defeat Cavs, 110-103


Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said Love tried to play through the soreness and wanted to stay on the floor because the team has been struggling.

Andre Drummond powered for 26 points and 22 rebounds for Detroit to remain unbeaten with a 110-103 National Basketball Association victory over the winless Cleveland Cavaliers.

Russell Westbrook had 13 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists, though only landed five for 20. Kyle Kuzma scored 22 points and JaVale McGee added 21. The Thunder and Cleveland Cavaliers are the only winless teams in the league. He slowed down a little bit in the First Round matchup, but still finished with 23 points in Indy's Game 7 loss. The Pistons were up 12 heading into the fourth.

Andre Drummond scored 26 points and pulled down 22 rebounds as the Pistons ran their record to 4-and-0.

IN comes to town trying to keep pace with the division's top two teams, Milwaukee and Detroit, neither of whom have lost a game this season.

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Fans had every reason not to show up to this game, because the players didn't. Three of the victories were against the Nets, Bulls and Cavaliers.

Detroit is averaging 116 points per game, but none of the victories have come easily.

The Cavaliers dropped to 0-5 to start a season for the first time since 2003, Lebron James' rookie campaign.

If Baynes nor backup center Daniel Theis - who was listed as questionable on Friday - can play, rookie center Robert Williams III could be in line for even more playing time after playing four minutes against the Orlando Magic in his National Basketball Association debut. Cleveland fell to 0-and-5 on the season, including 0-and-3 on the road. Totals 41-89 13-15 103.

Boston hit seven of its first 10 3-pointers in the third quarter to trim Oklahoma City's lead to 70-64. It's a matter of one, two, three stops, that's it, and we just haven't done it yet. Boston shot just 32 percent in the first half and missed all 11 of its 3-point attempts.