Tobias Harris leads Detroit Pistons' 122-101 rout of Minnesota Timberwolves
DETROIT (AP) — Tobias Harris scored 34 points, Avery Bradley added 20 and Detroit overcame a slow start to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 122-101 Wednesday night.
Andre Drummond had 15 points and 15 rebounds for the Pistons, who improved to 3-2. All five Detroit starters reached double figures, as did reserve Henry Ellenson.
Karl-Anthony Towns had 23 points and 10 rebounds for Minnesota, while Andrew Wiggins added 21. The Timberwolves lost for the second straight time.
The Pistons trailed by 21 in the first half of their last two games and allowed Minnesota to score the first nine points Wednesday. This time, they stayed in the game and took the lead early in the second quarter.
Detroit led 63-44 at halftime. Harris had 16 points and Drummond 10 rebounds in the half.
Minnesota committed six fouls in the first three minutes of the third, allowing the Pistons to stay in control of the game.
Detroit led 91-73 after three and wasn’t challenged in a sloppy final 12 minutes.