Pistons 127, Raptors 121 postgame notes

FINAL SCORE: DETROIT PISTONS 127, TORONTO RAPTORS 121

DATE: NOVEMBER 13, 2021 ATTENDANCE: 19,800 (Sellout)

 FINAL SCORERECORDHIGH POINTSHIGH REBOUNDSHIGH ASSISTS
Detroit1273-9Grant – 24Bey – 8Hayes – 10
Toronto1217-7Siakam – 25Siakam – 12Siakam – 7
KEY RUN

Detroit entered the fourth quarter down two points (95-93) but started the quarter on a 21-8 run and took its largest lead of the game (114-103) at the 6:03 mark … The Pistons shot 11-for-19 (.579) in the final frame and outscored the Raptors 34-26 … Jerami Grant scored 14 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter.

KEY STAT

The Pistons recorded season highs of 127 points and 34 assists in the win … Detroit’s bench, led by Josh Jackson (15) and Frank Jackson (14), outscored Toronto’s bench 44-29 … The Pistons entered tonight ranked fourth in the NBA in bench scoring (40.4 ppg).

RAPTORS NOTES:

  • With the loss, Toronto falls to 7-7 this season and 2-6 at home … The Raptors will begin a season long-tying six-game road trip (Nov. 15-26) Monday against the Portland Trail Blazers … Toronto is 5-1 away from home and started the season 4-0 on the road for the first time in franchise history.
  • Pascal Siakam recorded season highs of 25 points and 12 rebounds for his first double-double of the year … Siakam sat out Toronto’s game Nov. 11 in Philadelphia for left shoulder injury management and missed the first 10 games (Oct. 20 – Nov. 5) recovering from shoulder surgery he had in June.
  • Gary Trent Jr. tallied 23 points in the loss … Trent Jr. tied a season high with four three-pointers and shot 8-for-16 from the field … He has recorded 20+ points four times this year.
  • Dalano Banton scored a career-high 12 points in 19 minutes off the bench … Banton shot 4-for-6 from the field and led the Raptors bench in scoring for the fourth time this season … He entered tonight ranked first in field goal percentage among rookies (.531).

PISTONS NOTES:

  • With the win Detroit improves to 3-9, including 2-5 on the road … Tonight’s victory marked the Pistons’ fourth-straight win over the Raptors … Detroit will return home to play the Sacramento Kings on Monday.
  • Isaiah Stewart tied a career high with 20 points and added two blocks in the win … Stewart shot 9-for-11 from the field and recorded multiple blocks for the fifth time this season.
  • Jerami Grant scored 24 points on 8-for-16 shooting and grabbed five rebounds tonight … This is the sixth time Grant has scored 20+ points this year.
  • Killian Hayes recorded 13 points, 10 assists, and seven rebounds for his first career double-double … Hayes’ fell just one assist shy of matching his career high of 11 that he recorded Apr. 29, 2021 vs. Dallas.

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