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Stephenson rallies Pacers from 22 down past Pistons 107-100

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) With a huge deficit to make up, the Indiana Pacers started letting it fly from long range.

Reserve guard Lance Stephenson scored all 13 of his points in the fourth quarter, including a key 3-pointer in the final few minutes, and the Pacers rallied from 22 down to defeat the Detroit Pistons 107-100 on Friday night.

The shot clock was about to expire when Stephenson launched from well beyond the arc to give Indiana a 101-97 lead with 2:03 remaining.

''He was huge for us,'' Pacers leading scorer Victor Oladipo said. ''He was everywhere.''

It was one of six 3s the Pacers made in seven fourth-quarter attempts as Indiana outscored Detroit 36-19 over the final 12 minutes.

''I just wanted to win so bad,'' Stephenson said.

The Pistons (10-5) led 78-56 in the third after a 20-2 run and were still ahead by 10 entering the final period.

''We didn't play well down the stretch,'' coach Stan Van Gundy said. ''The whole game turned in the last 18 minutes.''

The Pacers (8-8) have won six consecutive home games against the Pistons.

''We're a resilient group,'' said Oladipo, who scored 21 points. ''We've got to continue to build on it.''

Pistons guards Reggie Jackson and Avery Bradley had 16 points apiece.

TIP-INS

Pistons: Off to their best start since opening 12-2 in 2005-06. Only seven teams in franchise history have started 10-3 or better. ... Detroit is 7-1 at home and 3-4 on the road. ... Bradley averaged 24 points in the previous three games.

Pacers: C Myles Turner has scored in double figures in six of eight games since returning from the NBA's concussion protocol. ... Point guard Darren Collison ranks fourth in the league with a 4.5 assists-per-turnover ratio. ... Oladipo has scored 20 or more points in 12 of 16 games.

RELYING ON 3

The Pistons have hit a franchise-record 12 or more 3-pointers in six consecutive games, including 14 on Friday. They've reached double digits in 3s in 10 of 15 games overall and are 6-4 in those games.

MOVE OVER, RODMAN

Pistons center Andre Drummond, the NBA's leading rebounder at 15.8 per game, is the first player to grab at least 200 rebounds in the first 13 games of two different seasons since Dennis Rodman did it three times for three different teams in the 1990s: the Pistons in 1992-93, the San Antonio Spurs in 1993-94 and the Chicago Bulls in 1996-97. Drummond, who reached 200 rebounds in his 13th game this season, needed just 11 games to eclipse that total in 2015-16.

UP NEXT

Pistons: Sunday at Minnesota, which has lost five straight to Detroit including 122-101 in the Motor City on Oct. 25.

Pacers: Sunday at Miami, which has won six in a row at home against Indiana.

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Key Players
A. Drummond
0 C
V. Oladipo
4 G
32.7 Min. Per Game 32.7
23.2 Pts. Per Game 23.2
3.6 Ast. Per Game 3.6
4.4 Reb. Per Game 4.4
52.6 Field Goal % 46.3
52.8 Three Point % 47.5
62.7 Free Throw % 80.2
  Offensive foul on Andre Drummond 0:19
  Offensive foul on Andre Drummond 0:19
+ 2 Darren Collison made floating jump shot 0:25
  Offensive rebound by Domantas Sabonis 0:26
  Victor Oladipo missed driving layup, blocked by Stanley Johnson 0:29
+ 3 Avery Bradley made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Reggie Jackson 0:48
+ 1 Lance Stephenson made 2nd of 2 free throws 0:58
  Lance Stephenson missed 1st of 2 free throws 0:58
  Team rebound 0:58
  Personal foul on Reggie Jackson 0:58
  Defensive rebound by Domantas Sabonis 0:59
Team Stats
Points 100 107
Field Goals 39-93 (41.9%) 39-89 (43.8%)
3-Pointers 14-33 (42.4%) 15-28 (53.6%)
Free Throws 8-10 (80.0%) 14-21 (66.7%)
Total Rebounds 52 61
Offensive 11 13
Defensive 32 38
Team 9 10
Assists 20 22
Steals 4 4
Blocks 8 5
Turnovers 11 10
Fouls 18 13
Technicals 0 0
11 PTS, 15 REB, 5 AST
21 PTS, 15 REB, 4 AST
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away team logo Pistons 10-5 32262319100
home team logo Pacers 8-8 23242436107
Team Stats
away team logo Pistons 10-5 PPG RPG APG
home team logo Pacers 8-8 100.6 PPG 40 RPG 21.1 APG
Key Players
R. Jackson G 14.6 PPG 2.8 RPG 5.3 APG 42.6 FG%
V. Oladipo G 23.1 PPG 5.2 RPG 4.3 APG 47.7 FG%
Top Scorers
R. Jackson G 16 PTS 2 REB 7 AST
V. Oladipo G 21 PTS 15 REB 4 AST
41.9 FG% 43.8
42.4 3PT FG% 53.6
80.0 FT% 66.7
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
R. Jackson 28 16 2 7 0 0 3 2 7/14 2/5 0/0 0 2 29 -1
A. Bradley 33 16 6 0 0 0 0 3 6/13 3/5 1/2 0 6 22 -13
T. Harris 29 15 5 2 1 1 0 3 6/16 1/5 2/2 1 4 26 -3
A. Drummond 35 11 15 5 1 3 5 4 5/10 0/0 1/2 7 8 35 -12
S. Johnson 24 3 1 0 0 2 0 1 1/9 1/5 0/0 0 1 6 -9
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
R. Jackson 28 16 2 7 0 0 3 2 7/14 2/5 0/0 0 2 29 -1
A. Bradley 33 16 6 0 0 0 0 3 6/13 3/5 1/2 0 6 22 -13
T. Harris 29 15 5 2 1 1 0 3 6/16 1/5 2/2 1 4 26 -3
A. Drummond 35 11 15 5 1 3 5 4 5/10 0/0 1/2 7 8 35 -12
S. Johnson 24 3 1 0 0 2 0 1 1/9 1/5 0/0 0 1 6 -9
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
I. Smith 19 15 2 2 0 0 1 2 5/10 1/1 4/4 0 2 20 -8
L. Kennard 24 13 3 0 2 0 2 2 5/8 3/4 0/0 1 2 16 0
A. Tolliver 18 6 5 2 0 0 0 0 2/5 2/5 0/0 1 4 15 -2
L. Galloway 13 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 2/7 1/3 0/0 0 1 8 +8
E. Moreland 12 0 3 1 0 2 0 1 0/1 0/0 0/0 1 2 7 +5
J. Leuer - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Buycks - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. Bullock - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Montero - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
B. Marjanovic - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
H. Ellenson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 235 100 43 20 4 8 11 18 39/93 14/33 8/10 11 32 184 -35
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
V. Oladipo 39 21 15 4 1 1 4 1 6/19 5/10 4/7 2 13 42 +12
T. Young 39 18 5 4 1 0 0 1 8/14 1/4 1/4 2 3 32 -1
D. Collison 31 16 1 6 1 1 1 2 6/10 2/3 2/2 1 0 30 -7
B. Bogdanovic 34 15 1 3 0 0 1 3 6/12 3/6 0/0 0 1 21 +1
M. Turner 23 7 5 1 0 3 0 1 3/13 1/1 0/0 1 4 17 -10
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
V. Oladipo 39 21 15 4 1 1 4 1 6/19 5/10 4/7 2 13 42 +12
T. Young 39 18 5 4 1 0 0 1 8/14 1/4 1/4 2 3 32 -1
D. Collison 31 16 1 6 1 1 1 2 6/10 2/3 2/2 1 0 30 -7
B. Bogdanovic 34 15 1 3 0 0 1 3 6/12 3/6 0/0 0 1 21 +1
M. Turner 23 7 5 1 0 3 0 1 3/13 1/1 0/0 1 4 17 -10
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
L. Stephenson 18 13 8 2 0 0 3 1 5/7 2/2 1/2 3 5 22 +16
D. Sabonis 24 12 10 0 1 0 1 2 4/11 0/1 4/4 4 6 22 +17
C. Joseph 26 5 6 2 0 0 0 2 1/3 1/1 2/2 0 6 15 +11
T. Leaf 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 -4
J. Young - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G. Robinson III - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Sumner - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Poythress - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
I. Anigbogu - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Jefferson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Wilkins - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 237 107 51 22 4 5 10 13 39/89 15/28 14/21 13 38 201 +35