Clippers unbelievable comeback hands Detroit Pistons a loss

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 10: Luke Kennard #5 of the Detroit Pistons walks back down court with his hands on his head during their game against the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center on January 10, 2019 in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 10: Luke Kennard #5 of the Detroit Pistons walks back down court with his hands on his head during their game against the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center on January 10, 2019 in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) /
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After being up as much as 23 points in the third quarter; The Los Angeles Clippers make an unbelievable comeback to win the game 111-101 versus the Detroit Pistons.

After coming off a nail-biting victory against the Dallas Mavericks; The Detroit Pistons were set to take on the Los Angeles Clippers in an early start time of 5 PM.

Things started well for the Pistons. They were making just about everything to start the first quarter. And the Clippers were missing just about everything. The Pistons finished the first quarter with 40 points on 8 for 12 shooting from three! Andre Drummond almost finished the quarter with a double-double.

The Clippers on the other hand could only do one thing.. Watch the Pistons single handily beat them in the first quarter. Or at least that’s what most people thought was going to happen.

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The second quarter almost went just as well as the first quarter did for the Pistons. They were still making shots while the Clippers continued to struggle. Reggie Jackson led the team at halftime with 18 points. The Pistons also took an 18 point lead into halftime.

Going into the third quarter the Pistons were most certainly looking to build on their 18 point lead. And they did. They went up as many as 23 points with 5 minutes left in the third. It looked like the Pistons were going to make things interesting between themselves and Miami in the standings.

That is until the Clippers went god mode the rest of the way. Tobias Harris and Lou Williams finished the third quarter strong to bring the Clippers within 11.

Things started to look scary for the Pistons. They had no answer for the Clippers run. This continued into the fourth quarter. Lou Williams hit a three with 8 minutes and 30 seconds left in the fourth to tie the game 89 to 89. At that point they had went on a 29 to 6 run.

At this point energy was sucked out of the building. Fans were shocked and disappointed at the Pistons loss.

The Clippers would win this game 111 to 101 in a dominant fashion.

Key Points

Reggie Jackson continues his solid run of games. He had 29 points and 7 assists on 11 for 22 shooting.

Blake Griffin and Andre Drummond both posted double-doubles. They combined for 36 points and 22 rebounds.

Drummond foul trouble hurts the Pistons.

Pistons bench scored 17 points in the game.

Tobias Harris started the game off with cold shooting. He finished with 7 points.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had an impressive 14 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 assists and was crucial to the Clippers comeback.

Lou Williams scored 39 and was a big part of the Clippers 80 bench points.

The Clippers ended the game on a 51 to 18 run to win the game

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The Pistons scored 40 points in the first quarter. 61 points the rest of the game.