DETROIT (Michigan News Source) – Shooting on 27 percent from three-point range, the Pistons couldn’t keep up with Boston’s  43 percent from the arc as the Celtics won in Detroit, 111-99. Boston hit 16 three-pointers as Detroit was just 9-of-33.

Bojan Bogdanovic hit two of Detroit’s nine three-pointers for 21 points. Killian Hayes added 17 points as Saddiq Bey and Jaden Ivey each had 14 points. Isaiah Stewart followed with a double-double in 10 points and 12 rebounds. Jalen Duren led the team 14 rebounds. Boston’s Jason Tatum became the difference in the game finishing with 34 points and 11 rebounds.

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Detroit shot 42 percent overall to Boston’s 47 percent but the Celtics 16 three-pointer became the difference.

Boston had just a one-point lead, 26-25, at the end of the first quarter and was up just seven at the half, 60-53. Detroit briefly had the lead early in the second quarter, 27-26, on a Hayes jumper and a Stewart layup, 29-28, with 10:53 to go. The Pistons were within three, 37-34, with 8:43 on the clock but Boston went on a 9-2 run over two and half minutes for a 10-point lead, 46-36. Detroit answered with a 15-6 run to cut the lead to two, 53-51, on two free throws from Ivey by the 2:40 mark. Boston finished the quarter on a 7-2 run for a seven-point advantage, 60-53, at the half.

It was all Celtics in the third quarter outscoring the Pistons, 30-19, to take an 18-point lead into the fourth, 90-72. Boston continued their 18-point lead early in the fourth, 93-75, at 11:05 but Detroit made a rally. Over the next three minutes, Detroit went on a 11-0 run coming within seven, 93-86, on a Hamidou Diallo shot with 7:54 remaining. At the 6:44 mark, Hayes hit another shot from 12-feet out as the 18-point Celtic lead was now down to six, 97-91. Boston scored eight of the next 10 points for a 12-point lead, 105-93, at 3:18. It was a double digit lead the rest of the way as the Celtics held off Detroit by 12 points, 111-99.

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Detroit will travel to Cleveland on Wednesday for a 7:00 p.m. start on the Bally Sports Detroit Network.