Pistons Vs. Cavaliers: Detroit Falls 105-89 To Cleveland In Home Opener

The home opener was a dud for the Detroit Pistons, as they fell by 16 points to the Cleveland Cavaliers. But at least Brandon Knight played well.

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Cavaliers Vs. Pistons Final Score: Detroit Falls 105-89 In Home Opener To Cleveland

The Detroit Pistons lost their season opener on Monday when they visited the Indiana Pacers, but they saved plenty of disappointment for their home opener, a flat 105-89 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.

This was not the way Detroit planned starting the season, falling to 0-2 with a pair of losses to Central Division foes. One very bright spot for the Pistons however was eighth overall draft pick Brandon Knight, who scored 23 points on 10-13 shooting from the field in 28 minutes off the bench.

First overall draft pick Kyrie Irving also shook off a nervous debut by contributing 14 points and 7 assists for the Cavaliers, who improve to 1-1 with the win. The Cavaliers controlled the game throughout and finished shooting 57.1 % from the field, pulling away in a 26-20 fourth quarter.

Detroit will try again for their first win of the season when they travel to face the Boston Celtics on Friday night in a game scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. eastern time.

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