Pistons Vs. Cavaliers Score Update: Rodney Stuckey Injured But Detroit Up 5 At Half, 49-44

The Detroit Pistons lost their best scorer, Rodney Stuckey, just six minutes into the game with a sore left hamstring, but they still lead the Cleveland Cavaliers at the half, 49-44.

Detroit shot 45-percent in the first half (50-percent from long range) while holding the Cavs to 38-percent. Tayshaun Prince leads the way with 18 points (a perfect 3-for-3 from downtown). Austin Daye saw 10 minutes thanks to the injuries to Stuckey and Ben Gordon, who is resting a sore groin, and contributed six points. Brandon Knight has nine.

The Cavs are being led by rookie Kyrie Irving; he has 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists, but he also has five turnovers.

For more on the Detroit Pistons, check out Detroit Bad Boys. For more on the Cleveland Cavaliers, head over to Fear The Sword. More on the NBA in general can be found at SB Nation's NBA hub.

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