While he's still quicker and lighter on his feet than plenty of power forwards, Griffin has started to rely on his basketball IQ. three-point shooting (65.2 percent shooting from three to start the season) and passing ability to dominate games. Detroit didn't even come close to flirting with a comeback, though, as Boston emptied its bench and coasted to a dominant road win. Hood also has a solid history against the Pistons - averaging 14.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.2 assists against Detroit for his career.
The teams will complete a home-and-home set in Boston on Tuesday night.
Blake Griffin has been carrying the load for the Pistons through the first three games of this new season.
The Celtics opened up a 103-74 lead with 5:15 left to play, cruising in the first of consecutive games. "It's still early in the season, and we have a lot of games to go".
Turkey wants extradition of 18 Saudis in Khashoggi case
Both agreed "all aspects of the murder" must be made public so that the killers could be held accountable for the crime. Sanctions should come as "a European response" and be "clear and coherent.in all domains", the French leader said.
Boston hit seven of its first 10 3-pointers in the third quarter to trim Oklahoma City's lead to 70-64. It's a matter of one, two, three stops, that's it, and we just haven't done it yet.
Griffin's play hasn't been lost on Celtics head coach Brad Stevens, who finds himself extremely impressed by Griffin's transformation.
Boston ranks 28th in field-goal percentage at 40.7.
The Cavaliers remain winless this season after falling to the Nets by 16 points.
Tatum leads the Celtics in scoring (18.8 points per game) and rebounding (9.6).
Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui: There's life (for me) after El Clasico
We are ready to play a game of this size and these demands". " Real Madrid remain a top team, either with or without Cristiano". Reacting about his future at the Champions League winners on Wednesday night, Lopetegui said: "This question is not for me.
The Pistons have won their four games by a combined 13 points, and they haven't played too tough a schedule.
In three games, Smith has tallied 11, 15 and 21 points - shooting 59 percent from the floor and 55 percent from beyond the arc.
With Jaylen Brown struggling offensive so far this season, Brad Stevens still asked him if he wanted a shot at defending one of the NBA's hottest players.
Former No. 1 overall pick and five-time All-Star Blake Griffin looked like a different player when the Cavaliers faced Detroit at Michigan State during the preseason.
Maintaining CBI's integrity is a precondition, says FM Arun Jaitley
Mannem Nageswara Rao has got this high-profile promotion from his present position of Joint Director, CBI. In his petition before the Supreme Court against the divestment of his duties as CBI Director, Mr.