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Pistons dominate the Cavs giving them their fifth loss at home

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There is no better example of how to dominate a basketball game like the Detroit Pistons did against the Cleveland Cavaliers Monday night. The Pistons gave the Cavs' their fifth loss at home and have an (8-6) record on the road this year. 

Kyrie Irving led Cleveland in scoring, he finished with 21 points, seven assists and went 3-for-6 from three point range. Tristan Thompson scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds.

The Cavaliers were no match for the high octane, fast paced Detroit offense. Seven different players scored in double digits for the Pistons Monday night. Josh Smith led the way with 25 points and eight rebounds. Brandon Jennings recorded a double double, scoring 21 points and serving up 13 assists in the 23 point win. 

The Cavaliers (10-17) have lost four out of their last five games yet still remain just one game out of the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference standings. They will host the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night.

 

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