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Griffin, Smith lead Pistons over Bulls 118-116

Blake Griffin had 33 points and 12 rebounds, Ish Smith scored all 15 of his points in the second half, including the game-winning basket, and the Detroit Pistons beat the Bulls 118-116 on Saturday night in Chicago's home opener.

Smith weaves his way through the paint for go-ahead bucket (0:32)

Malika Andrews ESPN 

I asked Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg why Wendell Carter Jr. — one of the stronger defenders — wasn't on the court on the Ish Smith play that would end up being the game winner. He said, "They were small. So we went with a group that we felt got us back into the game and gave us a chance to win."

Griffin schools Lopez for jam (0:20)
Drummond sends Portis crashing to the hardwood with block (0:19)
Griffin drops 26 in opener (1:35)
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Pistons play Aretha Franklin anthem recording

A microphone was left unattended at midcourt Wednesday night while a recording of Aretha Franklin singing the national anthem played before the Pistons' season opener.

Griffin finishes the tough and-1 layup (0:21)
Smith goes coast-to-coast for layup (0:15)
Allen says no to Griffin (0:15)
Jalen lists East playoff bubble teams (1:25)
Andre Drummond and the Kennedy Panthers (4:03)
Griffin puts on show with 29 points (0:52)
Drummond slams down alley-oop (0:20)
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Smith dazzles crowd with crafty finishes (0:36)
Bullock double-clutches to sink 3-pointer (0:30)
Drummond nails tough hook shot (0:20)
Kennard bottoms corner 3 (0:16)

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Team Stats

Points Per Game110.518th
Rebounds Per Game47.512th
Assists Per Game21.026th
Points Allowed108.010th

Team History