Pistons claw back from 16 points down to hand Pacers first preseason loss
Reggie Jackson tries to blow by Al Jefferson. AP

THE Detroit Pistons rallied to hand the Indiana Pacers’ first loss in the preseason, 107-97, on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time).

Detroit outscored Indiana 30-15 from the 3-point line, and had a 26-11 edge in points off turnovers.

Ish Smith, Reggie Jackson and Boban Marjanovic had 14 points apiece for the Pistons. Damien Wilkins led Indiana with 14 off the bench, shooting 5-for-6 and making both of his 3-point tries.

PACERS: Indiana led by 16 in the second quarter, but was outscored 71-47 in the final 25 minutes. ... Myles Turner, Victor Oladipo, Domantas Sabonis and Lance Stephenson all didn't play. ... Al Jefferson had 12 points on 6-for-14 shooting.

PISTONS: Smith also had nine assists. ... Detroit was plus-25 in Henry Ellenson's 28 minutes. ... Anthony Tolliver and Reggie Bullock each scored 12 for the Pistons.

UP NEXT: Indiana (2-1) hosts Maccabi Haifa on Tuesday. Detroit (2-1) visits Toronto on Tuesday. 

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