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Early run helps Spurs pull away from Pistons

Posted: 11:58 PM, Oct 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-06 13:14:09Z

SPURS 117, PISTONS 91

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Dejounte Murray scored 16 points for San Antonio, and Rudy Gay scored seven points in a 14-0 first-quarter run that put the Spurs in control.

LaMarcus Aldridge added 14 points for the Spurs. Andre Drummond led Detroit with 18 points and 10 rebounds.

PISTONS: Henry Ellenson and Stanley Johnson each scored 11 points. ... The Pistons tried 39 3-pointers, compared with only 14 attempts from deep by the Spurs.

SPURS: Pau Gasol had a perfect shooting night -- 4 for 4 from the field, 4 for 4 from the line, 1 for 1 from 3-point range for 13 points. ... DeMar DeRozan scored six points in 20 minutes.

UP NEXT: Detroit (1-1) hosts Brooklyn on Monday. San Antonio (2-0) hosts Houston on Sunday.