Matt Costello helps Pistons top Pacers, stay unbeaten in Vegas

Posted at 9:00 PM, Jul 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-09 08:41:27-04


Matt Costello scored 20 points to help the Pistons remain unbeaten in Las Vegas.

Costello made 6 of 7 shots and had eight rebounds. The 6-foot-10 power forward went undrafted out of Michigan State in 2016 and was a two-way player for the Spurs in 2017-18.

Jarrod Uthoff scored 17 points and Bruce Brown added 14 points, 10 rebounds and six assists for Detroit (3-0).

The Pistons shot 50.8 percent from the field and made 25 of 35 free throws. They took control by outscoring the Pacers 30-17 in the second quarter to go up 46-35 at halftime. Detroit's largest lead was 24 points in the fourth quarter.

Aaron Holiday scored 20 points and Alize Johnson added 15 for the Pacers. The Pacers shot just 36.4 percent from the field and made 5 of 24 3-pointers.