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Reggie to the rescue
Last Sunday, the Detroit Pistons found themselves down 92-79 after three quarters at Portland. Then Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson exploded for 26 points, making 10 of his 11 shots in the final quarter en route to 40 points for the game. Jackson's efforts helped the Pistons outscore the Blazers, 41-11, in the fourth quarter.
Pistons boss Stan Van Gundy signed Jackson, 25, to a long-term deal last summer and Jackson, along with center Andre Drummond, is the key behind Detroit's strong...