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Pistons 97, Lakers 83

Lakers Luke Walton eyes the basket as Detroit’s Rasheed Wallace looms above in the first quarter Friday night at the Staples Center. (Christine Cotter / LAT)
Detroit’s Tayshaun Prince goes up to the basket against Kobe Bryant in the first half. (Christine Cotter / LAT)
Kobe Bryant finds a roadblock in Detroit’s Nazr Mohammed in the first half. (Christine Cotter / LAT)
Lakers Maurice Evans is fouled by Detroit’s Antonio McDyess in the first half. (Christine Cotter / LAT)
Detroit’s Rasheed Wallace shoots over the lakers’ Lamar Odom. (Christine Cotter / LAT)
Detroit’s Dale Davis grabs a rebound in front of Lakers Ronny Turiaf. (Christine Cotter / LAT)
Beach volleyball star Gabrielle Reese (right) takes in a Lakers game. (Christine Cotter / LAT)
Lamar Odom fouls Detroit’s Tayshaun Prince in the 4th quarter. (Christine Cotter / LAT)
Nicholson gets into the game with actor and director Sean Penn. (Christine Cotter / LAT)