Pistons Match Franchise Playoff Record with 15 3-Pointers Made

April 18th, 2016 by Bleacher Report Milestones Leave a reply »
The Detroit Pistons tied a franchise playoff record with their 15 three-pointers made in Sunday's 106-101 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, per NBA.com/Stats.

Despite turning the ball over just 10 times and converting 15 of their 29 three-point attempts (51.7 percent), the eighth-seeded Pistons were unable to pull off a series-opening upset, as the Cavaliers held a 40-37 advantage on the boards and committed only four turnovers.

Detroit's record-tying performance from beyond the arc was truly a team effort, with five different players sinking multiple three-pointers, led by four (on eight attempts) from starting shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope.

Forwards Marcus Morris and Stanley Johnson contributed three apiece, with guard Reggie Jackson and forward Reggie Bullock each pitching in two. Forward Tobias Harris rounded things out with a single three-pointer, though he did have four attempts.

The Pistons' only other playoff game with 15 made three-pointers also came against the Cavaliers back on May 7, 2006, in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

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