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Winning debut for Pistons coach Loyer

DETROIT PISTONS 109

SAN ANTONIO SPURS 100

Brandon Jennings led Detroit with 21 points and six assists, and interim Pistons coach John Loyer won his debut over the San Antonio Spurs yesterday morning (Singapore time).

Loyer replaced Mo Cheeks, who was fired last Sunday after just 50 games as the head coach.

Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey supplied 20 points off the bench, and power forward Greg Monroe contributed his 21st double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds.

Detroit (22-29) won their third straight overall and fifth consecutive home game. - Reuters.

OTHER RESULTS:
Indiana Pacers 119 Denver Nuggets 80, Toronto Raptors 108 New Orleans Pelicans 101, Milwaukee Bucks 86 Boston Celtics 102, Minnesota Timberwolves 89 Houston Rockets 107, Golden State Warriors 123 Philadelphia 76ers 80.