Reserve Julius Randle contributed 17 points as leader of the Los Angeles Lakers’ attack 113-93 over the Detroit Pistons.
The Lakers (3-4) improved their record in games as a local team, leaving 2-3 numbers.
Kyle Kuzma, who also came off the bench, scored 16 points, and Larry Nance got double-double of 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Lakers.
The Pistons (5-3) had Tobias Harris and Reggie Jackson, with 18 points apiece.
The reserve Ish Smith contributed 12 for the Detroit team, which left its mark in matches outside of home at 3-2.