Base Kyrie Irving and forward Jayson Tatum led the attack of the Boston Celtics in an even match, which ended with a 108-105 victory for the green team against the Detroit Pistons.
After having a 10-point lead at the end of the third quarter (81-71), the Celtics had Irving and Tatum as saviors with two and three-point baskets, respectively, with 12 seconds left before the end of the game. , after the base Ish Smith put the 103-102 in favor of Detroit.
With their third straight win, the Celtics (5-2) remain in second place in the Atlantic Division.
Irving scored 31 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and gave 5 assists in 33 minutes of play, and was well seconded by Tatum, who scored 16 points and 6 rebounds, and backup power forward Marcus Morris, who reached 15 points and 9 bounces in 31 minutes on the track.
The center Al Horford Dominican achieved 11 goals in 33 minutes of action, to score 5 of 9 field goals and 1 of 2 from the line of personnel. In addition, he captured five rebounds, delivered four assists, recovered a ball and put a stopper.
The Pistons (4-2), after starting the new season with a 4-0 streak, lost their second consecutive game, and are second in the Central Division, second only to the Bucks of Milwaukee (7-0), only League team that is still undefeated.
Power forward Blake Griffin signed a double-double, with 24 points and 15 rebounds, followed by center Andre Drumond, who also finished double-double (17 points and 12 rebounds) and guard Reggie Bullock, who signed 16 points .
Veteran Spanish baseman Jose Manuel Calderon scored two points in 12 minutes as a substitute for the Pistons, scoring 1 of 2 field goals.
The player of Villanueva de la Serena recovered a ball and committed two personal fouls.