Pistons roll in home opener, 108-82 over Magic

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AUBURN HILLS, MI - OCTOBER 28: Ish Smith #14 of the Detroit Pistons gets to the basket in front of Nikola Vucevic #9 of the Orlando Magic during the first half at the Palace of Auburn Hills on October 28, 2016 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)


AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Andre Drummond had 12 points and 20 rebounds, helping Detroit rout the Orlando Magic 108-82 on Friday night in what might have been the final home opener for the Pistons at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Pistons owner Tom Gores confirmed before the game the team is close on a deal to move downtown next season.

Tobias Harris scored 18 points for the Pistons, and Marcus Morris added 17. Ish Smith had 16 points and eight assists.

Aaron Gordon led the Magic with 17 points.

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