Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 12/12/12
For most teams a 21-4 advantage in the first quarter would probably translate into a win or at the very least a lead at halftime. This was exactly the case for the Pistons Tuesday night as they jumped out to an early 21-4 lead in the first quarter dominating in all aspects. However a second quarter in which Detroit got outscored 31-17 translating to a 48-42 disadvantage at the half eventually led to the Pistons’ downfall and a 101-94 loss at the hands of the Nuggets. Lawrence Frank: “We got off to a great start. You’re not going to win a game 150 to 14. The key is when they made their run, even the last four minutes of the first quarter, the key is that a team is going to make a run, it’s the mistakes we made and how they got them. With that, the mistakes multiplied and came in succession, so they become a little bit deflating. This game is about resolve and mental toughness. It’s a six-point game at half, a six-point game at the end of the third quarter, and then we cut it to two, ...
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