Found November 30, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Detroit Pistons knew coming into the season that outside shooting was going to be their biggest weakness. They never expected it to be this bad. The Pistons went 0-15 on jumpers in the first half Friday, and although they hit a few after the intermission, the outside ineptitude was enough to let the Los Angeles Lakers steal a 106-102 victory. "Obviously, at some point, we've got to make shots," Pistons coach Maurice Cheeks said. "We live on the inside, but we have to shoot better than that. At some point, we will hit those jumpers." There was nothing wrong with the Pistons' game plan. They score more points in the paint than any team in the league, while the Lakers struggle badly with interior defense. But Detroit still needs something from the perimeter to keep teams from just packing the paint. That's what Los Angeles did down the stretch, and it changed the game. "It was 76-28 on points in the paint, so you can't really say that ...
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