The NBA preseason games continued as the Indiana Pacers played against the Detroit Pistons. reported that the Detroit Pistons defeated the Indiana Pacers by the score of 107-97. The Pacers took the lead in the first and second quarter, but the Pistons bounced back in the third and fourth quarter. Al Jefferson played a solid game for the Pacers on Monday night by contributing 12 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 assists. But despite the fantastic performance by Jefferson, it still was not enough for the Pacers to overcome the Detroit Pistons. Four of the regular starters of the Pacers, including Myles Turner, and Thaddeus Young did not play against the Pistons.

As for the Pistons, they played very well on Monday night despite the absence of Avery Bradley and Andre Drummond.

Reggie Jackson played well on Monday’s debut

Reggie Jackson made his preseason debut on Monday. He led the Pistons in getting the victory by his 14 points, 6 assists, 3 rebounds, and 1 steal. Jackson played a total of 26 minutes floor time in that game.

Jackson played 52 games last season while dealing with a knee injury. He was sidelined for eight games last season because of complications from his sprained ankle. Jackson now enters his sixth season in the NBA league. Since his debut, he garnered averages of 12.2 points, .1 blocks, .7 steals, 4.2 assists and 3 rebounds per game.

Boban Marjanovic looked good in their last game

Boban Marjanovic started at the center on Monday’s preseason match with the Pacers. He contributed 14 points and 5 assists. Since Andre Drummond did not play on Monday, Marjanovic got the call to move up to the top unit. Following of Aron Baynes’ departure from Pistons this season, Marjanovic is expected to operate as Drummond’s top backup during the upcoming campaign.

Marjanovic was reported by as a restricted free agent after the 2015-16 NBA season. He signed the three-year contract last summer for $21 million deal. This will be the third season of the player since he made his debut in the NBA league.

Stanley Johnson scored 11 points

Stanley Johnson accumulated 11 points (4-8 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 1-4 FT), 6 rebounds, and 1 steal during Monday’s 107-97 win over the Pacers.

Johnson has gotten plenty of runs this NBA preseason, totaling between 25 and 31 minutes in each of the team's three exhibitions. Many basketball analysts are saying that Johnson is a strong candidate to begin the season as the team’s forward.