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Half: Pistons 52, Hawks 50
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Andre Drummond scored 13 in the first half and Reggie Jackson dished 10 assists to propel the Pistons to a slight edge at the break over the visiting Hawks, who shot nearly 60 percent from the field. Follow live

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Pacers close gap to end half
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Brooklyn led by as many as 19 points, but CJ Watson and Damjan Rudez each scored 10 points in the second quarter to close the deficit. The Nets lead 57-54 at Barclays Center.

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Mike Mazzeo @MazzESPN

Last 10:40 of the second quarter, #Nets outscored 36-20. Gave up 73.7 percent shooting. Brook has 20 points at half.

King's authority over play-calling
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Brian Windhorst: "The Princeton offense that David Blatt installed in the preseason, they just threw that out. What typically happens -- and this has been happening for like three months now -- is LeBron will take the ball, and LeBron will call the play. David Blatt will see what play LeBron calls, and he will repeat it to the team." Listen to B.S. Report

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0-10 shooting start for the Heat
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Goran Dragic is the only Miami player to score so far, and all four of his points have come at the free throw line. Not surprisingly the Spurs hold a six-point lead midway through the first.

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Indiana Pacers @Pacers

Damo Rude~ and Luis Scola have each scored 7 points off the bench to put the #Pacers within 5 with 5:46 left in Q2. BKN 45, IND 40

Mike Mazzeo @MazzESPN

I dunno how Vogel has coached this Pacers team to this many wins. There's just no scoring.

Brooklyn Nets @BrooklynNets

#Nets' 18-point lead represents 2nd-most lopsided quarter of the season (Nets outscored the Lakers by 20 in the 3rd quarter on 2/20)

Everything is falling at the Palace
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The Pistons are shooting 61% midway through the second quarter which would be great on most nights, but the Hawks are connecting on 66% of their attempts. Detroit does hold a slim lead over the East's top team though.

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Michael Wallace @WallaceNBA_ESPN

Seeing Heat-Spurs always reminds me of Riley saying Pop was lone NBA coach/exec to personally call & offer congrats in '10 on landing LeBron

Parker to play 1,000th reg-season game
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Tony Parker's played 196 playoff games. Three other players played that many at the time of their 1,000th regular-season game according to Elias: Robert Horry (211), Shaquille O'Neal (198), and Scottie Pippen (198).

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Brooklyn rebounds from slow start
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The Nets fell behind 7-0, but Brook Lopez (10 points) and Brooklyn quickly erased that deficit with a 13-1 run and hold a lead against Indiana late in the first quarter. Follow live

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Pistons scorching hot vs. Hawks
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Detroit is spreading the scoring around early as it has four players with at least five points. The Pistons have hit 10 of their first 11 shots, and even though the Hawks are shooting 70%, they trail by double digits. Follow live

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Indiana Pacers @Pacers

Injury update: C.J. Miles has a right ankle sprain and is questionable to return to tonight's game.

Kevin Pelton @kpelton

Prediction: Andre Drummond improves dramatically as a post scorer next season. Already has made strides since November.