Pistons Defeat Mavs

The Detroit Pistons held a 27 point lead at the half, and held off the Dallas Mavericks 98-91 at the Palace on Wednesday night.  Reggie Jackson scored 22 and Jon Leuer 20 for the Pistons, who hit the NBA All-Star break at (27-30).  The All-Star Game is Sunday in New Orleans, the Pistons return to action a week from Thursday at home against Charlotte.