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Pistons vs Thunder final score: The Christian Wood era off to roaring start, but Pistons can't top Thunder

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Wood scores 27 points, 12 boards, 5 assists in loss

NBA: Detroit Pistons at Oklahoma City Thunder Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports

In the first game of the post Andre Drummond era, the Detroit Pistons dropped a close one to the Thunder 108-101.

It was a terrific showing for Christian Wood, who inherited Drummond's starting center spot. Wood scored 27 points to go with 12 rebounds, five assists and three 3-pointers.

The problem for Detroit was not an unfamiliar one - they couldn't get any stops.

Five Thunder players had at least 16 points and four of those players shot better than 50% from the floor.

The Thunder shot 51% from the floor and hit 25 of 30 free throws.

Reggie Jackson, who is the subject of buyout rumors with the Clippers apparently interested, had a game-high 28 points.