The Cavaliers defeated the Pistons, 108-100. Darius Garland led Cleveland with 28 points, three assists, and three rebounds as Evan Mobley (18 points, 10 rebounds) and Max Strus (18 points, seven rebounds) totaled 36 points. Cade Cunningham led Detroit with 20 points, eight assists, and five rebounds as Ausar Thompson tallied nine points and 10 rebounds. With the win, Cleveland moves to 6-6 on the year while Detroit falls to 2-11. The Cavaliers move to 1-1 as the Pistons fall to 0-3 in East Group A play.