9 Nov 2008

Iverson's Pistons debut upstaged

7:12 am on 9 November 2008

The Detroit Pistons have been unable to capitalise on new acquisition Allen Iverson's team-leading 24 points and dropped their first game of the American basketball season, a 103-96 loss in New Jersey.

The point guard Devin Harris scored a game-high 38 points for the Nets.

Other winners were Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, New York and Utah.