Franklin native Luke Kennard reached double figures Friday night in his NBA debut for the Detroit Pistons.
Kennard came off the bench to score 11 points in the Pistons’ 115-111 loss to the Washington Wizards. The 6-foot-5 guard hit 5 of 8 shots from the field, including 1 of 4 from 3-point range.
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Kennard, the 12th overall pick of the Pistons in the 2017 draft, added two assists and grabbed two rebounds. He did not play in the Pistons’ season opener earlier this week.
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Kennard was a two-time Mr. Ohio Basketball in high school and spent two seasons at Duke.