Rochester native Isaiah Stewart sets a seasonal NBA rookie record with Pistons

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DETROIT, MI – APRIL 16: Isaiah Stewart #28 of the Detroit Pistons grabs the rebound against the Oklahoma City Thunder on April 16, 2021 at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2021 NBAE (Photo by Chris Schwegler/NBAE via Getty Images)

DETROIT, M.I. (WROC) —  Rochester native Isaiah Stewart set a new season-high NBA rookie mark for rebounds in a single game Friday night, grabbing a game-high 21 boards against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Stewart now ranks first among league rookies in rebounds, offensive rebounds, blocks, and field goal percentage this season.

The Rochester native also tallied his fifth career double-double against the Thunder, recording nine offensive and 13 defensive boards (each a career-high), 15 points and two blocks in his fifth start for Detroit. He has the second most double-doubles of any rookie behind LaMelo Ball with seven.

The Pistons will travel to Washington D.C. for a Saturday matchup against the Wizards at Capital One Arena.

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