AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — The Lakers hammered the Detroit Pistons in the first quarter tonight, then the Pistons thumped the Lakers in the second. Detroit led by three points at halftime. The Pistons used a 17-0 run to start the second quarter to get back into it after the Lakers led by 25-12. It was the fewest points the Lakers had given up in a first quarter since they held the Portland Trail Blazers to 14 on opening night back on Oct. 28. The second unit got blanked to start the second quarter and the Pistons rallied swiftly.