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Reggie Jackson (basketball)
Pistons point guard Jennings trying to come back early, earn role

Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings said Tuesday night that his recovery from a ruptured Achilles tendon is ahead of schedule. While Jennings said he hoped to be 100 percent by November or December, Pistons physical therapist Arnie Kander has set an aggressive timetable for him to at least return to the floor. "My goal is to be back to up and running in August, and actually really getting after it. So that gives me August and September and October to get ready," Jennings said. That could mean a return to the floor a short nine months after he suffered the disastrous injury Jan. 24 at Milwaukee in the midst of the best stretch of his career. Jennings spoke at the...