Pistons top Nuggets in overtime


    DETROIT. — Andre Drummond had 21 points, 17 rebounds and four assists, Reggie Jackson supplied 20 points and six assists off the bench, and the host Detroit Pistons snapped a five-game losing streak by surprising the Denver Nuggets with a 128-123 win in overtime.

    Bruce Brown contributed 19 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and Svi Mykhailiuk and Tony Snell scored 13 points apiece for Detroit. Drummond recorded the 400th double-double of his career.

    In other games, it was Toronto 129, Chicago 102; Milwaukee 129, Phoenix 108; and Houston 117, New Orleans 109.

    Nikola Jokic carried Denver with 39 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists. Will Barton had 20 points, nine rebounds and five assists, and Monte Morris scored 19.

    Detroit’s Derrick Rose left in the first half with a groin injury and did not return to the game. He finished with two points, ending his streak of 20-point games at 14.

    Bucks 129, Suns 108

    In Milwaukee, Giannis Antetokounmpo missed a triple-double by one assist for the fifth time this season, contributing 30 points, 19 rebounds and nine assists to Milwaukee’s victory over the visiting Phoenix Suns.

    Brook Lopez blocked a career-high nine shots to complement 17 points, and Khris Middleton went for 25 points, helping the Bucks — beaten at home by Denver on Friday — win for the 10th time in their last 11 games.

    Devin Booker scored more than 30 points for the seventh time in his last 10 games, pouring in a game-high 32 to pace the Suns, who lost their second straight.

    Raptors 129, Bulls 102

    In Toronto, rookie Terence Davis scored a career-best 31 points on 12-for-15 shooting, and the Raptors defeated the visiting Chicago Bulls to equal the franchise record with 11 straight wins.

    Pascal Siakam added 17 points and nine rebounds despite not playing in the fourth quarter for the Raptors, who also won 11 straight in 2016 and 2018.

    Thaddeus Young had 21 points and seven rebounds for Chicago before fouling out in the fourth quarter. Zach LaVine added 18 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for the Bulls, who have lost three in a row.

    Rockets 117, Pelicans 109

    In Houston, James Harden finished an assist shy of a 40-point triple-double, and Houston held on in a back-and-forth contest with the visiting New Orleans Pelicans.

    Harden finished with 40 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, drilling 7 of 15 3-point attempts to keep the Rockets afloat while Russell Westbrook, Eric Gordon and Austin Rivers shot a combined 2 of 15 from deep. – Reuters