12/19 21:13 CST Raptors hand Pistons 12th straight home loss
Raptors hand Pistons 12th straight home loss
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) --- Jonas Valanciunas scored 17 points to lead a
balanced offense as the Toronto Raptors beat Detroit 110-100 on Friday night,
handing the Pistons their 12th straight home loss.
Brandon Jennings scored 22 points to lead Detroit, which extended its
single-season franchise record for consecutive home losses and moved within
seven of the NBA record set by the 1993-94 Dallas Mavericks.
Kyle Lowry and Lou Williams had 15 points each, James Johnson scored 12, and
Patrick Patterson and Terrence Ross added 11 each for the Raptors.
The score was tied at 52 at halftime before Toronto pulled away in the third
quarter. Detroit had four turnovers in the first two minutes, allowing the
Raptors to take a six-point lead. Toronto extended it to 15 later in the period
and Johnson's dunk made it 95-75 midway through the fourth.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 18 points and Greg Monroe had 17 for the