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The Journal Gazette

Sunday, November 05, 2017 1:00 am


Pistons keep Kings reeling

Associated Press

DETROIT – Andre Drummond had 16 points and 19 rebounds to help the Detroit Pistons beat the Sacramento Kings 108-99 on Saturday.

Detroit (7-3) won for the fifth time in six games. Avery Bradley scored 24 points for the Pistons, and Tobias Harris had 20.

Sacramento (1-8) lost its seventh straight game and gave up more than 100 points for the sixth time in a row. Zach Randolph led the Kings with 19 points and Bogdan Bogdanovic added 14.

Back-to-back 3-pointers by Reggie Jackson and Harris gave the Pistons a 77-69 lead late in the third quarter. Detroit led 85-74 heading into the fourth, and held off a brief Sacramento surge early in the period.

PELICANS 96, BULLS 90, OT: In Chicago, Anthony Davis had 27 points and 16 rebounds as New Orleans improved to 4-2 on the road.

DeMarcus Cousins added 25 points and 11 rebounds to help the Pelicans snap a six-game, regular-season losing streak to the Bulls.

Jameer Nelson added 13 points, Darius Miller had 11, and Jrue Holiday 10 for New Orleans.

Justin Holiday had 18 points, Denzel Valentine added 16 and Lauri Markkanen and Robin Lopez had scored 14 apiece for the Bulls. They were coming off their first road victory.