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NBA roundup: Thunder roll by winless Pistons

Russell Westbrook scored a season-high 33 points.

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Russell Westbrook scored a season-high 33 points against the Pistons.

Russell Westbrook scored a season-high 33 points and keyed a fourth-quarter comeback as the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied to beat the winless Detroit Pistons, 92-90, Monday night in Auburn Hills, Mich.

The loss left the Pistons with an 0-8 record, the worst start in franchise history. It was the fourth game in five nights for the Thunder, who improved to 6-2.

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Westbrook, who also had 10 rebounds and four assists, contributed 6 points — all on free throws — to a 13-0 Thunder run to open the fourth quarter that turned a 73-62 deficit into a 75-73 lead with 8:11 left.

Kevin Durant, who hit a tough runner with 47.8 seconds remaining that gave Oklahoma City an 88-85 advantage, added 26 points and nine rebounds.

Jazz 140, Raptors 133 — Paul Millsap scored 7 of his 34 points in the third overtime, Al Jefferson had 24 points and 17 rebounds, and Utah picked up its first road win of the season.

DeMar DeRozan matched his career high with 37 points, Jose Calderon had 20 points and 17 assists, and Amir Johnson fouled out with 11 points and 14 rebounds for the Raptors, who lost their fourth straight.

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