NBA roundup: Pistons halt Heat’s win streak

Kyle Singler scored 18 points to lead seven Detroit players in double figures, Andre Drummond had 18 rebounds, and the Pistons beat the Heat, 107-97, Tuesday night in Miami to snap the NBA champions’ 10-game winning streak.

Greg Monroe and Rodney Stuckey each scored 16 for Detroit, which got 15 apiece from Josh Smith and Brandon Jennings. The Pistons led by 18 before Miami got within 3 points in the fourth, but never trailed in the game’s final 47 minutes.

Jennings sealed it with just over two minutes left, stealing the ball from LeBron James and setting up Monroe for an easy score.


James and Michael Beasley each scored 23 for Miami. The Heat played without guard Dwyane Wade, the All-Star sitting for the fourth time this season to rest a sore knee.

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Miami shot a season-low 44 percent.

Jennings and Josh Smith each scored 15 for Detroit Chris Bosh scored 14 and Ray Allen added 12 for Miami.

76ers 126, Magic 125 Michael Carter-Williams had 27 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists for his first career triple-double, and Thaddeus Young added 25 points and 12 rebounds to lead host Philadelphia past Orlando.

Carter-Williams got his 10th assist on a dish to Young late in the second OT to put the Sixers up, 125-120.


Evan Turner had 24 points for Philadelphia, which snapped a four-game losing streak. James Anderson added 19 points and Spencer Hawes 17.

Arron Afflalo scored a career-high 43 points for the Magic and Glen Davis had a career-high 33. Victor Oladipo had 26 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists to join Carter-Williams as rookies with a triple-double.

Thunder 97, Kings 95 — Kevin Durant had 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead visiting Oklahoma City to its eighth straight win.

Russell Westbrook had 15 points, 8 rebounds, and 7 assists for the Thunder, who have defeated the Kings seven straight and 13 of 14.

Nuggets 111, Nets 87 — Timofey Mozgov had 17 points and a career-high 20 rebounds in another superb effort by the Denver bench, and the Nuggets raced by host Brooklyn for their seventh straight win.


Joe Johnson scored 22 points for the Nets, who still haven’t won consecutive games this season.

Andray Blatche added 15 for the Nets, playing without injured starters Paul Pierce and Deron Williams.

Grizzlies 110, Suns 91 — Jon Leuer scored a career-high 23 points, Ed Davis added 21 points and 12 rebounds, and Memphis made the best of a makeshift lineup to defeat visiting Phoenix.

Leuer and Davis got plenty of playing time because of injuries to front-line starters Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol.

Marcus Morris led the Suns with 18 points.

Mavericks 89, Bobcats 82 — Dirk Nowitzki recovered from a rough start to score 25 points, including 14 in the fourth quarter, and the Mavericks kept Charlotte winless in Dallas.

Al Jefferson scored 19 points for the Hornets.

Warriors 112, Raptors 103 — Stephen Curry had 27 points and 10 assists and Klay Thompson added 22 points to lift Golden State at home.