Raptors Overcome 25-Point Deficit to Beat Pistons

Toronto overcame a 25-point second-half deficit to end a four-game losing streak. The victory was only the Raptors’ third of the season on the road.

Andrea Bargnani added 22 points and Leandro Barbosa scored 20 for Toronto. Ben Wallace had a career-high 23 points for Detroit.

Detroit led by 25 midway through the third period, then faltered on defense. The Pistons’ strong shooting kept the margin at 99-83 going into the fourth, but Toronto kept the rally going.

Bargnani’s 3-pointer pulled the Raptors within, 106-98, with 8 minutes 18 seconds remaining, and the former Piston Amir Johnson followed with a 3-point play.

The Raptors cut it to 110-107, and Bargnani tied it with another 3 with 2:05 left. 93, 62 Ray Allen and Glen Davis scored 16 points apiece and visiting Boston won its 10th game in a row with a victory over Charlotte. had 13 points and 11 rebounds.

Boston played its second straight game without center , who was resting his sore right calf.

103, 97 had 31 points and 15 rebounds, and host Dallas extended its winning streak to 12 games with a victory over Utah.

DeShawn Stevenson added a season-high 17 points, and Caron Butler had 16 points for Dallas.

The Dallas-area native Deron Williams scored 19 of his 34 points in the first half and paced the Jazz, who had won 9 of 11.

Hawks 97, 83 Jamal Crawford scored 25 points and Josh Smith added 21 to lead Atlanta to a home victory over Indiana.

Center Al Horford had 16 points, 16 rebounds and 8 assists for the Hawks.

Mike Dunleavy had 16 points and Danny Granger and Brandon Rush each added 14 for the Pacers.

IN OTHER GAMES Derrick Rose had 21 points and 7 assists, leading the to their season-best fifth straight victory in a 113-82 win over the visiting . … Kevin Martin scored 32 of his season-high 40 points in the first half, and Luis Scola added 14 points and 14 rebounds as the won at home, 110-95, over the . … Zach Randolph had 18 points and 13 rebounds, Marc Gasol added 17 points, and the visiting held on for an 84-83 victory over the .

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