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Bosh, Bargnani lead Raptors past Detroit, 102-95

TORONTO - TORONTO (AP) — Chris Bosh had 25 points and 16 rebounds, Jarrett Jack scored 17 points and the Toronto Raptors extended their winning streak to a season-high four games, beating the Detroit Pistons 102-95 on Sunday.

Even with Richard Hamilton, Tayshaun Prince and Ben Gordon all back in the lineup, the Pistons couldn't stop their losing streak from reaching seven games. Detroit has not topped 100 points in any of those defeats.

Hamilton and Gordon each scored 15 and Jonas Jerebko and Rodney Stuckey both had 14 for the Pistons. Ben Wallace had 10 points and nine rebounds.

The Raptors, who hammered the Pistons 94-64 in Detroit on Wednesday, came out firing again in this one, leading 60-41 at the half, but had to hold on in the fourth after the Pistons staged a furious comeback.

Andrea Bargnani scored 16 points and Hedo Turkoglu added 14 for the Raptors, who improved to 12-0 when holding opponents below 100 points.

It's the first time that Toronto has won three games over the Pistons in a season in the team's 15-year history. The Raptors beat the Pistons 110-99 in Toronto on Nov. 4.

Detroit trailed 74-69 after three, but Prince got the Pistons to within 85-84 on a turnaround jumper with 5:47 left in the fourth. Detroit got the ball back after an offensive foul by Bosh, but Stuckey and Jerebko both missed jumpers.

At the other end, Bargnani converted a three-point play, with Jerebko fouling out. Gordon missed a jumper and Bargnani scored again, making it 90-84 with 4:00 remaining.

Two free throws from Gordon made it 95-91 with 33 seconds left but Jack went 4 for 4 at the line in the closing seconds to seal the win.

Hamilton, who had missed 26 of the previous 28 games with a sore right hamstring, and Prince, out since Oct. 31 with a sore back, each started for just the fourth time of the season. Gordon, out since Dec. 6 with a sore left ankle, came off the bench for Detroit.

Toronto used an 11-2 run to lead 29-22 after one, with no Pistons player making more than one field goal in the opening quarter and the team's first seven baskets each scored by a different player.

Detroit continued to shoot poorly in the second, finishing at 33 percent (14 for 43) in the first half while Toronto shot 62 percent (21 for 34). Bosh scored 11 points in the second and had 19 at the half as the Raptors led 60-41.

Toronto went cold in the third, making just 4 of 14 field goals and going 4 for 9 at the line as Detroit surged back, shooting 11 for 19 in the quarter. Jerebko scored 10 points in the third as the Pistons cut it to 74-69 heading into the fourth.

Notes: Stuckey scored a layup in the first that bounced in off the top of the backboard. ... Hamilton received a technical foul for arguing in the second and Gordon got one for arguing in the third. ... Toronto's Marco Belinelli fouled out for the first time in his career. ... Rapper Drake attended the game.


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