Raptors blow lead but still beat Pistons 116-107 - NBC Sports

Raptors blow lead but still beat Pistons 116-107
Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) dunks while defended by Detroit Pistons forward Kyle Singler (25) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Sunday, April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
April 13, 2014, 6:18 pm

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) DeMar DeRozan scored 14 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, and the Toronto Raptors tied a franchise record for victories with a 116-107 win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.

The Raptors (47-33) had already clinched the Atlantic Division, and the victory over Detroit was their 10th in 14 games. Toronto has now reached the 47-win mark for the third time. The Raptors went 47-35 in 2001 and 2007.

Kyle Lowry scored 28 points for Toronto before fouling out with 5:51 remaining.

Andre Drummond had 14 points and 17 rebounds for the Pistons in the final home game of their dismal season. Detroit's Josh Smith missed a fourth straight game with tendinitis in his left knee.

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