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Pistons top Celtics 115-111

Stuckey comes off bench to score 26 points and help Pistons rally for 115-111 win over Celtics

ASSOCIATED PRESS

AUBURN HILLS, Mich.— Rodney Stuckey came off the bench to score 26 points and help the Detroit Pistons rally for a 115-111 win over the Boston Celtics today..

The Pistons trailed by as many as 19 points in third quarter and were down 95-85 at the start of the fourth before going on a 15-4 run that gave them their first lead since early in the game. The teams traded the lead several times before Stuckey made a pair of free throws with 57 seconds left to break a 111-all tie.

Jerryd Bayless tried for a go-ahead shot in the final seconds but his 3-point try rimmed out.

Greg Monroe scored 21 points, Brandon Jennings had 20 and Andre Drummond added 19 and 20 rebounds to help Detroit end a two-game skid.

Bayless had 25 points and Jeff Green had 22 as the Celtics lost their eighth straight.



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