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Pistons end Heat's 10-game winning streak

Kyle Singler had 18 points and Andre Drummond pulled down 18 rebounds to lead Detroit to a 107-97 win over Miami.

KYLE SINGLER scored 18 points to lead seven Detroit players in double figures, Andre Drummond had 18 rebounds and the visiting Pistons beat the Miami Heat, 107-97, last night 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 three points in the fourth, but never trailed in the game's final 47 minutes.

Jennings sealed it with just over 2 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.

Miami shot a season-low 44 percent.

In other games

* At Boston, Jordan Crawford scored 25 points, Jeff Green added 18 and the Celtics avoided a third loss to struggling Milwaukee this season by beating the Bucks, 108-100.

Brandon Bass added 16 points and nine rebounds, Avery Bradley scored 15 and Jared Sullinger finished with 12 points as all five starters scored in double figures for Boston, which had lost two of three.

The Bucks had just snapped an 11-game losing streak with a 92-85 win over the Celtics on Saturday in Milwaukee, but couldn't quite rally from a 13-point deficit in the fourth quarter.

O.J. Mayo scored 19, and Brandon Knight had 15 points for Milwaukee.

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

Kenneth Faried and Jordan Hamilton each added 15 points for the Nuggets, who got 57 points from the NBA's second-highest scoring second unit.

Joe Johnson scored 22 points for the Nets.

Before the game, the Nets reassigned top assistant Lawrence Frank to a non-bench role.

Nets head coach Jason Kidd said Frank will not be at practices or games, and that he will be writing daily reports. He said the two had "different philosophies."

Kidd played for Frank with the Nets and hired him when he became a first-time coach in June.

* At Memphis, Jon Leuer scored a career-high 23 points, Ed Davis added 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Grizzlies defeated the Phoenix Suns, 110-91.

Leuer and Davis got plenty of playing time because of injuries to frontline starters Zach Randolph (ingrown toenail surgery) and Marc Gasol (left knee sprain).

Marcus Morris led the Suns with 18 points.

* At Dallas, Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points to lead the Mavericks to an 89-82 win over the Charlotte Bobcats, who were led by Al Jefferson's 19 points, 12 rebounds.

* At Sacramento, Kevin Durant had 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to its eighth straight win, a 97-95 victory over the Kings.

* At Oakland, Calif., Klay Thompson made four three-pointers in the fourth quarter to fuel an improbable comeback, Stephen Curry added a pair of shots from beyond the arc down the stretch and the Golden State Warriors rallied from 27 points down in the second half to beat the Toronto Raptors, 112-103.


* New Orleans forward Anthony Davis is expected to be sidelined 4 to 6 weeks because of his broken left hand.

The second-year big man and 2012 top overall draft choice was diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal of his left hand after Sunday night's victory over the Knicks in New York.