Pistons edge Raptors 101-99

Pistons edge Raptors 101-99
October 10, 2012, 10:27 pm
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Detroit Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey (3) defends Toronto Raptors forward Ed Davis (32) in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Rookie Andre Drummond's putback with 35 seconds remaining lifted the Detroit Pistons to a 101-99 win over the Toronto Raptors in a preseason game Wednesday night.

Drummond put the Pistons ahead 100-99 after rebounding teammate Will Bynum's miss, and Detroit held on. The Pistons won despite going 0 for 13 from 3-point range. Toronto was 11 of 26.

Greg Monroe had 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Pistons and Brandon Knight added 14 points. Drummond had 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting. The first-round draft pick had seven rebounds.

DeMar DeRozan led the Raptors with 17 points and John Lucas added 16.