Detroit 116, Toronto 120

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, December 11, 2010 7:30 PM
Location - The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Officials - #48 Scott Foster, #71 Rodney Mott, #31 Scott Wall
Attendance - 13343

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Toronto 28 25 30 37 120
Detroit 29 43 27 17 116

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Toronto 9-15 6-6 3-9 W1
Detroit 7-18 5-6 2-12 L4

Recap

Jerryd Bayless scored a season-high 31 points and hit the go-ahead 3-point basket as the Toronto Raptors overcame a 25-point third quarter deficit to record a 120-116 victory over the host Detroit Pistons on Saturday.

Toronto trailed by 16 points entering the final quarter and took the lead on Bayless’ tiebreaking trey with 1:21 remaining.

Bayless was 10-for-12 from the field as the Raptors (9-15) shot 62.9 percent from the field to snap a four-game losing streak.

Toronto trailed 89-64 midway through the third quarter before outscoring the Pistons 49-21 to take a 113-110 lead on Bayless’ shot.

Rodney Stuckey had 23 points and 12 assists and Ben Wallace had a career-best 23 points to go with 14 rebounds and five steals as Detroit (7-18) lost its fourth straight game.

Toronto’s Andrea Bargnani and Leandro Barbosa scored 22 points apiece. Bargnani had four 3-point baskets as the Raptors hit 9-of-14 3-point attempts.

Charlie Villaneuva added 17 points for Detroit, which scored 43 points in the second quarter and led 72-53 at halftime.

Wallace made 10-of-13 shots for Detroit, which shot 52.8 percent from the field.

DeMar DeRozan added 16 points for Toronto.

Top Game Performances

Toronto   Detroit
Jerryd Bayless 31 Scoring Rodney Stuckey 23
Leandro Barbosa 7 Assists Rodney Stuckey 12
Andrea Bargnani 5 Rebounds Ben Wallace 14
Jerryd Bayless 10 Free Throws Made Rodney Stuckey 7
Julian Wright 4 Steals Ben Wallace 5
Ed Davis 2 Blocks Rodney Stuckey 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Toronto 120 62.9 9-14 23-29 22 32 9 9 18
Detroit 116 52.8 6-16 16-23 30 39 2 9 13

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Pistons have a W/L % of .286 after a win and .278 after a loss.
  • Toronto will play their next game on the road against Charlotte . The Raptors have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .312 after a loss.
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