Griffin, Pistons ruin Curry’s return
DETROIT — Blake Griffin scored 26 points and Andre Drummond added a double-double as the Detroit Pistons extended their winning streak to five games with a 111-102 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night.
Stephen Curry returned to the Golden State lineup after missing 11 games with a groin strain and scored 27 points on 10-of-21 shooting. Curry went 3 of 9 from 3-point range.
Drummond finished with 16 points and 19 rebounds, including eight offensive boards. Detroit had six players score in double figures.
Kevin Durant scored 28 points for Golden State, and Klay Thompson added 21.
KNICKS 136, BUCKS 134 (OT)
Emmanuel Mudiay scored 28 points to lead New York to an overtime win over Milwaukee Bucks at New York.
Rookie forward Kevin Knox scored a career-high 26 points as New York snapped a two-game losing streak. Damyean Dotson and Tim Hardaway Jr. added 21 points each. Noah Vonleh contributed 15 points.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 points and 19 rebounds for Milwaukee.
CELTICS 118, T-WOLVES 109
Gordon Hayward scored 30 points to go with nine rebounds and eight assists and Kyrie Irving had 21 points and 9 assists in Boston’s road win.
RAPTORS 106, CAVS 95
Kawhi Leonard scored 34 points to lead visiting Toronto to its eighth straight win.
Toronto improved to an NBA-best 20-4 despite playing without All-Star guard Kyle Lowry, who sat out with a back injury. Fred VanVleet started for Lowry and added 15 points.
KINGS 111, PACERS 110
Willie Cauley-Stein grabbed an offensive rebound and dunked it for the go-ahead basket with 16 seconds left as host Sacramento won.
Cauley-Stein finished with 17 points and 13 rebounds. Bogdan Bogdanovic had 20 points for the Kings. Bojan Bogdanovic led the Pacers with 27.
WIZARDS 102, NETS 88
John Wall scored 30 points, Bradley Beal added 22 and host Washington handed Brooklyn its sixth straight loss.
Allen Crabbe led Brooklyn with 14 points in the Nets’ lowest-scoring game of the season.
Golden State’s Stephen Curry, center, returned to the lineup Saturday after missing 11 games due to injury.