Hamilton, Pistons beat Raptors 99-95 in overtimePosted by Inside Hoops
The AP reports: Richard Hamilton had 24 points and a career-high 16 assists, Antonio McDyess added 16 points and 13 rebounds, and the Pistons beat the Toronto Raptors 99-95 in overtime on Friday night. Detroit has won six of eight since Hamilton returned to the starting lineup in place of the injured Allen Iverson, and the change has the Pistons feeling like they’ve gone back in time… Rodney Stuckey scored 17 points and Jason Maxiell matched a season high with 16 for Detroit, which swept the season series from Toronto for the first time since 1997-98. The Pistons have won 14 of their past 17 against the Raptors. Chris Bosh had 27 points and 10 rebounds and Jose Calderon added 20 points and 11 assists, but it wasn’t enough as the Raptors lost their seventh straight, matching a season-high.