Gordon helps Pistons pull out victory over Raptors

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Reserve Ben Gordon scored 19 points, including the go-ahead basket, to help the Detroit Pistons beat the Toronto Raptors 76-73 on Sunday night.

Gordon's 3-pointer with less than 3 minutes to play broke a 68-all tie and he added four subsequent free throws to keep Detroit ahead. Rookie Brandon Knight also had 19 points to help the Pistons end a two-game losing streak.

DeMar DeRozan had 16 for the Raptors, who lost their third straight.