Raptors continue to roll, defeating Pistons 111-107 for 11th straight victory
TORONTO – The Toronto Raptors continue their record roll ahead of the NBA All-Star game.
DeMar DeRozan scored 29 points to lift the Raptors to their 11th win in a row, a 111-107 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday.
The Raptors tied baseball’s Toronto Blue Jays for the longest winning streak in the city’s history.
Kyle Lowry added 18 points and eight rebounds, while Cory Joseph had 16 points, and Bismack Biyombo had 12 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks for Toronto (32-15).
Brandon Jennings led the Pistons (25-23) with 22 points, while Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had 15.
The Raptors were coming off a feel-good game two nights earlier that saw them break a franchise win-streak record that had stood for 14 years. Win No.10 came in a 103-93 victory over New York.