Pistons Down Raptors in Overtime

Blake Griffin scored 14 of his 27 points in the first quarter and the Detroit Pistons went on to beat the Toronto Raptors 112-107 in overtime.

Detroit took advantage of Toronto resting star forward Kawhi Leonard.

The highly charged, closely contested game in Detroit may be a first-round matchup in the NBA Eastern Conference playoffs.

Reggie Jackson put the Pistons up 96-91 with 1:56 left and turned the ball over on a no-look pass on their next possession.

Kyle Lowry scored Toronto's next five points and OG Anunoby tipped in a shot with 25.6 seconds left to tie the score at 100.