Pelicans Top Pistons in Overtime


Jahlil Okafor scored 25 points and had 14 rebounds as the shorthanded New Orleans Pelicans beat the Pistons 117-110 in overtime in Detroit.

Lonzo Ball totaled 17 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists for New Orleans, which has won eight of its last 11 NBA games.

Derrick Rose recorded a team-high 23 points and eight assists for Detroit, which dropped its third straight.  

Christian Wood added 18 points and nine rebounds in defeat.  The Pistons were outrebounded 61-to-43 and fell to 14-and-27.

The Pistons visit the Boston Celtics Wednesday night.