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|Monday, 31 December 2007 13:46|
The 45-point margin of defeat was the third-worst in Bucks history, trailing a pair of 48-point losses. The Pistons have won 17 of 19, including a franchise-record 15 wins in December, while Milwaukee has lost four straight and six of seven.
Tayshaun Prince added 15 points for Detroit, while Antonio McDyess added 10 points and 10 rebounds. The Pistons finished with a season-high 33 assists against just 13 turnovers, while the Bucks had 21 turnovers and 14 assists.
Michael Redd led the Bucks with 18 points, and Yi Jianlian had 12.
Magic 112, Bulls 110, OT
CHICAGO (AP) - Hedo Turkoglu hit a fadeaway jumper with seven-tenths of a second left in overtime, and Orlando handed Chicago its first loss in three games since Jim Boylan became interim head coach following the firing of Scott Skiles.
After Chicago's Ben Gordon hit a tying 3 with 6.7 seconds left, Turkoglu made a shot over Ben Wallace. The Magic's fourth win a row was secure when Wallace missed at the buzzer.
Dwight Howard had 17 points and 22 rebounds for Orlando. He also blocked five shots.
Turkoglu, who missed a shot in the closing seconds, finished with 17 points.
Gordon led Chicago with 39 points and Luol Deng added 19. Kirk Hinrich had 10 points and 10 assists before fouling out.
Bobcats 107, Pacers 103, OT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Gerald Wallace led a furious comeback in the fourth quarter and took charge in overtime, finishing with 36 points and giving Charlotte a win over Indiana.
The Bobcats snapped a four-game losing streak by rallying from a 13-point deficit with under 6 minutes left in regulation, sending the Pacers to their fourth straight loss.
Wallace had two three-point plays late in regulation. He then hit two 3-pointers in OT and four free throws in the final 22 seconds, finishing with 20 points in the fourth quarter and OT.
Jason Richardson added 28 points for the Bobcats.
Indiana lost for the sixth time after leading by double digits. Jermaine O'Neal had 20 points and 13 rebounds. Mike Dunleavy (18 points) and Troy Murphy (17) fouled out late in regulation.