NBA: Pacers overwhelm Raptors’ in OT; 76ers hands Pistons 5th straight defeat

December 24, 2019

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  • Indiana Pacers snapped the Toronto Raptors’ five-game winning streak with a 120-115 win on Monday.
  • Aaron Holiday finished with 19 points, 10 assists and made two clutch three-pointers in overtime. Myles Turner and TJ Warren also had 24 points each for Indiana Pacers. Kyle Lowry had 30 points and nine assists, Serge Ibaka had 23 points and nine rebounds, Fred VanVleet contributed 21 points and 11 assists, and OG Anunoby scored 15 points and 12 rebounds for Toronto.
  • Philadelphia 76ers handed the host Detroit Pistons their fifth straight loss 125-109.
  • Tobias Harris made 14 of 21 field goal attempts, including four three-pointers and finished with 35 points. Ben Simmons tallied 16 points, 13 rebounds and 17 assists, Furkan Korkmaz came off the bench to score 21 points, and Joel Embiid had 20 points and eight rebounds for the Sixers, who shot 54 percent from the field. Andre Drummond scored a team-high 27 points with nine rebounds and three assists for Pistons.

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