Regular Season Series (Game 1 of 2)
Series starts 10/10
(1-1, 1-0 away)
(1-0, 1-0 home)
7:30 PM ET, October 10, 2012
The Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI
Toronto: J. Calderon 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl
Detroit: B. Knight 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 6 Ast
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Rookie Andre Drummond's putback with 35 seconds remaining lifted the Detroit Pistons to a 101-99 win over the Toronto Raptors in a preseason game Wednesday night.
Drummond put the Pistons ahead 100-99 after rebounding teammate Will Bynum's miss, and Detroit held on. The Pistons won despite going 0 for 13 from 3-point range. Toronto was 11 of 26.
Greg Monroe had 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Pistons and Brandon Knight added 14 points. Drummond had 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting. The first-round draft pick had seven rebounds.
DeMar DeRozan led the Raptors with 17 points and John Lucas added 16.