Nuggets survive test against OKC

DENVER — Kenneth Faried scored the go-ahead layup in overtime, and the Denver Nuggets overcame 30-plus point games from Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook to beat Oklahoma City 121-118, snapping the Thunder's six-game winning streak.

Corey Brewer scored 26 points, including 15 in the fourth quarter, to lead the Nuggets, who reversed a 20-point loss to Oklahoma City last Wednesday. Danilo Gallinari added 18 points and Faried finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds.

Pistons 103, Celtics 88

At Auburn Hills, Mich., rookie Andre Drummond had 16 points and seven rebounds, and Detroit won in its return from Europe.

Former South Medford standout Kyle Singler turned in 13 points, eight rebounds, five assists, three steals and one block for the Pistons.

Mavericks 111, Magic 105

At Orlando, Fla., Shawn Marion had 20 points, and O.J. Mayo and Vince Carter scored 15 apiece as Dallas held off a late Orlando surge.

The Mavericks led by 13 in the fourth quarter, before the Magic pulled within a basket in the final minute.

Raptors 108, Lakers 103

At Toronto, Landry Fields had a season-high 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Raptors handed the Lakers their fifth straight road loss.


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