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NBA scores: Pistons edged by Bulls, 108-104

The Pistons lost their second straight against the Bulls on Friday and sit in fourth place in the Central Division.

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The Pistons dropped their second straight game Friday at home against the Bulls, 108-104, as Joakim Noah had a career night with 30 points and 24 rebounds.

The Pistons were led by Rodney Stuckey, who scored 24 points and dished out seven assists off the bench. Brandon Knight scored 21 points while Greg Monroe chipped in 13 points and five rebounds. The Pistons took a 55-50 lead into halftime, but lost the third quarter 28-19. Carlos Boozer chipped in 24 points and six rebounds for the first-place Bulls.

The fourth-place Pistons are now 4-6 in their last 10 games. The second-place Bucks beat the Bobcats, 108-93, while the third-place Pacers lost to the Nuggets, 92-89. The last-place Cavaliers fell to the Timberwolves, 91-73.

In other NBA action, the 76ers clipped the Celtics, 95-94, the Thunder beat the Lakers, 114-108, and the Spurs grounded the Rockets, 114-92.

Check out the NBA's full Friday scoreboard here.