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Bobcats vs. Pistons final score: Detroit falls in overtime, 108-101

The Pistons gave up the game-tying basket will less than 10 seconds left in regulation and they were not able to bounce back in overtime.


The Detroit Pistons fell to the Charlotte Bobcats, 108-101, in overtime on Sunday night. The defeat dropped Detroit's record to 13-23 this season.

Detroit got off to a strong start to the game and led Charlotte 30-21 after the first quarter, but the Bobcats responded with a 38-point second quarter, cutting the Pistons' halftime lead to one. Detroit led by as many as eight points in the third quarter, but the Bobcats managed to cut that deficit to three by the end of the period.

The final 12 minutes were tight throughout, and Bobcats guard Kemba Walker sent the game to overtime by making a game-tying layup with under 10 seconds remaining.

In the overtime period, Charlotte scored the first two baskets to open up a four-point lead, and the Bobcats held on from there as Detroit struggled to generate offense.

Prince led all Detroit scorers with 21 points on 9-15 shooting. Greg Monroe added 18 points and pulled down 14 rebounds, and Rodney Stuckey scored 18 off the bench.

Walker scored 20 points to lead the Bobcats. Ben Gordon added 18 off the bench, and Ramon Sessions scored 15.

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