NBA: Drummond records 40th double-double as Pistons regroup and beat Nets

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (in white) dribbles the ball as Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez defends. PHOTO: REUTERS/ USA TODAY SPORTS

BROOKLYN (REUTERS): Andre Drummond collected 21 points and 18 rebounds for his league-leading 40th double-double and the Detroit Pistons blew a 10-point lead before recording a 105-100 National Basketball Association (NBA) victory over the Brooklyn Nets.

Drummond reached 20 points for the 18th time by shooting 10-for-15 from the floor. His biggest shot was an easy dunk with 90 seconds remaining that broke a 98-98 deadlock.

In other NBA games:

Cavaliers 111 Pacers 106 (overtime): Kyrie Irving scored eight of his team-leading 25 points in overtime on Monday as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to defeat the Indiana Pacers 111-106 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

LeBron James, who added 24 points and 12 rebounds, gave the Cavaliers (35-12) the lead for good with 1min 37sec remaining in the extra period, and two Irving free throws pushed the Cleveland lead to 107-104 with 43.2 seconds to go.

Thunder 114 Wizards 98: Kevin Durant scored 28 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 114-98 victory over the Washington Wizards at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

He shot nine of 18 to go with nine rebounds and four assists. Serge Ibaka added 19 points and 10 rebounds, and Enes Kanter came off the bench to score 14 points.

Hawks 112 Mavericks 97: Led by point guard Jeff Teague's season-high 32 points, the Atlanta Hawks ended a three-game losing streak with a 112-97 win over the Dallas Mavericks.

He shot 12-for-15 from the field, posting a season-best total for field goals made, and made a career-high five three-pointers. He added eight assists and five rebounds and came up two points short of his career best.

Grizzlies 110 Pelicans 95: Mike Conley keyed a 10-0 fourth-quarter run with a go-ahead three-pointer and a no-look assist to Marc Gasol to lift the Memphis Grizzlies to a 110-95 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center.

The Pelicans led 86-84 with 7:02 left, but Conley nailed a long-range jumper to put Memphis up for good, 87-86. After a New Orleans miss, Conley drove the baseline, was fouled by Toney Douglas and made both foul shots.

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