- Associated Press - Saturday, November 21, 2015

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Nene scored 18 points and Otto Porter added 17 as the Washington Wizards beat the Detroit Pistons, 97-95, on Saturday night.

The Wizards had the ball and a two-point lead with 9.2 seconds left, but Porter was called for a five-second violation on the inbound attempt. That gave Detroit a last chance, but Marcus Morris missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

Marcin Gortat finished with 14 points and eight rebounds, while Ramon Sessions had 14 points and nine assists off the bench. Washington’s reserves outscored Detroit’s, 51-15.

Reggie Jackson led the Pistons with 20 points and nine assists, while Morris had 18 points and nine rebounds. Andre Drummond failed to get a double-double for the first time this season, finishing with eight points and 13 rebounds. He also didn’t get an offensive rebound in 37 minutes.


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