The Celtics were trailing by one when Tatum got the ball and drove for a powerful slam that gave them an 84-83 lead.
The Nets cut it two on
Irving finished with 21 points, and Tatum added 14.
Spencer Dinwiddie had 20 points for the Nets.
Detroit is only four games over .500, but the Pistons have beaten Golden State, Boston, San Antonio, Minnesota and now Houston. The Rockets are without injured star
Chris Paul had 16 points and 13 assists for Houston.
Bucks 110, at
Antetokounmpo also had seven assists to help Milwaukee win for the fourth time in six games and snap Washington's four-game winning streak. Milwaukee guard
Towns went 7 for 11 from the field and had 16 rebounds for another strong effort after Friday's 25-point, 23-rebound career performance in Boston.
Oladipo also had six rebounds and five steals to help the Pacers end a five-game losing streak. He missed the previous four games. Domantas Sabonis added 22 points.
Bobby Portis had 15 points Bulls. They've lost four of their last five games.
De'Aaron Fox had 18 points and seven assists, and Willie Cauley-Stein added 17 points.