Anthony Tolliver and Reggie Jackson made a trio of big three-pointers late in the fourth quarter, and the Detroit Pistons avoided a colossal collapse, beating the New York Knicks, 111-105, on Thursday night in Auburn Hills, Mich.
The Knicks rallied from a 27-point second-quarter deficit, finally taking a 97-95 lead on a layup by Robin Lopez. Tolliver's three-pointer put the Pistons back ahead, and Jackson added another to make it 101-97.
After a dunk by Lopez cut the margin back to two, Jackson added another three-pointer, and the Pistons were able to hold on.
Jackson finished with 21 points, and Stanley Johnson added 22 and nine rebounds. Andre Drummond had 17 points...