Tatum, Brown propel Celtics past Pistons

Jayson Tatum hit a fallaway jumper with 2.9 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter to give the visiting Boston Celtics a 122-120 win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.The teams were playing in Detroit for the second time in three days. The Pistons scored the last eight points on Friday to claim a 96-93 victory.Jaylen Brown led Boston with 31 points and Tatum had 24 points, 12 assists, eight rebounds and two blocks. Marcus Smart had 17 points and nine assists, Daniel Theis contributed 15 points and Tristan Thompson added 12 with 11 rebounds.Jerami Grant had 22 points and six rebounds for the Pistons. Svi Mykhailiuk had 15 points, while Blake Griffin, Derrick Rose, Josh Jackson and Mason Plumlee added 13 points apiece.Jackson injured his right ankle early in the third quarter and did not return.The Celtics led 61-57 at halftime.They were up by eight points late in the third but the Pistons sliced the deficit to 91-88 by the end of the quarter.Semi Ojeleye knocked down two 3-pointers in the first 1:30 of the fourth to give Boston a 97-91 advantage.Ojeleye continued his perimeter barrage, firing in a corner 3 to make it 106-100 with 7:48 remaining.The Pistons then gained the lead with an 8-0 spurt, capped by a Mykhailiuk 3-pointer.

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