TORONTO — Kyle Lowry scored 30 points, DeMar DeRozan had 23 and the Toronto Raptors beat Houston 108-105 on Friday night, snapping the Rockets’ 17-game winning streak.

James Harden scored 40 points, but the Rockets lost for the first time since Jan. 27 at New Orleans.

Jonas Valanciunas had 14 points and 10 rebounds as the Raptors won their seventh straight in a matchup between the respective conference leaders.

The Rockets shot 9 for 27 from 3-point range, matching their fewest made 3-pointers of the season.

Clint Capela had 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Rockets. Chris Paul and Eric Gordon each scored 14 points, and Trevor Ariza had 13.

PISTONS 99, BULLS 83: Blake Griffin had 25 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and Detroit ended a four-game losing streak with a victory at home.

The Pistons (30-36) had lost 10 of 12 to fall five games out of the final Eastern Conference playoff spot. Reggie Bullock added 21 points and Andre Drummond had 17 rebounds.

Cameron Payne led the Bulls with 17 points, and Kris Dunn was the only other player to reach double figures with 13.

PACERS 112, HAWKS 87: Bojan Bogdanovic scored 21 points, Cory Joseph scored 10 of his 18 points in the opening quarter, and Indiana was never seriously threatened in a win at home.

Two days after a lackluster 20-point home loss to Utah, the Pacers looked refreshed, shooting 67 percent in the first quarter. Joseph, starting for point guard Darren Collison, hit two of the team’s five 3-pointers to help build a 34-15 lead after 12 minutes.

Rookie reserve guard Tyler Dorsey scored all of his career-high 18 points in the second half for the Hawks, who dropped to a league-worst 5-27 on the road.


HORNETS: Point guard Michael Carter-Williams needs surgery on his left shoulder and will miss the remainder of the season. He suffered a posterior labral tear in the shoulder on March 4 at Toronto.

LAKERS: Forward Derrick Williams has signed a 10-day contract. The No. 2 pick in the 2011 draft, Williams has played for Minnesota, Sacramento, New York, Miami and Cleveland. He spent this season in China, averaging 20 points per game for the Tianjin Gold Lions.

WARRIORS: Stephen Curry, Jordan Bell and Andre Iguodala were all out with injuries for Friday’s late game against the Trail Blazers.

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