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|Rose Hits Tying 3, Bulls Beat Pistons 100-94 in OT
|AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Derrick Rose scored 24 points, including a tying 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Detroit Pistons for the 15th straight time, 100-94 in overtime Sunday night.
Rodney Stuckey scored 32 points for the Pistons, but he missed two crucial free throws late in the fourth quarter. Rose's 3-pointer with 6.4 seconds remaining tied the game at 86 and sent it to the extra session.
Joakim Noah had 20 points and 17 rebounds for the Bulls, who are 3 games ahead of Miami in the race for the top seed in the Eastern Conference. Chicago is an NBA-best 46-14. Western Conference-leading Oklahoma City is two games behind.
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