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Rookie Andre Drummond's putback with 35 seconds remaining lifted the Detroit Pistons to a 101-99 win over the Toronto Raptors in a preseason game Wednesday night.
Drummond put the Pistons ahead 100-99 after rebounding teammate Will Bynum's miss, and Detroit held on. The Pistons won despite going 0 for 13 from 3-point range. Toronto was 11 of 26.
Greg Monroe had 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Pistons and Brandon Knight added 14 points. Drummond had 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting. The first-round draft pick had seven rebounds.
DeMar DeRozan led the Raptors with 17 points and John Lucas added 16.
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The Pistons confirmed Butcher's death through a family member.
Butcher averaged 6.1 points in 279 games with the Pistons and New York Knicks. He became Detroit's coach late in the 1966-67 season, replacing player-coach Dave DeBusschere.
Butcher went 52-60 at the...
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