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Greg Monroe
Raptors send Pistons to 12th consecutive home loss

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. It's become customary when the Los Angeles Lakers visit the Palace for the crowd to have a decidedly pro-Lakers bent. But the Toronto Raptors? Thousands of fans made the trip from Toronto and took over the Palace Friday to help propel the Raptors to a 110-100 victory over the Pistons, the Pistons' 12th straight home loss. The skid is one shy of the franchise record. The Raptors (21-6) blitzed the Pistons with a 26-9 run at the start of the second half to break open a tie game. Six Raptors were in double figures and were led by Kyle Lowry's 15 points, seven assists and five rebounds. Jonas Valanciunas put on a pick-and-roll clinic in the second half,...