Robinson rallies Bulls past Pistons 85-82
Thu, 24 Jan 2013 05:29:51 GMT —
Nate Robinson had 11 points and seven assists in 21 minutes off the bench, leading a furious fourth-quarter comeback that carried the Chicago Bulls past the Detroit Pistons 85-82 on Wednesday night.
Joakim Noah sacrificed his body to save a loose ball, which Marco Belinelli converted into a game-winning basket with 7 seconds left. Tayshaun Prince and Rodney Stuckey each missed potential tying 3-pointers at the other end.
Robinson put the Bulls on his back, scoring nine straight points early in the fourth as Chicago overcame a 17-point deficit to beat Detroit for the 17th straight time.
Noah had 10 points and 18 rebounds, and Jimmy Butler added 18 points and nine boards.
Brandon Knight led the Pistons with 13 points and seven assists.