DALLAS (AP) – D.J. Augustin scored 17 of his season-high 26 points in the fourth quarter and the Detroit Pistons won their seventh straight game, 108-95 over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night.

The Pistons have the NBA’s longest current winning streak. They were 5-23 before starting the streak Dec. 26.

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Dallas also had entered the game with a six-game winning streak.

The Mavericks, who did not lead in the game, pulled within 81-77 8:10 to play. Augustin then made two 3-point shots to increase the lead to 10 points. He did not start, and played only 22 minutes.

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Greg Monroe led the Pistons with 27 points and had 18 rebounds. Brandon Jennings added 14 points, and Jodie Meeks had 11. Andre Drummond had a game-high 19 rebounds for Detroit, which outrebounded the Mavericks 60-43.

Dallas’ Dirk Nowitzki scored 19 points, while Monta Ellis had 16, Chandler Parsons 15 and Devin Harris 14.


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