WASHINGTON, March 10 (Xinhua) — Star forward Blake Griffin racked up 28 points, six rebounds and five assists as the Detroit Pistons defeated the Chicago Bulls for the second time in three days, winning 131-108 on Sunday.
The Pistons won their fifth straight and 12th in their last 14 games while completing a sweep of their four-game season series against Chicago.
Detroit rallied from a 21-point deficit to win at Chicago’s United Center at 112-104 on Friday.
Reggie Jackson and Langston Galloway had 21 points apiece for Detroit and Andre Drummond supplied 16 points and 15 rebounds. Wayne Ellington chipped in 13 points.
Wayne Selden scored 18 points off the bench to lead the Bulls. Otto Porter and Lauri Markkanen added 17 points apiece, while Shaquille Harrison had 11.
The Pistons shot 59 percent in the first half and led 61-55 at half time. In the second half, the Pistons still had total control as they outscored the Bulls 42-25 in the third. Detroit rested most of their starters throughout the final period.