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Jordan Hill Leads Lakers Past Pistons 114-99

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Nick Young #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers goes up for a shot over Josh Smith #6 of the Detroit Pistons at Staples Center on November 17, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (photo credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Nick Young #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers goes up for a shot over Josh Smith #6 of the Detroit Pistons at Staples Center on November 17, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (photo credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Hill had career highs of 24 points and 17 rebounds, and Jodie Meeks and Nick Young scored 19 points apiece in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 114-99 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night.

Steve Blake had nine points and 16 assists for the Lakers, who made a late surge for just their second victory in six games. Los Angeles scored 16 consecutive points in a rally spanning the third and fourth quarters, holding Detroit without a field goal for more than five minutes.

Brandon Jennings scored 23 points and Andre Drummond had 14 points and 13 rebounds for the Pistons, who have lost five of six. Detroit has lost 38 of its last 40 road games against Western Conference teams.

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