Richardson, Heat top slumping Pistons in OT

Josh Richardson had 27 points, eight rebounds and four assists and the Miami Heat snapped a three-game losing streak with a 120-115 overtime victory the slumping Detroit Pistons on Monday.Goran Dragic contributed 21 points, seven rebounds and six assists, while Dwyane Wade added 18 points. Kelly Olynyk chipped in 13 points off the bench and Bam Adebayo added 11.Wade moved into 30th place on the league’s all-time scoring list during the first half, surpassing Clyde Drexler (22,195 points).Andre Drummond powered for 25 points and 24 rebounds but Detroit lost its fifth straight. Reggie Jackson also had 25 points while Blake Griffin supplied 24 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists before fouling out late in regulation. Langston Galloway tossed in 21 points off the bench.Jackson hit a floater in the lane with 1:27 left in overtime to give Detroit a two-point lead. Richardson answered with a 3-pointer 21 seconds later.In the closing seconds, Richardson missed a three but Detroit’s Glenn Robinson also misfired on a corner three. The officials called a clear path foul against Detroit with 2.1 seconds left and Adebayo hit both free throws. Richardson then tacked on two more free throws to clinch the victory.Griffin had 17 points and Drummond supplied 13 points and 14 rebounds in the first half but the Pistons could only come away with a 53-all tie.An Olynyk basket in the opening minute of the fourth gave Miami a double-digit lead.