Covington scores 16 for 76ers in 97-79 win over Pistons

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Robert Covington had 16 points and Ersan Ilyasova scored 15, leading the Philadelphia 76ers past the Detroit Pistons 97-79 on Sunday night.

Jahlil Okafor finished with 14 points and nine rebounds, and T.J. McConnell added 12 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists for the 76ers, who snapped a four-game losing streak against the Pistons and improved to 2-7 on the road this season.

Marcus Morris had 28 points and Andre Drummond finished with 14 points and 14 rebounds for Detroit. The Pistons have not allowed an opponent to score more than 100 points in 12 games at the Palace.

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