Harris, Simmons lead 76ers to win over Pistons

Detroit Pistons

Philadelphia 76ers forward James Ennis III (11), defended by Detroit Pistons guard Tony Snell, attempts a layup during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Tobias Harris scored 35 points against his former team and Ben Simmons added a triple-double as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Detroit Pistons 125-109.

Joel Embiid had 20 points and eight rebounds for the 76ers, who improved to 11-4 in their last 15 games. Simmons finished with 16 points, a career-high 17 assists and 13 rebounds, while reserve Furkan Korkmaz added a career-high 21.

Andre Drummond had 27 for the Pistons, who have lost five in a row. Blake Griffin, who had missed the previous two games with knee soreness, scored eight points on 2-for-14 shooting.