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Sacramento Kings snap Detroit Pistons three-game win streak

The Sacramento Kings (17-27) beat the Detroit Pistons (21-25), 109-104, on Monday night to sweep the season series. The Detroit Pistons lost 109-104 to the Sacramento Kings, who rode a strong showing from their bench to victory. Frankly, the Kings came out and got this W behind an energy and effort level that the Pistons […] Sacramento Kings snap Detroit Pistons three-game win...
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22 minutes ago

Pistons vs. Kings final score: Kings bench dominates, Pistons fall 109-104

Detroit offense abandons in second half to end three game win streak. Oy, it would have been nice to have gotten a bit of reconciliation from the Kings fourth quarter comeback two weeks ago. Unfortunately, Sacramento continues to have the Pistons’ number. The Pistons jumped out to a nice double digit first quarter lead, but offense wasn’t scarce in the half. The two teams went...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
10 hours ago

Pistons can’t sustain momentum, see 3-game win streak snapped by Kings

FAST BREAKDOWN Three quick observations from Monday night’s 109-104 loss to the Sacramento Kings at The Palace...
Via NBA.com
10 hours ago

Caldwell-Pope returns for Pistons against Kings

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Detroit Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is back in the starting lineup after missing four games with a strained left rotator cuff. Caldwell-Pope, who is averaging 14.5 points per game, has been Detroit's best 3-point shooter this season. He hadn't played since Jan. 12 at Golden State. The Pistons came into Monday night's game against Sacramento...
Via Associated Press
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings vs. Detroit Pistons game preview

The Detroit Pistons (21-24), winners of three in a row, host the Sacramento Kings (16-27), who have dropped five straight games, tonight at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Today’s matchup between the Detroit Pistons (21-24) and the Sacramento Kings (16-27) features two teams riding on opposite ends of the spectrum. The Pistons come in winners […] Sacramento Kings vs. Detroit Pistons...
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16 hours ago

WATCH: Detroit Pistons | Dunk of the Week: January 23, 2017

Andre Drummond shows his #DetroitHustle with this steal and slam against the Lakers in this week's Dunk of the Week! Will it take down Reggie Jackson’s three-week winner? Vote now!
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons To Honor George Blaha As Part Of "Best Of Seven" Series

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18 hours ago

Pistons vs. Kings Preview: squandered leads and revenge on Pistons minds

A dish best served cold Still thinking about that 18-point collapse against the Sacramento Kings from two weeks ago? It’s hard not to. The Detroit Pistons have a way of making games interesting that have no right to be. Just one game ago, Detroit managed to squander a 16-point fourth quarter lead against the Washington Wizards. Had Marcus Morris not hit this ridiculous last-second...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
20 hours ago

Morris' buzzer-beater lifts Pistons past Wizards 113-112

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Marcus Morris scored 25 points and tipped in the winning basket at the buzzer, leading the Detroit Pistons to a 113-112 victory over Washington on Saturday night for their third straight win. Reggie Jackson had 19 points and eight assists, while Tobias Harris added 18 points and nine rebounds for the Pistons, who let a 16-point lead slip away in the fourth...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons' Van Gundy denies Jackson for Rubio trade rumors

Stan Van Gundy thinks your trade rumors are a bunch of malarkey.Speaking with reporters on Saturday, the Detroit Pistons head coach refuted reports of a supposed Reggie Jackson-Ricky Rubio swap with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Van Gundy also said he texted Jackson an assurance that the trade will not be going through, per Jake Chapman of the team’s official website. Van Gundy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

How Andre Drummond's Defense Is Keeping Detroit From Taking The Next Step

When you look at Andre Drummond, it's hard not to think the 6-foot-11, 280-pound specimen was created in a lab by hoops-loving scientists. When evaluating Drummond's physical prowess for a piece this past April, ESPN's Tom Haberstroh wrote that Drummond "might be the most mechanically perfect body in the NBA." Haberstroh based that hyperbolic-sounding sentiment off of the results...
Via RealGM - NBA
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons only going to trade if it obviously makes team better

Will the Detroit Pistons make a move before the trade deadline? According to Stan Van Gundy, only if it makes the team obviously better. The Detroit Pistons are great one day, terrible for the next week, and then look amazing the next. This season has been a bit of a one step forward, two steps […]Detroit Pistons only going to trade if it obviously makes team better - PistonPowered...
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4 days ago

Reggie Jackson goes off on Pistons’ poor defense

It’s fair to say the Detroit Pistons are not where they hoped to be at this point of the season, and the frustration is mounting. After a 110-77 loss to the Utah Jazz Friday night, Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson had harsh words for the team’s defensive effort, warning of serious consequences if things didn’t shape up. “It has to be fixed — or it’s going to be a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy disappointed in Andre Drummond’s defense

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond as an elite skill set and the physical tools to be one of the NBA’s very best big men, but he’s leaving his coach disappointed. Stan Van Gundy wants to see more from his center on the defensive end after his team’s 110-77 loss at Utah on Friday night. Stan Van Gundy on Andre Drummond: "He hasn't been as good a basket protector as he...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Man acquitted in slaying of sister of NBA's Reggie Bullock

BALTIMORE (AP) A Baltimore jury has acquitted a man of all charges in the 2014 slaying of the transgender sister of Detroit Pistons player Reggie Bullock. The Baltimore Sun (http://bsun.md/2jMcvkY) reports that 46-year-old Shawn Oliver of Hagerstown was acquitted of all charges Thursday. He was charged with first-degree murder in the July 2014 stabbing death of 26-year-old Mia...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Recent Pistons' Struggles Spell Trouble

The Pistons came into the season fully expecting to build off of their solid first-round playoff performance against the eventual champions, the Cleveland Cavaliers. Instead, they are currently 15-19 and positioned out of the playoffs as we near the All-Star break. Before beating the LeBron-less Cavs on Monday, they were in the midst of a five game losing streak. Although they lost...
Via The Sports Quotient
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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