Westbrook too much for Pistons to handle

Nov 27, 2016

Westbrook too much for Pistons to handle

Russell Westbrook continues to reach new heights. Westbrook recorded his second straight triple-double, his NBA-best seventh of the season, with 17 points, 15 assists and 13 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Detroit Pistons 106-88 on Saturday night. Westbrook, who tied LeBron ...

Celtics react fastest to sink Pistons

Nov 20, 2016

Celtics react fastest to sink Pistons

Al Horford got the winning basket, though it was Marcus Smart who made the biggest play. With the game tied at 92, Jae Crowder missed a go-ahead 3-pointer, but Smart came from the corner to tip the ball back at the basket. His shot ...

DeRozan drops 40 on Pistons in opener

Oct 27, 2016

DeRozan drops 40 on Pistons in opener

DeMar DeRozan had clearly been itching for the start of the regular season. Like so many other veterans, he had to grind his way through exhibition games in training camp, gradually moving from 11 points in his first preseason game, to 15, to 20 ...

Jun 30, 2016

Ex-USF bench boss Walters lands D-League coaching position

The Grand Rapids Drive have hired Rex Walters as their new coach, the Detroit Pistons announced on Wednesday. The Drive are the Pistons’ D-League affiliate. Walters, a Japanese-American, starred at the University of Kansas before a seven-season career as an NBA guard. He coached ...

Full-strength Cavs beat feisty Pistons

Apr 18, 2016

Full-strength Cavs beat feisty Pistons

LeBron James isn’t all alone. One year after he carried the Cavaliers as far as he could in the postseason, James once again has Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love by his side. Cleveland’s Big 3 is playoff healthy again. Irving scored 31 points in ...

Pistons win to clinch playoff berth

Apr 9, 2016

Pistons win to clinch playoff berth

Reggie Jackson and Aron Baynes pushed the Detroit Pistons into the playoffs. Jackson had 39 points and nine assists, Baynes hit eight fourth-quarter free throws and the Pistons clinched their first postseason spot in seven years with a 112-99 victory over the Washington Wizards ...

Davis has huge day against Pistons

Feb 22, 2016

Davis has huge day against Pistons

Few players have ever had the feeling Anthony Davis did Sunday. The star center scored a franchise-record 59 points and pulled down 20 rebounds as the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Detroit Pistons 111-106. “That was a lot of fun, because the rim looked ...

Clippers edge Pistons in OT

Dec 15, 2015

Clippers edge Pistons in OT

Doc Rivers considers himself a fairly good NBA coach, but he wasn’t even going to pretend that he was responsible for the Los Angeles Clippers’ 105-103 overtime win against the Detroit Pistons on Monday. “That was crazy,” he said of the game’s finish. “I ...

Kobe helps Lakers hold off Pistons

Nov 16, 2015

Kobe helps Lakers hold off Pistons

Kobe Bryant’s entire 37-year-old body is aching for an ice bath and a day off just 10 games into his 20th NBA season. Bryant still put in the extra effort necessary to make sure those 10 games weren’t the worst start to a season ...

Jun 12, 2015

Bucks trade Ilyasova to Pistons

The Detroit Pistons have acquired veteran Ersan Ilyasova from the Milwaukee Bucks, adding a long-range shooter to their frontcourt. Detroit sent forwards Caron Butler and Shawne Williams to Milwaukee in the trade announced Thursday. Butler returns to the Bucks for a second time in ...

Pistons drive past Wizards

Feb 23, 2015

Pistons drive past Wizards

Reggie Jackson really wanted to make a good impression in his Detroit Pistons debut. As it turned out, he wanted it way too much. Jackson turned himself into a nervous wreck and missed his first eight shots before recovering in the second half to ...