Walters lands spot on Pistons staff

/ Jul 1, 2017

Walters lands spot on Pistons staff

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Rex Walters has joined the Detroit Pistons as an assistant coach and will work on Stan Van Gundy's staff next season. Walters, 47, served as the Grand Rapids Drive head coach last season, guiding the Pistons' NBA Development League (now known as the NBA G ...

Walters aims to inspire with coaching

| Apr 29, 2017

Walters aims to inspire with coaching

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After his first year as an NBA Development League head coach, Rex Walters looked back on the experience with upbeat answers and enthusiasm for next season. The former Northwestern University, University of Kansas and NBA guard also reflected on the challenges of this new, interesting ...

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 the University ...

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 his first playoff ...

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 on ...

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 so big ...

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 have ...

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 in ...

/ 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 his career, ...

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 lead the ...