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The Miami Heat defeated the Detroit Pistons by a final score of 90-85 in Summer League play on Friday.
Ian Clark had 18 points, seven assists and six steals. D.J. Kennedy scored 18 points, while Eric Griffin had 12 points and eight rebounds.
Andre Drummond had 15 points on 6-for-7 shooting and 14 rebounds. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had 20 points on 7-for-14 shooting, five rebounds and four assists. Ryan Evans scored 19, while Tony Mitchell had 16 and six.
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The ‘Greg Oden looks like he’s 50′ jokes will never get old. HA! That’s funny, too. But one has to imagine that the bulk of the kids attending the recent Justin Bieber concert in Indianapolis probably were a bit skeeved out when they saw the 7 footer rocking out alongside them. No serious, he was. Greg Oden is at the Justin Bieber concert in Indy lolllllllll pic.twitter.com...
Congrats Pistons fans, your 2004 finals MVP is back.
Chauncey Billups agreed to a two year deal worth five million dollars with the Detroit Pistons. Chauncey Billups 36, the point guard and leader for the Detroit Pistons was traded to Denver for Allen Iverson in November of 2008. He first signed with the team in 2002 and is now back on a two year contract, could he be back for good...
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By Brandon Hartman: Hoopstuff Senior Writer
Smith’s contract: Four years, 54 million
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With the additions of newcomer Josh Smith and familiar face Chauncey Billups, the Pistons have taken a step toward reclaiming their fiery, winning roots. (David Laporte, Flickr)
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Lately, though, that mantra has taken perhaps...
Summer League may not fit everyone’s NBA palate, but it does give basketball enthusiasts, like myself, a better view of young basketball players that we may have not observed as much in their earlier basketball ventures. This video of Miami Heat’s Eric Griffin coming out of nowhere with a blaze of glory to put Detroit [...]The post Miami Heat’s Eric Griffin dunks all over...
The legal battle between Dwyane Wade and his ex-wife, Siohvaughn Funches continues on. During the finals it was revealed that Funches’ lawyers wanted to chat with Pat Riley about Dwyane’s income. Now comes another lawsuit were Siohvaughn is alleging Dwyane owes her $1 million from his past endorsements and Heat contract.
Siohvaughn is suing her former husband, his attorney...
Shortly after retiring as a player, the Detroit Pistons hired Rasheed Wallace as an assistant coach. Why? 'Cause ball don't lie, that's why. And here's your memes.
The Detroit Pistons will not use their amnesty provision this offseason.
Charlie Villanueva is a player who could be amnestied in the future.
The likely reason the Pistons will not apply the clause is the new team salary minimums.
Rajon Rondo was asked at his basketball camp in Kentucky Thursday if he’d ever consider joining the Heat. His answer was simple, “I will never play for the Miami Heat,” said the Celtics guard to the delight of the crowd.
Rajon Rondo tells campers “I will never play for the Miami #Heat” pic.twitter.com/pg4PKzGn00
— John Lewis (@JohnLewisTweets) July 11, 2013
h/t Celtics Life
For now, the prospects of paying a big luxury-tax bill next year
is not enough to dissuade the Miami Heat from its plan to keep the
its current championship core intact.
Point guard Chauncey Billups has agreed to a two-year deal to return to the Detroit Pistons worth about $5 million, according to ESPN.
Billups, 36, won the 2004 NBA championship with the Pistons and was Finals MVP. The point guard has only appeared in 44 combined games the last 2 seasons due to a ruptured achilles.
On his career, he has averaged 15.4 points and 5.5 assists.
Crossover Chronicles' Philip Rossman-Reich will be at the Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League all week. He will provide his thoughts on the day's action in this running post throughout the day.
Three Up, Three Down
UP -- Andre Drummond, Pistons: Andre Drummond did not have to do much at Summer League. But what he has done was prove himself to be the best center...
Chauncey Billups has agreed to a two-year deal with the Detroit Pistons.
Billups was Finals MVP for the Pistons in 2004 and remained with the team until November of 2008.