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When the Detroit Pistons were at their best in the Eastern Conference a few years, they brought something to the All-Star game that usually didn’t exist. Defense. It was the trademark of the Ben Wallace led teams. In fact, when the Eastern Conference was trailing by 21pts a few years ago, Rip Hamilton, Chauncey Billups, Big Ben and Rasheed went onto the court at the same...
One of the highlights from the NBA Rising Stars Challenge on Friday in Orlando came when Pistons center Greg Monroe prevented another highlight.
Charlie Villanueva has been dealing with ankle tendinitis and bone spurs.
Normally, defense is not the strong suit of the NBA Rising Stars Game but Detroit Pistons center Greg Monroe decided to instill some at the end of the game.As Wizards guard John Wall attempted an amazing dunk, Monroe decided to steal that dunk attempt away:
This was shaping up to be a brutal exercise on the morning of Feb. 3. The Pistons were 4-20, one of the worst records in the league, and talk was rampant that the team should wave the white flag on this season and try to get lots of ping-pong balls for the draft lottery in the hopes of landing Kentucky big man Anthony Davis.
The Pistons gathered for practice Monday night in preparation for the second half of the season following the All-Star break. Now the schedule slows to a pace that affords Lawrence Frank time to squeeze in some teaching, Keith Langlois writes for True Blue Pistons.
The Pistons get back to business when they face the 76ers tonight at 7:30 p.m. at The Palace.
The Philadelphia 76ers didn't play like Atlantic Division leaders before the All-Star break with a season-high five straight losses.
During the All-Star break, Pistons guards Walker D. Russell Jr. and Will Bynum became fathers, and forward Charlie Villanueva's sore right ankle got healthier. Monday night, Villanueva practiced with his teammates after not doing any running for two months and could be available by next week.