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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- When the Utah Jazz fell behind by 15 points on Saturday, the Detroit Pistons should have been concerned. No team knows how to wipe out deficits like the Jazz. Utah erased Detroit's lead before the end of the third quarter, led by 13 late, then held off the Pistons' furious rally for a 90-87 victory at The Palace. Utah has won an NBA-high 10 games after trailing by double figures. No other team has six such victories this season. "We don't give in. We don't crack," said Utah guard Randy Foye, who had 17 points. "Some nights, we might not have it offensively, but we always give effort and try to play as hard as we can on the defensive end." The Jazz (20-19) forced 10 second-half turnovers and held Detroit to 11 third-quarter points. The inside duo of Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap provided the offensive punch with 23 second-half points. Jefferson finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds while Millsap had 17 points and seve...
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Al Jefferson scored 10 of his 20 points in the third quarter, and the Utah Jazz rallied to beat the Detroit Pistons 90-87 on Saturday night.
Detroit's Brandon Knight missed a 3-pointer in the final seconds that would have tied the game after the Pistons trailed by 13 points with 3:26 left.
Jefferson helped the Jazz outscore Detroit 25-11 in the third, powering them to their...
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- When the Pistons were champions, they always struggled with the Utah Jazz.
Nothing has changed.
Detroit had a 15-point lead against a demoralized Jazz squad Saturday night and still managed to lose 90-87. Utah has now beaten the Pistons 13 times in the last 14 games.
"We had a good feeling about this game, especially after a good win last night,"...
The Pistons and Tayshaun Prince have "never" discussed a trade, agent Bill Duffy told RealGM.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Detroit had just upset the Miami Heat and LeBron James was reviewing the game with reporters when he saved some of his most effusive praise for an unlikely recipient.
It was Pistons guard Will Bynum, who at one point this season went three weeks without scoring.
"He controlled the game," James said. "We couldn't do anything with him...
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Greg Monroe had 26 points and 11 rebounds, Brandon Knight added 20 points and the Detroit Pistons beat Milwaukee 103-87 on Friday night to hand interim coach Jim Boylan his first lost with the Bucks.
Detroit led 74-60 going into the fourth quarter and squashed any hope of a Bucks comeback when Monroe scored on a hook shot, layup and dunk and Knight added a 3-pointer...
Greg Monroe had 26 points and 11 rebounds, Brandon Knight added 20 points and the Detroit Pistons beat Milwaukee 103-87 on Friday night to hand interim coach Jim Boylan his first lost with the Bucks.
Detroit led 74-60 going into the fourth quarter and squashed any hope of a Bucks comeback when Monroe scored on a hook shot, layup and dunk and Knight added a 3-pointer as the lead...
It took Lawrence Frank a couple months to realize this.
MILWAUKEE -- Playing for the first time in four days, the Detroit Pistons could expect to be a little rusty. And for the first half Friday against Milwaukee, the Pistons looked very much like a team trying to dust off cobwebs. Whatever head coach Lawrence Frank said at halftime worked, as the Pistons came out on fire in the second half and rode a 33-point third quarter to a 103...
Winners of seven of nine, the Detroit Pistons might feel like their season-opening eight-game losing streak was ages ago.
To continue the success, they'll try Saturday night to knock off a Utah Jazz team that has won 14 of 16 in the series.
The Pistons (14-23) return home, where they've won five of six, after beating Milwaukee 103-87 on Friday. They held the Bucks to 39...