Found February 23, 2013 on
Fox Sports Detroit:
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. The Detroit Pistons are happy to be done with the Indiana Pacers.
The teams played their last two games of the season this weekend, and Indiana finished off the home-and-home series the same way they started it, routing Detroit 90-72 Saturday at the Palace.
Indiana had led by as many as 43 in Friday's 114-82 blowout in Indianapolis, and were up by 21 in the third quarter on Saturday.
It was Will Bynum, Detroit's leading scorer in both games, who finally snapped. Late in the game, Bynum threw a sidearm punch into the groin of Indiana's Tyler Hansbrough, earning a flagrant-two foul and an ejection.
"It was just something that happened in the heat of the moment," Bynum said. "It's really frustrating when the same team is drilling you for the second night in a row."
After being embarrassed 24 hours earlier, the Pistons would have been expected to coming out playing all-out in order to redeem themselves. That isn't what h...
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Pacers. Pistons. Palace. Punches. The only thing missing was Ron Artest and a flying beer cup (such a waste).
History was nowhere near repeating itself Saturday night when there was a little violence during the Pacers/Pistons game. Rather than seeing a player dash into the stands after an unruly fan
it was one of the Pistons--Will Bynum--giving Pacers player Tyler Hansbrough...
Brandon Knight injured both his knee and ankle in a win over Charlotte Wednesday, and while an MRI on his knee came back negative, the second-year guard will be out for an “undisclosed” period of time.
According to Perry A. Farrell, USA TODAY Sports:
An MRI on Brandon Knight’s hyperextended right knee came back negative, but the second-year Detroit Pistons point guard will...
According to Pacers beat writer Mike Wells, Danny Granger will make his season debut tonight (Feb. 23) in Detroit.
Granger has been sidelined all season with patellar tendinosis in his left knee that was treated with an injection in early November and given a three month timetable. The Pacers (34-21) are currently 1st in the Central Division, and 2nd in the Eastern Conference.
Yesterday, coach Vogel told reporters that he would not play Danny Granger until he was 100%. According to Mike Wells of the Indianapolis Star, Granger appears to be at a 100%. Danny Granger, who has missed the entire season thus far with a knee injury, will be making his season debut for the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night against the Pistons.The Pacers are currently 34-21 without...
Tweet Paul George of the Indiana Pacers is putting together his best season in the NBA to date. Earlier this month George played in his first All-Star Game and he’s averaging career-highs in points (17.8), rebounds (7.8), assists (4), steals (1.8), blocks (0.7), and minutes (37.7). George is also making alot of Pacers fans [...]
Indiana Pacers forward Danny Granger is almost ready to return to action. He's been close to returning but he has been declared out for Friday's game against the Detroit Pistons. Granger has yet to play in a game this season due to a knee injury. Ryan Field of Fox Sports Detroit and Indiana Pacers beat writer Scott Agnes tweeted about his status, saying that Danny Granger...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana Pacers were playing well when they got a couple of the days off for the All-Star break. They may be playing even better now.
David West scored 18 points, George Hill had 15 and the surging Pacers beat the Detroit Pistons 114-82 on Friday night.
Indiana has won three straight and eight of 10, including a 98-79 victory against Detroit on Jan. 30....
Will Bynum will serve his suspension on Monday when the Pistons host the Atlanta Hawks.
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The Detroit Pistons headed into Indianapolis looking to end a nine game losing streak at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Indiana Pacers were coming off a resounding 125-91 win over the New York Knicks two nights ago. The Pistons were no match.
Already missing rookie...
Will Bynum will serve his suspension Monday when the Pistons play Hawks.