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For much of last season, the most interesting reason to watch the Detroit Pistons may have been to see which musical act was playing at halftime. Then, after a 4-20 start, coach Lawrence Frank's group began to click a bit. Detroit was a .500 team the rest of the way, beating teams like Boston and the Los Angeles Lakers and offering a bit of hope for the future. There's still work to be done in this rebuilding project, but new owner Tom Gores has overseen an effort to improve the entertainment experience at home games. Now, he's hoping the Pistons - behind young big man Greg Monroe and guard Brandon Knight - are ready to make a push for the playoffs.
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Tweet Detroit Pistons rookie center Andre Drummond has been something of a highlight reel during the preseason. Drummond scored eight points in the Pistons game over the weekend against the Bobcats, two of them coming via this power slam on Bismack Biyombo: If Drummond can continue to develop as he has so far, the Pistons [...]
With the 2012-13 NBA season tipping off in just eight days, former Louisville star Terrence Williams is without a team. He signed a free agent contact with the Detroit Pistons prior to training camp, but was waived earlier today along with former Syracuse star Johnny Flynn. Williams was a lottery pick in the 2009 NBA Draft after the New Jersey Nets drafted him with the 11th overall...
From the first couple of preseason games, one thing that I learned about the Detroit Pistons is that rookie Andre Drummond is going to throw down some nasty dunks.Check out this effort against the Charlotte Bobcats on Monday night:
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- Chase Budinger scored 21 points to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves past the Detroit Pistons 95-76 in a preseason game Wednesday night.
Derrick Williams added 18 points and Nikola Pekovic had 14 for Minnesota. Jose Barea chipped in with seven assists.
Rodney Stuckey scored 21 points for Detroit, and Greg Monroe and Kyle Singler added 11 apiece.