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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. It's easier to move on when the place you're going is heading to a familiar place -- the playoffs.
Tayshaun Prince, who had spent every game in his 10-year career with the Detroit Pistons before being traded to the Memphis Grizzlies Jan. 30, got a chance to say an official goodbye to Pistons fans Tuesday night.
The Grizzlies got off to a slow start, trailing 30-22 after one quarter, before dominating the rest of the way en route to a 105-91 victory and a 34-18 record.
The Grizzlies are headed toward their third straight playoff appearance while the Pistons (21-34) are more likely lottery-bound again.
"We came out flat, which I was kind of nervous about, being after the All-Star break," Prince said, looking strange in the visitors' locker room. "Obviously you want to be able to play as best as possible when you play against your old team for the first time.
"Missed a couple easy ones but we couldn't get in a good rhythm i...
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Tayhsaun Prince, or at least one of his fans, was extremely disappointed when Prince did not come out of the tunnel at Banker's Life Fieldhouse on Jan. 30. The life Prince knew for the last 10 years was going to change. He was leaving the Palace of Auburn Hills and all the great memories he had made there, including starting for a championship team in 2004 and a more than half...
Rudy Gay seemed to be in mid-conversation with rapper Wale for most of their game this evening...
But to be involved with both Gay and the broadcast crew takes some doing- and some effort in search and destroy...
The HQ gives Wale credit for his intuitiveness, but there's a time and place...
And there is no way that Gay and Wale are...
This all started with some friendly trash talk between Wale and Raptors Rudy Gay. Apparently, Gay and Wale have known each other for years, so this wasn’t unusual, but it caused Raptors play by play announcer Matt Devlin to go into his Kevin Hart routine.
According to Beyond the Buzzer, Devlin called Wale a “local rapper” and made a point of saying he was “no Drake”...
Bill Walker was previously in the D-League while a member of the Celtics.
I was able to chat with Mike Conley about the impact Tayshaun Prince has had on the team, how tough it is to lose a player like Rudy Gay and what it's like integrating new faces during the season.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Memphis Grizzlies needed a few minutes to shake off their All-Star break rust. Once they did, they dominated the Detroit Pistons.
Mike Conley scored 19 points, Zach Randolph had his 31st double-double and Memphis won its fourth straight game Tuesday night, 105-91 at Detroit.
Randolph had 15 points and 10 rebounds and the Grizzlies rode a strong second...
Terrence Williams spent 3 years in the NBA with 3 different teams and struggled to stay out of trouble. After being cut by the Detroit Pistons during training camp, the once sought after Louisville forward had to go to China to play basketball. Williams averaged 17.9 PPG in China and rekindled his career to the point where the Boston Celtics decided to give him a chance, signing...
The Pistons' package for Kobe Bryant included a combination of their core players and draft picks, according to sources.
Back in 2007 there were rumblings that the Detroit Pistons and Los Angeles Lakers had discussed a trade involving Kobe Bryant. Turns out, that deal was much closer to becoming a reality than just about anyone realized at the time.
Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski revisited those potentially game-changing trade talks in a piece up Monday, following the passing away of Lakers owner Jerry...
The Pistons already made a major move in January.
Will Bynum has averaged 10.6 points in seven games since Jose Calderon joined the lineup.
At 22-34, this season hasn’t been kind to the Pistons. But when you travel to Charlotte, you expect things to look fine and dandy as the Bobcats are a horrific 13-41. And while the Pistons came away with a 105-99 win, it didn’t come easy – especially for Pistons big man Greg Monroe. Monroe took some punishment from Bobcats’ rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.