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The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has waived center Jake Voskuhl and guards Brian Hamilton and Walker D. Russell Jr.

Report: Church reps demand big bucks from Pistons owner

New Pistons owner Tom Gores has approved a couple of multimillion dollar player contracts in recent days. But it would be safe to assume he didn't approve of this late-night request for millions by complete strangers. Citing unnamed law-enforcement sources, TMZ reported that two men knocked on Gores' door around 10 p.m. Sunday, "insisting he accept a delivery of an...

Pistons Owner Tom Gores Targeted in Million $$$ Mormon Money Plea

Detroit Pistons billionaire owner Tom Gores was harassed at his house Sunday night ... when two unidentified men showed up at his doorstep, demanding over a MILLION bucks for the Mormon Church -- law enforcement sources tell TMZ.It's a bizarre tale --… Permalink

Pistons waive center Voskuhl, guards Brian Hamilton, Russell

The Detroit Pistons have waived center Jake Voskuhl and guards Brian Hamilton and Walker Russell Jr.

Cavaliers fall to Pistons on last second free throws

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Austin Daye's two free throws with 3.1 seconds left gave the Detroit Pistons a 90-89 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night. Daye, who finished with 19 points, was fouled driving to the basket after the Pistons stole an inbounds pass with Cleveland holding an 89-88 lead. Luke Harangody missed a jumper for Cleveland at the buzzer. Rodney Stuckey...

Cleveland's Kyrie Irving, Detroit Pistons Brandon Knight set for a long duel: Cavaliers Insider

Irving and Knight are just beginning a rivalry in which both are trying to revive franchises in the Central Division.

Knight has been impressive in the exhibition season

Guess it's safe to say that rookie Brandon Knight has blended in well with his teammates. Minutes after he helped the Pistons to a 90-89 victory over the Cavaliers in the exhibition finale Tuesday night, he was joking around with veterans Ben Wallace and Rodney Stuckey in the visitors' locker room at Quicken Loans Arena.

Live scoring: Brandon Knight starts for Pistons

Ben Gordon and Charlie Villanueva are not with team tonight, for personal reasons.

2011-12 Detroit Pistons Preview

"I know he was here at 5:30 a.m., I wasn't, he was," team president and general manager Joe Dumars said. "The guy was ready to work. He doesn't like to talk about this, but this guy comes in at 5:30 every morning. You want that in your organization as soon as possible. You want that kind of energy, you want that kind of passion, you want that kind of direction...

Comeback Kids

A Brandon Knight steal with six seconds left gave Austin Daye the chance to win the game with two free throws, and he knocked them down as the Pistons closed the preseason with a 90-89 win - fitting in a game that saw Lawrence Frank start the "Knight and Daye" backcourt, Keith Langlois writes for True Blue Pistons.

Jonas: 'Today Felt Great'

Jonas Jerebko smiled about the six fouls he picked up in just 17 minutes in his preseason debut. But he senses that his feel for the game is starting to rapidly return now after more than a year spent coming back from injury, Keith Langlois writes for True Blue Pistons.

Postgame Quotes - December 20, 2011

The Pistons topped the Cavaliers in a come-from-behind 90-89 road win Tuesday. A late Brandon Knight steal followed by two free throws from Austin Daye sealed the game for the road squad.

Pistons enlist Taio Cruz, the Temptations for music at home opener (with music videos)

The Detroit Pistons announced today that Taio Cruz, the Temptations featuring Dennis Edwards and Mike Posner will provide entertainment for their home opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday.

Tom Gores Targeted by Mormons for 1 Million Dollars at his home

Photo/AP editing Detroit Pistons billionaire owner Tom Gores was harassed at his house Sunday night … when two unidentified men showed up at his doorstep, demanding over a MILLION bucks for the Mormon Church.It’s a bizarre tale — we’re told Tom was specifically targeted by the duo, which tracked him down at his home in L.A.’s exclusive Mulholland Estates...

Watch to watch today: Pistons vs. Cavaliers, exhibition style, Take II

The Pistons are still looking for their first victory of the Tom Gores -- and Lawrence Frank -- eras, against the Cleveland Cavaliers, the same team that beat them, 91-87, on Friday night. Tonight's game is at Cleveland and is the finale of their two-game exhibition season. (They start playing for real on Monday at Indiana.) 7 p.m., Fox Sports Detroit.
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