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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, the same gated community where Charlie Sheen lives.
Law enforcement sources tell us, the men knocked on Tom’s door at 10pm Sunday night, insisting he accept a delivery of an unspecified item.
Words were exchanged, but eventually the weirdos took off — leaving behind a package full of papers, one of which demanded more than a million bucks for the Mormon Church.
As for motive … unclear — except that Tom is filthy rich, worth an estimated $2.4 billion. LAPD is investigating.
A rep for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints tells us, “We haven’t heard anything about this, but it certainly has nothing to do...
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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Rodney Stuckey was drenched in sweat, tugging at his shorts, the international sign of a tired basketball player.
He had just finished a 2 12-hour practice with his Pistons teammates, yet he and rookie Brandon Knight kept doing extra shooting drills with assistant coach Dee Brown.
Over and over again, the two would dart around orange cones, stop and then...
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...
Usually NBA season previews are best read in October, back when football games hardly mattered, Midnight Madness was a few weeks away, and baseball was winding down. Perhaps with the last of the offseason's iced tea in hand, as you whiled away on a too-warm-for-the-season afternoon.
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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.
Irving and Knight are just beginning a rivalry in which both are trying to revive franchises in the Central Division.
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.
Ben Gordon and Charlie Villanueva are not with team tonight, for personal reasons.
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.
From Rodney Stuckey's re-signing over the weekend to the possible starting lineups to the further pursuit of another big man, Mailbag readers were busy over the weekend. On with Mailbag ...
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.
The Detroit Pistons have waived center Jake Voskuhl and guards Brian Hamilton and Walker Russell Jr.
The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has waived center Jake Voskuhl and guards Brian Hamilton and Walker D. Russell Jr.
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.
It was the year of ‘#winning’ on social media as actor Charlie Sheen made the word/phrase a part of the daily lexicon for many social media users. But there was a lot of failing in 2011 too. Youtube user TwisterNederland8, has compiled a youtube compilation of the greatest fails the Internet saw in 2011. There...Read the Rest...