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Hornets’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has torn labrum

Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is injured again. An MRI revealed a torn labrum in his right shoulder, the team announced Thursday, and his status for the remainder of the season is unknown: INJURY UPDATE: @hornets F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had MRI revealing torn labrum in his R shoulder. Will be re-evaluated after All-Star break. — Charlotte Hornets PR (@HornetsPR...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Retire Jersey of Chauncey Billups

The Pistons retired the number one jersey of five-time all-star Chauncey Billups in a halftime ceremony, with most of his teammates from Detroit’s 2004 Championship squad in attendance. “This organization believed in me when that wasn’t the popular thing,” Billups said. “I had been around and even played decently at some places. And I was still young at the time. But,...
Via Hooped Up
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Hamilton’s number reportedly will be the next one from the Pistons’ 2004 championship team to be retired

Last night, the Detroit Pistons retired a second member of their 2004 NBA championship team. Point guard Chauncey Billups saw his number 1 jersey put to the rafters after having the best years of his career with the Pistons. Now there are three starters left off that team that haven’t had their number retired, but one found out that his time is coming soon. According to Vince...
Via No Guts, No Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Markieff Morris, Archie Goodwin Have Shoving Match On Bench

Markieff Morris and Archie Goodwin got into a physical altercation on the Phoenix Suns' bench during a timeout. An argument escalated into a shoving match in which teammates intervened. "That was nothing. That was part of being a leader and big brother," Morris said after the team's 112-104 loss. "Of course it looks bad. Everything I do looks bad." Both players returned to the game...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons retire Chauncey Billups' No. 1 jersey

AUBURN HIILS, Mich. — Moments before his jersey went up to the rafters, Chauncey Billups spoke to the crowd about the night the Detroit Pistons wrapped up the 2004 NBA title by routing the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 5 of the Finals.''We had one motivation,'' he said. ''We wanted to win it here at home.''Billups was the most valuable player in the Finals that year, and he had his...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch the Pistons retire Chauncey Billups’ No. 1

Chauncey Billups” width=”620″ height=”345″ /> Tonight the Pistons retired Mr. Big Shot, Chauncey Billups’ No. 1 during halftime of their game against the Denver Nuggets. And like Ben Wallace‘s jersey retirement last month the Palace wasn’t short of Pistons legends including Dave Bing, Isaiah Thomas as well as the rest of the starting five including Mehmet Okur...
Via The Majors Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons retire Billups' jersey at halftime against Denver

AUBURN HIILS, Mich. (AP) Moments before his jersey went up to the rafters, Chauncey Billups spoke to the crowd about the night the Detroit Pistons wrapped up the 2004 NBA title by routing the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 5 of the Finals. ''We had one motivation,'' he said. ''We wanted to win it here at home.'' Billups was the most valuable player in the Finals that year, and he...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons without 3 starters against Denver

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Detroit's Reggie Jackson and Ersan Ilyasova are sitting out Wednesday night against Denver, leaving the Pistons without three starters in their final game before the All-Star break. The team said before the game that Jackson and Ilyasova had both been ill. The Pistons are also without Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who has been recovering from a core muscle...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Thanks for the Memories, Chauncey

I can remember my first Detroit Pistons game like it was yesterday. Well, the end of it at least. It was March of 2003, and Detroit trailed the Golden State Warriors by 1 point with just under 6 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter. The inbounds pass went to Chauncey Billups. Everybody was waiting for him to attack the basket, but he wouldn’t. He dribbled the ball from left...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thaddeus Young’s wife is not a fan of the possibility of moving to Detroit

Brooklyn Nets forward Thaddeus Young’s name has been a hot topic when comes to the trade market. There were reports that the Detroit Pistons were interested in Young, who could help them in their push to the playoffs. While Young really didn’t seem to have a problem with the interest, someone else in his family does. Young told reporters that his wife is not a fan of the possibility...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets come to town on Chauncey Billups Night

Detroit coach Stan Van Gundy can accept when the Pistons simply get beat by a better team despite their best effort. He wasn't happy at all with Detroit's loss in Denver last month. The Pistons look to avoid their first three-game skid since late December by defeating the visiting Nuggets for just the third time in 12 meetings Wednesday night (7 p.m. pregame, 7:30 tipoff on FOX Sports...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons to retire Chauncey Billups' number Wednesday

The Pistons have already retired Ben Wallace's number this season. Now, it's time for them to pay tribute to another great from their 2004 championship team.Detroit will retire Billups' number during Wednesday night's home game against the Nuggets, for whom Billups also played.Billups played for seven teams—including the Nuggets, Timberwolves, Celtics, Clippers and Raptors—but...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets-Pistons Preview

Detroit coach Stan Van Gundy can accept when the Pistons simply get beat by a better team despite their best effort. He wasn't happy at all with Detroit's loss in Denver last month. The Pistons look to avoid their first three-game skid since late December by defeating the visiting Nuggets for just the third time in 12 meetings Wednesday night. Detroit (27-26) scored its fewest...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy credits Knicks for handling of Derek Fisher firing

NBA head coaches typically get a bit defensive and critical when one of their own loses their job. And while Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy indicated he feels bad for Derek Fisher after he lost his job with the New York Knicks, he praised the organization for handling the situation the right way. Specifically speaking, Van Gundy believes the way in which the Knicks cut...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors beat Pistons 103-89, have won 14 of 15

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Kyle Lowry scored 25 points, and the Toronto Raptors went on an 11-2 run at the start of the fourth quarter to pull away for their 14th victory in 15 games, 103-89 over the Detroit Pistons on Monday night. Terrence Ross added 18 points for the Raptors, who recovered quickly after Detroit's Andre Drummond made a shot from about 80 feet to end the third...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond drains 70-foot 3rd quarter buzzer-beater (Video)

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond had his prayer answered as the third quarter ended during Monday night's game against Toronto when he took a shot at the basket from 70-feet away.As the buzzer sounded, Drummond's shot found nothing but net. Review (Blair): if Drummond’s made FG was released before time expired in Q3 of #TORatDET. Ruling: Upheld, good. https://t.co/VGzTqDdzbp—...
Via Holdout Sports
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Watch: Andre Drummond hits 70 foot buzzer beater to end 3rd quarter

Check out this heave from Andre Drummond and yes….it counts! Andre with your everyday 70-foot three pointer and we're down just five as we go to the fourth. — Detroit Pistons (@DetroitPistons) February 9, 2016 Review (Blair): if Drummond’s made FG was released before time expired in Q3 of #TORatDET. Ruling: Upheld, good. https://t.co/VGzTqDdzbp — NBA Official (@NBAOfficial...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond hits 70-foot buzzer beater to end 3rd quarter

Check out this heave from Andre Drummond and yes – it counts! Review (Blair): if Drummond’s made FG was released before time expired in Q3 of #TORatDET. Ruling: Upheld, good. https://t.co/VGzTqDdzbp — NBA Official (@NBAOfficial) February 9, 2016 We don't see too many of these knocked down these days. 
Via Crossover Chronicles
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors-Pistons Preview

Over the past month, no Eastern Conference team has been more efficient offensively than the Toronto Raptors. That doesn't bode well for the Detroit Pistons, who are struggling mightily defensively and were burned by the Raptors just last weekend. Extra time between contests should also benefit the Raptors, who go for a 14th win in 15 games as they resume their road trip Monday...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2015-16 Fantasy Basketball: Waiver Wire Fix — Week 15

Welcome to the weekly Waiver Wire Fix, an article where I will be discussing which four players should be picked up based on recent production. The only criteria is that they have to be owned in less than 50% of Yahoo leagues. Let’s get started. Stanley Johnson — SF — Detroit Pistons The rookie has played 20-plus minutes in 10 straight games and 30-plus in three of his past...
Via The Fantasy Fix
6 days ago  |  Discuss

George's 30 points lead Indiana to 112-104 win over Pistons

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Paul George scored 30 points to help the Indiana Pacers hold on for a 112-104 win over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night. Indiana nearly squandered a 20-point third-quarter lead, but held on thanks to five missed free throws from Andre Drummond in the game's final 3:30. Leading 104-100 with just more than a minute to play, Monta Ellis and George Hill hit...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

George's 30 points help Pacers send Pistons packing 112-104

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Paul George scored 30 points to help the Indiana Pacers hold on for a 112-104 win over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.Indiana (27-24) nearly squandered a 20-point third quarter lead, but held on thanks to five missed free throws from Andre Drummond in the game's final 3:30. Leading 104-100 with just more than a minute to play, Monta Ellis and George Hill...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

George's 28 points lead Indiana to 112-104 win over Pistons

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Paul George scored 30 points to help the Indiana Pacers hold on for a 112-104 win over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night. Indiana (27-24) nearly squandered a 20-point third quarter lead, but held on thanks to five missed free throws from Andre Drummond in the game's final 3:30. Leading 104-100 with just more than a minute to play, Monta Ellis and George Hill...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers look for third win in four Pistons games this season

Stanley Johnson embraced his role as a rookie coming off the bench in coach Stan Van Gundy's rotation and saw his minutes begin to increase toward the end of January.Now he's making the most of his opportunity to start with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope sidelined.Johnson looks to help the Detroit Pistons win for the third time in four games and even the season series with the host Indiana...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons-Pacers Preview

Stanley Johnson embraced his role as a rookie coming off the bench in coach Stan Van Gundy's rotation and saw his minutes begin to increase toward the end of January. Now he's making the most of his opportunity to start with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope sidelined. Johnson looks to help the Detroit Pistons win for the third time in four games and even the season series with the host...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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