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  1. Read a transcript of Wednesday's Pistons chat with Vincent Goodwill

    Vincent Goodwill of The Detroit News hosted a live chat on the Pistons and the NBA on Wednesday. If you missed it you can read the full transcript here.

    • 1:25 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
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    Pistons go for Indiana's Noah Vonleh in Ford's new mock draft

    Vonleh, a 6-10, 240-pound forward, averaged 11.4 points and 4.0 rebounds in 26.5 minutes for the Hoosiers this season. He was named Big Ten freshman of the year and was placed on the All-Big Ten third team by coaches and media.

    • 3:41 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    Pistons' radio broadcasts move to Detroit Sports 105.1

    Detroit Sports 105.1 FM will be the new flagship station for the Pistons under a multi-year deal that was announced Tuesday.

    • 2:49 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
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    Tuesday's NBA playoffs roundup: Pacers rally past Hawks to even series

    When the Indiana Pacers needed a lift. Paul George stepped up. All over the court, over and over again. George had 27 points, 10 rebounds and six assists, and the Pacers used a big second-half run to rally for a 101-85 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.

    • 11:16 AM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    Spurs' Gregg Popovich wins NBA Coach of the Year

    Popovich has been named NBA coach of the year, making him just the third coach in league history to win the award three times in his career.

    • 12:50 AM, Apr. 21, 2014
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    Former Pistons executive Scott Perry could be ready for his shot as general manager

    The Pistons have promised a wide-ranging search for their new head of basketball operations, soliciting assistance from near and far, with research firms leading the pursuit.

    • 12:50 AM, Apr. 21, 2014
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    Four possible Pistons GM candidates with local ties

    The Detroit News' Vincent Goodwill takes a look at four possible Pistons general manager candidates who have ties to Detroit.

    • 1:42 AM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    Monday's NBA playoffs roundup: Grizzlies beat Thunder in OT to tie series

    The Grizzlies remained steady and took care of business in the extra period. Zach Randolph scored 25 points to help Memphis defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-105 in overtime on Monday night and tie their first-round playoff series at one game apiece.

    • 1:45 PM, Apr. 21, 2014
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    Coach Mike Woodson fired by new Knicks president Phil Jackson

    Mike Woodson had the Knicks on top of their division and in the second round of the playoffs, destinations that had become unreachable and practically unimaginable in New York.

    • 11:58 PM, Apr. 20, 2014
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    Sunday's NBA playoffs roundup: James Jones sparks Heat in victory over Bobcats

    Each of the last two Miami championship runs has been highlighted by moments where a sharpshooter enters a game and immediately provides a surprise spark. James Jones got his turn Sunday.

    • 12:52 AM, Apr. 19, 2014
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    Former Piston Adrian Dantley calls Isiah Thomas 'con man' in radio interview

    Dantley began the call to Dery's show by revealing he refused to watch the ESPN '30 for 30' series documentary on the Bad Boys that premiered Thursday night. 'I'm not gonna watch that; you think I'm gonna listen to Isiah talk?' Dantley said, chuckling.

    • 12:50 AM, Apr. 20, 2014
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    Saturday's NBA playoffs roundup: Hawks stun struggling Pacers in series opener

    Jeff Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points, Paul Millsap added 25 and the eighth-seeded Hawks won their first road playoff game in three years, shocking top-seeded Indiana 101-93 to take a 1-0 lead in the first-round series.

    • 12:37 AM, Apr. 19, 2014
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    Pistons hire search firm to help find new general manager

    The Pistons have used consulting firms in the Tom Gores regime, and will use Korn Ferry in their search for a new general manager. Jed Hughes will be the point man in the search to replace Joe Dumars, who stepped down as president Monday after 14 years in the front office.

    • 12:52 AM, Apr. 19, 2014
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    Vincent Goodwill's Pistons report card

    The 2013-14 Pistons season is mercifully over, weeks before fans expected to see a postmortem on a team that started off with a lot of hype, uncertainty and high expectations.

    • 12:59 AM, Apr. 19, 2014
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    ESPN documentary captures emotions of Pistons' Bad Boys reign

    When you cover a beat, you never really get to experience the sorrow and joy of a team's season. You're too busy writing stories, gathering quotes, hopping on ...

    • 12:43 AM, Apr. 19, 2014
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    NBA playoffs preview: Some old, some new grace field of 16

    As the Pistons gear up for the NBA draft on June, 16 teams begin their quest for a championship. The playoffs start this afternoon, when the Raptors and Nets ...

    • 12:05 AM, Apr. 17, 2014
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    Pistons close curtain on disastrous season with gallant effort in loss

    To pull off the upset against the Oklahoma City Thunder, it would've meant that Kevin Durant left his Superman cape and MVP mind-set at home, to prepare for ...

    • 9:15 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
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    Pistons' Greg Monroe wonders what future holds

    He's seen plenty of things in four years: player mutinies, coach hirings and firings, chicanery and the like, but hasn't felt the pleasure of winning, not in ...

    • 6:36 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
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    Former Pistons star Grant Hill not interested in team's GM job now

    Hill, though, has told people close to him he won't consider a front-office position this close to retirement, but down the line when his children get older, ...

    • 4:49 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
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    'Bad Boys' era was magical time in Pistons basketball

    The year was 1989, and despite many wonderful things in Detroit sports the Bad Boy Pistons captured our imaginations more than anybody else. They were brash, ...

    • 7:11 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
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    Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team

    Kohl announced the deal Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center hours before the team was to play its final game of a dismal season. The deal is subject to ...

    • 11:24 PM, Apr. 15, 2014
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    Piston Chauncey Billups practices for front office

    Billups learned how to set up a draft room. He learned what executives looked for when evaluating talent. Now, he believes he's ready to move into the front ...

    • 10:10 PM, Apr. 14, 2014
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    New leader in Pistons front office must grapple with tough questions

    The person who replaces Joe Dumars will face a number of tough decision aside from just free agency, trades and draft picks. Here are some questions the new GM ...

  2. Read a transcript of Tuesday's Pistons chat with Vincent Goodwill

    Vincent Goodwill of The Detroit News hosted a live chat on the Pistons on Tuesday. If you missed it you can read the complete transcript here.

    • 2:09 AM, Apr. 16, 2014
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    LeBron James deserves Heat fans' thanks no matter his decision

    Keep in mind, he'll smartly dribble away from the topic, as he did last week by saying in a manner that cut off the conversation, 'I'm not even thinking about ...

  3. Timeline: Joe Dumars -- the Pistons years

    A look at the career of Pistons player and executive Joe Dumars, who stepped down Monday as Pistons president of basketball operations.

    • 5:25 PM, Apr. 14, 2014
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    Pistons' greatest challenge is getting fans to care again

    No one wants to see that garbage. They are out of sight and out of mind -- the worst spot you can be in as a professional sports franchise.

    • 1:40 AM, Apr. 14, 2014
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    Joe Dumars ran out of winning moves and, finally, out of time

    There's no easy way for it to end, but the truth is, it had been ending for a while. For most of his nearly 30 years with the Pistons, Joe Dumars was ...

    • 4:36 PM, Apr. 14, 2014
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    It's official: Joe Dumars out as Pistons president

    The Pistons and Joe Dumars made it official, with a statement released from the team stating Dumars will step aside as president of basketball operations.

    • 1:38 AM, Apr. 14, 2014
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    Here are 5 possible candidates to replace Joe Dumars

    With Joe Dumars' departure as Pistons president, here are five candidates that could potentially step into that role in Detroit.

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NBA Highlights

Pistons' salary cap corner

Numbers to know

  • 2013-14 salary cap: $58.5 million (2012-13 cap was $58.044 million).
  • Current Piston salaries for 2013-14 season: $35,045,558.
  • Approximate salary cap space for 2013-14 season: $22,998,442 (not including slotted salary for 2013 first-round draft pick).

Players under contract for 2013-14

  • PF Charlie Villanueva: $8,580,000
  • SG/PG Rodney Stuckey: $8,500,000 (not fully guaranteed)
  • PF/SF Jonas Jerebko: $4,500,000 PF/C
  • Greg Monroe: $4,086,454 PG/SG
  • Brandon Knight: $2,793,960 C
  • Andre Drummond: $2,462,400 C
  • Slava Kravtsov: $1,500,000 (not fully guaranteed)
  • SF/SG Kyle Singler: $1,045,000
  • SF Khris Middleton: $788,872 SG
  • Kim English: $788,872 (not fully guaranteed)

Sports on TV

Where to watch the big game in Metro Detroit

BASEBALL

  • 2 Arizona at Chicago Cubs, WGN, MLB
  • 7 N.Y. Yankees at Boston, ESPN
  • 7 Chicago White Sox at Detroit, FSD/97.1

COLLEGE BASEBALL

  • 7:30 Iowa at Creighton, CBSSN

COLLEGE LACROSSE

  • 7 Villanova at Johns Hopkins, ESPNU

COLLEGE SOFTBALL

  • 4 Penn State at Ohio State (DH), BTN

NBA

  • 7 Charlotte at Miami, TNT
  • 8 Dallas at San Antonio, NBA
  • 9:30 Portland at Houston, TNT

NFL

  • 8 Schedule special, NFL

NHL

  • 7 Pittsburgh at Columbus, NBCSN, CBC
  • 9:30 St. Louis at Chicago, NBCSN, CBC
  • 8 Anaheim at Dallas, CNBC, TSN

SOCCER

  • 2:30 Champions, Bayern Munich at Real Madrid, FS1
  • 8 CONCACAF, Cruz Azul at Toluca, FS1
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