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Pistons to open season Oct. 18 at LCA; full schedule here

Pistons to open season Oct. 18 at LCA; full schedule hereThe NBA released its regular-season schedule — and with it, the Pistons’ first regular-season game at its new home.
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Pistons

Pistons' Andre Drummond passes sniff test

Pistons’ Andre Drummond passes sniff testCenter plays first game since offseason sinus surgery in high-altitude -- 5,700 feet above sea level -- in Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Pistons
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Lions

Kobe Bryant tweets support for Lions’ Kerry Hyder

Kobe Bryant tweets support for Lions’ Kerry HyderThe Lions’ defensive end went down with what could be a season-ending Achilles tendon injury Sunday.
  • Lions
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Pistons

Beard: Trading for Kyrie Irving too risky for Pistons

Beard: Trading for Kyrie Irving too risky for PistonsThe deal works out for the Cavs, but for the Pistons, there’s significantly more risk involved.
  • Pistons
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Pistons

Pistons mailbag: Harris, Johnson fit as starters

Pistons mailbag: Harris, Johnson fit as startersRod Beard of The Detroit News answers readers’ questions regarding the Pistons.
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  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
NBA

Ex-MSU star Randolph arrested on pot charge in L.A.

Ex-MSU star Randolph arrested on pot charge in L.A.Randolph, 36, was taken into custody late Wednesday on suspicion of possessing marijuana with intent to sell
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  • 1 week ago
Pistons

Pistons’ Johnson vows ‘more tricks’ after scoring 86

Pistons’ Johnson vows ‘more tricks’ after scoring 86The initial reports on social media invited skepticism — because it’s not every day that a player scores 86 points.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Pistons’ Drummond vows to breathe new life into play

Pistons’ Drummond vows to breathe new life into play“I’m not going to play with a filter anymore,” said Drummond, who has offseason sinus surgery.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Pistons

NBA approves Pistons’ move to downtown Detroit

NBA approves Pistons’ move to downtown DetroitThe Pistons can start packing the moving boxes — they’re cleared to play in downtown Detroit next season.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Pistons

Reports: Stanley Johnson scores 86 in pro-am game

Reports: Stanley Johnson scores 86 in pro-am gameIs it a social-media sensation, urban myth or something for Pistons fans and coach Stan Van Gundy to salivate over?
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
NBA

ESPN: Flint's Kyle Kuzma will rise to the fore for Lakers

ESPN: Flint’s Kuzma will rise to the fore for LakersWriter predicts rookie will exceed his status as No. 27 overall pick.
  • NBA
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Pistons

Jason Maxiell retires as member of Pistons

Jason Maxiell retires as member of PistonsFormer Pistons forward Jason Maxiell signed a contract with the team, allowing him to retire as a member of Detroit’s franchise.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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ESPN projects 35 wins, playoffs for Pistons

ESPN projects 35 wins, playoffs for PistonsAfter missing the playoffs this season, the Pistons should win enough games next season to play some extra basketball.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Pistons’ offseason gets a ‘D’ from ESPN

Pistons’ offseason gets a ‘D’ from ESPNThe Pistons will have a new look in their backcourt next season, but is it a good look? Not necessarily.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Pistons’ Smith on Morris’ departure: That’s business

Pistons’ Smith on Morris’ departure: That’s businessOn July 7, the Pistons sent forward Marcus Morris to the Celtics for Avery Bradley and a 2019 second-round draft pick.
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  • 3 weeks ago
NBA

Ex-Pistons great Joe Dumars joins sports agency

Ex-Pistons great Joe Dumars joins sports agencyAfter a few years away from basketball, Joe Dumars is back in the game.
  • NBA
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Pistons

'A big deal': Pistons add Flagstar Bank ad to jerseys

Pistons adding Flagstar ad to jerseysThe Pistons announced Wednesday they will become the 10th NBA franchise to add a sponsorship.
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Pistons sign Luis Montero for Grand Rapids Drive

Pistons sign Luis Montero for Grand Rapids DriveThe Detroit Pistons signed guard/forward Luis Montero to a two-way contract on Monday.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Pistons announce advertisement on jerseys

Pistons announce advertisement on jerseysPistons announce advertisement on jerseys
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Pistons' Ish Smith talks improved offense

Pistons’ Ish Smith talks improved offensePistons guard Ish Smith talks about the offseason additions of Avery Bradley, Langston Galloway and Luke Kennard.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
NBA

Tuesday's NBA: Warriors’ Green sued by former MSU football player

Tuesday’s NBA: Warriors’ Green sued by former MSU football playerGreen allegedly slapped Edmonson, a former Spartans football player, leading to Green’s arrest for misdemeanor assault.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Michigan

Tom Gores under fire for deal on inmate phone service

Tom Gores under fire for deal on inmate phone serviceGores’ firm has a deal to buy a company that provides telephone services to Michigan prison inmates at high rates
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
NBA

Report: Warriors’ Draymond Green subject of assault lawsuit

Report: Warriors’ Draymond Green subject of assault lawsuitAn unnamed man and woman claim in the suit “physical assault, bullying and misleading statements made by Mr. Green.”
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
NBA

Ex-UM star Walton signs two-way contract with Heat

Ex-UM star Walton signs two-way contract with HeatThe former Wolverine point guard will get a shot to play in the NBA next season.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
NBA

Monday's NBA: Derrick Rose reportedly signs with Cavaliers

Monday’s NBA: Derrick Rose reportedly signs with CavaliersFree agent Derrick Rose agreed Monday to sign with Cleveland.
  • NBA
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Wolverines

Ex-Wolverine Zak Irvin signs pro deal with VL Pesaro

Ex-Wolverine Zak Irvin signs pro deal with VL PesaroFormer Michigan forward signed a contract with VL Pesaro to play professionally in the Italian Serie A next season.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Detroit

Major defendants dropped from suit over arena funding

Major defendants dropped from arena lawsuitA federal judge ruled that parts of a lawsuit challenging $34.5 million in taxpayer-backed bonds still can proceed
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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