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Durant's 42 help OKC secure second seed

Durant's 42 help OKC secure second seed

ESPN.com Updated Apr 16 (2 days ago)
Kevin Durant scored 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, and the Oklahoma City Thunder secured the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western Conference, rallying from 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 112-111 Wednesday night.
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  • The 10 Funniest GIFs From The NBA Season

    The 10 Funniest GIFs From The NBA Season

    dimemag.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)
    For better or for worse, technology appears to be evolving at the speed of light. One of the many positives of this rapid change is the ability to be entertained from multiple areas, including the .gif, compressed image files. While there were so many t…
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  • Buzzer-Beaters, Dunks & The NBA Season’s Top 25 Plays

    Buzzer-Beaters, Dunks & The NBA Season’s Top 25 Plays

    dimemag.com Apr 14 (4 days ago)
    Finally, at long last, the real season begins. But that doesn’t mean we can’t stop, look back, and appreciate the highlights and events that captivated us and stole our attention during the 2013-14 season. We’ve been treated to some great games, as rece…
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  • Longtime Pistons president Dumars steps down

    Longtime Pistons president Dumars steps down

    Joe Dumars is stepping down as the Detroit Pistons' president of basketball operations.
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  • NBA playoff picture update: Blazers' home-court hopes still ali…

    NBA playoff picture update: Blazers' home-court hopes still alive, Mavs and Hawks are in, Pacers back atop East

    yahoo.com Apr 14 (5 days ago)
    If you're anything like me and Detroit Pistons rookie Peyton Siva, when it gets this late in the season, you come out of the weekend like: So let's get caught up on how the weekend that just passed reshaped the playoff picture, which is mere days away f…
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  • DeMar DeRozan YouTube’s Kyle Singler

    DeMar DeRozan YouTube’s Kyle Singler

    dimemag.com Apr 13 (5 days ago)
    The Raptors clinched the Atlantic Division on Sunday after going into Detroit to defeat the Pistons, 116-107. They’re in a contest with the Bulls for the 3-seed, but for the moment they should savor their rapid turnaround this year under choach Dwane Ca…
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  • Bulls rally from 18 down for 7th straight win

    Bulls rally from 18 down for 7th straight win

    ESPN.com Apr 11
    D.J. Augustin scored 24 points, Taj Gibson added 17, and the Chicago Bulls rallied from 18 down to beat the Detroit Pistons 106-98 for their seventh straight win on Friday night.
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  • Who’s Better: Brandon Jennings Or Kemba Walker?

    Who’s Better: Brandon Jennings Or Kemba Walker?

    dimemag.com Apr 10
    Before Shabazz Napier, there was Kemba Walker. Walker came into the league with a lot of hype and not a lot of opportunity to grow and learn from his mistakes. Playing for Charlotte meant most fans were only going to associate him with the team’s W/L re…
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  • Cavs unite to rout Pistons but are eliminated

    Cavs unite to rout Pistons but are eliminated

    ESPN.com Apr 10
    Dion Waiters scored 22 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers, their playoff hopes hanging by a thread, routed the Detroit Pistons 122-100 on Wednesday night.
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  • Pistons' Smith sidelined by knee tendinitis

    Pistons' Smith sidelined by knee tendinitis

    Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith has patella tendinitis in his left knee and did not play Tuesday against his former team, the Atlanta Hawks.
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  • Report: Joe Dumars Likely To Resign As Pistons GM

    Report: Joe Dumars Likely To Resign As Pistons GM

    He’s taken some hits over the last decade at the helm in Detroit, and now Pistons GM Joe Dumars appears ready to resign at season’s end after another disappointing season that will end with the Pistons again missing the playoffs. The offseason signings …
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  • The 10 Best Game-Winners In The NBA In 2014

    The 10 Best Game-Winners In The NBA In 2014

    dimemag.com Apr 7
    There is nothing more beautiful or thrilling than a game-winning shot. When 48 minutes of blood, sweat and tears all comes down to one single moment, the art of basketball shines brightest. The feeling of your heart pounding when the game is on the line…
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  • Nets' Kirilenko to return, Garnett still out

    Nets' Kirilenko to return, Garnett still out

    ESPN.com Apr 4
    Brooklyn Nets forward Andrei Kirilenko will return to the lineup on Friday night against the Detroit Pistons.
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  • Shot Clock Tricks Paul George Into Taking 37-Footer; Nothing Bu…

    Shot Clock Tricks Paul George Into Taking 37-Footer; Nothing But Net

    deadspin.com Apr 3
    The Pacers snapped a three-game skid—and stayed percentage points behind the Heat for first in the East—after pulling away from the Pistons for a 101-94 win. That late run got going with this comically long three, sunk by Paul George after the shot cloc…
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  • George leads way as Pacers snap slide at 3

    George leads way as Pacers snap slide at 3

    ESPN.com Apr 3
    Paul George had 27 points and 13 rebounds, David West scored 15 points, and the Indiana Pacers snapped a three-game skid with a 101-94 win over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.
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  • 5 NBA Draft Prospects That Could Transform Lottery Teams Right …

    5 NBA Draft Prospects That Could Transform Lottery Teams Right Now

    dimemag.com Apr 2
    To think that we’re only three weeks away from the start of the playoffs; the special time of year where all of the “It’s only the regular season talk” stifles and the “Win or go home” mantra begins. While 16 teams prepare their final rosters and create…
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  • Detroit Pistons' Brandon Jennings fined $5,000 for flopping dur…

    Detroit Pistons' Brandon Jennings fined $5,000 for flopping during win over Milwaukee Bucks (Video)

    The NBA announced Tuesday that it had fined Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings $5,000 for his second violation of the league's anti-flopping policy. The wallet-lightening offense came during the fourth quarter of Detroit's 116-111 victory over…
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  • Video - 30 for 30: Bad Boys- Tough Detriot Defense 00:41

    30 for 30: Bad Boys- Tough Detriot Defense

    Apr 17
    Isiah Thomas discusses what it takes to be a "Bad Boy" and how their tactics affected opposing teams. 30 for 30: "Bad Boys" airs Thursday April 17 8pm EST on ESPN
  • Video - 30 for 30: Bad Boys - Tough Detroit Defense 00:41

    30 for 30: Bad Boys - Tough Detroit Defense

    Apr 17
    Isiah Thomas discusses what it takes to be a "Bad Boy" and how their tactics affected opposing teams. 30 for 30: "Bad Boys" airs Thursday April 17 8pm EST on ESPN
  • Video - Thunder Lock Down Second Seed In West 01:24

    Thunder Lock Down Second Seed In West

    Apr 16
    Kevin Durant scored 42 points to help the Thunder beat the Pistons 112-111 and secure the second seed in the Western Conference.
  • Video - 30 for 30: Bad Boys-Celtics vs Pistons 1987 00:52

    30 for 30: Bad Boys-Celtics vs Pistons 1987

    Apr 16
    The tough play during the 1987 playoffs is detailed, focusing on Bill Laimbeer's famous takedown of Larry Bird. 30 for 30: Bad Boys premiers April 17 at 8pm EST on ESPN

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