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Chauncey Billups could have been the Timberwolves' coach, and d…

Chauncey Billups could have been the Timberwolves' coach, and declined

yahoo.com Updated Apr 15 (4 days ago)
Around the time Chauncey Billups led the Detroit Pistons to the 2004 NBA title, because he was a heady point guard and because this is the NBA, he was unofficially anointed as The NBA’s Next Great Coach. Billups, who was the lead guard on a Pistons team…
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  • Stan Van Gundy, Pistons set for busy summer

    Stan Van Gundy, Pistons set for busy summer

    nba.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)
    Stan Van Gundy has a busy summer ahead as president of the Detroit Pistons.
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  • Cavaliers playing LeBron, others vs. Pistons

    Cavaliers playing LeBron, others vs. Pistons

    nba.com Apr 13 (6 days ago)
    One day off was enough for LeBron James and the Cavaliers' other starters.
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  • It's no secret the Knicks have eyes on Pistons forward Greg Mon…

    It's no secret the Knicks have eyes on Pistons forward Greg Monroe

    Maybe the worst kept secret in the NBA is that Phil Jackson plans to pursue Detroit Pistons forward Greg Monroe in free agency this summer.
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  • Pau Gasol's putback and-one dunk ices big Bulls win over Piston…

    Pau Gasol's putback and-one dunk ices big Bulls win over Pistons

    yahoo.com Apr 4
    Chicago Bulls big man Pau Gasol has been known throughout most of his career as a finesse player, a guy who would rather break down his defender with a nice hook shot than bully him on the block. That take has always been a little off — Pau is very tall…
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  • Wade fuels Heat with 40 day after procedure

    Wade fuels Heat with 40 day after procedure

    ESPN.com Mar 29
    Dwyane Wade scored 40 points one day after having fluid removed from his balky left knee, Udonis Haslem set season highs with 18 points and 13 rebounds, and the undermanned Heat beat the Pistons 109-102 on Sunday night.
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  • Raptors' Lowry (back) leaves vs. Pistons

    Raptors' Lowry (back) leaves vs. Pistons

    nba.com Mar 24
    Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry left Tuesday's game against the Detroit Pistons with back spasms and did not return.
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  • Have the Memphis Grizzlies gone 'soft' since going Green?

    Have the Memphis Grizzlies gone 'soft' since going Green?

    yahoo.com Mar 18
    The Grizzlies are in trouble, and we’re not talking about the bears in Yellowstone. After allowing 66 points on 61 percent shooting in the second half and blowing a 17-point lead in a 105-95 loss to a Pistons team that had dropped its previous 10 outing…
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  • Jackson stars with 20 points and 20 assists, Pistons beat Grizz…

    Jackson stars with 20 points and 20 assists, Pistons beat Grizzlies

    yahoo.com Mar 18
    Pending restricted free agent guard Reggie Jackson got his wish when the Oklahoma City Thunder traded him to the Detroit Pistons at the deadline, finding the starting point guard job he desired and the chance to become a foundational component instead o…
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  • Monroe, Conley out for Grizzlies-Pistons game

    Monroe, Conley out for Grizzlies-Pistons game

    nba.com Mar 17
    Greg Monroe and Mike Conley will both miss Tuesday night's game between the Detroit Pistons and Memphis Grizzlies.
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  • Freeland, Williams out 1 game for head-butts

    Freeland, Williams out 1 game for head-butts

    ESPN.com nba.com Mar 14
    Portland Trail Blazers center Joel Freeland and Detroit Pistons forward Shawne Williams were suspended one game without pay by the NBA on Saturday for head-butting each other.
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  • Warriors top Pistons, match '14-15 win total

    Warriors top Pistons, match '14-15 win total

    ESPN.com Mar 12
    Klay Thompson reached the 5,000-point milestone and knocked down two late 3-pointers in a 69-second span, leading the Golden State Warriors past the Detroit Pistons 105-98 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight win.
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  • Pistons to keep Quincy Miller rest of season

    Pistons to keep Quincy Miller rest of season

    nba.com Mar 11
    Forward Quincy Miller will stick with the Detroit Pistons for the remainder of the season and have an opportunity to be part of summer league and then training camp.
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  • Harden triple-double helps Houston snap skid

    Harden triple-double helps Houston snap skid

    ESPN.com Mar 6
    James Harden had 38 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists for his third triple-double this season, and the Houston Rockets snapped a two-game skid with a 103-93 win over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
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  • Pelicans' Davis stars in return from injury

    Pelicans' Davis stars in return from injury

    Pelicans All-Star power forward Anthony Davis returned from his right shoulder sprain and started Wednesday night's 88-85 win over the Detroit Pistons.
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  • No Love Lost Between Josh Smith And Hawks Fans

    No Love Lost Between Josh Smith And Hawks Fans

    deadspin.com Mar 4
    Josh Smith is an Atlanta-area native who played for the Hawks for nine seasons, but Hawks fans seem as overjoyed to be rid of Smith as Smith is to be rid of them. This wasn't always the case: in his first return to Philips Arena last season as a member …
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  • Pistons recall Miller from D-League

    Pistons recall Miller from D-League

    nba.com Mar 2
    The Detroit Pistons have recalled forward Quincy Miller from the team's Grand Rapids affiliate in the NBA Development League.
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  • Cavaliers rally behind LeBron, Love's 8 3s

    Cavaliers rally behind LeBron, Love's 8 3s

    ESPN.com nba.com Feb 24
    Kevin Love tied a career best with eight 3-pointers for 24 points, and LeBron James added 19 points and 11 assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied in the second half to beat the Detroit Pistons 102-93 on Tuesday night.
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  • LeBron passes Pippen for most assists by forward

    LeBron passes Pippen for most assists by forward

    nba.com Feb 24
    Showing off his all-around game, LeBron James surpassed Scottie Pippen on the NBA list for most assists by a forward with a pass to Kevin Love for an open 3-pointer against the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.
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  • Perkins: Cavs over Clips because of LeBron

    Perkins: Cavs over Clips because of LeBron

    ESPN.com Feb 24
    Freshly-acquired Kendrick Perkins suited up for the Cleveland Cavaliers for the first time on Tuesday against the Detroit Pistons.
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  • Rose: Apology needed after missed practice

    Rose: Apology needed after missed practice

    ESPN.com Feb 20
    Bulls point guard Derrick Rose said after Friday night's loss to the Pistons that he apologized to his teammates for missing Wednesday's practice because of what Tom Thibodeau called "travel issues."
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  • Drummond propels thin Pistons past Bulls

    Drummond propels thin Pistons past Bulls

    ESPN.com Feb 20
    Andre Drummond had 18 points and 20 rebounds to lead the short-handed Detroit Pistons to a 100-91 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Friday night.
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  • The Thunder, Pistons, And Jazz Made A Good Trade

    The Thunder, Pistons, And Jazz Made A Good Trade

    deadspin.com Feb 20
    The Oklahoma City Thunder are glad they got rid of Reggie Jackson . Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are glad ; the coach and front office are glad; the fans are glad. By all accounts, by the time they finally traded him yesterday, in a three-way deal…
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  • Video - 76ers Stun Pistons 01:10

    76ers Stun Pistons

    Mar 18
    The 76ers topped the Pistons 94-83 to snap their two-game losing streak.
  • Video - Pistons End 10-Game Slide 01:31

    Pistons End 10-Game Slide

    Mar 17
    Reggie Jackson had 23 points and 20 assists in Detroit's 105-95 win over Memphis, ending its 10-game losing streak.
  • Video - NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night 01:14

    NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night

    Mar 17
    Check out the top plays from the night in the NBA, including Blake Griffin's big slam.
  • Video - Jazz Edge Pistons 00:59

    Jazz Edge Pistons

    Mar 14
    The Jazz topped the Pistons 88-85 for their fifth straight win.

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    Apr 18
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