Marcus Morris scores 33 points, Clippers fight off Pistons — San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Paul George and Marcus Morris Sr. handled the bulk of the scoring Sunday as the Clippers defeated Detroit at Staples Center without Kawhi Leonard.

Marcus Morris scores 33 points, Clippers fight off Pistons — San Gabriel Valley Tribune

NBA Rumors: Nets Expected To Sign Blake Griffin After Pistons Buyout — NESN.com

The Brooklyn Nets reportedly are about to add another weapon. Brooklyn is expected to bring Blake Griffin on board now that the six-time All-Star has cleared waivers, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. The Detroit Pistons agreed to a contract buyout with Griffin on Friday. Some interested teams reportedly believe he wants to pursue a […]

NBA Rumors: Nets Expected To Sign Blake Griffin After Pistons Buyout — NESN.com

It’s official: Blake Griffin bought out by Detroit, will become free agent — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Griffin is expected to sign with the Nets in the coming days.

It’s official: Blake Griffin bought out by Detroit, will become free agent — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

RAPTORS-PISTONS TENTATIVELY POSTPONED UNTIL WEDNESDAY

TORONTO-DETROIT GAME POSTPONED, TENTATIVELY RESCHEDULED

The NBA announced Monday that tomorrow’s game between the Toronto Raptors and Detroit Pistons at Amalie Arena in Tampa has been postponed and tentatively rescheduled for Wednesday at 7 p.m. pending additional test results. 

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ETROIT AT TORONTO GAME POSTPONED, TENTATIVELY MOVED TO WEDNESDAY

NEW YORK, March 1, 2021 – The National Basketball Association today announced the Detroit Pistons at Toronto Raptors game scheduled for tomorrow at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. has been postponed and tentatively rescheduled for Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. ET pending additional test results.

The game is being postponed tomorrow due to positive test results and ongoing contact tracing within the Raptors organization.  

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Pistons reportedly interested in Dinwiddie trade as Nets test market — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

A trade seems a longshot, but Detroit could use a point guard like Dinwiddie in the future.

Pistons reportedly interested in Dinwiddie trade as Nets test market — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Kings snap skid, top Pistons 110-107 in strange finish — Daily Democrat

DETROIT (AP) — De’Aaron Fox scored 27 points and the Sacramento Kings snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 110-107 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.

Kings snap skid, top Pistons 110-107 in strange finish — Daily Democrat

As Knicks trade neared, Dwane Casey told Derrick Rose that Pistons might offer equal playoff odds — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

The Pistons (6-19) are probably better than their record. The Knicks (11-15) might be worse than their record. But…

As Knicks trade neared, Dwane Casey told Derrick Rose that Pistons might offer equal playoff odds — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Pacers snap 4-game skid with 111-95 win over Pistons — The China Post, Taiwan

DETROIT (AP) — Domantas Sabonis had 26 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and the Indiana Pacers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 111-95 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night.Malcolm Brogdon added 18 points and Jeremy Lamb scored 17 for the Pacers, who posted a season-low 94 points in a loss to Brooklyn on Wednesday. One night later, it was Detroit that struggled offensively, shooting 5 of 28 from 3-point range.“I thought we guarded the ball better tonight,” Pacers coach Nate Bjorkgren said. “We were disruptive. I thought we were pressed up to their shooters on the catch.”Josh Jackson led Detroit with 18 points, and rookie Isaiah Stewart added 17 in his first start at center. Mason Plumlee missed the game for the last-place Pistons because of a right elbow issue.Detroit missed its first eight shots from beyond the arc, but the Pistons were effective enough inside that the game was tied 52-all at halftime. Then the Pacers outscored Detroit 30-18 in the third quarter. Brogdon had 10 points and Myles Turner added nine in that period for Indiana.The Pacers went on a 13-1 run during the third quarter to take a 70-59 lead. Sabonis, Brogdon and Turner did all the scoring during that stretch for Indiana.“I think for us, all it comes down to is defense and getting stops,” guard T.J. McConnell said. “When we’re really connected defensively, like we were tonight, we’re tough to beat.”Jerami Grant, coming off big games against the Lakers and Nets, shot 4 of 17 from the field and scored only nine points for the Pistons.“We’re getting bumped and hit and we didn’t respond in the proper way,” Detroit coach Dwane Casey said. “They played last night. I just didn’t think we had the proper disposition in the second half.”TIP-INSPacers: Turner had 14 points and eight rebounds. … Indiana went 14 of 31 from 3-point range and shot 51% overall from the field. … McConnell had seven points, seven assists and six rebounds.Pistons: Dennis Smith Jr. played his first game for Detroit since being acquired in a trade with the New York Knicks. He scored four points in a reserve role. … Stewart made his first six shots from the field. … Blake Griffin scored 16 points.SNAPPEDGrant set a franchise record with 23 straight games with at least two 3-pointers. That streak ended Thursday when the Detroit forward went 1 of 6 from 3-point range. Griffin and Wayne Ellington were 1 of 6 as well.UP NEXTPacers: Visit the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night. Indiana went 2-1 against Atlanta in the 2019-20 regular season.Pistons: Visit the Boston Celtics on Friday night. The teams have split their first two games this season.___Follow Noah Trister at https://twitter.com/noahtrister___More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

Pacers snap 4-game skid with 111-95 win over Pistons — The China Post, Taiwan

Lakers survive Pistons’ upset bid in double-OT nail-biter — Orange County Register

The Lakers’ Dennis Schroder scores in front of the Pistons’ Sekou Doumbouya during the first half of Saturday’s game at Staples Center. The Lakers won in double-overtime. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions…

Lakers survive Pistons’ upset bid in double-OT nail-biter — Orange County Register

Curry scores 28, Warriors jump on Pistons to win 118-91 — The China Post, Taiwan

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 28 points, knocking down six 3-pointers, and the Golden State Warriors raced to an early lead on the way to a 118-91 rout of the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.Kelly Oubre Jr. added 18 points as Golden State executed the way coach Steve Kerr has hoped for on both ends — starting with a focus on rebounding that produced a 53-49 advantage on the boards. Now, the Warriors must strive to do it consistently and against the NBA’s top-tier teams.Curry shot 11 for 17, including 6 of 8 from deep, and Golden State found a far better offensive groove after shooting just 38% in Thursday’s 114-93 loss at Phoenix — including 29% from 3-point range (11 for 38).“I thought we were on edge in a good way,” Kerr said. “The other night we were embarrassed. We got away from who we are.”Jerami Grant led Detroit with 18 points, and Josh Jackson came off the bench to score 17.The Pistons, similar to Golden State, are trying to gain momentum but couldn’t build off a big win two nights earlier with a cold night shooting. At 5-15, they have the second-worst record in the Eastern Conference.Detroit was coming off a 107-92 home win over the Lakers on Thursday — a game with 15 lead changes and eight ties — having scored the exact same number of points in a 122-107 loss at Cleveland a night earlier.“We just couldn’t find a rhythm. Their guys were making shots,” Jackson said. “We just didn’t have the energy and intensity that we normally have. I’m confident that we’ll find it.”Golden State has won nine of 11 at home against the Pistons, who pulled off a 111-104 win in their first visit to Chase Center last Jan. 4.Because of testing protocols, the Pistons did more of a walk-through without a morning shootaround. Finding a flow is tough for every team, Detroit coach Dwane Casey said.“I think it’s a byproduct of the season we’re going through, all the protocols, the unusual rhythm of the season,” Casey said. “A situation where it’s abnormal, it carries over to the court.”THOMPSON ON THE MICInjured Warriors Splash Brother Klay Thompson, sidelined for a second straight season and this time recovering from surgery for a torn right Achilles, worked the broadcast as a guest analyst. And Curry got to hang with his pal late with the game in hand.“He’s always very entertaining with his dry wit. I’ll be listening,” Kerr said. “When I watch the tape of the game I will definitely have the volume up.”CANCEL THE FLIGHTJordan Poole is headed to the G League bubble Sunday but his 16 points had teammates pulling for him to stay. They yelled “Cancel the flight!” Kerr shared.”I think my teammates wanted to sign a petition for me to stay,” Poole said. “We’ll see.”TIP-INSPistons: Went 3 for 12 to begin the game compared to 9 of 13 by the Warriors to fall behind 21-10. Detroit managed only 17 assists, shooting 9 of 36 from 3-point range. … The Pistons are 1-8 on the road and 0-2 vs. the Western Conference.Warriors: Eric Paschall missed the second half with back spasms. … Curry and Brad Wanamaker had seven assists apiece, and Draymond Green added six as Golden State finished with 34. … Rookie No. 2 draft pick James Wiseman came off the bench for the fourth straight game and contributed 11 points and nine rebounds. … Andrew Wiggins scored 47 points in the two games against Detroit. … Golden State is 2-2 at home vs. the East.RESCHEDULED GAMEThe NBA announced Golden State’s postponed road game against the Suns from Jan. 15 has been rescheduled for March 4 at Phoenix.UP NEXTPistons: At the Denver Nuggets on Monday night to continue a five-game trip out West.Warriors: Host the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night, having lost the last three in the series and five of seven, before leaving on a four-game road swing.___More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

Curry scores 28, Warriors jump on Pistons to win 118-91 — The China Post, Taiwan