Jalen Green wanted to be the No. 1 pick.Rockets’ Jalen Green: ‘I didn’t want to be in Detroit’ — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports
The Detroit Pistons are going to draft Cade Cunningham No. 1. Probably.Pistons work out Cunningham, to bring in Suggs, Green as well — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports
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
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
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
Wayne Ellington scored 25 points and the Detroit Pistons beat the virus-depleted Toronto Raptors.Ellington, backups help Pistons beat depleted Raptors — WOODTV.com
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.
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.
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
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
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
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_SportsPacers snap 4-game skid with 111-95 win over Pistons — The China Post, Taiwan
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