Bucks beat Pistons 119-103 to take 3-0 series lead

Sports 04/20/19, 21:50

Khris Middleton had 20 points and nine rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 119-103 on Saturday night to take a 3-0 lead in the first-round series.The Bucks can finish off the Eastern Conference series Monday night in Detroit after winning the first three games by an average ...

Finally a playoff game at Detroit Pistons’ new arena

Sports 04/19/19, 18:54

Little Caesars Arena in Detroit will finally host its first playoff game — in what is probably the last chance the Pistons have to make their series against Milwaukee competitive."Let's make it hard on them," Detroit coach Dwane Casey said. "Let's make it a home atmosphere, because we need everything."The ...

Antetokounpo leads Bucks past Pistons for 2-0 series lead

Basketball 04/17/19, 21:49

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 13 of his 26 points in Milwaukee's big third quarter and the Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 120-99 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.Eric Bledsoe led the Bucks with 27 points, and Khris Middleton had 24. Milwaukee is trying win ...

Pistons Griffin misses Game 2 against Bucks due to sore knee

Basketball 04/17/19, 19:33

The Detroit Pistons say Blake Griffin will be out of the lineup for the second game of the team's first round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks.Griffin sat out Game 1 of the series with left knee soreness. The Pistons lost the opener by 35 points.He took part in light ...

Antetokounmpo, Bucks pound Pistons 121-86 in opener

Basketball 04/14/19, 20:56

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 17 rebounds in just 24 minutes, and the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks showed they were serious about making a playoff run with a 121-86 rout of the Detroit Pistons in Game 1 on Sunday night.The MVP candidate ran and dunked all over the Pistons, who ...

Bucks roll past Pistons 121-86 in series opener

Sports 04/14/19, 20:48

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 17 rebounds in just 24 minutes, and the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks showed they were serious about making a playoff run with a 121-86 rout of the Detroit Pistons in Game 1 on Sunday night.The MVP candidate ran and dunked all over the Pistons, who ...

Pistons say Griffin still day to day with troublesome knee

Basketball 04/12/19, 13:46

Detroit Pistons coach Dwane Casey says star forward Blake Griffin is still day to day heading into the postseason.The NBA playoffs start Saturday, but Detroit opens its series against top-seeded Milwaukee on Sunday night. The extra rest was a bit of a break for the Pistons, who also get two ...

The field is set: NBA matchups for 2019 playoffs finalized

Sports 04/11/19, 00:41

The last spot in the NBA playoffs went to the Detroit Pistons.Their reward: A series against MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks.The drama of the regular season went all the way to the very end of the regular season, with seven of the eight first-round playoff matchups not ...

Pistons earn final playoff spot in East with win over Knicks

Sports 04/10/19, 21:44

Luke Kennard scored 27 points, Reggie Jackson had 21 and Andre Drummond added 20 points and 18 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons locked up the Eastern Conference's final playoff spot with a 115-89 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night.The Pistons will face the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks in ...

Knicks top Bulls 96-86, avoid new franchise low for wins

Basketball 04/09/19, 22:03

Dennis Smith Jr. scored 25 points, Mitchell Robinson added eight points and 17 rebounds and the New York Knicks escaped the possibility of finishing with their worst-ever record by beating the Chicago Bulls 96-86 on Tuesday night.With one game remaining, the Knicks (17-64) can only tie for the worst season ...

Pistons beat Grizzlies 100-93 and cling to playoff hopes

Basketball 04/09/19, 20:40

Andre Drummond had 20 points and 17 rebounds and Ish Smith matched a season high with 22 points, helping the Detroit Pistons come back from a 22-point deficit to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-93 Tuesday night and cling to a spot in the playoffs.Detroit can clinch a postseason bid by ...

Walker-led Hornets top Pistons 104-91, holding playoff hopes

Basketball 04/07/19, 19:02

Kemba Walker is keeping the Charlotte Hornets in the postseason pictureWalker scored 20 of his 31 points in the first half to help Charlotte build a big lead and they went on to beat the Detroit Pistons 104-91 Sunday in a possibly pivotal game with just two games remaining in ...

George scores 30, Thunder beat Pistons 123-110

Basketball 04/05/19, 21:45

Paul George scored 30 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Detroit Pistons 123-110 on Friday night.Russell Westbrook added 19 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds for the Thunder, who have won two straight as they try to avoid the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference playoffs.Detroit's ...

Pacers handle Griffin-less Pistons 108-89

Basketball 04/03/19, 22:01

Blake Griffin made it through almost the whole season without a significant injury.Now, as the Detroit Pistons try to hold on to a playoff spot, their star's health is a concern again.Griffin missed a third straight game Wednesday, and the Pistons were routed 108-89 by the Indiana Pacers. Detroit says ...

Pacers use size to pull off big 111-102 win over Pistons

Basketball 04/01/19, 21:56

Myles Turner and Domantas Sabonis gave the Indiana Pacers exactly what they needed Monday night.They fought for position, repeatedly challenged Andre Drummond in the middle and made big play after big play.Indiana's two tallest players combined to score 35 points and grab 18 rebounds, and Turner added five blocks to ...

Jackson, Pistons end Blazers’ 6-game streak with 99-90 win

Basketball 03/30/19, 20:41

Reggie Jackson scored 28 points, Andre Drummond had 22 points and 19 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons ended the Portland Trail Blazers' six-game winning streak with a 99-90 victory on Saturday night.The Pistons were missing Blake Griffin, who was scratched moments before game time with a sore left knee, but ...

Ellington, Griffin lead Pistons past Magic 115-98

Basketball 03/28/19, 20:32

Wayne Ellington scored 17 of his 25 points in the third quarter and the Detroit Pistons defeated the Orlando Magic 115-98 Thursday night in a matchup of teams battling for Eastern Conference playoff positions.Blake Griffin had 20 points and 10 rebounds for Detroit, which was coming off a 1-4 road ...

Murray saves Nuggets from collapse in 95-92 win over Pistons

Basketball 03/26/19, 22:42

Jamal Murray scored 33 points, including six in the final minute, and the Denver Nuggets held off the Detroit Pistons 95-92 on Tuesday night after nearly squandering a 27-point lead.Trailing 66-39 at halftime, Detroit cut it to one on a 3-pointer by Reggie Jackson with 11.2 seconds remaining before Murray ...

Curry returns to score 26 and Warriors beat Pistons

Basketball 03/24/19, 22:04

Stephen Curry had 26 points, Klay Thompson added 24 and the Golden State Warriors rebounded a night after a blowout loss with a 121-114 win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.The Warriors fell 126-91 to the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday, but that was with Curry resting on the bench. He ...

Lillard, Blazers beat Detroit 117-112 for 3rd straight win

Basketball 03/23/19, 23:47

Damian Lillard had 28 points, nine assists and six rebounds as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Detroit Pistons 117-112 Saturday night for their third straight win.Al-Farouq Aminu scored 22 points, including nine points in the fourth quarter as the Portland rallied from a six-point deficit.Blake Griffin led the Pistons ...

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