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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Pistons beat Raptors 110-107 to complete season sweep.

Basketball 03/17/19, 18:51

For the second straight season, Dwane Casey has swept the season series between the Detroit Pistons and Toronto Raptors.After his Raptors went 4-0 against the Pistons in 2017-18, Casey was fired in Toronto and crossed the border to replace Stan Van Gundy in Detroit.The Pistons won two close games against ...

Kennard scores 26, Pistons punish Cavaliers 129-93

Basketball 03/02/19, 19:28

Luke Kennard scored 26 points, Reggie Jackson added 24 and the Detroit Pistons took it to a depleted Cleveland team from the opening tip, building a 33-point lead in the first half and rolling to a 129-93 win over the Cavaliers on Saturday.After coach Dwane Casey said he wanted his ...

Griffin enjoying resurgence a year after trade to Pistons

Basketball 02/19/19, 02:06

Blake Griffin doesn't need to jump over any cars to be a hit in the Motor City.A year after arriving in Detroit with his career at a crossroads, a more earthbound Griffin is doing all he can to shake the Pistons out of their decade-long malaise."He does a little bit ...

Butler, 76ers rally without Embiid, beat Pistons 117-111

Football 12/07/18, 22:04

Jimmy Butler scored 38 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame Joel Embiid's absence Friday night, rallying from a 15-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 117-111.Blake Griffin had 31 points and 12 rebounds for Detroit, but the Pistons squandered their big third-quarter lead, as well as a six-point advantage ...

Drummond, Griffin lead Pistons to 107-88 rout of Bulls

Sports 11/30/18, 21:26

Andre Drummond had 19 points and 19 rebounds and Blake Griffin added 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons beat the Chicago Bulls 107-88 Friday night.Reggie Jackson added 20 points for the Pistons, who have won four straight. Just as important for Detroit, coach Dwane Casey was able ...

Griffin scores 30, Pistons beat Knicks 115-108

Basketball 11/27/18, 21:48

Blake Griffin scored 30 points and Stanley Johnson added 21 to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 115-108 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday night.Reggie Jackson contributed 21 points for Detroit. The Pistons held New York to 40 percent shooting from the field and led throughout the final ...

Pistons stun Raptors 106-104 in Casey’s return to Toronto

Sports 11/14/18, 22:41

Reggie Bullock made the winning shot as time expired and the Detroit Pistons rallied from a 19-point deficit to beat the Toronto Raptors 106-104 on Wednesday night, giving coach Dwane Casey a victory over his former team.Blake Griffin had 30 points and 12 rebounds, Reggie Jackson and Langston Galloway each ...

Players: Emotions will run high when Casey makes his return

Sports 11/13/18, 17:45

Kyle Lowry and Jonas Valanciunas spent a dozen years between them developing their games under coach Dwane Casey. Valanciunas had never played for any other NBA head coach before this season.When they welcome Casey and his Detroit Pistons back to Toronto on Wednesday night, the two longest-serving current Raptors know ...

Celtics hand Pistons first loss of season, 109-89

Basketball 10/27/18, 21:45

Jaylen Brown scored 19 points and Marcus Morris added 18 for the Boston Celtics in a 109-89 victory Saturday night over the Detroit Pistons, who lost their first game of the season.Andre Drummond had 18 points and eight rebounds, and Stanley Johnson scored a season-high 16 for Detroit, which had ...

Casey wins debut with Pistons, 103-100 over Nets

Basketball 10/17/18, 22:15

Andre Drummond had 24 points and 20 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons won their opener under new coach Dwane Casey, 103-100 over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.Blake Griffin added 26 points for the Pistons, who were without two potential starters but still managed to hold off Brooklyn. Caris LeVert ...

Pistons hope for improvement with new coach, similar roster

Basketball 10/10/18, 17:50

Once the Detroit Pistons traded for Blake Griffin last season, their roster was largely set for the foreseeable future.When that deal wasn't enough to push the Pistons into the playoffs, they made the easiest changes they could in the offseason, hiring a new coach and overhauling the front office.Stan Van ...

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