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Detroit Pistons guard Langston Galloway, right, and guard Kent Bazemore chase the loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Rose, Jackson lead Pistons to 127-106 rout of reeling Kings

Jan. 23, 2020 1:37 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — One Detroit point guard has been carrying the scoring load. Another joined him Wednesday night, with his back now healthy enough to pitch in. Derrick Rose scored 22 points and Reggie Jackson also had 22 in his return to lineup as the Pistons beat Sacramento 127-106 to hand the Kings their...

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) is fouled by Detroit Pistons guard Tony Snell (17) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Bradley Beal scores 29 points, Wizards beat Pistons 106-100

Jan. 20, 2020 6:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rebuilding season for the Washington Wizards, coach Scott Brooks still closely monitors the standings, and while it's unlikely, he still believes his team has a chance to qualify for the playoffs. The Wizards began the second half of the season by beating one of the teams ahead of...

Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague reaches for the ball lost by Detroit Pistons guard Bruce Brown, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Rose, Mykhailiuk spark Pistons to easy win over Hawks

Jan. 18, 2020 11:18 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Derrick Rose has been rolling lately, and in a good way. The 11th-year point guard, in his first season with the Detroit Pistons, is easily handling the minutes load and producing at a high clip. Rose has battled injuries through much of his career, but the Pistons' decision to hold him back...

Detroit Pistons forward Sekou Doumbouya dunks over Boston Celtics forward Semi Ojeleye (37) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Sekou Doumbouya scores 24, Pistons down Celtics 116-103

Jan. 15, 2020 10:44 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Pistons have been playing most of the past month without three starters. They didn't let it stop them from finding a way to get the best of one of the East's top teams. Rookie Sekou Doumbouya scored a season-high 24 points and Detroit snapped a three-game losing streak with a 116-103...

Detroit Pistons guard Derrick Rose (25) attempts a layup as New Orleans Pelicans guard Lonzo Ball (2) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Pistons' Rose tosses pen, NBA pencils him for $25,000 fine

Jan. 14, 2020 5:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Pistons guard Derrick Rose was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Tuesday for tossing a pen across the court during the end of Detroit's loss to New Orleans. With 37 seconds left in overtime and play stopped on Monday night, Rose sat slumped on a courtside table and flung the pen into the stands....

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond, right, reaches in as New Orleans Pelicans center Jahlil Okafor grabs a rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Ball leads Pelicans past Pistons in overtime, 117-100

Jan. 13, 2020 11:12 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A makeshift New Orleans Pelicans lineup blew a 16-point lead in the fourth quarter on Monday. Lonzo Ball helped his teammates salvage the night. Ball scored five of his 17 points in overtime and the Pelicans beat the Detroit Pistons 117-110. “That was a tough game,” Ball said....

Detroit Pistons forward Christian Wood (35) is pressured by Chicago Bulls forwards Thaddeus Young, left, Daniel Gafford, back right, and forward Chandler Hutchison (15) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Bulls beat Pistons again, 108-99; Drummond ejected

Jan. 11, 2020 10:42 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Luke Kornet helped the Chicago Bulls to the type of start coach Jim Boylen was looking for. Kornet scored 12 of his 15 points in the first quarter and the Bulls took a big early lead and then held off Detroit at the end, beating the Pistons 108-99 on Saturday night to snap their six-game...

Chicago Bulls forward Luke Kornet, left, defends as Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) attempts to shoot during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Detroit's Drummond ejected against Chicago

Jan. 11, 2020 8:54 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit center Andre Drummond was ejected early in the second half of the Pistons' matchup with the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night. Replays showed Drummond throwing the ball off the back of Bulls center Daniel Gafford's head. Gafford also received a technical foul from the exchange, and...

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach John Beilein yells instructions to players in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Cleveland. Detroit won 115-113.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Cavs coach Beilein says he apologized for 'thugs' comment

Jan. 9, 2020 11:52 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — John Beilein's first season as an NBA coach took another turbulent turn because of a comment he made during a film session. Beilein said Thursday he had apologized after using the word “thugs” while reviewing film with his players the previous day. ESPN.com, citing unidentified...

Cleveland Cavaliers coach John Beilein talks with guards Collin Sexton (2) and Darius Garland (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Cavaliers rally past Pistons, 115-112 in OT

Jan. 9, 2020 11:41 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Tristan Thompson and the Cleveland Cavaliers finished a tumultuous couple days with an emotional victory. However they felt about what had unfolded between them and coach John Beilein, the Cavaliers kept playing hard. Thompson scored a career-high 35 points with 14 rebounds, and Kevin Love...