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Pistons claim F-C Christian Wood off waivers

Jul. 17, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have claimed Christian Wood off waivers. The Pistons announced the move Wednesday. The 6-foot-10 Wood appeared in 21 games last season for Milwaukee and New Orleans, averaging 8.2 points. He's averaged 5.3 points in 51 career NBA games for Philadelphia, Charlotte,...

No. 8 seed Grizzlies beat No. 1 Celtics in NBA Summer League

Jul. 14, 2019 12:18 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyler Harvey scored 20 points to lead No. 8 seed Memphis past top-seeded Boston 94-88 on Saturday night in the quarterfinals of the NBA Summer League tournament. Brandon Clarke tipped in a rebound with 18 seconds left to extend the Grizzlies' lead to three, before Paris Lee and Bruno...

Brown has triple double, Pistons beat 76ers 96-81

Jul. 11, 2019 1:41 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bruce Brown had a triple double and the Detroit Pistons beat the Philadelphia 76ers 96-81 on Wednesday to remain unbeaten in the NBA Summer League. Brown, entering his second year with Detroit, had 11 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists to help the Pistons improve to 4-0. The 22-year-old...

Jazz, Pistons win as NBA Summer League action resumes

Jul. 7, 2019 1:13 AM EDT

Tony Bradley had 19 points and 14 rebounds and the Utah Jazz defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 78-68 on Saturday as NBA Summer League play resumed in Las Vegas one day after an earthquake in the area forced two games to be shortened and another to be canceled. The NBA Summer League games are being played at two...

The Latest: Kupchak doesn't regret keeping Walker last year

Jul. 6, 2019 10:28 PM EDT

The Latest on NBA free agency (all times EDT): 10 p.m. Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak said in a conference call with local reporters that he doesn't regret not trading three-time All-Star Kemba Walker last year when he had a chance — and possibly could have gotten quality players or draft picks in...

China, Croatia fall in NBA summer league debuts

Jul. 6, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

The Chinese and Croatian national teams both lost in their NBA Summer League debuts on Friday. Both teams are competing with NBA teams in Las Vegas, marking the first time the league will feature two international teams. China previously played in the summer league in 2007. The Miami Heat had no troubles with...

The Latest: AP source: Markieff Morris to sign with Pistons

Jul. 3, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

The Latest on NBA free agency (all times EDT): 5:35 p.m. A person familiar with the situation says the Detroit Pistons and Markieff Morris have agreed on a two-year contract. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal cannot be signed until Saturday. Morris has...

Pistons owner forming joint venture to redevelop Palace area

Jun. 24, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Pistons owner Tom Gores and Schostak Brothers & Co. are forming a joint venture to redevelop The Palace of Auburn Hills and its surrounding land and the arena is expected to be demolished. The Pistons moved from The Palace and begin playing in their new downtown arena in 2017. They are...

Dwane Casey says it was 'exciting' to see Raptors win title

Jun. 21, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Dwane Casey had nothing but positive things to say about the fact that his former team just won the NBA title. Casey coached the Toronto Raptors for seven seasons but was fired last offseason — even though he'd just guided the Raptors to a team-record 59 wins and would...

Bucks prepare for free agency after dealing sole draft pick

Jun. 21, 2019 1:31 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The NBA draft came and went without the Milwaukee Bucks adding a player to its roster. Milwaukee drafted Kevin Porter Jr. of Southern California with the 30th overall pick Thursday night, but that selection is expected to go to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Bucks and Pistons agreed to a...