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Chicago Bulls guard Tomas Satoransky warms up wearing a shirt that honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., before an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

Analysis: In tough NBA times, games not the top priority

Jan. 19, 2021 2:45 AM EST

The foremost priority in the NBA right now is health, keeping everyone in the league and around the game as safe as possible while playing as the coronavirus pandemic still rages. The next priority for players: shining light on issues where they feel true equality doesn’t exist. Basketball is a clear...

Miami Heat forward Kelly Olynyk (9) drives top the basket over Detroit Pistons guard Svi Mykhailiuk (19) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Miami. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

Heat rally from 19 down, top Pistons 113-107 to end slide

Jan. 18, 2021 11:32 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat eventually showed up to a game already behind schedule. Bam Adebayo had 28 points and 11 rebounds and the short-handed Heat got their biggest comeback win of the season, rallying from 19 down to beat the Detroit Pistons 113-107 on Monday night to snap a three-game slide....

Referee Brian Forte, right, walks away from New Orleans Pelicans coach Stan Van Gundy after discussing a call during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

76ers-Thunder called off as virus concerns still trouble NBA

Jan. 17, 2021 11:16 PM EST

Another NBA game was called off Sunday because of coronavirus concerns, and the Memphis Grizzlies said center Jonas Valanciunas will not play Monday because of the league’s health and safety protocols. The NBA said the Philadelphia at Oklahoma City game, scheduled for Sunday night, could not be played...

Detroit Pistons head coach Dwane Caseym], right, talks with guard Derrick Rose (25) during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Pistons come into Miami and roll past reeling Heat, 120-100

Jan. 16, 2021 11:18 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Detroit Pistons had their most dominant quarter in nearly two years. And last season’s NBA Finals trip for the Miami Heat suddenly seems long ago. Jerami Grant scored 24 points, Derrick Rose had 23 off the bench and the Pistons — the team with the NBA’s worst record...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is defended by Detroit Pistons center Mason Plumlee during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Antetokounmpo's triple-double lifts Bucks over Pistons

Jan. 13, 2021 10:40 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks easily beat the Detroit Pistons for the third time this month, 110-101 on Wednesday night. The Bucks built a commanding early lead with a barrage of 3-pointers. Brook Lopez connected three times from...

Detroit Pistons guard Wayne Ellington (8) attempts to block a shot by Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson (00) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Early hole too big for Pistons; Jazz prevail 96-86

Jan. 10, 2021 6:14 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 13 of his 28 points in a decisive first quarter, and the Utah Jazz held on for a 96-86 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. The Pistons were coming off an overtime win over Phoenix on Friday night in which they rallied from a 23-point deficit, but they couldn't...

Detroit Pistons center Mason Plumlee (24) is fouled by Phoenix Suns forward Jae Crowder during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Pistons rally from 23 down, beat Suns 110-105 in OT

Jan. 8, 2021 11:06 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Even while losing seven of their first eight games, the Detroit Pistons competed. None of those defeats was by more than 15 points. So perhaps it was no surprise that after falling behind by 23 against an impressive Phoenix team, Detroit gamely fought back. Jerami Grant had 31 points, 10...

Fast start helps Bucks breeze past Pistons 130-115

Jan. 6, 2021 11:56 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 25 points and Khris Middleton added 23 as the Milwaukee Bucks rolled past the Detroit Pistons 130-115 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory. The Bucks and Pistons faced off in Milwaukee for the second time in three nights. The Bucks (5-3) beat the...

Detroit Pistons guard Killian Hayes, right, drives against Boston Celtics guard Payton Pritchard, far left, and forward Tristan Thompson during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

Pistons say rookie G Killian Hayes has torn hip labrum

Jan. 6, 2021 7:15 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Pistons rookie guard Killian Hayes has a torn labrum in his right hip and will continue to be evaluated by the team's medical staff. The team announced Hayes' condition Wednesday but did not give a timeline for his expected recovery. He had an MRI on Tuesday. Detroit drafted Hayes with the...

Giannis scores 43 as Bucks beat Pistons 125-115

Jan. 5, 2021 12:02 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 43 points and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Detroit Pistons 125-115 on Monday night to move above the .500 mark for the first time this season. The reigning two-time MVP scored 30 points by halftime, shot 17 of 24 from the floor overall and finished with...