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Pistons hope Cade Cunningham is star they desperately need

Oct. 12, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons desperately hope Cade Cunningham is the superstar they have been searching for in their long climb back to being a contender. Detroit took the Oklahoma State star with the first pick and Cunningham looked into the history of No. 1...

What will the 76ers do with Simmons? Philly guard wants out

Sep. 23, 2021 12:45 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The rift between the Philadelphia 76ers and their star guard was shattered beyond repair. There was no turning back, the deal was done — Allen Iverson was traded to the Detroit Pistons. Team president Pat Croce had tried mending the relationship...

Pierce leads class of 16 into basketball Hall of Fame

Sep. 10, 2021 18:43 PM EDT

If it didn’t really sink in when he slipped to the 10th pick in the 1998 NBA draft, Paul Pierce got the message when he went home to Los Angeles to play in the All-Star Game and got booed by his hometown fans. “That’s just the story of my career: Being the underdog,...

Bulls sign former Raptors F Stanley Johnson, 4 more players

Sep. 08, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls signed former Toronto Raptors forward Stanley Johnson on Wednesday. They also announced deals with free agent forwards Tyler Cook and Alize Johnson and guards Matt Thomas and Ethan Thompson. Stanley Johnson averaged...

Pistons get DeAndre Jordan in multiplayer deal with Nets

Sep. 04, 2021 12:33 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons acquired veteran center DeAndre Jordan in a multiplayer trade with the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday. The Pistons also received four second-round picks and cash considerations from the Nets in exchange for forward Sekou Doumbouya and...

Bickerstaff brings back Sidney Lowe as Cavs assistant coach.

Aug. 26, 2021 15:07 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Sidney Lowe has been added to Cleveland coach J.B. Bickerstaff's staff as an assistant. The Cavs announced the hiring Thursday, bringing Lowe back for a second stint after he coached in Cleveland under Mike Fratello from 1994-99. The team made three...

Pistons re-sign guard Hamidou Diallo

Aug. 19, 2021 22:13 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons re-signed guard Hamidou Diallo on Thursday. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The 6-foot-5 Diallo, the 2019 NBA Slam Dunk champion as a rookie, was acquired from Oklahoma City in March for Svi Mykhailiuk...

Pistons sign C Luka Garza, F Chris Smith to 2-way contracts

Aug. 17, 2021 16:53 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons signed Luka Garza and Chris Smith to two-way contracts on Tuesday. Detroit selected Garza, the AP national player of the year, with the No. 52 overall pick in the draft. The 6-foot-11, 235-pound center played well for the Pistons...

Mays has 26 points, Hawks finish strong to beat Heat 94-90

Aug. 15, 2021 00:44 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Skylar Mays had 26 points and nine assists and the Atlanta Hawks closed with a 13-2 run for a 94-90 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night in the NBA Summer League. Jalen Johnson, the Hawks’ first-round pick, had 25 points and seven rebounds....

No. 1 pick Cunningham hits 7 3s to lead Pistons past Knicks

Aug. 14, 2021 01:00 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cade Cunningham is making a strong first impression on the NBA. The No. 1 overall pick made 7 of 10 3-pointers and finished with 24 points, seven rebounds and three assists to help the Detroit Pistons beat the New York Knicks 93-87 on Friday night in...