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Short-handed Spurs topple injury-depleted Pistons 123-95 to close disappointing seasons

Apr. 14, 2024 18:37 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Sandro Mamukelashvili had 18 points and the San Antonio Spurs routed the Detroit Pistons 123-95 on Sunday to close disappointing seasons that both franchises hope will lead to promising futures. Blake Wesley added 17 points for San Antonio. Zach Collins had 17...

Victor Wembanyama's rookie season is over. The Spurs say he won't play on Sunday in their finale

Apr. 13, 2024 18:13 PM EDT

Victor Wembanyama's rookie season with the San Antonio Spurs is over. The Spurs said that the 7-foot-4 French phenom will not play in Sunday's season finale against the Detroit Pistons, ending a year that will almost certainly see him take home rookie of the year honors. ...

Marcus Sasser leads Pistons past Mavericks 107-89, with Luka Doncic, Kyrie Irving sitting out

Apr. 13, 2024 00:19 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Rookie Marcus Sasser scored 24 points in his hometown return, including 13 straight Detroit points during a stretch of the third quarter, and the Pistons beat the Dallas Mavericks — playing without Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving — 107-89 on Friday night. The Pistons...

Chicago beats Detroit 127-105, sending Pistons to franchise-record 67th loss

Apr. 11, 2024 21:59 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 39 points and the Chicago Bulls sent the Detroit Pistons to their franchise-record 67th loss of the season, 127-105 on Thursday night. Detroit (13-67) broke the franchise mark set by the 1979-80 team. “You can learn a lot about...

Joel Embiid scores 37 as 76ers beat Pistons 120-102 for 6th straight victory

Apr. 09, 2024 22:38 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 37 points and 11 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers extended their winning streak to six games with a 120-102 win over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night. Buddy Hield scored 18 and Kelly Oubre Jr. added 17 as the 76ers (45-35) continued their...

76ers guard Tyrese Maxey to miss game against Pistons due to left hip tightness

Apr. 09, 2024 19:08 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers guard Tyrese Maxey was declared out of Tuesday night's game against the Detroit Pistons due to left hip tightness. Maxey was sidelined two nights after scoring a career-high 52 points in a double overtime win at San Antonio. ...

Nets rally to beat Pistons 113-103 behind Cam Thomas' 32 points

Apr. 06, 2024 22:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cam Thomas scored 32 points and the Brooklyn Nets rallied with a big fourth quarter for a 113-103 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night. Dennis Schroder added 24 points and Noah Clowney had 17 off the bench for the Nets, who won their second straight...

Dorian Finney-Smith's father, after release from prison, watches son play in person for first time

Apr. 06, 2024 19:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — On the schedule, it was Game 78. It was something far more meaningful for Brooklyn Nets forward Dorian Finney-Smith. Finney-Smith’s father, Elbert Smith, was at Barclays Center on Saturday night for the Nets' game against the Detroit Pistons. It...

Vince Carter, Chauncey Billups headline 13-member class for Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

Apr. 06, 2024 15:02 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Vince Carter wowed the basketball world with his high-flying dunks for more than two decades. Chauncey Billups was a clutch guard and Finals MVP for the Detroit Pistons. Two icons from the 2000s era of basketball are headed to the Naismith Basketball Hall of...

Trey Jemison, Maozinha Pereira scored 17 each as Grizzlies beat Pistons 108-90

Apr. 05, 2024 23:31 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Trey Jemison had 17 points and 13 rebounds, Maozinha Pereira also scored 17 points, as the Memphis Grizzlies built a first-half lead and coasted to a 108-90 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night. Scotty Pippen Jr. had 16 points and seven assists,...