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Griffin, Drummond help Pistons beat Pacers, 108-101

Dec. 6, 2019 10:54 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Pistons coach Dwane Casey knew his team’s fourth game against the Indiana Pacers was going to be just as physical as the first three. He also knew Blake Griffin and Andre Drummond could give the Pistons a big edge in that aspect of the game. Drummond had 25 points and 22...

Wood scores career-high 28 as Pistons blow out Spurs

Dec. 1, 2019 8:32 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Pistons coach Dwane Casey has believed since training camp that he was the right person to unlock Christian Wood’s potential. On Sunday, he got another sign he might be right. Wood came off the bench to score a career-high 28 points in 22 minutes as Detroit routed the San Antonio...

Pistons score 76 in first half, rout Hawks 128-103

Nov. 22, 2019 11:02 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — About an hour after a blowout loss to the Detroit Pistons, Atlanta coach Lloyd Pierce finally emerged to meet with reporters. The Hawks had been talking things over. “Learning how to compete — that’s kind of it,” Pierce said. “Learning how to compete,...

Monk hits 3-pointer at buzzer, Hornets beat Pistons 109-106

Nov. 15, 2019 10:30 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Things haven’t always gone the way Malik Monk hoped during his first two seasons with the Charlotte Hornets. But coach James Borrego said the third-year shooting guard never stopped working — and now he’s starting to see some big results. Monk knocked down a...

Rapper Kodak Black gets prison sentence in weapons case

Nov. 13, 2019 12:34 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Rapper Kodak Black was sentenced Wednesday to more than three years in federal prison after pleading guilty to weapons charges stemming from his arrest just before a scheduled concert performance in May. The 22-year-old Black admitted in August that he falsified information on federal forms to...

Butler scores 20, Heat hang on to beat Pistons 117-108

Nov. 12, 2019 11:18 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler knows this Miami Heat team can get much better. That being said, he's quite happy with the start. Butler scored 11 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, added 13 assists and the Miami Heat wasted most of what was a 29-point lead before hanging on to beat the shorthanded Detroit...

Snell perfect from field as Pistons rout Knicks 122-102

Nov. 6, 2019 11:22 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Tony Snell connected from beyond the arc to open the scoring in the first few seconds of the game. Little did anyone realize he was on his way to a memorable night. Snell scored 24 points on 9-of-9 shooting, and the short-handed Detroit Pistons had little trouble with New York, beating the...

Drummond, Brown lead Pistons over Nets, 113-109

Nov. 2, 2019 10:58 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Though Bruce Brown had career highs in points and assists on Saturday night, his coach was just as interested with a stat he didn't pile up. No turnovers. Dwane Casey praised his second-year player after a 113-109 victory over the Brooklyn Nets, in which Brown had 22 points and seven assists...

Pistons edge Pacers 96-94, keep Indiana winless

Oct. 28, 2019 11:03 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — There are plenty of minutes available in Detroit's rotation right now, with two starters injured. Christian Wood is taking advantage. Wood had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Pistons edged Indiana 96-94 on Monday night for their second victory against the winless Pacers in less than a...

Smaller big man could help Miami Hurricanes improve

Oct. 23, 2019 12:49 PM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami Hurricanes coach Jim Larranaga needs a big man, which is why he's glad Rodney Miller has lost more than 40 pounds. The 6-foot-11 Miller was in such poor shape a year ago that he redshirted as a junior. During the layoff, he cut his weight from 280 to 238, and now the...