DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons suddenly have a dynamic backcourt, giving the three-time championship franchise a chance to restore a bit of glory.
Detroit also made a savvy deal to bolster its frontcourt.
NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie of the Year Scottie Barnes, Cleveland forward Evan Mobley and Detroit guard Cade Cunningham were unanimously voted Wednesday to the NBA All-Rookie first team.
Orlando's Franz Wagner and Houston's Jalen Green were the other players chosen for the first team by a panel of 100 sportswriters and broadcasters.
DETROIT (AP) — Cade Cunningham was one of the only players on the court more than an hour before a recent game, dribbling at different paces to practice moves to his right and left while pulling up for jumpers at varying distances.
Detroit Pistons (23-58, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (50-31, fourth in the Eastern Conference)
Philadelphia; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: 76ers -15.5
Milwaukee Bucks (50-30, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (23-57, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pistons -6; over/under is 227
Dallas Mavericks (49-30, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (23-56, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Dallas will look for its 50th win this season when the Mavericks visit the Detroit Pistons.
Detroit Pistons (22-56, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (25-53, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
Indianapolis; Sunday, 5 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Indiana aims to break its six-game slide when the Pacers play Detroit.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Killian Hayes scored a career-high 26 points and Frank Jackson also had 26 to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 110-101 victory over Oklahoma City on Friday night in a matchup of teams near the bottom of the NBA standings.
Detroit Pistons (21-56, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (22-54, 14th in the Western Conference)
Oklahoma City; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Thunder -4; over/under is 220
DETROIT (AP) — Saddiq Bey scored 10 of his 20 points in the final 4:23 as the Detroit Pistons pulled away down the stretch and beat the Philadelphia 76ers 102-94 on Thursday night.
“It is huge for us to see that we can play at this level and play well enough to beat a team like Philly,” Bey said.
Philadelphia 76ers (46-29, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (20-56, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Detroit will try to end its three-game slide when the Pistons take on Philadelphia.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 41 points and the Brooklyn Nets rallied past the Detroit Pistons 130-123 on Tuesday night.
Durant connected on 14 of 23 shots, 4 of 6 from 3-point range and all nine of his foul shots while adding 11 rebounds, five assists and three blocks to help the Nets overcome a double-digit deficit in the second quarter.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland had 25 points and 12 assists, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-101 win over the Orlando Magic on Monday night after losing big man Evan Mobley due to a sprained left ankle.
Detroit Pistons (20-55, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Brooklyn Nets (39-36, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Patty Mills and the Brooklyn Nets host Cade Cunningham and the Detroit Pistons in Eastern Conference play.
DETROIT (AP) — Alec Burks hit a 3-pointer for New York's final points and finished off Detroit with a last-second steal in the Knicks' 104-102 victory over the Pistons on Sunday.
R.J. Barrett led New York with 21 points, Julian Randle had 20 and Burks and Immanuel Quickly had 18 each.
New York Knicks (32-42, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (20-54, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Sunday, 3:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Julius Randle and the New York Knicks visit Cade Cunningham and the Detroit Pistons in Eastern Conference action Sunday.
DETROIT (AP) — Jeremi Grant scored 21 points and the slumping Detroit Pistons routed the Atlanta Hawks 122-101 on Wednesday night.
“We knew they played a tough game last night in New York, and that's always tough for a back-to-back because it takes a while to get out of there,” Pistons coach Dwane Casey said.
Atlanta Hawks (36-36, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (19-53, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pistons -5.5; over/under is 225
DETROIT (AP) — Brandon Williams scored 23 points and Ben McLemore added 21 as the patchwork Portland Trail Blazers ended a four-game losing streak with a 119-115 win over the Detroit Pistons on Monday night.
Portland Trail Blazers (26-44, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (19-52, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pistons -7; over/under is 223
DETROIT (AP) — Marcus Morris scored 31 points and Luke Kennard had 16 against their former team, helping the Los Angeles Clippers rally from an 18-point deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 106-102 on Sunday.
Los Angeles Clippers (35-34, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (18-49, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Detroit Pistons take on the Los Angeles Clippers in non-conference play.
BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum had 31 points and eight rebounds, Jaylen Brown added 22 points and eight rebounds and the Boston Celtics beat the Detroit Pistons 114-103 on Friday night for their fifth victory in a row.
DETROIT (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 16 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter and the Chicago Bulls beat the Detroit Pistons 114-108 on Wednesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
“There's no doubt he is playing the best basketball of his career,” said Pistons coach Dwane Casey, who coached DeRozan for eight years in Toronto.
Chicago Bulls (39-26, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (18-47, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago will aim to stop its three-game road slide when the Bulls face Detroit.
DETROIT (AP) — Cade Cunningham had 28 points and 10 assists, lifting the Detroit Pistons to a 113-110 overtime win over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night.
“He’s the Rookie of the Year," Pistons coach Dwane Casey.
DETROIT (AP) — Saddiq Bey scored 25 points, Cade Cunningham had 20 points and nine rebounds and the Detroit Pistons rallied to beat the Indiana Pacers 111-106 on Friday night.
TORONTO (AP) — Cade Cunningham had 22 points and 12 rebounds, Jerami Grant scored 26 and the Detroit Pistons held off Toronto 108-106 on Thursday night for their sixth straight victory over the Raptors.
Detroit Pistons (15-47, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (34-27, seventh in the Eastern Conference)
Toronto; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Detroit visits Toronto in Eastern Conference action Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Kuzma scored 21 points and Thomas Bryant added 16, and the Washington Wizards won their 14th straight home meeting with Detroit, holding off the Pistons 116-113 on Tuesday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kelly Olynyk made a fadeaway jumper from the baseline at the overtime buzzer and the Detroit Pistons beat Charlotte 127-126 on Sunday night, their first victory over the Hornets in nearly 4 1/2 years.
Detroit Pistons (14-46, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (30-31, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Charlotte, North Carolina; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hornets -9.5; over/under is 226.5
DETROIT (AP) — This time, the surging Boston Celtics topped the Detroit Pistons.
Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum led the way.
Brown scored 27 points and Tatum had 26 points and 11 rebounds, leading Boston to a 113-104 victory over Detroit on Saturday.
Boston Celtics (35-26, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (14-45, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics take on the Detroit Pistons.
DETROIT (AP) — Cade Cunningham hit four free throws in the final 46 seconds to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 106-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night in the teams' return from the All-Star break.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The No. 1 overall pick came out on top again.
Detroit rookie Cade Cunningham, being counted on to bring the Pistons back to relevancy, was named MVP of the NBA's All-Star Rising Stars on Friday night while leading Team Barry to a 25-20 win over Team Isiah.
BOSTON (AP) — Jerami Grant hit the winning basket and scored 24 points to help the Detroit Pistons end an eight-game losing streak and the Boston Celtics' nine-game winning streak, 112-111 on Wednesday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Kuzma scored 17 of his 23 points in the third quarter, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope added 16, and Deni Avdija had 12 points and a career-high 15 rebounds as the Washington Wizards sent the Detroit Pistons to their eighth straight loss, 103-94 on Monday night.
DETROIT (AP) — LaMelo Ball had 31 points and 12 assists, Terry Rozier added his second career triple-double and the Charlotte Hornets ended a six-game losing streak with a 141-119 win against the struggling Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
Memphis Grizzlies (38-18, third in the Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (12-42, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Ja Morant leads Memphis into a matchup with Detroit.
NEW YORK (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo will team up with two of his brothers to compete in a revamped Skills Challenge during the NBA's All-Star Saturday night.
The event is now a team format and the NBA Finals MVP from the Milwaukee Bucks will take part in it along with Thanasis, who also plays for the Bucks, and Alex of the NBA G League’s Raptors 905.
Boston Celtics (28-25, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (12-39, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pistons -7.5; over/under is 213.5
Minnesota Timberwolves (26-25, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (12-38, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Cade Cunningham and the Detroit Pistons host Karl-Anthony Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves in non-conference action.
DETROIT (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored 26 points, Jonas Valanciunas added 13 points and 13 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame a 15-point deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 111-101 on Tuesday night.
New Orleans Pelicans (18-32, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (12-37, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pistons -1.5; over/under is 215.5
DETROIT (AP) — Saddiq Bey scored 31 points, Cade Cunningham had 19 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists and the Detroit Pistons overcame a terrible start to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 115-105 on Sunday night.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Franz Wagner scored 24 points and outplayed fellow rookie Cade Cunningham, Terrence Ross added 21 points and the Orlando Magic beat the Detroit Pistons 119-103 in a matchup of the NBA’s worst teams on Friday night.
Detroit Pistons (11-36, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (9-40, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Orlando, Florida; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Detroit is looking to stop its three-game losing streak with a win against Orlando.
DETROIT (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 28 points, 21 rebounds and nine assists, Monte Morris made four free throws in the final 11.5 seconds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Detroit Pistons 110-105 on Tuesday night.
DENVER (AP) —
Nikola Jokic scored 34 points, including four free throws in the closing seconds, and the Denver Nuggets held on to beat the Detroit Pistons 117-111 Sunday night.
Jokic also had nine rebounds and eight assists, just missing a fifth straight triple double.