Andre Drummond — who finished with 23 points and 14 rebounds — sank a free throw with 2.5 seconds left, to lead the Detroit Pistons over the Phoenix Suns 105-103 win Friday night.
Dick Vitale has a new book out called “Awesome Baby” in which he talks about his early days coaching both the University of Detroit and the Detroit Pistons.
The teams entered with a combined record of 4-34, the second-worst in NBA history for teams about to play each other — with a minimum of 38 combined games.
An image posted on Drummond’s Snapchat account on Saturday shows what seems to be the Pistons’ star driving at 96 mph down I-75 toward the Palace.
The loss was the 10th in a row for Detroit.
The Pistons held Bryant scoreless in the first half, but still lost their ninth in a row.
The NBA is starting to get their uniform game right.
Van Gundy broke up his usual three-post lineup against the smaller Warriors, starting Kyle Singler at small forward.
Milwaukee had a 69-13 edge in bench scoring, including 13 of 22 3-point shooting while Detroit’s reserves went 1 for 10.
Los Angeles outscored Detroit 32-25 in the final period.