Even though the home team lost to one of the worst squads in the NBA, this game featured everything from half-court shots, shots to the groin and circus shots.
The Pistons led by 18 in the second and by 12 at the half but blew what looked to be an easy game against the team with the NBA’s worst record.
The Pistons played the New York Knicks on Friday and KCP had a chance to showcase what is becoming his signature play — the chase-down block.
The Detroit Pistons announced today that the club has assigned forward Quincy Miller to the team’s NBA Development League (D-League) affiliate, the Grand Rapids Drive.
Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86.
Richard Hamilton has retired from basketball.
Detroit Pistons General Manager Jeff Bower announced today that the club has signed guard John Lucas III for the remainder of the season following two consecutive 10-day contracts.
Reggie Jackson had 22 points, nine assists and eight rebounds in his second game with Detroit, while Kentavious Caldwell-Pope added 21.
“He got himself really hyped up to be out there,” Van Gundy said. “I don’t know if anyone noticed, but the first time we took him out of the game, he threw up on the bench.
The Pistons are 2-0 since coach and president Stan Van Gundy traded four players to get Reggie Jackson and Tayshaun Prince at the trading deadline Thursday.