“They shot the ball very well, moved the ball very well, and we could not keep up. They totally tore our defense apart.”
Detroit Pistons president and coach Stan Van Gundy can either choose to let this season go down as a lost year, hope to get a good draft pick and make all of his moves in the summer, or try to improve his team now.
Bynum played his first game for the Guangdong Southern Tigers Friday night, when apparently the team’s equipment manager took the night off.
The Pistons used a 24-14 advantage in the third quarter and never relinquished the lead in registering back-to-back wins for only the second time all season.
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.