Drummond posted only four points and two rebounds before leaving the game in second quarter against the Jazz on Saturday due to concussion-like symptoms.
Greg Monroe led the Pistons with 16 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks. Anthony Tolliver added 14 points off the bench.
Portland Trail Blazers center Joel Freeland and Detroit Pistons forward Shawne Williams were suspended one game without pay by the NBA on Saturday for head-butting each other.
A 14-2 run by Detroit with most of Houston’s starters on the bench cut a 24-point deficit to 99-89 with two and a half minutes left.
Justin Melton is apparently a ferocious dunker when he can see. On this particular dunk – he could not.
6’9″ forward Matt Costello put on a show during Wednesday’s 72-66 win over Purdue. Rodney Trice’s missed free throw led to Costello getting a rebound, threw down a one-handed dunk and while getting fouled.
The 6-foot-9 Miller averaged 11.5 points, 9.0 rebounds and 19.7 minutes in two games with the Grand Rapids Drive.
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.