The Clippers had been talking in practice the last couple days about turning up their intensity.
Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight is out for Monday night’s game against the Atlanta Hawks because of a hyperextended right knee.
An idea to redevelop the former Michigan State Fairgrounds site in Detroit by a group that includes Hall-of-Fame basketball player turned businessman Earvin “Magic” Johnson is moving forward.
Brook Lopez had 17 points, and the Brooklyn Nets won at Detroit for the first time since 2006, holding off the Pistons 93-90 on Wednesday night.
Forward Metta World Peace was suspended for one game because he hit Detroit’s Brandon Knight in the face, and the Los Angeles Lakers also were again without Dwight Howard when they faced the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night.
This marks the second straight year rookies and sophomores will be mixed together on teams.
Why are the Pistons 9-22?
Jamal Crawford scored 15 points and Chris Paul added 14 to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to their 10th straight win, 88-76 over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.
Brandon Knight and Charlie Villanueva scored 19 points apiece, and the Detroit Pistons routed the Phoenix Suns 117-77 on Wednesday night.
The Detroit Pistons have missed the playoffs the last three seasons and the draft lottery has given them little chance at a quick fix.