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.
Pistons Brandon Knight To Join John S. And James L. Knight Foundation And KaBOOM! To Build A Detroit Playground
Pistons guard Brandon Knight will join 200 volunteers from the Detroit area, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and organizers from KaBOOM! on Saturday, June 23 to build a new playground in Detroit.
The Detroit Pistons will draft 9th overall in the 2012 NBA Draft. The Pistons had a 1.7% of landing the first overall pick.