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.
Forward Quincy Miller will stick with the Detroit Pistons for the remainder of the season and have an opportunity to be part of summer league and then training camp.
Former University of Tennessee and NBA star Allan Houston will be in Nashville on Thursday to discuss school choice with state lawmakers.
In their second straight season out of the playoffs, at least the injury-riddled Los Angeles Lakers know they can still beat the Detroit Pistons.
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.
Jodie Meeks scored 20 points and Reggie Jackson had 14 for Detroit, which has lost four straight.
The 6-foot-9 Miller averaged 11.5 points, 9.0 rebounds and 19.7 minutes in two games with the Grand Rapids Drive.
The Detroit Pistons announced today that the club has recalled forward Quincy Miller from the team’s NBA Development League (D-League) affiliate, the Grand Rapids Drive.
Greg Monroe had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and Spencer Dinwiddie added 20 off the bench for Detroit, which has lost three straight.
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.