Detroit Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, MI - DECEMBER 26: The Detroit Pistons clap after a play from the sidelines during the game against the Indiana Pacers on December 26, 2014 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Monroe, Drummond Lead Pistons Over Pacers, 119-109

Greg Monroe had 19 points and 15 rebounds, Andre Drummond scored 20 points and the Pistons ended a four-game skid with a 119-109 victory over the Indiana Pacers.

97.1 The Ticket–12/27/2014

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 29:  Josh Smith #6 of the Detroit Pistons looks on during the game against the Denver Nuggets on October 29, 2014 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images)

Houston Rockets Officially Add Josh Smith

Smith was let go by the Pistons after signing a four-year, $54 million contract in July 2013. He has averaged 15.4 points and 7.8 rebounds during his 11-year career.

97.1 The Ticket–12/26/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - NOVEMBER 26: Josh Smith #6 and Stan Van Gundy of the Detroit Pistons speak during a game against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 26, 2014 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Van Gundy On Smith: Reduced Role ‘Wouldn’t Have Been Fair To Him’

Pistons president and coach Stan Van Gundy, along with ownership, decided that waiving the

97.1 The Ticket–12/22/2014

MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 03: Josh Smith #6 of the Detroit Pistons reacts to a play during a game against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on December 3, 2013 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory copyright notice:  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

What People Don’t Realize About The Pistons Waiving Josh Smith [BLOG]

As bad as Josh Smith has been with the Pistons, this decision to part ways with him goes beyond simply wanting him out of town.

97.1 The Ticket–12/22/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 07:  Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions looks to the sidelines during the third quarter of the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Ford Field on December 7, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Buccaneers 34-17.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Terry Foster’s Bold Predictions For 2015: Surprises For Suh, Tigers, Pistons, Lions And U-M

With 2015 less than two weeks away, 97.1 The Ticket host Terry Foster contemplated what the future holds for local sports.

CBS Detroit–12/22/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - NOVEMBER 05: Andre Drummond #0 of the Detroit Pistons celebrates a first half basket with Brandon Jennings #7 while playing the New York Knicks at the Palace of Auburn Hills on November 5, 2014 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Detroit won the game 98-95.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Andre Drummond Gets Posterized; Retaliates With Bill Laimbeer-esque Foul [VIDEO]

Things got a little chippy at the Palace of Auburn Hills on Friday night as the Pistons hosted the Toronto Raptors for what was more of a home game for the visiting squad.

97.1 The Ticket–12/20/2014

DETROIT, MI -  DECEMBER 19: Kyle Lowry #7 of the Toronto Raptors looks to move the ball against Brandon Jennings #7 of the Detroit Pistons during the game on December 19, 2014 at Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Raptors Hand Pistons 12th Straight Home Loss

Brandon Jennings scored 22 points to lead Detroit, which extended its single-season franchise record for consecutive home losses and moved within seven of the NBA record set by the 1993-94 Dallas Mavericks.

97.1 The Ticket–12/19/2014

(Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE/Getty Images)

Darko Milicic Makes His Kickboxing Debut [VIDEO]

Everyone’s favorite “human victory cigar,” Darko Milicic, has made his professional kickboxing debut.

97.1 The Ticket–12/19/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - DECEMBER 17: Andre Drummond #0 of the Detroit Pistons grabs a rebound against the Dallas Mavericks on December 17, 2014 at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Parsons Scores 32, Mavs Beat Pistons 117-106

Chandler Parsons hasn’t adjusted to the Dallas Mavericks as quickly as he would have liked.

97.1 The Ticket–12/18/2014

Jeff Green #8 of the Boston Celtics secures a loose ball against Greg Monroe #10 of the Detroit Pistons during the game on April 3, 2013 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Pistons Trade Rumors: Monroe Being Shopped For First-Round Pick; Jennings, Smith On The Block

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.

97.1 The Ticket–12/15/2014

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