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ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 21: Mike Scott #32 of the Atlanta Hawks battles for a loose ball against Jonas Jerebko #33 of the Detroit Pistons on November 21, 2014 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.  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 Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Drop Fourth Straight; Lose To Hawks, 99-89

Josh Smith had 16 points and Andre Drummond added 13 points with 16 rebounds for the Pistons, who have lost four straight. They had two three-game losing streaks earlier in the season.

97.1 The Ticket–11/21/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - NOVEMBER 19: Brandon Jennings #7 of the Detroit Pistons handles the ball against the Phoenix Suns on November 19, 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 D. Williams/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Fall Just Short In Final Minutes, Lose To Suns, 88-86

With the Pistons down 85-83 and 40 seconds left, Brandon Jennings missed a jumper, but Jonas Jerebko grabbed the rebound and fed Kentavious Caldwell-Pope for the go-ahead 3-pointer.

97.1 The Ticket–11/19/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - NOVEMBER 17: Greg Monroe #10 of the Detroit Pistons posts up against the Orlando Magic during the game on November 17, 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 D. Williams/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons’ Struggles Continue In 107-93 Home Loss To Magic

Detroit struggled from the floor in the first half, shooting only 42.5 percent, and weren’t able to get the ball inside with any regularity.

97.1 The Ticket–11/17/2014

MEMPHIS, TN -  NOVEMBER 15: Zach Randolph #50 of the Memphis Grizzlies defends the ball against Josh Smith #6 of the Detroit Pistons during the game on November 15, 2014 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. 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 Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images

Gasol, Randolph Lead Grizzlies Past Pistons, 95-88

Detroit’s starting backcourt struggled, as Jennings and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope were a combined 7 of 27, with Caldwell-Pope missing 10 of his 11 shots.

97.1 The Ticket–11/16/2014

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Pistons, Jennings Take Out Thunder In Overtime, 96-89, For First Road Win

Jennings made a tiebreaking 3-pointer to give Detroit an 87-84 lead with 2:32 left in overtime. He added another 3 while falling to the ground, increasing the Pistons’ advantage to 92-84.

97.1 The Ticket–11/14/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 12:  Brandon Jennings #7 of the Detroit Pistons drives to the basket against the Washington Wizards on November 12, 2014 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. 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 Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Fall To Wizards, 107-103, Despite Jennings’ 32 Points

Detroit, which lost for the third straight time and fell to 2-6, took a 13-point first quarter lead, thanks to Brandon Jennings, who scored 16 of his game-high 32 points in the quarter.

97.1 The Ticket–11/12/2014

BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 18: Brandon Jennings #7 of the Detroit Pistons drives to the basket against Avery Bradley #0 of the Boston Celtics on December 18, 2013 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.  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 2013 NBAE  (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Brandon Jennings Goes Streetball On Andre Miller [VIDEO]

Jennings had begun to develop sort of a signature move now in the NBA — the fake behind-the-back pass, as he has made more than one defender look silly on that play.

97.1 The Ticket–11/12/2014

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 10:  Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls goes to the basket against the Detroit Pistons on November 10, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. 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 Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rose Returns, Helps Bulls Beat Pistons, 102-91

Josh Smith had 19 points and 11 rebounds for Detroit, which was coming off a 97-96 home loss to Utah on Sunday. Greg Monroe had 16 points and 10 boards, and reserve D.J. Augustin scored 16.

97.1 The Ticket–11/10/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - NOVEMBER 05: Head coach Stan Van Gundy talks with his players during a timeout 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)

Caldwell-Pope Leads Pistons Over Bucks, 98-95

Josh Smith went 5-14 from the floor two days after a 2-17 game, but had a key put back to give the Pistons a 97-93 lead with 15.1 seconds to play.

97.1 The Ticket–11/07/2014

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - NOVEMBER 5: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers looks on from the bench during their game against the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena on November 5, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jumping Off The LeBron James Bandwagon

LeBron didn’t just join the Cleveland Cavaliers. He came to save the world, so to speak, to bring financial and spiritual lubricant to the Rust Belt, an area of America that has been lost to the the meat-hook realities of economics.

11/07/2014

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