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DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 10: Brandon Jennings #7 of the Detroit Pistons looks to move the ball against the Brooklyn Nets during the game on January 10, 2015 at The 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 2015 NBAE (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jennings, Monroe Lead Pistons Past Nets, 98-93

Detroit, which has won eight of nine since releasing Josh Smith, also got 16 points and 17 rebounds from Greg Monroe and 14 points and nine boards from Andre Drummond.

97.1 The Ticket–01/10/2015

DALLAS, TX - JANUARY 07:  Stan Van Gundy of the Detroit Pistons talks to his team during play against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on January 7, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Pistons, Fans Embrace ‘Form A Wall’ Rally Cry [PHOTOS]

The Pistons beat the Spurs on an amazing last-second running shot by Brandon Jennings, but a profane catchphrase keyed by Van Gundy will remain the lasting image.

97.1 The Ticket–01/10/2015

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Utah’s Trevor Booker Makes One Of The Craziest Shots Ever [VIDEO]

As explained by the Pistons’ Stan Van Gundy on Wednesday, the Jazz could only tip the ball — not catch and shoot — per NBA rules with less than 0.3 seconds on the clock. No problem for Booker.

97.1 The Ticket–01/10/2015

AUBURN HILLS, MI - JANUARY 9: The Detroit Pistons stand on the court during a game against the Atlanta Hawks on January 9, 2015 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 2015 NBAE (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons’ Rally Falls Just Short; 7-Game Winning Streak Ends, 106-103, Against Hawks

After trailing by 23 in the second quarter, Detroit rallied and had a chance to tie when Kentavious Caldwell-Pope missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

97.1 The Ticket–01/09/2015

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Report: The Palace Of Auburn Hills Looks To Sell Naming Rights

The only other arena in the NBA that has not yet sold naming rights is the New York Knicks’ Madison Square Garden.

97.1 The Ticket–01/05/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 2:  Greg Monroe #10 of the Detroit Pistons goes up for a dunk against the New York Knicks during the game on January 2, 2015 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.  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 Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Hammer Knicks, 97-81

The Pistons only fell behind twice in the game, both times by two points in the first quarter. Trailing 15-13, Jennings hit a layup with 3:38 left to spark a 9-0 run and the Pistons never trailed again.

97.1 The Ticket–01/02/2015

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

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