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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05:  John Lucas III #5 of the Utah Jazz carries the ball down court against the Brooklyn Nets during the second half at Barclays Center on November 5, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Nets defeat the Jazz 104-88. 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 Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Pistons Sign PG John Lucas III To 10-Day Contract

Lucas joins the Pistons after spending the season in China with the Fujian Sturgeons of the Chinese Basketball Association where he averaged 26.6 points in 26 games.

97.1 The Ticket–02/02/2015

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Backcourt Shines As Pistons Down Rockets, 114-101, In Josh Smith’s Return

D.J. Augustin and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope both scored 28 points as the Detroit Pistons held off former teammate Josh Smith and the Houston Rockets 114-101 on Saturday night.

97.1 The Ticket–01/31/2015

OAKLAND, CA - JANUARY 21:  Josh Smith #5 of the Houston Rockets stands on the court during their game against the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena on January 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Josh Smith Booed By Detroit Fans In Palace Return

Smith says he has no hard feelings toward the Pistons and was glad to see their hard work pay off when they won seven straight games immediately after waiving him.

97.1 The Ticket–01/31/2015

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NBA Reveals Dunk Contest Participants

None of these four have ever competed in an NBA dunk contest before.

97.1 The Ticket–01/28/2015

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 10: Brandon Jennings #7 of the Detroit Pistons drives up the court against the Brooklyn Nets during the game on January 10, 2015 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Brandon Jennings Has Surgery To Repair Ruptured Achilles Tendon

“We gotta just keep pushin’ WE (Pistons) worked to hard to get down about anything right now,” Jennings wrote. “We gotta stay focus on the main Goal. Playoffs!”

CBS Detroit–01/27/2015

Brandon Jennings #7 of the Detroit Pistons stands on the court. (Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jennings Seriously Injured In Pistons’ 101-86 Loss To Bucks

The Pistons said Jennings would undergo further evaluation after the guard needed help getting to the locker room.

97.1 The Ticket–01/25/2015

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 19: Andre Drummond #0 of the Detroit Pistons tips off against the Atlanta Hawks on January 19, 2015 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Stay Close, But Hawks Pull Away For 93-82 MLK Day Victory

Greg Monroe led Detroit with 16 points and 20 rebounds. Andre Drummond added 13 points and 18 rebounds, but made only 3-of-12 free throws.

97.1 The Ticket–01/19/2015

AUBURN HILLS, MI - JANUARY 17:  Kyle Singler #25 of the Detroit Pistons shoots the ball against the Philadelphia 76ers during the game on January 17, 2015 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Singler Leads Surging Pistons To 107-89 Win Over 76ers

Singler shot 6-of-8 on 3-pointers and Monroe finished with 12 points and 13 rebounds as the Pistons won for the ninth time in 11 games and improved to 6-15 at home.

97.1 The Ticket–01/17/2015

SACRAMENTO, CA - December 13: Andre Drummond #0 of the Detroit Pistons during the game against the Sacramento Kings on December 13, 2014 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. 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 Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images

Not Only Is Drummond The Pistons’ Future, He’s The Here And Now

Many called Drummond gifted, but not motivated; that he lacked a “motor.” Fitting enough, Drummond seems to be finding his motor in the Motor City.

97.1 The Ticket–01/17/2015

INDIANAPOLIS, IN -  JANUARY 16: Andre Drummond #0 of the Detroit Pistons looks for the rebound against Ian Mahinmi #28 of the Indiana Pacers during the game on January 16, 2015 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Drummond’s Putback Lifts Pistons Over Pacers, 98-96

Jennings took the inbounds pass and held for the last second shot. He drove to the bucket and missed the layup, but Drummond was there for the tip-in with 0.3 seconds to go.

97.1 The Ticket–01/16/2015

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