Cavs Clinch Top Seed In East, Could Play Pistons In First RoundLeBron James will likely get a day's rest as Cavs coach Tyronn Lue is expected to sit most of his regulars in Wednesday's regular-season finale against Detroit — a possible first-round opponent.
For Pistons, Playoff Berth An Important Step ForwardAfter six seasons of virtual irrelevance, the Detroit Pistons are heading back to the playoffs.
Pistons Clinch First Playoff Berth Since 2009 With 112-99 Win Over WizardsReggie Jackson had 39 points and nine assists and the Detroit Pistons clinched their first postseason spot in seven years with a 112-99 victory over the Washington Wizards.
Jackson, Harris Lift Pistons Over Bulls 94-90Jackson's jumper gave Detroit an 86-83 lead with 1:46 left. After E'Twaun Moore and Butler missed 3s, Harris scored on a putback for a five-point lead.
Morris' 31 Points Not Enough To Lift Pistons Over MavericksMarcus Morris scored 16 points in the first quarter, but Detroit's reserves struggled at the start of the second.
Hawks End Pistons' Winning Streak With 112-95 WinAndre Drummond had 19 points and 17 rebounds for Detroit, but the Pistons couldn't recover from a poor first quarter. Atlanta never trailed and led by as many as 20 in the fourth.
Playoff-Chasing Pistons Win Again, 112-105 Over HornetsDetroit's lead reached 26 points in the fourth quarter before the Hornets went on a 25-4 run to cut the margin to five with less than a minute left, but the Pistons held on.
Drummond's Last-Second Tip-In Lifts Pistons To Dramatic Win Over Bucks [VIDEO]Andre Drummond's tip-in with 2 seconds remaining lifted the Detroit Pistons to a 92-91 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night.
Bench Lifts Pistons To 115-103 Win Over NetsAnthony Tolliver scored all 17 of his points in the second half and Aron Baynes scored 17 of his 21 in the fourth quarter to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 115-103 victory over the Brooklyn Nets.
After Big First Half, Pistons Hold Off Kings, 115-108The Pistons (35-34) pulled into a virtual tie with Chicago (34-33) for the last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
Pistons Sign Lorenzo Brown To 10-Day ContractThe Detroit Pistons have signed guard Lorenzo Brown to a 10-day contract. The team announced the move Friday before its game against Sacramento.
Wizards Hand Pistons Largest Loss Of Season, 124-81The Pistons fell to 0-3 against the Wizards and have allowed 110 or more points in three straight games.
Pistons Use Big Second Half To Blow By 76ers, 125-111Trailing 57-52 at halftime, the Pistons shot 15 for 20 in a 38-point third quarter and finished with 73 points over the final two periods while erasing two 10-point deficits.
Hornets Top Pistons, 118-103, For 6th Straight WinDetroit entered the night a half-game ahead of Chicago for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
Pistons Fall Flat In 102-89 Loss To KnicksAndre Drummond had 21 points and 16 rebounds for the Pistons, who dropped their second straight after a four-game winning streak.