Blake Griffin has arthroscopic surgery on left knee
DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin had surgery arthroscopic surgery on his left knee, an injury that forced him to miss the first two games of the playoffs.
Antetokounmpo scores 41, leads Bucks to sweep of Detroit
DETROIT (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo drove to the basket and drew yet another foul, this one a hard hack on the arm by Blake Griffin.
Griffin fouled out and headed to the bench, and the home...
Bucks try to secure series win over the Pistons
Milwaukee Bucks (60-22, first in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Detroit Pistons (41-41, eighth in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)
Bucks beat Pistons 119-103 to take 3-0 series lead
DETROIT (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks know they are often considered a one-man team.
Saturday night, they took some major steps toward changing that perception.
DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin started for the Detroit Pistons in Game 3 against the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night after missing four of the final six regular-season games and the first two of...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Detroit Pistons say Blake Griffin will be out of the lineup for the second game of the team's first round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks.
Pistons’ Griffin out for Game 1 against Bucks
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin will not play in Game 1 of the team's first-round playoff series against Milwaukee because of a left knee injury, coach Dwane Casey...
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Blake Griffin's tone was serious, befitting a man who has had one of the best seasons of his career — but now faces the same old questions about his...
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Pistons coach Dwane Casey says star forward Blake Griffin is still day to day heading into the postseason.
New York takes on Detroit in conference battle
Detroit Pistons (40-41, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (17-64, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Pistons take on the Grizzlies on 4-game skid
Memphis Grizzlies (32-48, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (39-41, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
DETROIT (AP) — Kemba Walker is keeping the Charlotte Hornets in the postseason picture
Walker scored 20 of his 31 points in the first half to help Charlotte build a big lead and they went on...
George scores 30, Thunder beat Pistons 123-110
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul George had a simple explanation for why the Oklahoma City Thunder pulled away from the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
Pacers handle Griffin-less Pistons 108-89
DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin made it through almost the whole season without a significant injury.
Now, as the Detroit Pistons try to hold on to a playoff spot, their star's health is a...
Griffin missing 3rd straight game for Detroit
DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin is out for a third straight game because of left knee soreness, leaving the Detroit Pistons short-handed again as the playoff race winds down.
DETROIT (AP) — On the night the Detroit Pistons honored the "Bad Boys", the current roster had to play the same kind of defense that led to championships in 1989 and 1990.
Detroit takes on Portland, seeks 4th straight home win
Portland Trail Blazers (48-27, third in the Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (38-37, sixth in the Eastern Conference)
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Pistons face the Magic on 3-game slide
Orlando Magic (37-38, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (37-37, seventh in the Eastern Conference)
DENVER (AP) — On a positive note, Jamal Murray came through in the clutch for the Denver Nuggets.
On a negative one, Murray needed to come through in the clutch after they nearly squandered...
Ellington, Drummond lead Pistons past Suns, 118-98
PHOENIX (AP) — The Detroit Pistons turned up the defensive pressure in the second half and turned away the Phoenix Suns.
Wayne Ellington scored 23 points and the Pistons made 17 3-pointers...
Sexton scores 27, leads Cavaliers past Pistons 126-119
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers squeaked by without Kevin Love.
The Detroit Pistons, playing without Blake Griffin, weren't as fortunate.
Pistons resting Blake Griffin vs. Cavs for playoff push
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Detroit Pistons will rest star forward Blake Griffin for at least one game this week to keep him as fresh as possible for their final postseason push.
Pistons beat Raptors 110-107 to complete season sweep.
DETROIT (AP) — For the second straight season, Dwane Casey has swept the season series between the Detroit Pistons and Toronto Raptors.
After his Raptors went 4-0 against the Pistons in...
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons are playing one of the biggest games of their season on Monday in Brooklyn.
That's why they were happy to get Sunday's game out of the way as quickly as...
Griffin helps Pistons knock off Bulls 112-104
CHICAGO (AP) — Blake Griffin had bags of ice on each of his knees, and he soaked his feet in a tub of ice water. Andre Drummond also had bags of ice on each knee.
DETROIT (AP) — All too often this season, the Detroit Pistons' offense has devolved into throwing Blake Griffin the ball and watching whatever happens.
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons may be peaking at the right time, winning nine of 11 games to surge in the standings, and would probably feel confident about their chances if they match up with...
DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin scored 14 of his 27 points in the first quarter and the Detroit Pistons finished with plays at both ends of the court to beat the Toronto Raptors 112-107 in overtime...
Drummond, Griffin lead Pistons over Pacers 113-109
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit coach Dwane Casey downplayed the revenge factor after the Pistons beat Indiana.
"This is the way that we have to play, no matter who we play," Casey said.
Pistons reach 7th in East, top reeling Heat 119-96
MIAMI (AP) — If there's been an area of concern for Detroit coach Dwane Casey in this playoff push, it's been the play of the Pistons' second unit.
Pistons survive Blake Griffin’s ejection, top Hawks 125-122
ATLANTA (AP) — The Detroit Pistons were upset to see Blake Griffin ejected — especially when they believed their best player didn't deserve the punishment.
Griffin enjoying resurgence a year after trade to Pistons
DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin doesn't need to jump over any cars to be a hit in the Motor City.
A year after arriving in Detroit with his career at a crossroads, a more earthbound Griffin is doing all he can to shake the Pistons out of their decade-long malaise.
Third-quarter run helps Pistons to 121-112 win over Wizards
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons are enjoying one of their best stretches of the season, and the reason why is no surprise.
Blake Griffin and Andre Drummond are rolling.
Drummond had 32 points and 17 rebounds, and Griffin had 31 points, nine rebounds and nine assists to lift the Pistons to a 121-112 victory over the Washington Wizards on Monday night. Detroit has won four in a row, one shy of its longest winning streak of the season.
Pistons hand Knicks 15th straight loss, 120-103
DETROIT (AP) — It was another relaxing fourth quarter for Blake Griffin.
Andre Drummond had 29 points and 20 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons handed New York its 15th straight loss, beating the Knicks 120-103 on Friday night. The Knicks rallied from a 21-point second-quarter deficit, tying the game in the third. But Detroit avoided a repeat of its collapse last weekend against the Los Angeles Clippers, when the Pistons lost after leading by 25.
Pistons’ lack of flexibility evident in deadline moves
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Ed Stefanski can maintain a sense of humor about the challenges facing the Detroit Pistons.
"I wouldn't be here if things were rosy, is the way I look at it," said Stefanski, a senior executive with the Pistons. "And I tell that in our meetings when people want to say, oh, you know, this and that. I said, 'You guys wouldn't be here if things were good.'"
Detroit Pistons shuffle roster, but no blockbuster yet
DETROIT (AP) — Last season, the Detroit Pistons acquired Blake Griffin in a blockbuster deal shortly before the trade deadline.
So far, their moves this time around have been a lot more mild.
Griffin scores 29, Pistons hand Knicks 14th straight loss
NEW YORK (AP) — All the roster changes aren't helping the New York Knicks get any wins.
Blake Griffin scored 29 points and Andre Drummond finished with 17 points and 16 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons handed the Knicks their 14th straight loss, 105-92 on Tuesday night.
New York., featuring a starting lineup with three new players, also lost at home for a franchise-record 15th straight game.
Pistons pour it on this time, rout Nuggets 129-103
DETROIT (AP) — For the second straight game, the Detroit Pistons had a big third-quarter lead at home.
This time, they kept pouring it on.
Andre Drummond scored 14 of his season-high 27 points in the third and the Pistons snapped Denver's six-game winning streak, beating the Nuggets 129-103 on Monday night.
Bucks top Pistons 115-105, improve to 13-0 after a loss
DETROIT (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 21 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds to help the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 115-105 Tuesday night, keeping the distinction of being the league's only team without two straight losses.
The NBA-leading Bucks improved to 13-0 after losing a game.
Milwaukee's Brook Lopez scored 12 of his 14 points in the first quarter when Antetokounmpo was limited to three points because he sat about half the quarter with two fouls.
Doncic’s 32, Kleber’s D and 3 lift Mavs over Pistons 106-101
DALLAS (AP) — Rookie sensation Luka Doncic's reputation as a scorer keeps growing. So does Maxi Kleber's penchant for blocking shots.
Doncic scored 32 points, Kleber hit a crucial 3-pointer after blocking a shot by Blake Griffin and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Detroit Pistons 106-101 on Friday night.
Griffin scores 37, Pistons hold off Pelicans 98-94
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Blake Griffin got Detroit off to a hot start, but the Pistons still had to scratch out a victory in the final seconds over the Anthony Davis-less Pelicans.
Wizards’ defense steps up in 101-87 victory over Pistons
WASHINGTON (AP) — Exchanging their freewheeling ways for an improved defensive showing, the Washington Wizards looked like an entirely different team in their first game back from London.
The Wizards turned in their best defensive performance of the season on Monday in beating the Detroit Pistons 101-87. Even though Blake Griffin put up a game-high 29 points, Detroit's scoring output was the lowest by a Washington opponent this year.
Hield beats buzzer, lifts Kings to 103-101 win over Pistons
DETROIT (AP) — Buddy Hield beat the buzzer with a winning shot for the first time in his NBA career.
Hield made an off-balance, fadeaway 3-pointer just before time expired and scored 35 points in the Sacramento Kings' 103-101 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.
"I'm blessed to say I got one in the NBA at the highest level," he said. "It's a fun. As a kid, you always dream of hitting one of those type of shots. It's something I'll cherish for the rest of my life.
Pistons hold on without Drummond, beat Heat 98-93
DETROIT (AP) — Dwane Casey wants the Detroit Pistons to react a little better when they hit a rough stretch.
Friday night against Miami was another test.
Blake Griffin had 32 points and 11 rebounds, and the Pistons overcame an early exit by injured Andre Drummond to beat the Heat 98-93. Detroit blew a 16-point lead and scored only 12 in the third quarter, but the Pistons rebounded in the fourth and have won consecutive games for the first time since early December.
Griffin has 44 points in return against Clippers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin kept his emotions to himself in his return to Staples Center for the first time against his old team.
After scoring 44 points in the Detroit Pistons' 109-104 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, he allowed himself a trip down memory lane.
"The best thing to be a part of is something that is bigger than yourself and that is what that was," he said in a crowded hallway outside the Pistons' locker room. "I don't look at what I did."
Hield scores 18 as Kings defeat Griffin-less Pistons 112-102
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings won the battle behind the 3-point line and never trailed in a victory against the Blake Griffin-less Detroit Pistons.
Buddy Hield scored 18 points, Willie Cauley-Stein had 14 points and 14 rebounds, and the Kings went 9-of-22 on 3-pointers in a 112-102 victory Thursday night against the Pistons, who came into the game as the NBA's best team at defending 3-point shots.