Mike Check: NBA is the dumbest, pettiest, most beautiful sports league in the world
There's nothing better than coming home after a night of covering high school basketball to find out that the NBA has turned into Fight Club.
Rule No. 1 of Fight Club is that you do not speak about Fight Club. You can, however, tweet about it and that's exactly what the NBA community did late Monday night after finding out about the end of the game between the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers in Chris Paul's return to Los Angeles as a visitor.
HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Paul is heading to Houston to join James Harden, giving the Rockets two All-Stars in the backcourt to lead their chase for a championship.
Pistons deal Hilliard to Rockets for cash
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have traded swingman Darrun Hilliard to the Houston Rockets in exchange for cash considerations.
Hilliard appeared in a career-high 39 games last season, averaging 3.3 points, 0.8 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 9.8 minutes. The 6-foot-6 Hilliard was drafted out of Villanova by the Pistons with the 38th overall selection in 2015.
Pistons beat Bulls 102-91 for fourth win in 5 games
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — In the long run, Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson are going to be the most important players on the Detroit roster.
Tuesday, though, they were spectators.
Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy went with his bench in the fourth quarter against the Bulls, and they outscored Chicago 31-19 to pull out a 102-91 victory.