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Pistons' energetic Ish Smith improved shooting late in season

<i>(Another in a series of player profiles prior to training camp.)</i><p><b>Ish Smith</b><p><b>Position:</b> Point guard<p><b>Height/Weight:</b> 6-0/175<p><b>Age:</b> 30<p><b>2017-18 stats:</b> 82 games, …

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Pistons sign former New Mexico State guard Zach Lofton

Good things come to those who don’t give up. Such is the case of ex-New Mexico State guard Zach Lofton, who is now granted a G-League contract with …

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The Ish Smith Story

The story of the (twice) Sixers and NBA journeyman point guard, Ishmael Larry Smith.The Process introduced the league to many players who were given …

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Detroit Pistons sign Jose Calderon, is it the right move?

The Detroit Pistons have made a move for veteran point guard Jose Calderon. Was this the right move for the team?<p>The Detroit Pistons have decided to …

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Detroit Pistons' Ish Smith a math wizard?

Detroit Pistons guard Ish Smith talks numbers at the NBA Math Hoops Championships at Wayne State on Sunday, May 20, 2018.

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2017-18 Pistons review: Stretching Ish Smith broke the Pistons

Ish Smith is a good guard and great guy - whose limitations crippled the Pistons when they needed him mostIsh Smith, perhaps Stan Van Gundy’s only …

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Detroit Pistons 2017-18 Season Review: Ish Smith

Ish Smith has had a roller coaster year, but a lot of that is due to Stan Van Gundy. What grade does he deserve on the season?<p>Regarding the Detroit …

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Pistons guard Ish Smith after loss to Grizzlies

Detroit Pistons point guard Ish Smith credits Memphis Grizzlies for shooting display in 130-117 loss at the FedEx Forum.

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NBA roundup: Spurs snap Rockets' 11-game win streak

LaMarcus Aldridge posted a double-double and received complementary scoring from Rudy Gay in the San Antonio Spurs' 100-83 win over the visiting …

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Ish Smith's 3-point uptick bodes well for Detroit Pistons in future

BROOKLYN — It’s never too late for a new skill.<p>It may have come too late to help the Pistons reach the playoffs this season, but Ish Smith’s late …

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Nets fall to Pistons, 108-96

<b>Reggie Jackson</b> scored 29 points, <b>Stanley Johnson</b> had 17, and the Detroit Pistons preserved their slim playoff hopes with a 108-96 victory over the …

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Jackson, Johnson lead Pistons to 108-96 win over Nets

NEW YORK (AP) -- With one All-Star out injured and another banished to the locker room, the Detroit Pistons pulled it together to preserve their slim …

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Harden scores 10 in OT to lift Rockets over Pistons 100-96

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden struggled to find his shot for four quarters before the NBA's leading scorer mustered just enough offense in overtime to help the Houston Rockets to another win.<p>Harden scored 21 points, including 10 of Houston's 12 points in overtime, to lift the Rockets to a 100-96 …

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Tonight's NBA DFS Picks: Top values for DraftKings, FanDuel daily fantasy basketball contests

We have a solid six-game NBA DFS slate on Tuesday that thankfully doesn’t feature the Warriors, Grizzlies, or Bulls and the lineup insanity that each …

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Griffin's big third quarter helps Pistons top Kings 106-90

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After nearly two months, Blake Griffin finally looks comfortable playing with Detroit, and it's showing up across the board.<p>He's even got the Pistons winning on the road again, something that hadn't happened since the five-time All-Star arrived in late January after being …

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Daily Dose: Is It Worth It?

Kawhi Leonard Breakdown Pod<p><b>Week 23 Schedule: Games Played</b><p>4 Games: ATL, BKN, CHA, CHI, CLE, DET, HOU, IND, LAC, MEM, MIA, MIL, NOP, NYK, PHI, SAS, …

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Portland wins 12th straight with 100-87 victory over Detroit

Max Kellerman thinks Draymond Green is less of a priority to keep on the Warriors than Klay Thompson.<p>With buzz around the 2018 Cleveland Browns …

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Pistons lose to Trail Blazers, point finger at officials

CLOSE<p>Stan Van Gundy went on a rant about the officiating during the Pistons' loss to Trail Blazers on Saturday night.<p><i>Portland</i> — What looked to be the …

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Second Look: Detroit Pistons vs. Toronto Raptors

Time to look back at the insane and entertaining overtime game the Pistons and Raptors played. What worked for the Pistons, what didn’t, and what …

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LeBron James devours Nuggets

The <b>Cleveland Cavaliers</b> were in a dogfight with the <b>Denver Nuggets</b> on Wednesday night. The Cavaliers had already coughed up a 13-point second-half lead …

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Thompson's injury has silver lining named Nance

<b>Tristan Thompson</b> sprained his ankle and is expected to miss two weeks of action. For a team that has faced as much turmoil as the <b>Cleveland Cavaliers</b> …

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Photos: Heat 105, Pistons 96

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) is guarded by Miami Heat forward Kelly Olynyk (9) during the first half at American Airlines Arena on …

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The key to the Cavaliers finding consistency

The <b>Cleveland Cavaliers</b> basically rebuilt their team on the fly on deadline day. The immediate aftermath was two big wins over the Boston Celtics and …

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Photos: Magic 115, Pistons 106

Detroit Pistons' Stanley Johnson, right, loses control of the ball as he tries to get around Orlando Magic's Mario Hezonja (8) during the second half …

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Photos: Pistons 110, Bucks 87

Anthony Tolliver, center, smiles from the bench during the fourth quarter of the Pistons' 110-87 win over the Bucks at Little Caesars Arena on Feb. …

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LeBron responds to wooing billboards

It’s already been an interesting and anxious offseason for the Sixers, but the fun has only just begun.<p>They’ve been mentioned as a possible landing …

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Lowry, DeRozan each have 20 as Raptors beat Pistons

TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan called Friday’s loss to the Milwaukee Bucks a game the Raptors needed in order to get back on track.<p>Toronto moved back into …

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Photos: Raptors 123, Pistons 94

Feb 26, 2018; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin dribbles against Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby in the second half.

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Ish Smith: Hornets blitzed us in 2nd quarter

Ish Smith after the Hornets make 16 3-pointers in a 114-98 win over the Pistons on Sunday, Feb. 25 in Charlotte.

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Photos: Hornets 114, Pistons 98

Feb 25, 2018; Charlotte, NC, USA; Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin reacts after getting called for a technical foul in the second half against …

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