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Detroit Pistons climb NBA power rankings after impressive start

The Detroit Pistons are 5-2 on the year, and have back to back victories in Los Angeles against the Clippers and then last night...

Matthew and Kelly Stafford give back to hurricane relief efforts

As we all know, the Detroit Lions recently signed quarterback Matthew Stafford to a five-year $135 million deal, and he is already putting part...

Detroit Pistons trade Darrun Hilliard to Rockets, who flip him to...

The Detroit Pistons made a trade today, sending Darrun Hilliard to the Houston Rockets in exchange for cash considerations. The Rockets then promptly moved Hilliard...

Report: NBPA could file grievance over nixed Pistons trade

It may not be a saga quite yet, but it's getting there. The Feb. 18 trade that initially sent Donatas Motiejunas and Marcus Thornton to...

Pistons officially rescind trade for Donatas Motiejunas, Marcus Thornton following injury...

The Detroit Pistons have officially voided last Thursday's trade with the Houston Rockets, Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports has reported. The deal, which sent Donatas Motiejunas...

Pistons get 24-hour extension on Motiejunas decision

There is a real possibility the trade the Detroit Pistons made with the Houston Rockets could be voided. On Thursday, the Pistons tentatively shipped reserve center Joel...

Pistons trade with Houston could be voided

On Thursday, the Detroit Pistons acquired Donatas Motiejunas and Marcus Thornton from the Houston Rockets in exchange for Joel Anthony (who was then traded to Philadelphia)...

BREAKING: Pistons acquire Donatas Motiejunas, Marcus Thornton from Rockets

In a deadline beating deal, the Detroit Pistons have reportedly acquired Donatas Motiejunas and Marcus Thornton from the Houston Rockets. https://twitter.com/WojVerticalNBA/status/700369396770979841 In exchange, the Pistons will...

Andre Drummond misses 23 free throws against Houston, set to music...

On Wednesday night, the Houston Rockets trailed the Detroit Pistons by nine points at the half. This is when the Rockets decided enough was...

Van Gundy on free throw madness: ‘That’s the game the league...

Stan Van Gundy hit the ground running following Wednesday's 123-114 win over the Houston Rockets. The Detroit Pistons head coach calmly awaited a media-supplied prompt...

Drummond shoots 36 free throws, Pistons outlast Rockets following bizarre second...

It wasn't pretty but... Actually, that's probably the long and short of it. After a brazen second half strategy that saw Andre Drummond fouled on 12 consecutive...

Rockets foul Andre Drummond 12 times in less than 3 minutes...

It finally happened. After Dwight Howard left Wednesday's game against the Detroit Pistons early in the first quarter, the Houston Rockets did their best to...

D.J. Augustin takes about ten steps for layup [VIDEO]

Officials miss calls all the time in sports, it is human nature. Umpires miss calls at first base while some NFL referees are more lenient...

REPORT: Pistons among teams interested in Ty Lawson

According to reports, the Detroit Pistons are among the teams interested in trading for Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson. The 27-year-old has played all six...

This is the worst game of tic-tac-toe we’ve ever seen (video)

This has to be a set-up, right? Like when the Rockets mascot "accidentally" smashed a cake into a stand-in posing as a Lakers fan? Or when...

Stephen Curry crashes down on his head, leaves game

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry crashed down hard on his head after attempting to block a shot against the Houston Rockets on Monday...

With the exception of one (guess who?), former Pistons struggling in...

You might have heard, but for the sixth consecutive season, the Detroit Pistons once again failed to qualify for the playoffs. On the bright side...

NBA’s “Hack-a-Shaq” strategy: fair or foul?

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and...

Wretched shooting dooms Pistons, Rockets cruise 103-93

The Houston Rockets used an 18-0 room stretching from the late third quarter through a significant period of the fourth en route to cruising...

Still Kickin’: Impressive Pistons Effort Leads to 114-101 Win Over Rockets

How would the Detroit Pistons respond after losing to one of the league's worst teams by 20 on Wednesday? By taking down the fourth...

Video: Josh Smith Gets “Warm” Reception Upon Return to Palace

Josh Smith made his first return to the Palace since his December 22nd release. Fans did not seem particularly pleased with his reappearance.

Game-Time Preview: The Return of Josh Smith

Macthup: Houston Rockets (33-14) @ Detroit Pistons (17-30) When: 7:30 p.m., FSD Where: Palace Of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MI What to Watch for: 1. The Return of Josh Smith: When the...

Video: Josh Smith Ejected in Rockets Loss

On one side of the coin Wednesday night, there was Brandon Jennings producing the NBA's first 20-point, 20-assist game since 2009 in a 128-118...

Josh Smith Excited For Pistons’ Success

Josh Smith has been put through the ringer of late. After the struggling Detroit Pistons waived Smith in December, their on-court product improved dramatically....

Video: Kevin Garnett Headbutts Dwight Howard, Harmless Basketball Tussle Ensues

Who's up for a good old fashioned dust-up? Well, this clip's probably  not going to do it for you. But by NBA standards, this...

Josh Smith’s Numbers as a Rockets Starter: Not Pretty

Josh Smith's debut with the Houston Rockets almost couldn't have gone any better. Stepping in to play 32 minutes off the bench, he poured...

Win-Win? Josh Smith Plays Well in Rockets Debut While Pistons Thrive...

Perhaps all is well that ends well. Following last week's surprise release of power forward Josh Smith, the Detroit Pistons turned in their most offensively potent...

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