A load off Andre’s shoulders: NBA may be close to banning the piggyback ride

UPDATE: ESPN’s Zach Lowe has reported that Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens was merely discussing an idea floated to the competition committee regarding such a move, though it may become official in the near future. League clarifies Stevens was discussing only an idea floated to competition committee. Not official, though likely will be soon-ish. — … Read more

Pistons Still Just 5.5 Games Back in Playoff Race (and 5 Other Mystical Facts About Tonight’s Showdown Against the 76ers)

Tonight’s matchup between the Detroit Pistons and Philadelphia 76ers (7:30, FSD Plus) may be one of the worst head-to-head battles in NBA history. At a glance: 1. The Detroit Pistons and Philadelphia 76ers have a combined record of 4-34. If the season ended today, and commissioner Adam Silver allowed the 76ers and Pistons combine their wins out of pity, … Read more