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Antonio McDyess was the lone bench warrior to get it done. He scored six and hit all three of his shots while Arron Afflalo scored three on one of eight shooting and he grabbed five rebounds.
It was nice to see the Pistons win their third straight but they’re still losing ground because the Cavs have won five straight. Next up are the Magic tomorrow night. They’re 24-6 with seven straight wins so this isn’t going to be an easy one.
The Pistons took care of business last night against the Washington Wizards as the Pistons took their third straight game. At the end of the first, it was a two point game but the Pistons broke out in the second quarter, gave most of that lead back in the third, then dominated in the fourth quarter to take the game 88-74.
Allen Iverson led the way and he scored 28 with six rebounds. Tayshaun Prince grabbed ten boards and scored 14 while Rodney Stuckey had eighteen points and an impressive eleven assists. The Pistons only went eight deep in this one and Antonio McDyess was the bench warrior. He scored 10 and grabbed nine boards. The Pistons held the Wizards to just .333 shooting and they had seven steals and seven blocks.
Next up are a solid Jazz team in at the Palace. It’d be nice if the Cavs would lose more then a game here and there because despite the Pistons mini-run, they’re still six games back.
Talk about a weird game. The Pistons shot .514 from the field and had a 24/11 assist to turnover ratio. Anyway, as well as they played on the offensive side of the court, they still lost 107-94 to the Washington Wizards and that was after having a 15 point lead at the end of the first quarter.
Rip Hamilton led the way with 29 points and Rodney Stuckey had eleven assists as he made the start in place of Kwame Brown. Rasheed Wallace had nineteen points while Tayshaun Prince had a team high eleven rebounds.
The Pistons didn’t get much off the bench in this and what they did, they got from McDyess. He scored nine and had six rebounds. Outside of those nine points, the Pistons got just six points from the rest of their reserves.
Next up are the last place Pacers on Friday. The Pistons have now dropped three in a row and they’re flirting with the .500 mark. A win (as well as a few Cavs losses) would be nice.
This was definitely a tale of two halfs. The Pistons got off to a horrible start against the Knicks yesterday afternoon and while they did mount a second half comeback, they still fell well short of picking up the win. A 29-12 first quarter in favor of the Knicks turned into an insurmountable deficit despite the Pistons outscoring the Knicks by twelve in the second half.
Tayshaun Prince led the way for the Pistons in the loss with 23 points and ten boards. Allen Iverson scored seventeen and had seven assists. Arron Afflalo led the way for the Pistons off the bench with seventeen points.
The Cavs are in the middle of another big winning streak and the Pistons now trail them by 5 1/2 games. In fact if the playoffs started today (we’re closing in on the 1/4 point of the season), the Pistons would be tied for the fifth seed with the Nets. Next up are the
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The Pistons took care of the San Antonio Spurs last night on the road. The Pistons were down by five at half time but they held the Spurs under 20 points in each of the final two quarters as they rolled to a 89-77 win.
Allen Iverson and Rasheed Wallace led the way with nineteen points. Tayshaun Prince had fifteen points and a team high twelve rebounds while Iverson pitched in with six assists and four steals. Kwame Brown got the start, played over 21 minutes but didn’t score a single point.
Rodney Stuckey led the Pistons off the bench. He scored ten and he dished a team high seven assists. The Pistons did a solid job on the defensive side of the court and they held the Spurs to under 40% shooting and their fourteen steals was an impressive total.
The win puts the Pistons three games back of the first place Cavs. The Pistons get a well deserved break and they take on the 76ers on Saturday at the Palace.
Defense went out the window in this one as the Pistons gave up a then season high 133 points to the New York Knicks. Patrick Ewing in particular took the Pistons to task with 37 points and all five Knicks starters scored at least a dozen each.
The Pistons guard duo had a tough time in this one. Joe Dumars scored just five points while Isiah Thomas scored 12. Adrian Dantley led all Pistons with 25 and Bill Laimbeer pitched in with 20.
John Salley and Vinnie Johnson both scored sixteen off the bench. Dennis Rodman scored seven and grabbed nine rebounds.
November 22, 1988 at the Charlotte Coliseum
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Dennis Rodman had an exceptional game off the bench. He scored twelve and grabbed nine rebounds. Of the nine boards, six came on the offensive end. Vinnie Johnson scored thirteen although it wasn’t for lack of trying. He was six for seventeen, and those seventeen shots were more then any other Piston.
Talk about getting over a hump. For the second straight time, the Pistons were smoked by the Boston Celtics. The game was tied after the first quarter but from that point on, it was pretty much all Boston en route to a 98-80 loss.
Allen Iverson led the way with 16 but it was on 5 for 13 shooting. Rasheed had thirteen and six boards while Rip Hamilton scored twelve. The Pistons had just 17 assists but 16 turnovers so that about sums up your game right there.
Jason Maxiell had a nice game off the bench. He actually played more minutes then Kwame Brown and Rasheed Wallace (who got into foul trouble) and he scored ten with six rebounds.
The loss puts the Pistons a full game back of the first place Cavs. The Pistons now get a few days off and they take on the Timberwolves at the Palace on Sunday.
The Pistons may not be in first place, but last night’s win over the first place Cavs was a big one. The Pistons overcame an eleven point deficit to roll over the Cavs and now the Pistons sit just one win back of the Cavs.
Rasheed Wallace had a big game. He scored 21 and grabbed 15 rebounds. Allen Iverson pitched in with 21 while Rip Hamilton scored fifteen.
The Pistons got some big time help from the bench. Rodney Stuckey scored nine while Amir Johnson scored four and grabbed four rebounds. Jason Maxiell pitched in with six points.
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November 19, 1988 at The Summit
Rockets 109, Pistons 98 (8-1)
The Pistons knew they couldn’t win them all and Hakeem Olajuwon was just too much for Detroit. The Pistons had a three point lead on the Rockets early in the fourth quarter but an eight point run by Houston put the game away.
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James Edwards led the Pistons off the bench with 15 points and six rebounds. Vinnie Johnson drained home eight points and Darryl Dawkins chipped in with six points in just seven minutes. порноролики бесплатно скачать
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Pistons 121, Suns 105 (8-0)
The Pistons continued their undefeated start to the season with their best offensive game to date. Isiah Thomas had a big game with 30 points and twelve assists while Joe Dumars had a team high 31 on ten of 16 shooting. Even Vinnie Johnson got in on the action and while he scored just six, he did pitch in with five assists.
Dennis Rodman grabbed a team high twelve rebounds as he got the start in place of the injured Adrian Dantley. He scored twelve while Bill Laimbeer scored fifteen and had five rebounds and four steals.
James Edwards led the way off the bench. He scored twelve and had four boards. Rookie Fennis Dembo saw his first time on the court and he scored four.
Maybe the Pistons just ran out of gas. They shot just under 40% in an ugly 104-86 loss to the Phoenix Suns. This was a fifteen point game at half time and whle the Pistons played better in the second half, they were never able to bridge the gap.
Rip Hamilton had his second solid outing in his last three games. He also picked up five rebounds and two assists. Rasheed Wallace had a team high nine rebounds and he scored eleven.
Rodney Stuckey led things from the bench. He scored twelve, which was more by any Piston outside of Rip. Jason Maxiell grabbed seven rebounds (five off the offensive glass) in just over 10 minutes.
The first place Cavs are up next on Wednesday. Hopefully the Pistons put the rest to good use.
November 16, 1988 at HemisFair Arena
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The Pistons continued their perfect season with a tight win over the San Antonio Spurs. Joe Dumars led all Pistons with 20 points while Rick Mahorn grabbed ten rebounds. Dennis Rodman scored 10 and grabbed six rebounds as he got the start in place of the injured Adrian Dantley.
John Salley scored ten and grabbed seven rebounds off the bench. James Edwards scored ten as well and he was one of six Pistons to score in double figures.
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All five Pistons starters scored in double figures. Rip Hamilton struggled again with three of ten shooting but overall the Pistons shot just over 50% from the field. Arron Afflalo led the way on the bench with seven points, three boards and two assists.
The Pistons wrap up their West Coast trip tomorrow against the Phoenix Suns. The Cavs have matched the Pistons win for win though and they’ve won six straight to keep pace with the Pistons atop the Central.
November 15, 1988 at Reunion Arena
Pistons 108, Mavericks 99 (6-0)
The Pistons won and the Cleveland Cavaliers lost and that left the Pistons as the lone unbeaten team in the NBA when they beat the Dallas Mavericks. Still, the Pistons suffered a loss when Mark Aguire applied a vicious elbow on Adrian Dantley in the opening minutes of the game. Dantley ended up in the hospital and he had a severely cut lip and three loosened teeth. Ironically, it’d be Mark Aguire that the Pistons would acquire for Dantley later in the season.
Bill Laimbeer had a huge game. He scored 23 and brought home 21 rebounds. Isiah Thomas scored ten and had twelve assists while Joe Dumars scored 16.
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As a team, the Pistons put up some impressive numbers. They had 33 assists to go with just three turnovers and the outrebounded the Mavericks 47-33. The Pistons shot .570 from the field and held Dallas to .413.
It took three games, but Allen Iverson got his first win as a Pistons last night. He also had a pretty good game. He drained home 30 points, had nine assists and tore down seven boards. He also logged in 45 minutes in a game where the Pistons went just nine deep.
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Tayshaun Prince had a big game as well. He scored 26 and grabbed 11 rebounds. Arron Affialo led the way off the bench and he scored six to go with four assists.
The win left the Pistons a half game back of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Next up is game two in the west coast trip as the Pistons take on Golden State tomorrow.
November 11, 1988 at Boston Garden
Pistons 116, Celtics 107 (5-0)
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The fireworks came in the first quarter when Robert Parrish and Bill Laimbeer got into a fight. Laimbeer left the game with eleven points though it was Adrian Dantley who led the way with 31. Isiah Thomas scored 23 and had ten assists while Joe Dumars pitched in with 24.
Dennis Rodman led the Pistons off the bench. He scored nine and grabbed six rebounds before he fouled out of the game. Vinnine Johnson scored eight but it was on three of eight shooting.
That 4-0 start is pretty much in the past at this point. The Pistons lost to the Boston Celtics 88-76 in an ugly game. The Pistons shot just .347 from the field and when you turn the ball over more times then you have assists (16 to 14), you know you’re in for a long night (or in this case, early afternoon).
Richard Hamilton had a particularly tough game. He went 0 for 7 from the field and he knocked home just three free throws all game. Tayshaun Prince led the way with 23 and the next highest scorer was Will Bynum of all people with eleven. Rasheed Wallace had ten points and eleven rebounds while Allen Iverson had ten points to go with a team high four assists.
The Pistons get just one day of rest before they kick off a four game West Coast swing against the Sacramento Kings. Fortunately, the Kings aren’t playing well so hopefully the Pistons can get going with a win.
November 9, 1988 at The Palace
Pistons 101, Hawks 95 (4-0)
The Pistons needed an extra period in this one but the end result was their fourth consecutive win to open up the season. Isiah Thomas and Dennis Rodman both scored four in overtime to lock the game up but this was a nailbiter for Pistons fans because going into the fourth quarter, the Hawks led by 12. Fortunately, the Pistons opened the fourth with a 13-2 run and they eventually tied the game with 1:59 lef.
Psycho Isiah Thomas led the way with 21 points, and eighteen of those came after halftime. He also pitched in with twelve assists and he stole the ball three times. Bill Laimbeer walked away with thirteen rebounds, three of which came on the offensive glass.
Once again, the bench came up big. John Salley and Dennis Rodman both eight rebounds while Vinnie Johnson scored eighteen. Dennis Rodman also had a team high three blocked shots and he ended up spending more time on the floor then all of the Pistons with the exception of Joe Dumars and Isiah Thomas.
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Iverson did lead the way with 24 points. He was six for twelve from the field and eleven of thirteen from the line. He also matched Rodney Stuckey with a team high six assists. Richard Hamilton scored 22 and Tayshaun Prince scored nineteen, but he shot just four of fifteen from the field. Tayshaun did pitch in with a team high eleven rebounds.
Stuckey was the top man off the bench. He scored nine, had six assists and picked up two steals. Walter Herrmann was just one of five from the field but four of those attempts were from behind the arc. Arron Afflalo scored four in just over seven minutes on the court.
Next up is a big one. Not only do the Pistons stop off at the Palace tomorrow before they kick off a four game west coast trip, but they have the unenviable task of taking on the defending champions, the Boston Celtics. Gametime is six pm for this one.
November 8, 1988 at The Spectrum
Pistons 116, 76ers 109 (3-0)
The Pistons took care of business and Joe Dumars rained home 30 as the Pistons won their third straight to open the season. The 30 points for Dumars was a career high at the time and he also matched Isiah Thomas with nine assists. Adrian Dantley was next in the food chain with 23 points while Bill Laimbeer had a team high eleven rebounds.
The Pistons really got some help from the bench in this one. James Edwards scored 18 and that was one more point then the entire Philadelphia 76ers bench. The Microwave, Vinnie Johnson, was eight for thirteen from the field and he heated up and scored seventeen.
This game was a little closer then the scored indicated. The 76ers cut it to a four point game with 1:25 left, but Dumars hit a pair of free throws and Dennis Rodman scored a layup to put the nail in the coffin. The Pistons were particulary impressive in the first half in this game and they shot 63.6% from the field. Overall in the game, they shot at a 56% clip.
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Tayshaun Prince came up big in this one. He was 10 of 13 from the field and he rained home 27 points. Rip Hamilton had 22 to go with a team high five assists and while Rasheed Wallace scored just eleven, he brought home twelve rebounds. Give some props to Rodney Stuckey, who got the start last night. He scored twelve and he matched Rip with five assists.
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Once again, the Pistons did an outstanding job of keeping control of the ball. They topped the 20 assist mark again with 21 and they turn the ball over just five times.
November 5, 1988 at the Palace
Pistons 94, Hornets 85 (2-0) Hercules movie download
There were plenty of festivities as the Pistons played their first ever home game at their new stadium, the Palace of Auburn Hills. The Pistons also got a chance to see their previous seasons’ exploits honored when they raised both the Central Division title and Eastern Conference Championship banners into the rafters. It was the first titles that the Pistons had won since the team moved from Fort Wayne, IN.
The Pistons big quarter was the third when they outscored the Hornets 26-16. Adrian Dantley led the way for the second straight game and he scored eighteen points. Isiah Thomas was right behind him with 15 and he matched Joe Dumars with a team high seven assists. Three different Pistons had double figures in rebounds. Bill Laimbeer had a team high twelve, Rick Mahorn had eleven and Dennis Rodman had ten off the bench.
Defense was the name of the game in this one. The Pistons held the Hornets to just .347, while they were over 50% (.521) for the second straight game. The 2-0 start marks the first time that the team won their first two games since Chuck Daly took over as head coach in 1983.
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Adrian Dantley led the way for the Pistons with 22 points and he finished with eight rebounds. Joe Dumars scored 20 while Rick Mahorn finished with a double-double with 15 points and a team high ten rebounds. Isiah Thomas put up just six shots all game, but he did his part with fourteen assists.
Off the bench, James Edwards scored ten while the Microwave, Vinnie Johnson, rained in eleven points. The Pistons were impressive with their shooting with a .513 field goal percentage and they outrebounded the Bulls 40-35.
for Allen Iverson. With the deal, the Pistons have to move up a notch or two in Vegas and for a lot of reasons, you have to like this deal. First off, Iverson is a definite upgrade Billups. I’m a Chauncey fan like the next guy but you’re talking about one of the best guards to suit over the past several years. And even if McDyess doesn’t find his way back to the Pistons, it’ll free up some minutes for Jason Maxiell.
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Murder in the First movie Sweeney Todd rip Rip Hamilton led the Pistons in their blowout 101-83 win tonight over the Charlotte Bobcats. He scored 19 and led the team with five assists. Kwame Brown led the team with nine rebounds off the bench and Will Bynum pitched in a big way with twelve points, including ten in the fourth period. As a team, 23 assists to go with just eight turnovers is going to do it every time. five different Pistons had at least three assists.
At the end of the day, the Pistons have Iverson and a 3-0 record. Next up is a tough Toronto Raptors team on Wednesday. Rip Hamilton has to be happy because lost in all of the trade talk is the fact that Rip signed a three year extension worth an undisclosed amount.
There’s some rumors floating around over at WDFN that the Pistons are trading Antonio McDyess and Chauncy Billups for Allen Iverson. This would be pretty huge and once it’s finalized (and I have some time to think about it), I’ll post some thoughts.
I didn’t look too far ahead in the schedule, but when I saw this headline, I knew the Pistons were going to be tested sooner rather then later. Seven of their next eight games are on the road and their lone home game is against none other then the defending champions, the Boston Celtics
. You also have one of the Pistons west coast swings where they play four games in six nights including one against the defending Western Conference champions, the Los Angeles Lakers.
So something tells me the Pistons undefeated mantra will go bye bye. Hopefully that is later rather then sooner but at the end of these next eight games, we should get a good indication what the Pistons should look like for the rest of the year. The good news, five of the next six games after this eight game stretch are at home so that should help the Pistons get their legs back.
Tomorrow kicks off the 1988-89 Pistons diary. The concept is simple and has been done before, just not for basketball, at least as far as I’m aware. You’ll get to follow the Bad Boys team, game by game, throughout the season until the team captures their first ever NBA championship.
The Pistons improved to 2-0 on the season with a nice win over the Washington Wizards
. The Pistons were up by ten at the end of the first quarter but they let the Wizards back in with an eleven point deficit in the second quarter. Still, the Pistons took care of business in the second half and walked away with a 117-109 win.
Rip Hamiliton led the way with 24 points but he was nine for 21 from the field. Rasheed Wallace was seven for nine with seventeen and he had a team high twelve boards. Walter Herrmann once again contributed off the bench and he rained in 16, including a trio of three pointers.
The Pistons simply owned the glass. They had almost as many offensive rebounds (16) as the Wizards had in total (24) and the Pistons actually doubled them up with 49 total. Jason Maxiell had seven boards as did Herrmann while Rodney Stuckey pitched in with eleven points.
Next up are the Charlotte Bobcats, who are 1-1 on the season so far. As it stands, the Pistons are now just the only team in the Central with an undefeated record.
So much for testing the waters. The Pistons signed Jason Maxiell to a four year contract extension which will cost the team $20 million. Maxiell had his breakout season last year and while it seems like Maxiell is a late bloomer, this is definitely a guy who can contribute. And at $5 million per year, I have a feeling this signing is going to look like a bargain two years from now, especially is Maxiell is a bonafide starter.
He got off to a nice start in the Pistons opener. He scored seven, hit all three of his free throws, had four rebounds (three on the offensive glass) and blocked a shot in eighteen minutes of play.
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