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Pistons Back On The Defensive Beam, Blow Out Denver

After the Brooklyn debacle, nice to see the team yet again hold an opponent under 90 points…they’ve done that in all four home games, which (no surprise) have all been wins. Big night for Stanley Johnson. First time he’s looked like himself so far this season. 12 points on 5-7 from the floor, hit a […]

Pistons Are Rolling

Beat the Knicks by 13, though it got semi-tight in the 4th at one stage. Three straight wins, and three straight by double digits. Defense tightened up in the last portion of the game and they ended up with their third straight opponent held under 90, and the Knicks (whatever their issues are) can absolutely […]

Pistons Off To A Nice Start, Now 2-1

Back to back strong efforts in double digit wins at home against Orlando and Milwaukee after a disappointing loss at Toronto on opening night. This is a fun story to watch develop, IMO, this team…definite improvement over last year in a few key ways. The bench is already significantly better than a year ago. Leuer […]

Pistons Learning Some Lessons Tonight

Biggest difference tonight for me was, simply put, the defense. Cleveland moved the ball really well but Detroit just wasn’t as good as they needed to be in terms of staying out of scramble situations and when the Cavs are shooting the way they did tonight, it’s over. I think the Pistons have shown the […]

Pistons Good News/Bad News

Good news is they played really well. Shot fantastically for much of the game, played with tremendous toughness and guts, and never backed down or looked intimidated, a big deal for a team with 4 of 5 starters playing their first playoff game. Bad news is it still wasn’t enough. Even on a day where […]