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Drive General Manager Jon Phelps Talks Pistons, Dwight Buycks, Running a G League Team

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As the G-League season wound down I had the opportunity to sit down with Grand Rapids Drive General Manager Jon Phelps and talk about some of the ins and outs of running a… Continue reading

G-League Announces Salary Raise

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The NBA G-League announced a salary increase for players in a press release on Tuesday, April 17. Salaries will be increased to $7,000 per month, which will means that players will be able… Continue reading

Pistons Fall in Home Finale to Raptors

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In the final home game of the season yesterday the Detroit Pistons (38-43) blew a big halftime lead to end up losing 108-98 to the Eastern Conference-leading Toronto Raptors (59-22) as the Pistons had… Continue reading

Poor Defensive Outing Costs Pistons Against Tanking Grizzlies

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In a matinee game today the Detroit Pistons (38-42) blew their chance to finish the season at the .500 mark by losing 130 – 117 against the tanking Memphis Grizzlies (22-58) who had… Continue reading

Game Preview: Detroit Pistons On The Road Against Tanking Grizzlies

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Today at 3:30pm EST the Detroit Pistons (38-41) are going to be on the road against the Memphis Grizzlies (21-58) who sport the NBA’s second-worst record and are in full tank mode. A… Continue reading

Game Review: Pistons Keep Rolling With Win Over Knicks

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The Detroit Pistons (36-40) continued to win, for the second game without Blake Griffin, with a 115-109 victory over the New York Knicks. (27-50) That’s four in a row and six of seven.… Continue reading

Game Preview: Pistons On The Road Against The Knicks

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This afternoon at 5:00 pm EST the Detroit Pistons (35-40) will be at Madison Square Garden to play against the New York Knicks. (27-49) The Knicks are without a lot of people from… Continue reading

G-League Playoff Preview: Drive vs. Raptors 905

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Tonight at 7:00pm EST the Grand Rapids Drive (29-21) will be heading North of the border to play against the Raptors 905 (31-19) for a single-elimination game to open up the playoffs. The… Continue reading

Game Review: Pistons Take Another Step Forward With 112-106 Victory Over Lakers

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The Detroit Pistons (34-40) have now won four of their last five games by snagging a competitive victory over the Los Angeles Lakers (32-41) 112-106. Got it done against the Lakers. Here’s the… Continue reading

Drive Earn First Playoff Appearance With 101-99 Victory Over Long Island

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The Grand Rapids Drive (29-21) won a close game over the Long Island Nets (27-23) 101-99 to secure their first-ever playoff appearance. DRIVE WIN! We top the Nets to earn our FIRST PLAYOFF… Continue reading