Game Preview: Clinging to Playoff Hopes, Pistons Face Injured Sixers

With a glimmer of hope this late in the season, the Detroit Pistons (37-40) have not yet been mathematically eliminated from the postseason. Granted it would take Detroit winning out along with the Milwaukee Bucks collapsing like a wet paper towel, but stranger things have happened. Tonight the Pistons will look to stave off the…

Game Preview: Playoff Hopes Dwindling, Pistons Face Wizards at Home

As the Detroit Pistons (34-40) get ready for game number 75 on their season, the playoffs look more and more unlikely. So unlikely, in fact, that it is not even worth thinking about. Letting that pressure go may actually be beneficial for the Pistons. Washington (41-33), on the other hand, has something to play for…

Game Preview: Pistons Look to Continue Winning Ways Against Hapless Suns

Coming off a convincing win over the Sacramento Kings, the Detroit Pistons still have a pulse. As weak of a pulse it is, its still there. Detroit (31-39) will face the bottom-feeder Phoenix Suns (19-52) on Tuesday night at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The last time these two teams faced off, things were very different….

Game Preview: Pistons Host Celtics in First Game After the All-Star Break

At ninth in the Eastern Conference, the Detroit Pistons (28-29) are right in the thick of the playoff race. They start the push for the postseason tonight at home against the Boston Celtics (40-19). Boston lost their last three games heading into the break, including a blowout on their home court to the Cleveland Cavaliers….

Game Preview: Slumping Pistons Start Homestand Against Washington

It has not been an easy start to the New Year for the Detroit Pistons. Losers of three straight and now out of the playoff picture in the Eastern Conference, Detroit (22-21) will try to right the ship tonight against the Washington Wizards (25-20). The game will be nationally televised on ESPN. So far in…