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2018 Schedule
11-6, 1st in Central
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23hNeil Johnson

Why the Pistons could surprise in the East

Detroit has played a fairly average schedule, which is a good sign that this level of play will sustain. Fans might just enjoy another playoff appearance, but don't let expectations get too lofty.

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Cavs rout Pistons by 28 (1:26)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James has 16 points on 6-for-7 shooting early on. The Cavs lead 25-18 with 3:48 to go in the first quarter in Detroit. He has his 3-ball working, going 3-for-3 from deep so far.

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Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy on the day's news involving President Donald Trump and the sports world.

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Pistons pull off rare feat

The visiting Pistons outscored the Timberwolves 29-17 in the fourth quarter on Sunday to steal a 100-97 road victory after Minnesota had won each of the first three quarters. Per the Elias Sports Bureau, visiting teams that were outscored in each of the first three quarters of a game have a 13-462 record (.027 winning percentage) over the last four seasons.

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Butler misses shots late in loss to Pistons (1:10)
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Drummond takes the contact for the potential three-point play (0:23)
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Drummond throws down the alley-oop (0:19)
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Drummond dominating the glass

Andre Drummond pulled down 15 rebounds in the Pistons' 107-100 loss to the Pacers on Friday, giving him 236 total boards this season. Over the past 20 years, only Dwight Howard (242 in 2011-12) and Drummond himself (267 in 2015-16) have grabbed that many rebounds in the first 15 games of a season. (Elias)

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Stephenson, Pacers wake up in fourth (1:17)
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Smith dribbles by two Pacers for and-1 layup (0:19)
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Drummond dances after Bradley's trey (0:18)
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Smith banks in buzzer-beater (0:18)
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Kennard starts hot with two 3-pointers (0:16)
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Bledsoe's veteran leadership sinks Pistons (1:16)
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Bledsoe comes alive down the stretch (0:35)
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Tolliver succeeds with hard-nosed defense (0:28)
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Smith gets denied at Greek Freak's block party (0:29)

Team Stats

Points Per Game104.018th
Rebounds Per Game42.819th
Assists Per Game22.414th
Points Allowed102.17th

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-18116.647
2016-173745.451
2015-164438.537
2014-153250.390
2013-142953.354