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44-38, 3rd in Central
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With 23rd pick in draft, Pistons would ...

Chad Ford writes that Duke junior Grayson Allen would provide bench scoring that could help Detroit build off last season's long-awaited return to the playoffs. Mock Draft 1.0 (Insider)

Local activist unhappy with Pistons, NBA

Perry A. Farrell reports that Rev. Horace Sheffield III, the chief executive officer of the Detroit Association of Black Organizations, Inc., is calling out the team and the league for what he calls the economic exclusion of African-Americans off the court. Detroit Free Press


Can Aussies claim first hoop medal?

Aron Baynes and Australia will face Spain in Rio's men's basketball bronze-medal game on Sunday morning. The Aussies are 0-3 in Olympic bronze games, losing to Team USA in 1988 and to Lithuania in 1996 and 2000.

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Aussie men seek 1st Olympic hoop medal

Aron Baynes and Australia will face Serbia in Friday's second men's basketball semifinal. ESPN Stats & Info notes the Aussie men have never earned an Olympic medal in the sport. Australia beat Serbia by 15 points in group play.

Baynes is productive in Aussie rout

Aron Baynes scored 16 points in 23 minutes during Australia's 90-64 quarterfinal win over Lithuania on Wednesday morning. Baynes also had five rebounds. The Aussies will face either Croatia or Serbia in Friday's Rio semifinals. Game recap

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On second thought, Aussies are pretty good

Marc Stein originally ranked Aron Baynes and Australia eighth in the men's basketball field at Rio. Stein has drastically amended that heading into Wednesday's quarterfinals. Redo on Rio rankings

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Will Pistons tread water next season?

ESPN's Summer Forecast panel sees Detroit returning to the playoff field for the second consecutive season but not earning home-court advantage in the opening round. Forecast: 2016-17 East champions

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McCallum's next chance in his 2nd home

Ray McCallum started 46 games over three seasons for the Kings and Grizzlies after leaving Detroit Mercy. Kevin Pelton sees the recent Pistons addition trying to land the No. 3 point-guard spot. Rating latest NBA deals (Insider)

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Pistons will climb in East next season

In the ninth annual Summer Forecast, ESPN's expert panel predicts an improvement of only one win. But that will be good enough to move Detroit from eighth in the East to a tie for fourth -- and home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs? Forecast: 2016-17 East standings

NBA's best poster dunks (1:27)
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Summer Forecast: How the East will play out in 2016-17

Summer Forecast is back! How will the East standings shake out in 2016-17? Will anyone threaten to dethrone the champion Cavs? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projections.

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.019th
Rebounds Per Game46.32nd
Assists Per Game19.427th
Points Allowed101.412th

Team History