NBA: Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart hit with one-game suspension
NBA: Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart hit with one-game suspension

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was handed a one-game suspension by the NBA on Saturday for hitting San Antonio`s Matt Bonner in the groin with an uppercut, the league announced.

British big man Joel Freeland, Pistons` Shawne Williams banned by NBA
British big man Joel Freeland, Pistons` Shawne Williams banned by NBA

Portland Trail Blazers center Joel Freeland of England and Detroit Pistons forward Shawne Williams were suspended one game without pay by the NBA on Saturday for exchanging head-butts.

James Harden`s triple-double lifts Rockets over Pistons
James Harden`s triple-double lifts Rockets over Pistons

James Harden posted his third triple-double of the season on Friday, scoring 38 points with 12 assists and 12 rebounds to lift Houston to a 103-93 NBA victory over Detroit.

First black player of NBA dies
First black player of NBA dies

Earl Lloyd, the first African-American hoopster to play in the NBA, has died at the age 86.

Augustin powers Pistons over Wade-less Heat
Augustin powers Pistons over Wade-less Heat

D.J. Augustin scored 25 points and added a season-high 13 assists Tuesday, sparking the Detroit Pistons over Miami 108-91 as Heat star Dwyane Wade missed his third consecutive game.

Detroit Piston`s top scorer Brandon Jennings sidelined
Detroit Piston`s top scorer Brandon Jennings sidelined

The Detroit Pistons top scorer Brandon Jennings will likely miss the remainder of the season with a torn left Achilles tendon, the NBA team said on Sunday.

Pistons rout Irving-less Cavs as LeBron struggles
Pistons rout Irving-less Cavs as LeBron struggles

LeBron James suffered a poor shooting performance and Kyrie Irving remained sidelined by a bruised knee as the Cleveland Cavaliers were routed 103-80 Sunday by visiting Detroit.

76ers snap 26-game skid beating Pistons

The Philadelphia 76ers beat Detroit Pistons 123-98 to stop the NBA record-tying 26-game losing streak.

Sixers pound Pistons to halt losing skid

The Philadelphia 76ers avoided a record-setting 27th consecutive loss with a dominating 123-98 win over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday.

Rodman checks into rehab center

Dennis Rodman has checked into an undisclosed alcohol rehabilitation center to treat his long-time struggle with alcoholism, his agent says.

Valanciunas shines in Raptors win over Pistons

Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas recorded 16 points and 11 rebounds in the team`s 112-91 victory over the Detroit Pistons Wednesday night in the National Basketball Association (NBA) league.

NBA: Pelicans earn overtime win over Pistons

The New Orleans Pelicans scored a precious home win over the Detroit Pistons 111-106 through overtime in the National Basketball Association (NBA) league Wednesday.

Kobe back on the court for Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers NBA All-Star guard Kobe Bryant showed up at the shooting drills before the Lakers` home game against the Detroit Pistons.

Clippers win fourth straight game against Pistons at 129-97

Blake Griffin finished with 22 points and eight rebounds, and Chris Paul contributed 20 points with 14 assists as the Los Angeles Clippers handed the Detroit Pistons their 5th straight defeat 129-97 on Sunday.