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4 hrs ago | MLive.com

Detroit Pistons 2013-14 grades: Seven D's out of 16 marks reflect lost season

Generally speaking, grading on a curve that takes into consideration any number of things -- production, leadership, contract value, availability -- there just aren't many A's or F's in the NBA.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Andre Drummond, Brandon Jennings, Rodney Stuckey, Kyle Singler

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Pistons' final grades: Failure to launch

No one was expecting an NBA Finals run, but challenging for the Eastern Conference playoffs' eighth seed appeared to be an easy goal.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Joe Dumars, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players

Fri Apr 18, 2014

BleacherReport

Report: Grant Hill Headlines Detroit Pistons' List of Candidates for Next GM

The Detroit Pistons are desperate for a change of direction, and that change will invariably start at the top as the franchise searches for a new general manager.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Joe Dumars, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, Greg Monroe, Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns, Grant Hill

ClickOnDetroit

Pistons using search firm to help find new GM

The Detroit Pistons will use the executive search firm Korn Ferry to help with their pursuit of a new general manager.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Joe Dumars, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players

Thu Apr 17, 2014

MLive.com

Detroit Pistons head their different ways for a summer of workouts, reflections

They were three basketball players, headed in different directions, but whom the Detroit Pistons would like to pull together more effectively next season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Greg Monroe, Andre Drummond, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Detroit News

Pistons' Greg Monroe wonders what future holds

If there's one player who could write a book about his experiences as a Piston and look like an outsider, Greg Monroe could be the ideal candidate.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Greg Monroe, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Clippers, Atlanta Hawks, Chauncey Billups, Andre Drummond, Brandon Jennings, New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets

Tue Apr 15, 2014

BleacherReport

Biggest Action Items for Detroit Pistons' Next General Manager

For the first time in a long time, someone other than Joe Dumars will have the loudest voice inside the Detroit Pistons organization.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks, Joe Dumars, NBA Players, Greg Monroe, Andre Drummond

Detroit Bad Boys

Joe Dumars Out: Reaction from around the web

Joe Dumars is out after 14 years at the helm of basketball operations for the Detroit Pistons.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Joe Dumars, NBA Players, Los Angeles Clippers, Atlanta Hawks, Chauncey Billups, New York Knicks, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Denver Nuggets, Ben Wallace

Detroit Free Press

How we'll remember Joe Dumars

Joe Who? He was a high-rated guard in the draft and the Pistons were lucky he was still around at 18. But it was different in 1985: A kid from McNeese State wasn't exactly a household name.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Dumars, NBA Players, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Clippers, Atlanta Hawks, Charlie Villanueva, Ben Wallace, Chauncey Billups, New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Fully Clips

Josh Smith is the Clippers Last Hope for the Number Two Seed

Apr 2, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith reacts during the first quarter against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Clippers, Blake Griffin, Oklahoma City Thunder

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Dumars officially stepping down as Pistons' GM

The discovery of seven dead babies in cardboard boxes in a Utah garage has police desperately seeking answers from the mother and other family members about how such a tragedy unfolded over a decade with no one... A judge set a $6 million bail for a Utah woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to over 10 years.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Joe Dumars, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Brandon Jennings

WJRT

This Hour: Latest Michigan sports

Tyson Ross outdueled AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer, and Jedd Gyorko and Xavier Nady homered as the San Diego Padres beat the Detroit Tigers 5-1 on Sunday to take two of three.

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Related Topix: Sports, DeMar DeRozan, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Detroit Pistons, Andre Drummond, Atlanta Hawks, Joe Dumars

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Detroit News

Joe Dumars

For the past 29 years, Pistons president Joe Dumars has been an integral part of the team's fabric and identity, but he and the team will officially go in another direction after the season with Dumars, 50, taking an advising role with the organization, a source told The Detroit News Sunday.

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Toledo Blade

Pistons' comeback falls short

DeMar DeRozan scored 14 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, and the Toronto Raptors tied a franchise record for victories with a 116-107 win over the Detroit Pistons today.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Toronto Raptors, Tony Mitchell, Atlanta Hawks, Sacramento Kings, Greg Monroe, Andre Drummond, NBA Players

Raptors HQ

Raptors vs Pistons Gameday Preview: Three to Go...

The Toronto Raptors are in the D this afternoon to take on the Pistons, and look for a franchise-tying 47th win on the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Toronto Raptors, Andre Drummond, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Greg Monroe, Brandon Jennings

Sat Apr 12, 2014

MLive.com

Another faulty fourth quarter saddles Detroit Pistons with 106-98 loss to Chicago Bulls

Last time the Detroit Pistons played here before Friday, they broke a 14-game losing streak at United Center, were 10-10 and appeared by any reckoning to be a team on the rise, and the still-in-mourning Chicago Bulls were 8-10 and wondering how they would survive another season without recently injured Derrick Rose.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks, Greg Monroe, Kyle Singler, NBA Players, Rodney Stuckey, Chicago Bulls

Detroit Bad Boys

The 2014 Draft

The 2014 draft i believe is vital for the Pistons future success. With Drummond emerging as a young superstar, 26 points and 26 rebounds is amazing.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Joe Dumars, Andre Drummond, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players, Giannis Antetokounmpo

Fri Apr 11, 2014

CBS Local

Bulls Come Back From 18 Down To Beat Pistons 106-98

Carlos Boozer finished with 18 points. Mike Dunleavy Jr. scored all of his 14 in the second half, and the They moved a game ahead of Atlantic Division leader Toronto for third in the Eastern Conference, with the Raptors losing to the New York Knicks.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Chicago Bulls, Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Andre Drummond, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players, Rodney Stuckey

Boston.com

Cavs rout Pistons 122-100, fall short of playoffs

Dion Waiters scored 22 points and the Cavs played one of their best games this season, routing the Detroit Pistons 122-100 on Wednesday before being eliminated from the playoff race.

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MLive.com

Ask David: What was the defining moment in Joe Dumars' fate with Pistons?

Next week, we'll have the season-wrap version of "Ask David" about all things Piston, but in truth, haven't we been doing that for several weeks now? For inclusion in next week's version, email your questions to dmayo@mlive.com and put "Ask David" in the subject line.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Joe Dumars, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Brandon Jennings, Charlie Villanueva, Greg Monroe

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