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5 hrs ago | BleacherReport
If Team USA's colossal 129-92 win over Serbia in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup gold-medal game taught us anything, it's that basketball's global reach has yet to spawn a serious challenger to the hoops throne. Try as countries might, even America's supposed "C Team" proved, in the end, a far more formidable force than anyone could've anticipated.
9 hrs ago | CU Independent
As I'm sure many of you know, NBA great Chauncey Billups decided to end to his long and illustrious career last week. Here, a look back at the life of our fellow Buffalo, who may be the greatest athlete to come out of Colorado.
10 hrs ago | Isportsweb.com
With a largely returning roster the Detroit Pistons need to make significant roster changes to avoid another losing season. The Pistons have already taken action and made changes to the front office and coaching.
In this Dec. 2, 2010 file photo, Miami Heat forward LeBron James smiles as Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, right, watches in the second quarter in Cleveland. Comment: Sefolosha should help bolster the Hawks' perimeter defense.
The Pistons return from a disappointing season with the same starting lineup, but Stan Van Gundy is sure to spice things up. He's one of the reasons Detroit comes in at No.
After a decade in which they won a championship , this Detroit team which epitomized the spirit of a city approached the future with considerable uncertainty and a coaching situation in which change was inevitable. As the decade proceeded, they acquired a good, young player who quickly became a favorite among some fans, though others ridiculed him.
One day after arriving in Madrid for today's FIBA World Cup final, Team USA held a two-hour practice Saturday afternoon at Barclaycard Arena in preparation for the gold-medal game. Pistons center Andre Drummond was an active participant in the practice's final 15 minutes, open to the media, shooting free throws and working one-on-one with U.S. assistant coach Andre Griffin.
Could the Pistons finish ahead of the Pacers in the Central Division? Going into the off-season such a thought would be considered ridiculous since the Pacers are coming off back-to-back appearances in the Eastern Conference finals and the Pistons have been the Pistons.
Pistons forward Greg Monroe dribbles around Toronto Raptors forward Tyler Hansbrough in the fourth quarter at The Palace of Auburn Hills. / Rick Osentoski/USA TODAY Sports Going into the off-season such a thought would be considered ridiculous since the Pacers are coming off back-to-back appearances in the Eastern Conference finals and the Pistons have been the Pistons.
"That's a good question. When you think about it, the role of a front office is really to develop the roster and put a product on the floor that you can win a championship with," he said.
This March 19, 2014 photo shows Detroit Pistons guard Chauncey Billups looking on from bench against the Denver Nuggets in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver. / David Zalubowski/Associated Press Dan Feldman writes for the Pistons blog PistonPowered.
After 17 years in the league, Chauncey Billups is saying goodbye to the NBA. It's been 17 years since the five-time All-Star was drafted 3rd overall by the Boston Celtics, and after all this time, we are left with the questions of what could have been.
Pistons forward Greg Monroe was arrested for a DUI on Feb. 13, pleading with cops that he "did not want to be in the newspaper." Well Monroe finds himself back in the papers after a report released by the Huntington Woods, Mich.
Kyrie Irving and Anthony Davis of Team USA defend Lithuania's Adas Juskevicius in Thursday's World Cup semifinal victory. The United States will play for the gold medal in the FIBA World Cup after beating Lithuania 96-68 Thursday in a semifinal game in Barcelona, Spain.
Tom Haberstroh of ESPN Insider on NBA rest : "To be clear, the NBA has bigger fish to fry at the moment, which is unfortunate in more ways than one. Surely, the league would rather have the time to plug every hole, but that's unrealistic.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:21 pm
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