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  1. NBA Midweek Report: Week 14Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | FakeTeams

    ... forward and small forward, the Rockets have a couple other guys who do the same thing: Donatas Motiejunas and Josh Smith . There's also this guy named Dwight Howard who is always a question mark to play on any given day. If TJ gets the minutes - and ...

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  2. Andre Drummond makes Sports Illustrated All-Ignored teamRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Piston Powered

    ... Detroit got off to an atrocious 5-23 start, Drummond's shooting numbers and efficiency stats have dipped, and the Josh Smith fit question cloud hovered over everything. On the other hand, Drummond is still one of only 11 bigs to average a ...

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  3. Zach Lowe: Greg Monroe deserves more All-Star considerationRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Piston Powered

    ... season, and he's working harder than ever on defense - at both big-man positions. When Detroit took off without Josh Smith, we all (justifiably) focused on the power of positioning three shooters around a pick-and-roll - something Stan Van Gundy can ...

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  4. Sixers-Pistons Preview: Death By Injured Point GuardsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Liberty Ballers

    Since jettisoning maligned forward Josh Smith , the Detroit Pistons have transformed into one of the most compelling stories in the NBA. Once mired in the Eastern Conference muck with the Sixers and Knicks , Detroit climbed out only to have their ascension halted by an injury to one of their best players.

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  5. 5 Biggest Takeaways from the Detroit Pistons' 1st Half of the SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BleacherReport

    ... losses in 23 of the first 28 games. At that point, team president and head coach Stan Van Gundy waived forward Josh Smith and the two years and $27 million remaining on his contract beyond this season. The whole outlook immediately turned 180 ...

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  6. The worst kind of roller coaster: Pistons power rankingsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Detroit Bad Boys

    ... the Stan Van Gundy Pistons are all about. They're intense, they want to win, and they give a f*ck. Getting rid of Josh Smith was definitely the best thing that happened to this team, but give credit to the players that are still on the team, they ...

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  7. Brandon Jennings undergoes surgery to repair ruptured AchillesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Sporting News

    ... raise the Pistons from the depths of the Eastern Conference once he became the focal point of the office after Josh Smith was waived. In the month of January, Jennings averaged 20.9 points and 7.2 assists, including a 24-point, 21-assists game. The ...

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  8. Stan Van Gundy: Pistons won't sacrifice future assets to chase a playoff spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | MSNBC

    The Pistons got off to a dismal 5-23 start to the season, before cutting Josh Smith loose led to a surprising reversal of fortune. Detroit strung together seven straight wins and nine of 10 overall once Smith was gone, and in the Eastern Conference, that meant that the team was right back within reach of a spot in the postseason.

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  9. Detroit Pistons' Spencer Dinwiddie hoping for improvement by getting regular minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | MLive.com

    ... turn it over. Van Gundy's original plan last month was to use Dinwiddie more often after the Pistons' released Josh Smith in order for their younger players to get more minutes. But when Detroit won its first seven games after Smith was waived, ...

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  10. Do Mavericks have inside track on signing Jermaine O'Neal? -- Around the NBARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Oregonian

    ... game of the final playoff spot. It was as if the entire organization got an adrenaline boost after the release of Josh Smith. You can make a point that the season for the Pistons began a month ago, not three months ago. Now comes the second hurdle. ...

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  11. Eastern Conference Power Rankings: The Cavs are back from holidayRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Fear the Sword

    We took a week off last week, and it's amazing what two weeks can do in the NBA. Last time we did this, the Detroit Pistons were the toast of the East , killing teams post- Josh Smith excommunication, and the Cleveland Cavaliers were the most disastrous disaster that ever disastered.

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  12. 5 things to watch: Introducing Josh Smith, Detroit Pistons fans, Josh Smith -- give him a big handRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | MLive.com

    ... Basketball Association this season to date, the Pistons making the extraordinary financial decision to release Josh Smith on Dec. 22, with some $36 million remaining on his contract, virtually all of which the team must pay (less about $500,000, a ...

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  13. Re: Gameday: Pistons @ Raptors, January 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Raptors Republic

    ... has been BALLING for Detroit in the fifteen wonderful games since the Pistons got immeasurably better by paying Josh Smith to never play for them again. Immeasurable isn't technically the best article of hyperbole to make my point, because their ...

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  14. Pistons' Jennings lost for seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | NBA.com

    ... what it is we think we should pursue,'' Van Gundy said. The Pistons have had an open roster spot since waiving Josh Smith last month, but still could apply to the league for a hardship exception, Van Gundy said. Just as difficult for Detroit will be ...

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  15. Fantasy Basketball: Is D.J. Augustin Worth Picking Up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Fantasy CPR

    ... Pistons are ten games under after being destroyed by the Bucks last night. They have done better since waiving Josh Smith, but they still have some work to do if they want to make the playoffs. The Pistons won't throw in the towel just yet, but if ...

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  16. Brandon Jennings injury puts magical Pistons run on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | ClickOnDetroit

    When the Pistons arrived at the BMO Harris Bradley Center Saturday night, they did so with hopes of extending an impressive hot streak and taking another step toward one of the most improbable playoff pushes in NBA history. After starting the season 5-23, the Pistons waived Josh Smith and won 12 of their next 15 games.

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  17. Pablo Prigioni Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation on Knicks PGRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | BleacherReport

    ... hunt: Although the Pistons sport just a 17-27 record, their play has picked up in a big way since they cut Josh Smith loose. Jennings was a big reason for that, though. Adding Prigioni to the mix may help on defense, but Jennings is the leading ...

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  18. Pistons' Point Guard Brandon Jennings out 6-9 Month with Achilles InjuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... now. We gotta stay focus on the main Goal. Playoffs!" Jennings tweeted after the game. Since waiving forward Josh Smith, Jennings has played some of the best basketball of his career for the white-hot Pistons. This past Wednesday, he dished out a ...

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  19. Pistons' Brandon Jennings tweets he will be out 6-9 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | MSNBC

    ... on this contract.) In the short-term this is a blow to a Pistons team that had played better since the trade of Josh Smith and looked like they could make a run for the eight seed in the East. Jennings' improved play was a big part of that, he was ...

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  20. Report: Pistons among teams interested in trading for Knicks' Pablo PrigioniRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | MSNBC

    After Brandon Jennings suffered a serious leg injury on Saturday night, the Pistons are suddenly in need of another point guard. They have D.J. Augustin , but Jennings has been playing out of his mind since the team waived Josh Smith , and his absence - possibly for the season - leaves a huge hole in the backcourt.

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