Rockets 105, Pistons 96: Detroit drops season opener to James Harden, Rockets

After being traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder, James Harden showed the Thunder what they'll be missing by going off on the Detroit Pistons in the season opener for 37 points and 12 assists, leading the Rockets to a 105-96 comeback win.

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On what went wrong in Wednesday's loss to Rockets

The Pistons' starting backcourt was terrible in Wednesday night's season opener, especially in the team's fourth quarter collapse.

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Ratings were up for Pistons season opener

With a relatively young roster, the 2012-2013 Pistons could be a lot more fun to watch than in recent years. The ratings from Wednesday's season opener suggest more people may be tuning in this year.

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VIDEO: Fog machine delayed Pistons-Rockets

With less than a minute to go in the first half, the fog machine that was going to be used for the halftime festivities went off and caused a brief delay of the Pistons-Rockets game.

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VIDEO: Detroit Pistons player introductions

The Pistons had a choir, orchestra and a Palace semi-full of fans wearing LED wristbands help make their 2012-2013 player introductions very unique and interesting.

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Final Score: Harden pops off vs Pistons, 105-96

After being traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder, James Harden showed the Thunder what they'll be missing by going off on the Detroit Pistons in the season opener for 37 points and 12 assists, leading the Rockets to a 105-96 comeback win.

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Game Thread for Pistons 2012-2013 season opener

A new season begins for the slowly-evolving, increasingly-promising Detroit Pistons. How will they fare against the new-look Houston Rockets that have undergone rapid, drastic development?

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