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Detroit Pistons Playoffs 2016

2016 Detroit Pistons coverage.

Cavs, not Pistons, disadvantaged by non-calls


Pistons regular season stats vs. playoff stats

Which Detroit Pistons players played better in the playoffs than they did in the regular season? Which Pistons players fell flat?

Pistons used effective small-ball lineups vs. Cavs

A look at the Pistons' use of small ball in the series vs. the Cavs.

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Tobias Harris was the series MIP

DBBer NiceUnparticularMan looks at how Tobias Harris improved throughout the short four-game series.

Jackson not happy with no call on final shot

But should he be?

SVG on Pistons after Game 4: 'I'm proud of them'

Stan Van Gundy speaks truth.

Pistons lose 100-98, swept

Reggie Jackson had a chance to win it with a three at the buzzer, but it's hard to make shots with Kyrie Irving daggers in you.

LeBron James AIRBALL

So in his head.

Pistons vs. Cavs Game 4 Second Half GameThread

Drummond made a pair of free throws on one trip to the line. LeBron got called for an offensive foul. A win is next. Avoid the sweep. Here's your second half thread.

Pistons vs. Cavs Game 4 GameThread

Pistons try to avoid a Cleveland sweep (for all of Detroit). Talk about the game here.

Drummond will not be suspended for Game 4

Andre Drummond is not expected to receive any punishment after striking LeBron James with an elbow during Game 3.

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Jackson on 0-3 deficit: Why not us?

The Pistons have certainly shown the ability to stick with the League's best, so could they steal one at home against the Cavs?

New respect & playoff ball is back at The Palace

After a 7 year hiatus, playoff basketball was back in Auburn Hills last night and so was the buzz.

Pistons outmuscled by Cavs, fall 101-91

Detroit's season is on the brink, with no answers for Cleveland's big three.

KCP's huge dunk with LBJ unsuccessfully tailing

How about this dunk, though?

J.R. Smith doesn't want Marcus Morris to do that

"Don't do that."

Dre gave 'championship' effort, scored for Cavs

Mark Jackson said he was giving championship effort and then Stan Van Gundy didn't like the effort.

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Rising Pistons fall into 0-3 hole

DBB's coverage of Game 3 at rocking The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Pistons bring back the fire for player intros

In their first home playoff game in seven years, The Palace brought the fire.

Pistons vs. Cavs, Game 3 GameThread

The Pistons' first home playoff game since 2009. Let's make it a win this time. OK, chat.

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Why I love Stanley Johnson's comments

And you should, too.

Game 3 preview: Time to hold serve

Down 2-0 and now home, you better believe the Palace will be ROCKING! It's time for the Pistons to hold serve and give themselves a chance to even the series up and extend their season.

Pistons' 3rd quarter woes popping up in playoffs

Only two games in the series, one thing is evident: The Pistons can stay with the Cavaliers through the first half. That second half, different story.

NBA playoff record 3s, LeBron too much for Pistons

Cleveland tied an NBA playoff record for threes with 20 and, combined with LeBron James, was too much for the Pistons.

LeBron James' shoulder bump a 'cheap-ass shot'

This was the turning point, literally.

Links: Pistons developing in playoffs - slowly

The Pistons are young and learning what it takes to win in the playoffs, and the distribution of elbows in this series might come under league scrutiny. Links inside!

Cavs 3-point barrage puts Pistons to 0-2

The Pistons hung around for the first half, but the wheels ultimately fell off in the second half, as the Cavs tied an NBA record for threes in a playoff game with 20 -- on only 38 tries!

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Pistons vs. Cavs, Game 2 coverage

Here is DBB's full Game 2 coverage.

Pistons vs. Cavs Game 2 second half GameThread

Pistons trail 55-53 at the half. Let's steal one or take what's ours.

LeBron James has no chill after monster dunk

Somebody start a GoFundMe for Reggie Bullock.

LeBron bumps into Stanley Johnson during timeout

Right after Stanley bodied him up and sank a three.

Pistons vs. Cavs, Game 2 GameThread

Will the Pistons rebound or let down in Game 2? Talk about it here.