2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
20-46, 4th in Central
Why Christian Wood is a big man every team is looking for (0:46)

The Max Kellerman Show Hour 2: Isiah Thomas

Isiah says only Kareem and Bil Russell compare to LeBron Isiah says LeBron will be the GOAT when it's all said and done Max says LeBron deserves the credit for the Lakers success Max moves the Ravens out of his NFL Power Rankings for a surprise team Last Take

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42dEric Woodyard

Griffin, Rose not participating in Pistons' workouts

Phase 1 of the NBA in-market bubble has started for the Pistons, but veterans Blake Griffin and Derrick Rose, and free agents Christian Wood and Langston Galloway, aren't participating right now, according to coach Dwane Casey.


The Hoop Collective: Clippers-Nuggets Game 7, Giannis' Future

With Nuggets-Clippers heading to Game 7, Brian Windhorst, Kevin Pelton and Kevin Arnovitz wonder about the long-term future of Kawhi Leonard's Clippers. Plus, the guys discuss Giannis Antetokounmpo's standing with the Bucks and an interesting trade scenario the Rockets could pursue in the offseason.


The Right Time: Michael Smith on 'Brother From Another' & Social Justice in the NBA

Bomani Jones and Michael Smith discuss Michael’s new TV show “Brother From Another” that comes to Peacock later this month (2:40) and why the “stick to sports” moniker doesn’t work any longer, the role NBA owners play in the movement for social justice and how players can leverage their power (15:56), Steve Nash becoming the new Nets head coach (44:18) as well as much more. The Right Time Recommends "Political Instability may be a contributor in the coming decade" by Peter Turchin: https://go.nature.com/31XM2pL "The NBA's Quiet Problem with Prison Exploitation" by David Dayen: https://bit.ly/354jhJF


Sources: Pistons add Ryan West to front office

The Detroit Pistons have finalized a deal to hire former Los Angeles Lakers executive Ryan West to a player evaluation role in the front office, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

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Blazers, UConn star Clifford Robinson dies at 53

Clifford Robinson, who spent 18 seasons in the NBA with the Trail Blazers, Suns, Pistons, Warriors and Nets, has died at the age of 53, UConn confirmed Saturday.

NBA draft order 4-14 revealed at the lottery (1:58)

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

ESPN's draft model projects the RPM of each player's 4th season based on scout's rankings, adjusted college and international stats, and AAU stats. Top 14 for the 2020 draft:

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76dEric Woodyard

Griffin willing to change roles to help Pistons

Blake Griffin is a six-time NBA All-Star, but he said Thursday he's willing to take "a different role" during the 2020-21 season to help the rebuilding Detroit Pistons take the next step forward.

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77dTom VanHaaren

Thomas to have stolen ASG MVP trophy returned

Isiah Thomas, whose 1984 NBA All-Star Game MVP trophy was stolen from his high school in 2019, will have the trophy returned to him after it was listed for auction.

Eric Woodyard ESPN 

The Detroit Pistons have agreed to purchase the Northern Arizona Suns of the G League from the Phoenix Suns. The rebranded team is expected to play in a new arena currently being constructed on the campus of Wayne State University beginning in the 2021-22 season. The Pistons current "hybrid" affiliation with the Grand Rapids Drive will continue through the 2020-21 NBA G League season. The Phoenix Suns will continue to operate the Northern Arizona Suns for the 2020-21 season.

Joe Johnson makes scoring 35 points look easy (1:50)
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Former home arena of Pistons, Shock torn down

The Palace of Auburn Hills, the former home of the NBA's Pistons and WNBA's Shock, has been torn down as part of a redevelopment plan for the suburban Detroit site.

The Palace of Auburn Hills no longer stands after implosion (0:20)
Joe Johnson puts up 13 points in TBT debut (0:47)

Adrian Wojnarowski Senior NBA Insider 

Detroit Pistons assistant GM Pat Garrity will be departing the organization, sources tell ESPN. His contract was expiring and new GM Troy Weaver is starting to reshape the front office.

The logistics of a non-playoff NBA bubble in Chicago (1:10)
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118dJackie MacMullan

Sources: NBA in talks on non-playoff 'bubble'

Details are being discussed for a second bubble for the eight NBA teams not invited to Florida, and some teams continue to push for an alternative plan that would enable them to hold mini-camps within their local markets, sources told ESPN.

Team Stats

Points Per Game107.225th
Rebounds Per Game41.730th
Assists Per Game24.116th
Points Allowed110.815th

Team History