The Pistons vs. The Hornets

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The Pistons vs. The Bulls

The 12-24 Pistons are hosting the 20-17 New Orleans Hornets Friday night at the Palace.  Detroit will try to get back on track after getting their first win in 14 games Tuesday night against the Wizards.  A win tonight will make it two in a row, which never sounded like much before, but after the 13 game skid it sounds just fabulous.

With Detroit’s less than stellar play on the road it’s great that they will play eight of this month’s remaining nine games at the Palace, including a season-high six-game homestand to finish January.

Injury Report:

  • No Will Bynum.
  • Ben Gordon and Tayshaun Prince are both game time decisions.

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Tip is at 8:00 pm EST and will be televised on Fox Sports Detroit. For the radio broadcast tune in to 97.1 The Ticket or follow the action over at


18 Responses to "The Pistons vs. The Hornets"
  1. Marshall says:

    55-44 at the half. Daye has been really impressive so far tonight. Rip and Wallace playing great, too.

  2. Drew says:

    New Orleans is really getting some home cookin’ as far as the calls are going tonight. The only problem is the Hornets aren’t at home. :(

  3. Buzz Killington says:

    Stuckey = Heart

  4. mannie32 says:

    Pistons beat New Orleans. Big games from Rip (32 points, 10 assists) and Big Ben (13 points, 21 rebounds). Stuckey was clutch in overtime. Pistons win second straight and have a back to back with NY!

  5. zeke khaseli says:

    Stuckey maturing in the OT

  6. edt says:

    what a nail biter. Stuckey, Ben and JJ were all great, but we are used to that, what we are not used to is Rip being his old self again finally.

  7. terry says:

    Wow, Stuckey is fast emerging into a great point guard. Gutsy win, secured down the stretch by a gutsy young point guard!

  8. shawn says:

    disss game looked good still want to trade rip and tay also give daye starter minutes watch him be a 20 and 10 guy lol o and i still want john wall to play with stuckeyyyyyyyyy

  9. Adam B says:

    I expected New Orleans to push towards the end, because that has been their style of play this season. So I’m not mad at Detroit going into OT. Amazing game — by far my favorite of the year. I propose that when Big Ben goes 50% from the line that it should count as 100% and when he hits 17 ft jumpers, those count as 3.

  10. KleenGee says:

    Rip had it tonight. He always surprises me when I’m down on him. Great start to the home stretch

    everything about Big Ben is amazin: the minutes he played, the boards, the passing, the defensive pressure and intimidation. I really want him to become a coach for the Pistons when he hangs it up.

  11. mannie32 says:

    oh and big ben did all that with… 0 fouls committed

    • Bugs says:

      0 fouls…that man is straight out amazing. He only had 2 blocks but he contested and challenged at least a dozen. I can only imagine how bad we would of been this season without him. All those people that bagged Joe for bringing him back must be eating there words. Phoenix, Chicago and Cleveland must be wondering why he plays so great when wearing a pistons uniform. Maybe Cleveland should of got him to wear a pistons uniform under a Cleveland one…they might of won the championship :O)

  12. Adam B says:

    KleenGee, I completely agree. You think ANYBODY is going to question Ben Wallace about discipline, about anything, if he is a coach? haha, Forget about it.

  13. Zack says:

    Just a little bit more of ‘hustle’ & this team will be back on track again.

  14. The Fan says:


  15. Bugs says:

    Natalie i found a typo in the schedule. It say on 01/12 @ Warriors W 99-90. It should be Wizards not Warriors. I am sure i am not the first to point this out :O)

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Oct-30       102-113
@ Memphis
Nov-1       108-111 OT
Nov-3       87-77
Nov-5       99-91
Nov-8       119-110
@ Portland
Nov-11       103-109
@ Golden State
Nov-12       95-113
@ Sacramento
Nov-15       97-90
@ LA Lakers
Nov-17       99-114
New York
Nov-19       86-92
@ Atlanta
Nov-20       85-93
Nov-22       96-89
@ Brooklyn
Nov-24       109-97
Nov-25       94-113
Nov-27       99-79
LA Lakers
Nov-29       106-102
Dec-1       100-115
@ Miami
Dec-3       107-97
@ Milwaukee
Dec-4       105-98
@ Chicago
Dec-7       92-75
Dec-8       110-95
Dec-10       121-94
@ New Orleans
Dec-11       106-111 OT
Dec-13       99-103
Dec-15       111-109 OT
@ Indiana
Dec-16       101-96
@ Boston
Dec-18       107-106
Dec-20       116-106
Dec-21       114-97
@ Cleveland
Dec-23       115-92
@ Orlando
Dec-27       92-109
@ Washington
Dec-28       82-106
Dec-30       106-99
Jan-5       112-84
@ New York
Jan-7       85-89
@ Toronto
Jan-8       91-112
@ Philadelphia
Jan-10       114-104
Jan-11       108-110
Jan-17       110-89
@ Washington
Jan-18       104-98
LA Clippers
Jan-20       112-103
@ Milwaukee
Jan-22       101-104
New Orleans
Jan-24       103-101
@ Dallas
Jan-26       106-116
Jan-28       87-103
@ Atlanta
April-8       102-95
Feb-1       96-113
@ Miami
Feb-3       96-102
@ Orlando
Feb-5       98-112
Feb-7       95-111
Feb-8       109-125
San Antonio
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Feb-12       93-89
Feb-18       108-96
@ Charlotte
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Feb-21       107-115
Feb-22       113-102
Golden State
Feb-24       104-96
@ San Antonio
Feb-26       110-120
@ Houston
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New York
Mar-3       85-96
Mar-5       105-94
@ Minnesota
Mar-7       101-114
@ Boston
Mar-9       111-118
Mar-11       89-99
@ Toronto
Mar-12       87-101
Mar-15       112-104 OT
@ Denver
Mar-19       109-118
@ Phoenix
Mar-21       92-98
@ LA Clippers
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@ Utah
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Mar-26       97-96
Mar-28       110-78
@ Philadelphia
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Mar-31       111-116
@ Indiana
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@ Brooklyn
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Apr-5       111-115
@ Cleveland
Apr-9       100-122
@ Chicago
Apr-11       98-106
Apr-13       116-107
@ Oklahoma
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