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Will BynumFree agent Will Bynum has agreed to a two-year, $5.75 million deal to return to the Detroit Pistons. You may or not think this is Bunumite, but this team is thin on PG’s and Will knows the system.

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It's Gores Time!

Remember me telling you that Danny and I just went on a podcasting marathon with my good friend and former Director of Strategic Communications at the Palace Sports and Entertainment Dave Wieme?  Well I wasn’t kidding at all.  The podcast was so long I had to cut this one it two.  If you missed the first part don’t fret, you can listen to it right here.

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The second half of this thing covers many things , the “Rip” trade, Need4Swede, the lack of a point guard, the All Star Game, The Finals, The Miami Heat, and so much more.

Like the first half we went all out, this isn’t G rated so be aware.  And be sure to follow the very funny Mr. Wieme   on Twitter.

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It wasn’t pretty all the time.  It took a hot shooting 1st half and high scoring 4th quarter, too.  At the end of the night, all that matters is the Detroit Pistons beat the Utah Jazz 120-116, in front of 18,000 home fans.

A night after the team experienced a “protest”, and after an afternoon where a lot of the rumors of a protest were squashed by the local media and reports of a Team President Joe Dumars statement before the game, it was hard to tell how this team would respond.  You never know how players will respond, and while the individual players’ shortcomings were clearly evident (Monroe still needs to work on post D, CV needs to play defense period, Stuckey needs to work on mid-range game, etc), the team fought through and came out with a victory against the new look Utah Jazz.

Detroit took advantage of a Jazz team that was without All Star Point Guard Deron Williams and Hall of Fame Head Coach Jerry Sloan.  Detroit suited up 9 players for last night’s game, as compared to Friday’s game they suited up only 6.

  • The Pistons still need help in the post on defense – Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap combined for 43 points and 20 rebounds.
  • Andrei Kirilenko, and his awful hairstyle, had a big game for the Jazz with 21 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists
  • Utah shot 59.5% from the field – Detroit shot an even 50%
  • Super rookie Greg Monroe – 12 points and 16 rebounds
  • Austin Daye had a great 4th quarter and helped seal the victory with 4 three pointers on 5 attempts
  • Rodney Stuckey finished with a team high 28 points and 8 assists BUT was a team worst -13 +/-
  • Piston killer Devin Harris finished with 17 and 12 assists
  • Will Bynum was the sparkplug off the bench with 11 points and 8 assists in 23 minutes

Yesterday’s game was a solid victory and the post game quotes said more about Friday’s #RoundballRevolution than we heard after the Philadelphia game:

Austin Daye

“I have no problems with Coach — he plays me a lot,” Daye said. “I should have been on time, and I got punished. It was embarrassing for me to do that. There’s no excuse for a second-year player to miss a bus because of a miscommunication. I don’t hold any grudge for sitting out last night. I apologized to Coach and told him it was the right decision.”

John Kuester

“There was cohesiveness that we haven’t had,” he said. “There was energy that we haven’t had on a consistent basis. I tip my hat off to these guys.”

Last night’s Detroit win was the first win without Tayshaun Prince, Richard Hamilton or Ben Wallace in the lineup since 2002.  It’s time for this team to move on, and close out this season with a little momentum going toward the offseason and next season.

What could have been one of those games that the Pistons would regret all season, turned into a nice 103-94 victory.  With a great showing the night before against the league best Spurs Detroit could have been the team to finally lose to the Cavs.  Cleveland, who have now lost 26th straight games were even favored by two points against Detroit, but a Rodney Stuckey and the rest of the Pistons didn’t want to be that team.

Stuckey: “We actually showed the clip that ESPN put on, talking about how they were going to beat us. We tried to use that as motivation. We weren’t going to let that happen. We didn’t want to be a trivia question. We just came out tonight and got the victory.”

Key Points

  • The Pistons were led by Rodney Stuckey’s 22 points off the bench. He’s looking healthy as every. He led the team in assists (4) and was a +18 in his 30 minutes on the floor, with 17 of his points coming in the first half.
  • The Pistons started off sluggish and in look like it was going to be that kind of game. Cleveland actually led 14-12 late in the first quarter when the bench added the much needed spark.
  • There were some scary surges from the Cavs after the half that made me a bit nervous. They got within three twice.

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  • Thank Ben Wallace for the added D against his former team. Wallace finished with 8 points, 9 boards, 2 assists, 2 steals and a block in 22 minutes.
  • I heart Greg Monroe. The hard working Monroe scored 9 with 8 boards in 29 minutes on the floor.
  • It was a nice win, but it really took everything the Pistons had to win it.
  • Ok….has this Rip thing gotten worse again? Has Rip’s groin got the flu? This situation needs some serious mending. Can someone please call Dr. Phil!
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  • What’s up with Ben Gordon…seriously. Ben went 4-for-11 with 8 points and he seems to be declining with every game.
  • Another Bynumite game, Will scored 17  and with 7 assists and one turnover.  Great dribble penetration from Bynum who knew just wen to distribute the ball to his teammates.
Will Bynum with 17 against the Cavs

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  • Charlie V with 13 points off the bench.
  • 48 points in the paint for Detroit who won the board war 44-38.
  • Tay with 10 points, 2 blocked shots, 2 steals, 5 boards and 3 assists. Solid all around game from Prince who doesn’t need to score 20 to contribute.

T-Mac: “We played together as a team. The unselfish basketball that we played tonight is what makes us a really good team. Rodney played well. Charlie had a big second quarter for us and the guy that’s really been playing well is Will. Will has been giving us great energy, providing that spark for us off the bench. If we continue to have everybody playing well like that, we’ll give ourselves a chance, night in and night out.”

  • BENCHtacular – The Pistons bench with 61 points.
  • Great offensive rebounding from Monroe, Wallace and Chris Wilcox.

Miami at the Palace on Friday – Get your tickets now for as low as $6! I smell an upset.

(sorry for the bad shtick headline, I couldn’t resist)

Will Bynum, who was recently benched in favor of Tracy McGrady, got a chance to remind us of why Joe Dumars viewed him as a key re-signing this past offseason. Bynum, who was able to see significant minutes in this game due to Richard Hamilton (upset stomach) and Rodney Stuckey (toe) both missing the game, scored 21 points off the bench on 8-10 shooting to go along with 9 assists.

With Stuckey and Hamilton on the bench, we got a chance to see Ben Gordon and Tracy McGrady in the starting lineup and in the revolving door that is the Pistons’ starting Power Forward position, we got to see Charlie Villanueva start as well. It was a nice sight to see after 27 games of inconsistent play by the starters. Let’s look at some of the highlights, shall we:

  • Tayshaun Prince with an impressive stat line on the night (28 points, 12 rebounds, 8 assists) – but even more impressive was his weak side block on a Chris Paul shot to help send the game to overtime.
  • How awesome was Jason Maxiell’s play to close out the game in overtime?  Sure, he could’ve dribbled out the clock but… to play devil’s advocate here, Maxiell works so hard to get this loose ball he deserves to flush the ball with authority like he did.

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  • Tracy McGrady left the game early with a sore groin – yeah, he’s healthy.
  • DaJuan Summers played 9 minutes and was 3-4 from the field (including 2-2 from 3) for 8 points.
  • I’d like to thank New Orleans’ coach Monty Williams for playing Marco Belinelli over dynamic 2nd year guard Marcus Thornton.  Thornton, to me, would’ve been a perfect candidate for the “Player no one has ever heard of that the Pistons make look like an All-Star”.
  • David West scored 32 points and had 9 rebounds – he usually plays the Pistons tough.
  • Chris Paul knows how to make the most out of playing with the least, doesn’t he?  He scored 23 to go along with 10 assists.
  • Natalie wanted to receive “Chicago Bulls Ben Gordon” for christmas, and she got him tonight.  25 points and 7 rebounds with back to back 3s at the beginning of the 3rd quarter to help cut into a 10 point lead.
  • Ben Gordon is Back

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  • Detroit outrebounded 37-27, but they made the extra pass tonight by getting 26 assists compared to the Hornets 18.
  • Ben Wallace only played 19 minutes tonight.  Is it time to give Big Ben a rest?
  • Jason Maxiell didn’t do much to fill up the stat sheet, but in 21 minutes he ended up with a +7 +/-, good for highest among all bench players.
  • Fantastic Highlights of the game Via The NBA and The Detroit Pistons
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Up next, the Pistons travel to Toronto to face the Raptors in a rematch of what has been one of the most embarrassing losses in team history.  Are the Pistons going to be able to string back to back wins together, or are we looking at another embarrassing loss on the horizon?  They get a couple of days off between now and then, so hopefully the ailments that kept Stuckey and Hamilton out are healed up, so we can see how Kuester deals with them both after Bynum and Gordon’s good game tonight.

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A good thing (if there can be one) to take away from the Pistons loss to The Raptors,


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