Detroit Pistons

Deron Williams (8) and Brook Lopez (11) against the Chicago Bulls during Game 5. (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Nets Missing Two Starters, Two Reserves Against Detroit

Brook Lopez and Deron Williams both were out again with sprained left ankles.


Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Carmelo Anthony Laments Knicks’ Woes: ‘It’s A Messed-Up Feeling’

“Got to figure it out,” Melo said after New York’s third straight loss Tuesday. “That’s the only thing I can say about this. We’ve got to figure it out quick.”


Andre Drummond #0 of the Detroit Pistons shoots against Andrea Bargnani #77 of the New York Knicks on November 19, 2013 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Credit: Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Fall Short To Detroit Pistons 92-86

The Detroit Pistons beat the Knicks for the first time in eight meetings, 92-86 on Tuesday night.


J.R. Smith (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

J.R. Smith Fined By NBA For Twitter Exchange With Brandon Jennings

The NBA has fined controversial Knicks guard J.R. Smith $25,000 for his Twitter exchange with Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings.


Andray Blatche and Kevin Garnett of the Brooklyn Nets high-five on the sidelines against the Washington Wizards on October 8, 2013. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Cruise Past Nets 99-88

Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and the rest of the Brooklyn Nets are still trying to mesh on the court.


Rasheed Wallace (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rasheed Wallace Says No To Joining Knicks’ Coaching Staff, Yes To Pistons

Rasheed Wallace has decided to join the Detroit Pistons as an assistant coach for the 2013-14 season, at the expense of turning down an offer to join Mike Woodson’s staff on the New York Knicks.


Jason Kidd and Lawrence Frank (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kidd Receives ‘T’ In Coaching Debut; Lawrence Frank Active As Assistant

Jason Kidd stepped outside of the coaching box, resulting in a technical foul called against Brooklyn.


Lawrence Frank (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lawrence Frank Returns To Nets As Assistant Under Jason Kidd

Former Nets coach Lawrence Frank will return to the team as an assistant under new coach Jason Kidd.


Detroit’s Greg Monroe, center, vies with Brooklyn’s Gerald Wallace, left, and Brook Lopez during their NBA game at the Barclays Center on April 17, 2013. ( TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Nets Finish With Win, To Open Playoffs At Home Against Bulls On Saturday

Brook Lopez scored 20 points and reserve Andray Blatche added 15 as the playoff-bound Brooklyn Nets held off the Detroit Pistons 103-99 on Wednesday night.


Deron Williams (Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Crush Hapless Pistons In Opener Of 8-Game Trip, Keep Pressure On Knicks

The Brooklyn Nets didn’t get a bye on their schedule Monday night. It just seemed that way.


Raymond Felton, center, J.R. Smith, left, and Tyson Chandler, right (credit: D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

With Melo Sidelined, Felton Ramps Up His Game In Knicks’ Win Over Pistons

Raymond Felton scored 26 points, and the New York Knicks pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Detroit Pistons 87-77 on Wednesday night despite Carmelo Anthony’s absence.


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WATCH: Nets’ Teletovic Airballs 3 Straight Shots

There are bad shooting nights. Then there are BAD shooting nights.


Andray Blatche and Joe Johnson walk off the court in the final seconds against the Atlanta Hawks (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Nets Clamp Down On Defense In 4th, Escape Detroit With A Rare Win

Brook Lopez had 17 points, and the Brooklyn Nets won at Detroit for the first time since 2006, holding off the Pistons 93-90 on Wednesday night.


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Hartnett: Knicks’ Scorching Run Backed By Chandler’s All-Effort Defense

Reigning NBA Defensive Player of the Year Tyson Chandler is a big reason why the Knicks have won five straight and sit a half-game behind the Miami Heat.


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Chandler’s Record Night Highlights Knicks’ Destruction Of Pistons

Tyson Chandler tied a franchise record with his third straight 20-rebound game, Carmelo Anthony scored 27 points, and the New York Knicks beat the Detroit Pistons 99-85 on Monday night for their fifth consecutive victory.