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2009-03-20 22:25:32

A career-high, 22-point effort from Will Bynum Friday helped the Detroit Pistons pull away late for a 108-90 decision over the Los Angeles Clippers. The Pistons have defeated the Clippers in each of their last 13 meetings. Detroit played without four of its top five scorers -- missing Rodney Stuckey (flu), Richard Hamilton (groin), Allen Iverson (back) and forward Rasheed Wallace (calf). Anthony McDyess picked up the slack by scoring 24 points to go with 17 rebounds. Detroit, which holds down...

2009-03-14 23:57:20

Renaldo Balkman had 22 points and 11 rebounds Saturday night and the Denver Nuggets logged a 107-94 win over the Los Angeles Clippers. Carmelo Anthony had 18 points and Nene finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Nuggets, who won their second straight game. J.R. Smith had 17 points and Chauncey Billups scored 10 to go with nine assists. Al Thornton led the Clippers with 19 points. Eric Gordon and Steve Novak had 17 points apiece for LA, which has lost seven straight games. The...

2009-03-04 15:50:53

A back injury will cause Detroit Pistons guard Allen Iverson to miss at least the next two weeks, the team said Wednesday. The worse-than-expected condition of the 6-foot, 13-year veteran was determined during a visit to doctors at Washington's Georgetown University Hospital, who told him he should suspend all basketball related activities for two weeks to limit back stress before he is reevaluated. The perennial NBA All-Star missed his third straight game Tuesday against Denver and has...

2009-01-24 00:27:13

Eric Gordon survived a personal duel with Kevin Durant Friday and the Los Angeles Clippers hung on to down Oklahoma City 107-104. Both Gordon, the Clippers' rookie point guard, and Durant, Oklahoma City's second-year inside threat, established career high point totals. Gordon produced 41 points and helped bring the Clippers only their second win in 16 games. Durant scored 46 points and made 24-of-26 foul shots, but his three-point attempt failed to go with 5 seconds remaining. A tip-in by...

2009-01-05 19:12:30

The Los Angeles Clippers got center Cheikh Samb and cash considerations Monday from the Denver Nuggets for a future second-round pick. Denver got Samb earlier in the season from Detroit in the Chauncey Billups-Allen Iverson trade. Samb averaged 12.4 points, 7.1 rebounds and 3.8 blocks in 10 games with the Colorado 14ers of the NBA Development League. He played in six games with the Nuggets, averaging 0.7 points and 1.5 rebounds. The Clippers also waived forward Paul Davis and guard Fred...

2008-11-03 18:00:02

Auburn Hills, MI (Sports Network) - The Detroit Pistons pulled off a big deal on Monday, acquiring star guard Allen Iverson from the Denver Nuggets in exchange for three players. Leaving the Motor City will be guard Chauncey Billups, forward Antonio McDyess and reserve center Cheikh Samb. "We are pleased to welcome Allen Iverson to the Pistons organization," said Detroit president of basketball operations Joe Dumars. "Allen has proven he is one of the elite players...

2008-11-03 16:00:00

Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - The Denver Nuggets and Detroit Pistons are reportedly involved in a deal which will see star guard Allen Iverson head to the Motor City for two players. The Detroit Free Press reported on Monday that the Pistons will complete the deal by shipping guard Chauncey Billups and forward Antonio McDyess to Colorado's capital. Iverson is averaging 18.7 points and 6.7 assists through three games this season. Billups, in his 12th NBA season and seventh with the...

2008-11-03 15:00:02

High-scoring Denver guard Allen Iverson will go to the Detroit Pistons in a trade for three players, the Detroit Free Press reported Monday. The newspaper said it learned that Iverson would be traded for Chauncey Billups, Antonio McDyess and Cheikh Samb. The 33-year-old Iverson is in his 13th season in the NBA. He has averaged 27.7 points and 6.3 assists per game in his career. Iverson played 10 1/2 years for Philadelphia and has since been with the Nuggets.

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