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2009-04-08 21:11:40

Richard Hamilton led six Detroit players in double figures Wednesday and the Pistons neared a playoff berth by crushing New York 113-86. The Pistons moved into a tie with Chicago for the seventh and eighth spots in the Eastern Conference. They own a three-game lead over ninth-place Charlotte with all three teams having four games left in the regular season. Detroit scored the first 10 points of the game and was never threatened, running away to a 24-point halftime lead. The Pistons won their...

2009-02-07 23:25:40

Richard Hamilton had a season-high 38 points and Rasheed Wallace sank seven 3-pointers Saturday night to lead Detroit past Milwaukee 126-121 in overtime. Wallace also scored a season-high 27 points, while Allen Iverson had 27 points and nine assists and Antonio McDyess had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Pistons, who won their second straight game. Ramon Sessions scored a career-high 44 points and finished with 12 assists, while Charlie Villanueva scored a season-high 33 points and...

2009-01-21 22:34:25

Tayshaun Prince led the way with 25 points Wednesday and Detroit sailed past the struggling Toronto Raptors 95-76. Toronto has lost seven in a row, its worst such streak of the year. Detroit won for the second straight time after a five-game skid. Rodney Stuckey contributed 17 points and seven assists. Amir Johnson, who moved into the starting lineup for Richard Hamilton in a coach's decision, scored only two points and picked up three fouls. Hamilton came off the bench to score seven...

2008-12-09 21:19:14

Caron Butler scored 33 points Tuesday, sparking the Washington Wizards to a 107-94 victory over the Detroit Pistons. Antawn Jamison added 10 points, 11 rebounds and four assists for Washington. Juan Dixon had 16 points and seven assists, and Darius Songaila 15 points. Richard Hamilton scored 29 points for Detroit, which has lost three straight. Rasheed Wallace added 19 points, Allen Iverson 13, and Rodney Stuckey 10 points and 11 rebounds. Forward Antonio McDyess, who left Detroit as a part...

2006-08-22 14:50:00

MADRID, Spain (AP) - The Poincare conjecture involves topology, a branch of math that studies shapes. It essentially says that in three dimensions you cannot transform a doughnut shape into a sphere without ripping it, although any shape without a hole can be stretched or shrunk into a sphere. There is a catch: the space has to be finite. Imagine an ant crawling on an apple in a straight line. It can only walk so far before it's back where it started. Even though the apple has three...

2006-05-01 21:50:58

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Detroit Pistons' Richard Hamilton was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Monday for elbowing Milwaukee Bucks' Michael Redd in the mouth. The incident occurred in the fourth quarter of Game Four of their Eastern conference quarter-final on Saturday, when Hamilton turned quickly and slammed his elbow into Redd's face. Hamilton did not receive a suspension for the foul. In another incident, Denver Nuggets forward Reggie Evans was fined $10,000 for "excessive contact" with...

2006-01-22 23:13:18

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chauncey Billups and Richard Hamilton each scored 24 points to give the Detroit Pistons a 99-97 win over the Houston Rockets on Sunday in Auburn Hills. Not even a season high 43-point effort from Tracy McGrady was enough to lift the stuttering Rockets, who lost for the eighth time in nine games. Ben Wallace had 13 points and 15 rebounds while Rasheed Wallace and Maurice Evans each contributed 11 points to the Detroit total as the Pistons registered their seventh...

2005-12-30 00:33:08

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chauncey Billups scored 30 points and Richard Hamilton added 25 points and a season-high nine assists in guiding the red-hot Detroit Pistons to a 106-101 win over the Miami Heat at Auburn Hills on Thursday. Rasheed Wallace chipped in with 21 points, while Tayshaun Prince had 13 points and Ben Wallace pulled down 14 rebounds to helping the Pistons improve their record to an NBA-best 24-3 with their ninth straight victory. The Heat got big efforts from their two...

2005-12-03 01:42:12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Richard Hamilton scored a season-high 40 points as the Detroit Pistons spoiled the return of former coach Larry Brown to Auburn Hills by defeating the New York Knicks 106-98 in National Basketball Association play on Friday. Brown coached the Pistons to the NBA title in 2004 and took the club to the finals last season in his second and final season coaching in Detroit. The Hall of Fame coach was fired despite insisting he wanted to come back. He was met with a...

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2004-11-27 12:00:03

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - The Detroit Pistons got back to their gritty, defensive ways to hand Miami its first loss against an Eastern Conference opponent. Richard Hamilton caught an inbounds pass under the basket and banked in a short shot with 1.3 seconds left to give Detroit a 78-77 win over the Heat on Friday night. Miami fell to 8-1 against the East, even though it limited Detroit to 32.5 percent shooting. Despite their many rim-clanging shots, the defending NBA champions won because...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'