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Postgame Quotes – March 12, 2014

Pistons vs. Raptors Detroit: John Loyer | Greg Monroe | Josh Smith Toronto Raptors: Dwayne Casey | Demar Derozan | Amir Johnson Pistons Head Coach John Loyer (On slow start to the third quarter): It was a seven point game at the half, we came right out and turned it over a couple of possessions, didn’t get shots at ...

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Snowed Under

Pistons again fail to string wins together, lose to Raptors in game of runs TEAM COLORS The story of the game in Pistons red, white and blue WHITE HOT – The Pistons made up all of a 14-point first-half deficit at Toronto and cut an 18-point third-quarter deficit to five entering the fourth quarter, but they could never get ...

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Pistons Mailbag – March 12, 2014

Pistons.com editor Keith Langlois answers your questions about the Pistons and NBA. Click here to submit your questions – please include your name, email address and city/state on the form. Return to the Mailbag homepage. We reserve the right to edit your question for the sake of brevity or clarity. Editor’s note: You can now submit Pistons Mailbag questions ...

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Pistons at Raptors Game Preview – March 12, 2014

Regular Season Game #65 Despite a narrow loss to their lone challenger in the Atlantic, the Toronto Raptors remain in control of their destiny as they pursue their second division title. The sputtering Detroit Pistons will likely have to resolve their road woes to find themselves in the postseason for the first time in five years. Toronto looks for ...

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Postgame Quotes – March 11, 2014

Pistons vs Kings Detroit: John Loyer | Will Bynum | Josh Smith Sacramento: Michael Malone | RudyGay Pistons Head Coach John Loyer (On defense in the second half): “We had a great stretch in that third quarter, whatever they were 4-for-20 from the field. I thought our bigs were tremendous in pick-and-roll tonight. They were up at the level. ...

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There’s The D

Drummond leads Pistons on defense as they snap 3-game skid, beat Kings TEAM COLORS The story of the game in Pistons red, white and blue WHITE HOT – The Pistons held Sacramento to 11 points in the third quarter and 35 in the second half to post a 99-89 win over the Kings and snap their three-game losing streak. ...

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Pistons vs. Kings Game Preview – March 11, 2014

Regular Season Game #64 Although the team directly in front of them has been sliding, the Detroit Pistons haven’t been able to make significant headway in their pursuit of the final Eastern Conference playoff spot. They’re hoping to turn things around in a matchup with one of the West’s worst road teams. In a meeting featuring two of the ...

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Dealing with Defense

Pistons playoff push relies on halting regression Loyer sees on defense The box score from Sunday’s game at Boston – the Detroit half of it, at least – looked a lot like Pistons fans might have envisioned it last summer when they signed Josh Smith in free agency to slot alongside Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe in a frontcourt ...

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Postgame Quotes – March 9, 2014

Pistons at Celtics Detroit: John Loyer | Will Bynum Boston: Brad Stevens | Brandon Bass | Kelly Olynyk Pistons Head Coach John Loyer Re: Good defensive start – what changed?: “Our start was solid enough, later in the period didn’t do a very good job on closing out on shooters. As I said earlier on, sometimes we close out ...

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Boston Blitz

Celtics 3-point barrage, 38-point third quarter too much for Pistons TEAM COLORS The story of the game in Pistons red, white and blue WHITE HOT – Boston matched its season scoring average of 95 points in three quarters, hitting eight 3-point shots in the third quarter alone while scoring 38 points, and went on to a 118-111 win over ...

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