Dwane Casey: Playoff-bound Pistons have more in store

Heather Diaz
April 14, 2019

The Pistons finished as the eighth, and final, seed in the Eastern Conference after the Charlotte Hornets lost to the Orlando Magic, 114-122, at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Detroit can clinch a postseason bid by closing the regular season with a win tonight at NY. They will face a resurgent Brooklyn Nets squad that won 42 games this season.

Even though Detroit had a lot to play for - its first playoff berth in three years and second in a decade - the Grizzlies played with more effort and led 32-20 after the first quarter and 57-38 at halftime.

Thunder 127, Bucks 116: Regular season comes to an end, but Pistons, playoffs are on deck: Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recapped the Bucks' losing effort to the Oklahoma City Thunder Wednesday night in their final game of the regular season.

The Pistons need this win to secure a playoff berth, but they've fallen into a hole at the wrong time and it could cost them the season.

Atlanta Hawks wing Kent Bazemore shot two of 10 from the field and was a minus-16 as his team fell to the Indiana Pacers 135-134.

Dwyane Wade Drops 30 points in His Home Finale
The legendary National Basketball Association player is retiring following the regular season. He was loudly cheered from the moment he emerged alone from the tunnel for pregame layups.

Pistons: Blake Griffin, who hurt his left knee against Memphis on Tuesday, did not play.

The Detroit Pistons knew a victory Wednesday night would guarantee them a playoff spot. This is the first step for us, for our young guys to experience the playoffs and to understand what it takes to get there and hopefully make some noise.

Brooklyn will face the third-seeded Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the playoffs.

The NBA Playoff bracket is officially set!

The Milwaukee Bucks put together a somewhat surprising 60-win season to earn the Eastern Conference's 1-seed.

There was a double-digit farewell for another National Basketball Association icon in San Antonio, where Dallas Mavericks German veteran Dirk Nowitzki finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds.

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