AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The Detroit Pistons announce today that the team acquired guard Jose Calderon from the Toronto Raptors in a three-team deal that sends Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye to the Memphis Grizzlies.
For the parameters of a trade that serves the Pistons’ interests – now and in the future – this makes perfect sense. This deal – saying a fond goodbye to Tayshaun Prince, who forever carries the luster of the 2004 NBA championship, and Austin Daye for Toronto point guard Jose Calderon as part of a larger deal that lands Memphis’ Rudy Gay in Toronto – does what Joe Dumars has maintained would be the only type he’d consider.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The National Basketball Association announced today that Detroit Pistons players Brandon Knight and Andre Drummond have been selected for the 2013 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge to be held on Friday, Feb. 15, in Houston during NBA All-Star 2013.
The Indiana Pacers have relied on stingy defense all season long. That defense has recently let them down, however, as they've matched a season worst with three straight losses.
The Pacers might be poised to end that skid Wednesday night as they host a Detroit Pistons team that has lost eight straight in Indianapolis.