Detroit Pistons 4-game Western Road Trip Pushes Them out of Postseason Contention

Mar 18, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Detroit Pistons center Greg Monroe (10) is defended by Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) at the Staples Center. The Clippers defeated the Pistons 87-83 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE


It’s amazing how open the league is right now. Then again, what was to be expected with such a shortened and compacted schedule for all the franchises?

The Detroit Pistons, before their western road trip, sat at 15-26 and still had hopes of grabbing the eight seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.

It was a far cry from a sure thing. It was a hell of a possibility though.

However, with the post-D’Antoni Knicks putting together a mild winning streak and the Pistons dropping three-of-four of their last games, Detroit just wants to be anything except last place in their division.

Topics: Detroit Pistons, Nba Playoffs, New York Knicks

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