Archive for November, 2008

Allen Iverson has to learn Detroit Pistons’ defense

With so little practice time, it’s little wonder that it’s taking some time for Piston players to learn to play together after the big Piston-Nugget trade.

Chauncey Billups leads Denver Nuggets past Timberwolves

Trading for Chauncey Billups, Denver Nuggets coach George Karl said, “has made us feel like we can be a really good team.” They’re not the only ones convinced of that.

Iverson apologizes to Pistons

Pistons guard Allen Iverson promises he won’t miss practice again without permission.

Sixers Notes: Rivers says team will come around

The Celtics coach believes the 76ers, with an underachieving 7-8 record, will be fine.

Wade, Iverson bounce back in a big way

Dwyane Wade played a poor game. Allen Iverson made a poor decision. Both rebounded in a big way Friday night.

TOMASSON: Pistons’ Iverson no All-Star cinch

Photo by Ross D. Franklin / Associated Press Allen Iverson of Detroit tries to drive past Robin Lopez of Phoenix.

Pistons punish Iverson after missing practice

Allen Iverson apparently chose family and food over practice _ and he’ll be fined for it.

Karl’s criticism of Iverson never occurred

Poll Are you surprised by the Nuggetsa TM success with Chauncey Billups? Nuggets head coach George Karl, back, looks on as Allen Iverson heads up the court last season.

McDyess going back to Pistons

After considering interest from 18 NBA teams, including Cleveland, Boston, San Antonio and Charlotte, McDyess decided Sunday to return to the team that traded him to the Nuggets about three weeks ago.

Report: Antonio McDyess will return to the Pistons on Dec. 3

Ex-Piston Antonio McDyess will return to the Pistons on Dec. 3, his agent told Sunday.

Allen’s stuck with it

The Pistons won, 87-85, in what was considered the first big test of the season for the rebuilt, championship-starved Celtics .

Nuggets humbled by Lakers

Poll Are you surprised by the Nuggetsa TM success with Chauncey Billups? Photo by Mark J. Terrill, Associated Press Lakers guard Jordan Farmar puts up a shot as Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony and teammate Nene …

Pistons Corner: Iverson has knee drained

Allen Iverson’s left knee was drained Tuesday as a precautionary measure. Strength and conditioning coach Arnie Kander said the procedure went well, and no fluid was found.

MCGANN: Iverson deal lands Detroit’s missing piece

During his illustrious 13-year career, he has done everything a professional basketball player could have dreamed of doing.

Nuggets return to high-flying ways in 114-105 victory over Bucks

The high-flying, high-scoring Denver Nuggets didn’t leave town with Allen Iverson after all.