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'Father of Pop Art' Dead at 89

Richard Hamilton designed Beatles' 'White Album'

(Newser) - Richard Hamilton, the “Father of Pop Art” who designed the Beatles’ White Album cover, has died in Britain at 89, Billboard reports. Hamilton, who coined the term "pop art" to describe the movement that made heavy use of commercial and pop-culture images, came to prominence in the 1950s... More »

Pistons Head Home 'All-Square'

Detroit beats Boston on the road to tie series

(Newser) - The Detroit Pistons proved that a visiting team can win in Boston. Now they can reach the NBA finals without having to do it again. Richard Hamilton nailed 25 points, and the Pistons beat the Celtics 103-97 last night, tying the Eastern Conference finals at one game apiece and seizing... More »

Rondo Dishes Out Another Celts Home Win

Hot-and-cold guard key to each win in Boston's baffling playoff run

(Newser) - Kevin Garnett may have notched the most points with 26, but it was Rajon Rondo who really hurt the Detroit Pistons in Boston's Game 1 win last night. The blossoming point guard logged more than 40 minutes on the court, finishing with 11 points, seven assists, and five steals to... More »

Pistons Oust Magic, Advance to East Finals

(Newser) - The Detroit Pistons made just enough shots and stops to advance to the Eastern Conference finals for a sixth straight year. Richard Hamilton scored 19 of his 31 points in the first half, made victory-sealing free throws late in the game and Tayshaun Prince had a key block, helping Detroit... More »

Pistons Take 3-1 Lead on Magic

Hamilton scores 32 and Price adds 17

(Newser) - Richard Hamilton scored 32 points and Hedo Turkoglu missed a layup with time running out as the Detroit Pistons beat the Orlando Magic 90-89 tonight to take a 3-1 lead in their Eastern Conference series. Tayshaun Prince scored 17 for Detroit, including an 11-foot runner for the go-ahead basket with... More »

Lewis Scores 33 as Magic Beat Pistons 111-86

Orlando makes series 2-1 as Billups leaves in first quarter with injury

(Newser) - Rashard Lewis scored a career playoff-high 33 points Wednesday and Orlando beat Detroit 111-86 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, the Magic's first win in the series. The Pistons lost point guard Chauncey Billups just four minutes into the game when he drove to the basket and got... More »

Pistons Crush 76ers, Reach Second Round

Hamilton is red-hot as Philly wilts, 100-77; Detroit will face Orlando

(Newser) - Richard Hamilton hit his first five shots during Detroit's overpowering start, and the Pistons rolled into the second round of the playoffs by crushing the Philadelphia 76ers 100-77 on Thursday to win the series 4-2. The Pistons convincingly won the last two games of a series that wasn't expected to... More »

Hamilton, Billups, Wallace Nearly Beat 76ers Alone

Detroit cruises to 98-81 win, 3-2 series lead

(Newser) - The Motor City's Big Three outscored Philadelphia's entire team when it mattered. Chauncey Billups scored 21 points, Richard Hamilton had 20 and Rasheed Wallace added 19 to lift the Pistons to a 98-81 victory over the 76ers on Tuesday night and a 3-2 lead in the first-round series. More »

76ers Crush Pistons to Take 2-1 Series Lead

Miller drops in 21 as Philly dominates more experienced Detroit

(Newser) - Andre Miller was spot on with his mid-range jumper and scored 21 points, and the rest of the 76ers ran all over the court in a dominating 95-75 victory over playoff-tested Detroit on Friday, taking a 2-1 lead in their first-round series. Samuel Dalembert had 22 points and 16 rebounds... More »

Pistons Backups Outplay Cavs Reserves, 84-74

Detroit prepares for 76ers, Cleveland readies for Wizards

(Newser) - LeBron James rested his back—and sat on his scoring title. Cleveland's All-Star forward spent the final game of the regular season in street clothes Wednesday night, resting up for the NBA playoffs and watching Detroit's reserves outplay Cleveland's bench players as the Pistons beat the Cavaliers 84-74. Rookie Aaron... More »

Hayes Helps Carry Pistons to 2nd Best Record in NBA

Detroit reserve scores 20 points in victory

(Newser) - Jarvis Hayes scored 20 points and Richard Hamilton added 18 as the Detroit Pistons clinched the NBA's second-best record with a 115-103 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night. With the victory, Detroit will have home-court advantage over any Western Conference opponent if it makes the NBA Finals. The... More »

Pistons Win 4th Straight, Beat Desperate Nets

Detroit about to clinch No. 2 seed in East; NJ on verge of elimination

(Newser) - Antonio McDyess scored 19 points, Rasheed Wallace added 17 points and eight rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons beat the New Jersey Nets, 106-87, tonight for their fourth straight victory. Both teams played without a key starter as Richard Hamilton (hip) sat out for Detroit, while Vince Carter (ankle) was sidelined... More »

Rip Hamilton Returns to Lead Pistons By Cavs

James has off night, but Cleveland still clinches playoff spot

(Newser) - Richard Hamilton is back and that makes the already tough Detroit Pistons that much tougher. Hamilton scored 14 points and the Pistons cruised to an 85-71 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight, reports the Associated Press. The Cavaliers still managed to clinch a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference when... More »

Pistons Sputter But Beat Heat to Win Central

Detroit pulls away from Miami in second half to clinch 6th title in 7 years

(Newser) - The Detroit Pistons tired to keep the Miami Heat in the game last night, but even an injured starter, too many turnovers, and bad shot selection couldn't stop the Pistons from winning the Central Division title with an 85-69 win over the Heat, reports the Detroit News. Arron Afflalo played... More »

Billups, Pistons Set Down Suns in Overtime

Phoenix sees seven-game winning streak go by the boards

(Newser) - Detroit scored the last six points in overtime, including a three-point play by Chauncey Billups, as the Pistons defeated Phoenix, 110-105, snapping the Suns' seven-game winning streak. Billups had nine of his 32 points in the extra session and helped pick up the slack for the ailing Richard Hamilton, who... More »

Detroit Can Play Uptempo, Too

Pistons cruise past Nuggets, 136-120

(Newser) - This time, Denver found itself on the wrong side of an eye-popping score. Two nights after dropping 168 points on Seattle, the Nuggets tumbled to the Pistons, who had their highest regulation score since a win against Denver eight years ago. Richard Hamilton led seven Pistons in double figures with... More »

Red-Hot Pistons Outlast Nuggets

All Detroit starters in double digits in 98-93 victory

(Newser) - Though the Nuggets put up more resistance than the Pistons may have expected, Detroit still had enough horsepower to win the 98-83 contest, the Free Press reports. Three Pistons scored 20 points and every starter hit double digits to make Allen Iverson and Carmelo Anthony's combined 51 points appear moot.... More »

Pistons Put It All Together to End Loss Streak

Billups' 21 points lead rout of helpless Milwaukee

(Newser) - The Milwaukee Bucks were just what the Detroit Pistons needed to fix their two-game losing streak last night, reports the Associated Press. Chauncey Billups made sure the bleeding stopped with 21 points and 12 assists in a 127-100 rout. The Pistons had stumbled after going into the All-Star break with... More »

Orlando Book- Ends Detroit's Streak 103-85

Rockets stop Cavs for ninth straight road win; Wiz drop ninth of 10

(Newser) - The Magic were the last team to beat the Pistons before their 10-game win streak, and they routed Detroit at home tonight to end it as well. Orlando led by as many as 26 in the final quarter after outscoring the misfiring Pistons 63-37 in the middle two stanzas. Rip... More »

Pistons Start Fast, Then Cruise to Win

Big first half from Hamilton, Wallace puts Orlando away early

(Newser) - The Pistons made 77% of their shots in the first quarter and had a 68-point first half to coast to a 101-93 home victory over Orlando last night. Richard Hamilton's 32 points led the Detroit to the team's second consecutive victory while Chauncey Billups had 21 and Rasheed Wallace 15... More »

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