The Pistons trace their roots to Fort Wayne, Indiana, where they were known as the Zollner Pistons. (Best logo ever.) What’s a Zollner Piston? A piston manufactured by then-team owner Fred Zollner, who named the club after his personal business. When the team moved to Detroit in 1957, Zollner dropped his name from the nickname but retained Pistons. The name was fitting for the Motor City.

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Suns push past Pistons, win franchise record 18th straight

By BOB HUHN Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Cam Johnson and Cameron Payne both scored 19 points to lead the Phoenix Suns to their franchise-record 18th win in a row, beating the Detroit Pistons 114-103. Johnson and Payne sparked a stellar effort from the Suns bench, which finished with 48 points. Deandre Ayton had 17…

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Game Recap: Clippers 107, Pistons 96

The Clippers defeated the Pistons, 107-96. Reggie Jackson led all scorers with 21 points, four rebounds and four assists for the Clippers, while Paul George added 12 points, five rebounds and four assists in the victory. Cade Cunningham tallied 10 points, six rebounds, six assists and three steals for the Pistons in the losing effort.…