Detroit Pistons defeat Boston Celtics, 94-75

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Here's how it looks from the other side: These Pistons are old and good and have won one championship as a group.

They drive their fans crazy (sound like any team you know?). They occasionally take the night off. Even in the playoffs. Their coach is named "Flip," which is appropriate because the Pistons flip the switch all the time.

"We give you guys a lot to write about," Flip Saunders said after the Pistons beat the Celtics, 94-75, in Game 4 o...

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Big Three, where were you?

No, hold it. No more talk about a Big Three until they win something. And, please, no more of that (admittedly humorous) ESPN promo. Right now it's an insult to the real Big Three.

You can talk about the bench, and, yup, you need a bench. But in the long run, the Celtics have been constructed around three high-priced veteran stars. And they simply cannot come up as small as they did as a unit last night. It's just not ...

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - The Big Three were brought down to size last night.

The Celtics fell, 94-75, to the Pistons in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals last night at The Palace of Auburn Hills. The best-of-seven series is now tied at 2-2 with Game 5 tomorrow night in Boston. The Celtics' All-Star trio of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Ray Allen was limited to 43 points and 6 assists. Boston is now 1-7 on the road in the postseason.

"It's always disappointing," ...