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Top Isaiah Livers News

  • Pistons' Isaiah Livers: Perfect from field

    Livers recorded 14 points (5-5 FG, 2-2 3Pt, 2-2 FT), three rebounds, one assist and one steal across 23 minutes during Sunday's 118-106 loss to Philadelphia.

    Livers struggled to see the field for most of the season, but he was a bench option in March and started the final five games of the campaign. He averaged 9.8 points and 4.6 rebounds per game during that five-game stretch and scored in double digits three times in that span.

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  • Pistons' Isaiah Livers: Double-doubles in first start

    Livers finished with 17 points (6-9 FG, 4-5 3Pt, 1-1 FT), 11 rebounds, three assists, one block and one steal over 43 minutes during Friday's 110-101 win over the Thunder.

    With Marvin Bagley (hip) and Kelly Olynyk (rest) out, Livers drew the first start of his career and recorded season highs in points, rebounds and minutes. The rookie second-round pick also registered at least one steal and one block in the same game for the second time during the campaign. Livers has made just 15 appearances this season and is averaging 5.9 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 18.7 minutes per game.

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  • Pistons' Isaiah Livers: Starting Friday

    Livers will start at center for Friday's matchup against the Thunder.

    Livers will be making the first start of his career. He has averaged just 5.1 points and 2.4 rebounds across 16.9 minutes in 14 games this season.

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  • Pistons' Isaiah Livers: Off injury report

    Livers (concussion) is off the injury report for Thursday's game against the 76ers.

    Livers has missed the past four games due to a concussion. He began seeing an increased role beforehand, averaging 6.3 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 22.3 minutes across his past eight appearances.

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  • Pistons' Isaiah Livers: Still out Sunday

    Livers (concussion) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Knicks, Keith Langlois of the Pistons' official site reports.

    Livers will be forced to miss a third consecutive game due to a concussion. Kelly Olynyk and Braxton Key should see additional usage against New York.

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  • Pistons' Isaiah Livers: Listed out Friday

    Livers (concussion) will not play Friday against the Wizards.

    Livers remains in the league's concussion protocols and will miss at least one more game. Prior to sustaining the concussion, he'd played double-digit minutes off the bench in eight straight contests.

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  • Pistons' Isaiah Livers: Out as expected Wednesday

    Livers (concussion) has been ruled out for Wednesday's matchup with Atlanta.

    Livers will miss his first game since he was recalled from the G League's Motor City Cruise in late February. As a result, Rodney McGruder and Jamorko Pickett could see additional minutes against the Hawks. Livers' next chance to return will be Friday against the Wizards.

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  • Pistons' Isaiah Livers: Doubtful due to concussion

    Livers is doubtful Wednesday against the Hawks due to a concussion.

    It's possible, but unlikely, that Livers will feel good enough to play Wednesday. If he's out, more minutes could be in store for Rodney McGruder and Jamorko Pickett.

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  • Pistons' Isaiah Livers: Lands career-high 16 points in loss

    Livers provided 16 points (6-7 FG, 4-5 3Pt), six rebounds, two assists and one steal over 32 minutes during Tuesday's 105-98 loss to Miami.

    Livers came to play Tuesday, putting up career-high numbers in scoring, rebounds and three-pointers. Despite flashing some upside, his playing time is likely to be dependent on the availability of other players, notably Cade Cunningham. With that being said, he does appear to have moved ahead of some of the veterans in the rotation, and the Pistons do have a favorable schedule moving forward. Managers in deeper formats could do worse than taking a flier on Livers given the trajectory of the Pistons right now.

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  • Pistons' Isaiah Livers: Livers delivers

    Livers finished with nine points (3-6 FG, 3-6 3Pt), two rebounds, three assists and three steals across 25 minutes during Monday's 113-110 overtime win over the Hawks.

    Appearing in his sixth career game, Livers had never exceed 13 minutes prior to putting forth easily the best game of his season Monday. It's a small sample size, but Livers nonetheless supplied his most well-rounded effort. Hamidou Diallo (illness) didn't play Monday, which is certainly noteworthy in regard to Livers' future involvement.

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  • Pistons' Isaiah Livers: Back with parent club

    The Pistons recalled Livers from the G League's Motor City Cruise on Sunday.

    Livers, who had been sidelined since Dec. 21 following surgery on his right foot, returned to action in the G League on Wednesday, totaling 13 points (4-12 FG, 3-9 3Pt, 1-1 FT), three rebounds, one steal and one block in 26 minutes. The rookie second-round pick has only made one appearance at the NBA level this season, so he's unlikely to be part of the rotation if he's active Sunday in the Pistons' game against the Hornets.

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  • Pistons' Isaiah Livers: Back in action for G League club

    Livers (foot) logged 26 minutes Wednesday in the G League's Motor City Cruise's 110-107 win over the Wisconsin Herd, finishing with 13 points (4-12 FG, 3-9 3Pt, 1-1 FT), three rebounds, one steal and one block.

    Prior to Wednesday's appearance, the two-way rookie hadn't played for the Cruise or the Pistons since Dec. 21 while receiving some extended maintenance for his surgically repaired right foot. Pistons head coach Dwane Casey said he wants Livers to play regularly in the G League for the next few weeks before potentially giving the Michigan product a look with the NBA team late in the season.

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  • Pistons' Isaiah Livers: Working in G League

    Livers will begin the post-All-Star-break portion of the Pistons' schedule in the G League with the Motor City Cruise.

    A foot injury has limited Livers to just one appearance for the Pistons this season, but coach Dwane Casey said Wednesday that he's hoping to get an extended look at the Michigan product down the stretch. "He's a guy we want to look at and evaluate, see how he fits in," Casey said of Livers, per Omari Sankofa of the Detroit Free Press. For now, the 2021 second-round pick will work in the G League, but it sounds like he'll get a chance to make an impact at the NBA level at some point over the next several weeks.

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  • Pistons' Isaiah Livers: Remains out indefinitely

    Livers (foot) has appeared in just one game this season and remains out indefinitely.

    Even if Livers becomes available this season, it seems unlikely he'll play a significant role in the rotation.

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  • Pistons' Isaiah Livers: Still out Thursday

    Livers (foot) is out Thursday against the Grizzlies.

    Livers hasn't seen any game action since Dec. 21, and he'll remain out Thursday. It's not yet clear when he'll be able to return.

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  • Pistons' Isaiah Livers: Unavailable Tuesday

    Livers (foot) is out Tuesday against Dallas.

    Livers will be unavailable once again due to a foot injury. He hasn't been part of the Pistons' rotation this season.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-6, 232 lbs
Birthplace: Kalamazoo, MI
Age: 24
School: Michigan
Experience: 1