Found October 17, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Derrick Rose issued the kind of warning after Wednesday night's preseason win against the Detroit Pistons that is sure to make players and coaches around the NBA take notice. "I think I'm way more explosive now" Rose said after scoring 22 points in 22 minutes. "Like getting to the rim. I think I can take contact a little bit better. And as far as jumping-wise I think I can jump even higher. They tested my vertical -- I increased it by 5 inches. I just didn't show it yet because there's no need to." Rose said after his first preseason game a week and a half ago that his vertical had improved from 37 inches to 42 inches. Now after playing in just his third game in almost a year and a half Rose looks and sounds as confident as ever. He says any worrying about his knee is finished. "The biggest thing is after you have an ACL or any injury it's the mental part" Rose said. "And for me not to think about anything no more and actuall...

Brandon Jennings out three weeks with impacted wisdom tooth

It was announced Tuesday that Pistons’ newcomer Brandon Jennings will miss three weeks because of an impacted wisdom tooth. If this is the case, Jennings will more than likely miss the start of the Pistons’ season. This is a blow to the Pistons and Jennings who needed to use the preseason as a means of gaining on court continuity. The team could have used these early preseason...

Detroit Pistons “Unlikely” to Sign Greg Monroe to Extension

According to a report released today, the Detroit Pistons are “unlikely” to sign center Greg Monroe to an extension.  Although Monroe has shown tremendous promise as a possible franchise center, the Pistons haven’t really talked with Monroe about an extension in the first place.  Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press had this to say about the ...The post Detroit Pistons...

Pistons Unlikely To Sign Greg Monroe To Extension

Greg Monroe is a pretty good player, but he’s not Andre Drummond and doesn’t ooze potential on a daily basis. That reason alone is why Monroe won’t receive the big money extension that others in his draft class have already gotten according to the Detroit Free Press. Under the new CBA, NBA teams can only have one five-year designated player, and all signs point to that player...

Pistons Suffer Two Injuries In Backcourt; Where Do They Go From Here?

Going into this season, most fans of the Detroit Pistons were optimistic for the first time in about half of a decade. They had added big name players like Brandon Jennings and Josh Smith, as well as other talented players like Luigi Datome and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. These additions even looked good in their first few ...The post Pistons Suffer Two Injuries In Backcourt; Where...

Detroit Pistons big man Greg Monroe's contract extension probably will wait until offseason

There’s a reason why you haven’t heard a lot about Greg Monroe’s contract situation — there’s nothing to report. It’s highly likely that the fourth-year power forward won’t receive a contract extension from the Pistons before the Halloween deadline meaning Monroe will be a restricted free agent next off-season. But don’t misunderstand the move. At this point the...

Brandon Jennings will miss time because of wisdom tooth

Yet another blow to the Detriot Pistons back court. The team announced that point guard Brandon Jennings will be out at least three weeks because of an impacted wisdom tooth and hairline fracture of the jawbone at the base of the tooth. The first blow the Pistons backcourt recived was when Rodney Stuckey suffered a broken right thumb when he caught his hand in the door jamb of...

Detroit Pistons vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Game Recap

Final Score: Detroit Pistons – 84 , Cleveland Cavaliers – 96 The Detroit Pistons vs. Cleveland Cavaliers was a divisional matchup that we will see many times this season. The game was relatively close throughout the first 3 quarters, but eventually the Cavs ran away with it on their way to a 12 point victory; ...The post Detroit Pistons vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Game Recap appeared...

Detroit Pistons vs. Chicago Bulls Game Recap

Final Score: Detroit Pistons – 81, Chicago Bulls – 96. The Detroit Pistons vs. Chicago Bulls ended much like we have seen from these two teams over the past 5 years or so; a blowout. It was relatively close after the first quarter, with the Pistons only being down 8, but after that the Bulls ...The post Detroit Pistons vs. Chicago Bulls Game Recap appeared first on The League News.

Woman accuses Mo Cheeks of threatening her, pulling her hair

Photo Credit: BleacherReport When the Detroit Pistons hired Mo Cheeks to replace Lawrence Frank in Motown, they already knew Cheeks has had some character questioning issues in the past. In early September, just three months after his hire, Cheeks was questioned by police in what was believed to be a domestic dispute, but was never charged. Details have emerged, thanks to the Freedom...
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