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In the midst of the NBA Draft night the Pistons were potentially making news that didn’t have anything to do with potential picks or prospects.
According to the New York Daily News, Detroit is in talks to bring in former Piston Rasheed Wallace to be part of newly hired Maurice Cheek’s coaching staff.
Rasheed Wallace is in talks with the Detroit Pistons to join Maurice Cheeks coaching staff, the Daily News has learned.
— Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) June 28, 2013
Wallace was an intricle part of the Pistons’ 2004 Championship and their run of Eastern Conference Finals appearances. He last played for the New York Knicks this past season after coming out of retirement but once again announced his playing days were over when the regular season came to an end.
Source confirms #Pistons could possibly bring in Rasheed Wallace as an assistant coach. Mentor for Drummond.
— Vincent Ellis (@Vincent_Ellis56) June 28, 2013
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Tim Hardaway Jr
Michigan Basketball guard Tim Hardaway Jr was selected #24 overall in the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Hardaway Jr and teammate Trey Burke were both selected in the first round. That is the first time since 1994 (Jalen Rose and Juwan Howard) that two Michigan Wolverines were selected in the first round of the NBA Draft.
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As if her emerging from the waves in Bermuda wasn’t clue enough, singer Elle Varner confirmed her relationship with Knicks guard Iman Shumpert. Varner was spotted on the red carpet for the ASCAP Awards in LA and she’s clearly excited about her relationship with Iman. She indicated to Hip Hollywood that the two have been dating for awhile and she’s glad it’s finally out of...
The Detroit Pistons hope to be able to use Tony Mitchell to defend both power forwards and small forwards.
“He’s a guy we would like to see be able to guard threes and fours,” Pistons assistant general manager George David said. “What you do now in the NBA to identify whether you like a guy at a certain position or not, what can he defend? With his athleticism and his body...
Former Louisville guard Chris Smith has an opportunity to fill a void for the New York Knicks and is more than confident that he’s up for the task.
With Jason Kidd recently retiring and taking the head coaching position with the Nets, the New York Knicks are now in need for a back-up point guard.
“I hope to be the backup point guard,” Smith recently told Adam Zagoria of ZagsBlog...
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Carmelo Anthony unveiled two restored basketball courts in Red Hook, Brooklyn – the neighborhood he grew up in – Thursday. The whole community came out for the ceremony as the Knicks star presented them with the new basketball courts on behalf of his foundation. The Carmelo Anthony Foundation has previously opened up courts in Syracuse and Puerto Rico.
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Iman Shumpert tweeted this photo of himself donning an orange NY Knicks jersey...and then removed said pic.
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Joe Dumars and the Detroit Pistons have become pretty familiar with this spot in the NBA draft.
For the fourth straight year, they'll pick from seventh to ninth.
This time it's No. 8 - and the Pistons hope their choice Thursday night will help avoid more trips to the lottery in the future.
''We're simply looking to get the best player we can get,''...
Happy NBA Draft Day! For all you Detroit Pistons fans, get ready to see what the team does with the #8 pick in 2013 Draft. Here’s a NBA mock draft composite for your favorite team.
And here’s our latest 2013 NBA Mock Draft. The most ACCURATE on the whole wide web the last two years!!! David Kay was #1; he has the Detroit Pistons making a pick from the Big East. In both rounds...
The Milwaukee Bucks have interest in J.R. Smith and Chris Copeland.
Smith and Copeland are free agents of the New York Knicks.
The Bucks are in a position to potentially offer more money to Smith and Copeland than the Knicks.
Smith was the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year.
The Detroit Pistons hold picks 8, 37 and 56 in the 2013 NBA Draft. We’ll have full coverage of all those selections, plus grades on the picks later Thursday night. Until then, we’re tracking the Pistons’ draft plans …
Round 1, pick No. 8 overall:
Round 2, pick No. 37 overall:
Round 3, pick No. 56 overall:
The Detroit Sports Site’s 2013 Pistons Mock Draft: Read...
Anyone who reads regularly knows it’s hard for me to hide my Knicks homerism. But I’ll say this – grabbing Tim Hardaway Jr at #24 last night was a HUGE win for the orange and blue. Athletic as hell, can already shoot and has an NBA pedigree? Oh yeah, girl. That’s the way daddy likes it.
Don’t believe me by the way? Check out the fans and Spike Lee’s reaction above. New...
The New York Knicks selected Michigan shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr with the 24th overall pick in the NBA Draft. Here is our profile of Hardaway Jr from our draft preview. A few more thoughts after the jump -
1. The biggest assumption about this selection from many is that JR Smith may not be coming back. There is rumors about Milwaukee offering Smith a contract the Knicks can’t...