Found October 24, 2012 on
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From the first couple of preseason games, one thing that I learned about the Detroit Pistons is that rookie Andre Drummond is going to throw down some nasty dunks.Check out this effort against the Charlotte Bobcats on Monday night:
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Tweet Detroit Pistons rookie center Andre Drummond has been something of a highlight reel during the preseason. Drummond scored eight points in the Pistons game over the weekend against the Bobcats, two of them coming via this power slam on Bismack Biyombo: If Drummond can continue to develop as he has so far, the Pistons [...]
Andre Drummond, the 9th overall pick by the Detroit Pistons has had some monster dunks this preseason. In a game against the Charlotte Bobcats Drummond was once again dunking on opponents. Durmmond received a pass in the paint, pivoted and dunked over Biyombo. Hopefully he can keep this up in the regular season. Follow me on twitter @ScottBasketball http://twitter.com/#!/ScottBasketballAlso...
There is no question that Anthony Davis is the favorite to be the 2012-13 Rookie of the Year.
Sports Illustrated goes on to talk about the other possible candidates for No. 1 Rook. Here is a summary:
The Consensus Challenger
Damian Lillard — Portland Trail Blazers — Las Vegas Odds: 5/1
6-foot-3, 195 pounds; age 22
Las Vegas Summer League Stats: 26.5 points, 5.3 assists, 4...
For much of last season, the most interesting reason to watch the Detroit Pistons may have been to see which musical act was playing at halftime. Then, after a 4-20 start, coach Lawrence Frank's group began to click a bit. Detroit was a .500 team the rest of the way, beating teams like Boston and the Los Angeles Lakers and offering a bit of hope for the future. There's...
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- Chase Budinger scored 21 points to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves past the Detroit Pistons 95-76 in a preseason game Wednesday night.
Derrick Williams added 18 points and Nikola Pekovic had 14 for Minnesota. Jose Barea chipped in with seven assists.
Rodney Stuckey scored 21 points for Detroit, and Greg Monroe and Kyle Singler added 11 apiece.