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Saturday marked the first day NBA players were allowed to play in the Drew League this season and Brandon Jennings got things started with a bang.
The Detroit Pistons guard dropped 57 playing for The Clozers in the 3:15 p.m. game against Sole Clinics.
Derrick Williams, a La Mirada grad and current member of the Sacramento Kings, laced them up for Sole Clinics.
Joining Jennings with The Clozers was former member of the Pistons and NBA champion Austin Daye of the San Antonio Spurs.
However, it was Jennings who stole the show in a 107-84 win for The Clozers.
Jennings is one of many local players making an impact in the NBA today. The Compton native attended Dominguez High School before transferring east to renowned Oak Hill Academy.
Following the NBA's decision to ban high schoolers from jumping directly to the NBA, Jennings became somewhat of a revolutionary deciding to forego college and play overseas.
He spent one year playing professionally in Italy before declaring for the ...
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Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings put on a show Saturday in Watts at the Drew League. This weekend is the first that active NBA players are allowed to participate in summer leagues. BJ was in the proverbial “zone,” showing out with 57 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists.
Jennings Clozers, which also featured Spurs’ Austin Daye, defeated SoleClinics – which featured...
While the younger NBA players are fine tuning their games at the Summer League right now, some veteran players are showing off at various league’s around the country.
One particularly competitive league, the Drew League, has had numerous stars come out and show off. The latest: Detroit Pistons’ guard Brandon Jennings, who put on a show and dropped 57 points last night.
If only his stat line in the NBA could be this overwhelming and efficient. Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings is an L.A. native and a regular fixture at the Nike Drew League.
Jennings team got the 107-84 victory after he dropped 57 pts, 6 rebs and 5 assists in breath-taking fashion. If only it were so easy for Jennings in the league.
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Monroe was drafted by the Detroit Pistons in 2010 and for two years, he was supposed to be the future of the franchise. The problem was that the present of the franchise was an epic freaking disaster. You can talk about the Knicks and all of their drama. You can talk about how the Lakers fell apart or...
Greg Monroe and his agent David Falk visited a Detroit Pistons summer league practice Thursday, so Andre Drummond used it as something of a personal recruiting opportunity for his free-agent teammate.
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Tim Olbrecht may not be a member of the Detroit Pistons’ organization for long, but he just about guaranteed himself a running spot on the Nick Johnson highlight reel for years to come.
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Kentavious Caldwell-Pope dropped 26 points and added six steals in the Detroit Pistons’ Summer League opener on Saturday, another step forward for the young guard who hopes to be part of Stan Van Gundy’s plans in 2014-15.
Caldwell-Pope’s performance in a 95-89 win over the Rockets earned him NBA.com’s Player of the Day honors.
Stretch power forwards have become more and more valuable in the NBA. The Pistons and Rockets both have a plethora of stretch power forwards. Pistons also have a lot of combo guards that they look to rely on. The Detroit Pistons look to rely on Kentavious Caldwell-Pope as a leader to the younger guards, and produce on the offensive side. Pope came into this league as more of a perimeter...