Found August 14, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
Ever since NBA Center Jason Collins made his historic announcement a couple months ago, the question has been asked, will he actually play? Yes, we’ve broken through now to have an openly gay male athlete in one of the major team sports. Jason Collins the social trail blazer is accomplished and accepted. But what about Jason Collins the NBA five? He hasn’t set foot in a NBA locker room or court yet as an openly gay man. If he doesn’t, what does that mean for this sociopolitical sports milestone? It appears the Detroit Pistons are interested. And they make an offer very soon. They’re looking for depth behind their young big men Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe. Jason Collins has not been a full-time starter in six years. His skills, modest even at his peak, are in decline. His age works against him, and even though his coming out was pretty much universally accepted, his profile as a NBA basketball player is not one in high demand. He won’t be a rotation guy, he’ll be a 14th or 15th ...

Brandon Jennings’ Mom & Ex-GF Instagram Drama because of Groupies (Photos)

Athletes everywhere need to start a support symposium in order to teach each other the dangers of having multiple children with several women because the message has yet to come through. Pistons G Brandon Jennings joins the ranks or the social media defamed by the mother of his son, Brittany Bryant. is reporting that Bryant has decided to take her anger to...

Season breakdown: Detroit Pistons vs. Chicago Bulls

Pistons’ success rides on the broad shoulders of Drummond. With well over two months until the official tip-off of the new NBA season, I will spend the time until then breaking down the Detroit Pistons chances in the Eastern Conference and how they stack up against each team. The first installment sees the Pistons matching up against their fierce and longtime rival, the Chicago...

Detroit Pistons show off new ‘Motor City’ uniform

It’s time to talk about one of every sports fans favorite subjects: uniforms. Yes, I said it…uniforms, and this edition of uniform judgement is brought to you courtesy of the Detroit Pistons and their new alternate ‘Motor City’ uniform for the 2013-14 season. Photo Credit: Detroit Pistons The new alternate uniform features a sharp navy blue that’s reminiscent of the Team...

Detroit Pistons Unveil Motor City Uniforms

The Detroit Pistons unveiled their uniforms for the upcoming season today. Take a look at the Instagram video below featuring Greg Monroe as the Pistons gave us our first look at their “Motor City” alternate jerseys.   I think it’s a pretty cool idea to use the city’s nickname on the front of their uniforms in a time when there isn’t much city pride left in the ‘D...

Washington Wizards: Al Harrington Signing Grade

Washington Wizards: Al Harrington Signing Grade By Brandon Hartman: Vp and Senior Writer at HoopStuff Harrington’s contract: One year, 1.4 million The Wizards might not be able to completely check off the desire for a premier, stretch 4 from their needs list, but they have at least addressed the issue by making a bargain deal with Al Harrington. The veteran big man is a great plug...

Detroit Pistons Unveil ‘Motor City’ Jersey Alternate

The Detroit Pistons unveiled a new jersey alternate for next season on Wednesday. The dark blue jersey which reads ‘Motor City’ across the chest will be worn in 10 games during the upcoming season. According to official press release: The Detroit Pistons announced today the unveiling of a special uniform that will be worn during 10 game dates throughout the 2013-14 regular season...

Chauncey Billups And Partner Buy 30 Wendy’s Restaurants

Chauncey Billups is venturing into the fast food business, he and former NBA player Junior Bridgeman have partnered up to purchase 30 Wendy’s establishments in St. Louis. According to the official press release: The Wendy’s Company today announced the sale of 30 restaurants in the St. Louis market to BB St. Louis, LLC, a partnership headed by current Wendy’s® franchisee and...

Pistons unveil new third jersey

After a tease yesterday on Twitter, the Detroit Pistons unveiled a new third jersey that the team will wear during the upcoming 2013-14 upcoming season. Hmmm … why does @M10OSE have three #Pistons jerseys in his locker? Find out tomorrow! #MotorCity — Detroit Pistons (@detroitpistons) August 13, 2013 Since ditching the red alternates a few years ago...

Detroit Pistons unveil new ‘Motor City’ jerseys in slick Instagram video

Young Detroit Pistons star Greg Monroe modeled the Detroit Piston's brand new "Motor City" jerseys. The alternate look will be worn during Sunday home games.

John Wall gets giant owl tattoo

Just when you thought that Washington Wizards guard John Wall had finally reached his tattoo limit, it appears that Mr. Wall has added a new piece of ink. Recently, a tattoo artist named Randy Harris posted an image of a brand-new owl tattoo that Wall got in his store “Tattoo’s By Randy” in Jonesboro, Georgia to his Instagram account: Huh, I guess that John has no time for sleep….

Buzz: Boxer Cruz marrying boyfriend

Jason Collins received virtually universal praise -- and rightfully so -- for his decision to come out in April, but there's another gay pro athlete whose decision to publicize his homosexuality has flown much farther under the radar. In October, Puerto Rican featherweight boxer Orlando Cruz announced that he is gay , and for the most part, he faded from the public eye afterward...

Pistons’ Unveil New ‘Motor City’ Alternate Jersey (Photo)

The Detroit Pistons made a splash in free agency this summer, traded for their point guard of the future, and unveiled a new alternate jersey to celebrate it. The Pistons unveiled a new “Motor City’ alternate jersey, that pays homage to the automobile industry in Detroit.  The alternate is a darker shade of blue than their regular road uniforms. Nothing like some civic pride...

Pistons reveal “Motor City” jerseys for Motor City Pride Sundays

The Pistons have released yet another marketing ploy, ahem jerseys that the team will wear at home Sunday games in 2013-14. The effort is part of a “Motor City Pride” Sunday promotion. When you can’t put people in the seats, you need to find another way to make money, I guess. Here’s Greg Monroe modeling each of the team’s three jerseys.

Detroit Pistons reveal “Motor City” alternate jerseys

Only a couple hours ago, the Detroit Pistons revealed a brand-new alternate jersey for the 2013-14 season with the words, “Motor City” on the front. Check out Greg Monroe sporting the jersey in the below Instagram clip:

Al Harrington Says Wizards Are ‘Definitely Going To Make The Playoffs’

Pending a physical, 14-year NBA veteran, Al Harrington, will indeed join the Washington Wizards and is already going on record saying the team will “definitely” make the playoffs this season. According to Michael Lee, The Washington Post: “I’m excited and I feel like this team is definitely going to make the playoffs,” Harrington said in a telephone interview late Monday...
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