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The Detroit Pistons have decided not to waive Rodney Stuckey.
The Pistons could have saved $4.5 million had they waived Stuckey.
Stuckey will earn $8.5 million next season.
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In last week’s NBA draft, a player by the name of Tony Mitchell went off the board at pick 37 to the Detroit Pistons. Almost 25 picks later than where he was predicted to go if he decided to forgo his sophomore season at UNT and enter the 2012 NBA draft. Within one year, Mitchell [...]The post Tony Mitchell punches his ticket to Motor City appeared first on The Dallas Sports Rant.
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Pick 8: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope- SG- Georgia
- The Pistons’ biggest need to fill this off season, was adding a big time shooter and scorer on the wing. Caldwell-Pope is one of the best shooters in the draft and an excellent defender and can now fill two roles, their number one outside shooter and their top perimeter defender. He does need...
Rasheed Wallace is reportedly in talks with the Detroit Pistons about joining head coach Maurice Cheeks' staff as an assistant.
Jose Calderon provided the Detroit Pistons a nice option at point guard following a mid-season trade, but with Calderon hitting unrestricted free agency, it might be time to turn to Plan B.
And that backup plan, according to CBSSports’ Ken Berg:
Another possible landing spot for Jeremy Lin is Detroit, source says. Rockets would acquire Jose Calderon in sign-and-trade in such a...
There was a time where Joe Dumars was revered for this shrewd trades and his thrifty, yet intelligent free agent pickups. Of course, it helps when those moves land you a championship. But those days are well gone. Forget the trades that landed them Ben Wallace, Rip Hamilton and Rasheed Wallace. Forget the cheap deal which netted the team Chauncey Billups. Those were deals that marked...
And so it begins. Y! Sources: Detroit meeting with free agent Josh Smith at 12:01 EST, planning to make substantial offer. http://t.co/iPlHXBnOAE — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2013
The Pistons have reportedly focused their free-agent efforts on one star.
Detroit is planning to make a "substantial" offer to forward Josh Smith, according to Yahoo! Sports. The deal will reportedly be for four years.
Smith, who has spent his first nine years in the league with the Atlanta Hawks, averaged 17.5 points, 8.4 rebounds and 4.2 assists last season.
It’s July 1, which means the official kickoff to the NBA offseason is finally upon us. Though teams can’t officially announce their signings until July 10, we’ll keep you as up to date as possible with the latest rumors and rumblings involving the Pistons.
Basketball’s free agency negotiating period has only been open for a matter of hours, but the Detroit Pistons have wasted...
Add Sacramento guard Tyreke Evans to the list of free agents the Detroit Pistons may be interested in this offseason. The 23-year-old, high-scoring Evans is a restricted free agent, so the Kings would have seven days to match any offer extended by the Pistons or another team.
Restricted free agent Tyreke Evans (Kings) expected to meet with the Detroit Pistons & Kings today in...
The Pistons continued their strive toward relevancy yesterday (after a pretty solid draft) by sitting down with Hawks swingman Josh Smith. Sources report that they plan to make him a sizable free agent offer. And good for them. Because it’s gonna take a lot of zeroes to get someone to consider moving to Detroit. Even from Georgia.
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The Detroit Pistons met with Josh Smith at 12:01 AM EST on Monday and intend to make a substantial four-year offer.
The Atlanta Hawks have expressed more interest in working with Smith on a sign-and-trade than to re-sign him.
Smith is the Pistons' top priority in free agency, along with re-signing Jose Calderon.
The Pistons hope to make a preemptive strike on Smith knowing that...
The Detroit Pistons are in heavy pursuit of forward Josh Smith.
The Detroit Pistons have a healthy dose of money to spend as the NBA’s free agency period opens on Monday afternoon. They addressed multiple needs during last week’s draft, nabbing sharpshooter Kentavius Caldwell-Pope, point guard Peyton Siva and athletic power forward Tony Mitchell.
So, which players might Joe Dumars...
Josh Smith, who has spent 9 seasons with the Hawks, had his first free agency meeting with the Detroit Pistons shortly after midnight Sunday. According to Chris Broussard of ESPN, Smith is the Pistons “top priority” in free agency, followed by Andre Iguodala.
According to Adrian Wojnarwoski of Yahoo! Sports:
Detroit Pistons general manager Joe Dumars met with Atlanta Hawks forward Josh...