Found September 07, 2013 on
The Detroit Pistons season breakdown will now head out of the Central Division and into the Atlantic against the Atlanta Hawks. The Pistons were able to snag Josh Smith from the Hawks this offseason in a move that could catapult the Pistons up the Eastern Conference standings this upcoming season.
Smith left his hometown of Atlanta to join the Detroit Pistons this offseason (Photo Credit: Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
The Hawks are coming off a season where they went 44-38 and finished sixth in the Eastern Conference. They were ousted in the first round by the Indiana Pacers in six games.
Over the past five seasons, the Hawks have been the stalwart of consistency in the East. They’ve been a middle of the pack team that just hasn’t seemed to crack the upper echelon of talent in the conference.
The Hawks took two of three matchups a year ago and the two teams will play each other four times this season.
The Pistons will be looking to make a splash in the East this season after...
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Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (Photo by Kathy Willens/AP) The Detroit Pistons made quite a splash this offseason by going from one of the Eastern Conference’s worst teams to one of the league’s most exciting young teams. Detroit signed two of the top free agents in Josh Smith and Brandon Jennings to team up with their young, homegrown big men, Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe. With...
Wondering what Detroit Pistons big man Andre Drummond did this week for some fun?
Well, it appears that he decided to go-karting with some friends/family and we got the Instagram/Vine videos to prove it!
Andre Drummond image courtesy of Getty Images