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Caldwell-Pope shines at summer league

The Detroit Pistons are salivating over the show Kentavious Caldwell-Pope put on at the 2014 Orlando Pro Summer League last week. KCP finished as the event’s top scorer, averaging 24 points-per-game across five contests. The first of the NBA’s two summer leagues featured 10 NBA teams and ran from July 5-11 at the Orlando Magic’s Amway Center. Caldwell-Pope Caldwell-Pope, 21...
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons 2014 Summer League Recap

The Detroit Pistons concluded the 2014 Orlando Pro Summer League with a 3-2 record after a 96-87 loss Friday morning to the host Orlando Magic. The week in Orlando was a positive one for the Pistons. Here are the three things that stood out to me in Summer League 1.) Kentavious Caldwell-Pope KCP stands for “Kid Can Play” guys. Caldwell-Pope is looking to bounce back from a poorly...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Nails Game-Winner vs. Miami as Part of 26-Point Outburst

If Kentavious Caldwell-Pope can carry over even a fraction of his ongoing NBA Summer League mojo into the 2014-15 season, the Detroit Pistons will be far better off for it. The Pistons’ 2013 first-round pick dominated for the third consecutive game, this time scoring 26 points and hitting a late 3-pointer to beat the Miami Heat. With the Pistons trailing by one in the closing 10...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Breaks Ankles, Drains Three

Summer league may not be great for getting a quality read on a player, but it is great for watching marginal players make really good plays. So, without further ado, here is Kentavious Caldwell-Pope of the Detroit Pistons with a nice crossover followed by a drained three. For some of us NBA addicts, highlights like this will just have to do. @JrMarkyMark The post GIF: Kentavious...
Via Pass The Pill
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope fools defender with crossover at Orlando Summer League

One of the Orlando Summer League’s breakout stars has to be Detroit Pistons second year guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. During today’s Pistons-Heat Summer League affair, Kentavious was matched-up with Tyler Johnson around the three-point line. Watch the below Vine clip which shows Caldwell-Pope’s crossover causing Johnson to spin around in a circle and Kentavious to have a...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Named NBA Summer League Player of the Day

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’s Player of the Day honors.
Via The Detroit Sports Site
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: 2014 NBA Draft primer

The aftermath of a 2012 trade for Corey Maggette has cost the Detroit Pistons their first-round draft pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. Just as Detroit was poised to secure a top-8 pick in what many are considering to be the deepest draft in years, it was snatched away from them during the NBA Lottery. The lost pick is about the worst hand that head coach Stan Van Gundy could have been...
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Bold predictions for the 2013-14 season

The revamped Detroit Pistons‘ journey back to the playoffs gets under way in less than a month. With all the dreaded time finally dwindling away, it’s time to make some bold predictions about the Pistons upcoming season: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope will assert himself as shooting guard of the future It won’t matter whether or not Caldwell-Pope cracks the starting lineup on opening...
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope: Rookie of the Year candidate?

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope flew under the radar this offseason, and particularly when discussion of the topic of NBA Rookie of the Year arose. But, if Caldwell-Pope gets a legitimate shot at the starting shooting guard position with the Pistons this upcoming season, could he be a for real contender for this crown? Photo Credit: Fernando Medina (NBAE/Getty) Yes, I’ll give three reasons...
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons Rookie Kentavious Caldwell-Pope’s Autograph Is Simple, Printed ‘K.C.P.’ (Photo)

With a name like Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, it is best to have a simple signature. Otherwise, one autograph session could lead to a killer case of carpal tunnel syndrome. Caldwell-Pope, a rookie for the Detroit Pistons, has found a simple way around that. His autograph consists of three printed letters, separated by periods, plus his jersey number: “K.C.P. #5.” It may not look...
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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