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WATCH: Detroit Pistons | Dunk of the Week: February 20, 2017

Andre Drummond shows his #DetroitMuscle by going back up strong to the rim for a jam against the Spurs in this week’s Dunk of the Week! Will it take down 3-week winner Tobias Harris? Vote now!
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA Trade Rumors: Cousins for Drummond deal floated by Detroit, rejected by Kings

Earlier this season, the Pistons called the Kings about a big man swap. No indication the Pistons re-engaged with the Kings during All-Star weekend DeMarcus Cousins was finally traded by the Kings, but what really took the NBA world by storm was how little Sacramento got in return. The New Orleans Pelicans were able to snag the enormously talented Cousins for a value pack of Hydrox...
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9 hours ago

Exploring Reggie Jackson’s struggles

Detroit Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson has struggled on both ends of the floor this season, prompting many questions about his future in Detroit and the near-future of the Pistons franchise as a whole. Does Stan Van Gundy need to move on just two years after acquiring his supposed franchise point guard? When Reggie Jackson returned […] Exploring Reggie Jackson’s struggles...
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2 days ago

Detroit Pistons: Assessing the state of the team at the All-Star Break

Heading into the All-Star Break, the Detroit Pistons sit in the 8th seed with a 27-30 record.  They’re 17-11 at home, but 10-19 on the road.  After getting first rounded by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the postseason last year, the team could be looking to avenge that result.  However, the team still has some concerning issues.  Despite currently being the 8th seed in the Eastern...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons’ Reggie Jackson involved in more trade talks

Could the Detroit Pistons send Reggie Jackson to the Orlando Magic? According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, there is at least a discussion. Reggie Jackson has been a hot name on the trade market this season. First ESPN’s Marc Stein reported that he was involved in a deal that would net the Pistons Ricky Rubio and […] Detroit Pistons’ Reggie Jackson involved in more trade talks -...
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2 days ago

Report: Magic turned down a deal to acquire DeMarcus Cousins

The Orlando Magic seem to be doing everything possible to revamp what has become a struggling roster. The team moved Serge Ibaka to the Toronto Raptors earlier this month and has been engaged in trade talks surrounding Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Jackson.It makes sense that Orlando would want to blow this whole thing up. It heads into the All-Star Break with the second-worst record...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons, Magic have discussed Reggie Jackson trade

Could Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Jackson be the latest casualty of the NBA trade deadline?ESPN’s Marc Stein reports on Friday that the Pistons have discussed sending Jackson to the Orlando Magic in exchange for D.J. Augustin and Jeff Green. Jackson, who will turn 27 in April, has regressed somewhat this season with averages of 15.2 points and 5.6 assists per game. He has been...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons have no players at All-Star weekend for first time in 35 years

If this All-Star weekend feels different, that’s because it is NBA All-Star weekend has finally arrived with the best and brightest in the NBA descending on New Orleans. For me, and perhaps other Pistons fans, this year feels different. It’s not just that the Pistons are disappointing this year -- we’ve had plenty of that in the past decade. I just can’t seem to drum up...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
3 days ago

Pistons in solid playoff shape despite ups and downs of season’s first 57 games

AUBURN HILLS – The Pistons aren’t likely to match last year’s 44 wins – it would require them to go 17-8 in the season’s final 25 games –
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3 days ago

Smith serving up that good Ish

Detroit has won 6 of 9 and Smith is a big reason why. Good Ish is pretty good, and Detroit needs more of it. What’s Ish Smith been up to lately? Well, what has Ish not been up to lately? That’s the better question. The Pistons have won six of their last nine games heading into the NBA All-Star break. A good chunk of that success because of Ish’s play. It seems that more...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
3 days ago

Stan Van Gundy not worried about Reggie Jackson

Detroit Piston’s point guard Reggie Jackson has been a disappointment to some this season, but Stan Van Gundy isn’t worried about Jackson’s play this season. Are you worried about Reggie Jackson? If you ask Stan Van Gundy, he’ll tell you he isn’t. Via MLive: The Detroit Pistons coach said Wednesday before his team hosted the […] Stan Van Gundy not worried about Reggie...
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3 days ago

Revived Jackson sparks Pistons to huge lead as they hold off Dallas charge

FAST BREAKDOWN
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4 days ago

Why the Cleveland Cavaliers should tank the rest of the regular season

There are two ways for LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers to react to Kevin Love's recent knee injury.The Cavs can double-down across the board, asking each player to do a little more to pick up the slack — and in so doing, risk taking a test they might not pass. That's option No. 1, the conventional wisdom.Or, Cleveland can take a page out of the Philadelphia 76ers' book...
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5 days ago

The Aesthetic: NBA All-Star Game jerseys

When Adidas unveiled the 2017 NBA All-Star jerseys in January, it was met with a tepid response. One fan said the uniforms looked like reversible jerseys for the local parks and recreation team. Another compared it to the uniforms worn by referees on the court. NBA All-Star jerseys have evolved through the years, with each change reflecting larger style and fashion trends at the...
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Report: Pistons put Andre Drummond, Reggie Jackson on trade block

Things just have not been going according to plan for Stan Van Gundy and the Detroit Pistons. Expectations heading into the season were that this team might find a way to earn a top-five seed in the Eastern Conference. Now, heading into the All-Star Break, Detroit boasts a 26-30 record and is hanging on to the final playoff spot.Surprisingly enough, the primary issue here has been...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Yogi Ferrell sparks Mavercks into road tilt against Pistons

Yogi Ferrell continues to produce for the Dallas Mavericks, even though he's been relegated to a reserve role. The rookie point guard out of Indiana posted a team-high 20 points and five assists in a 111-98 loss to Boston on Monday night. Ferrell played 33 minutes after starter Deron Williams was ejected in the second quarter for arguing a foul call. Ferrell signed a 10-day contract...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Latrell Sprewell among latest wave to sign with Ice Cube’s BIG3 league

Latrell Sprewell made headlines when he showed up sitting next to James Dolan at the Madison Square Garden. Now he’s making news on a different front as one of the latest to sign with Ice Cube’s BIG3 league set to kick off this summer.“The BIG3, the highly anticipated 3-on-3 professional basketball league, announced today Latrell Sprewell, J.R. Rider, Earl Boykins, Brian Cook...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons complete comeback to beat Toronto Raptors, 102-101

The Detroit Pistons picked up a big win on Sunday, capping a 16-point 4th quarter comeback to beat the Toronto Raptors 102-101. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope hit a three-pointer with 13 seconds left to give Detroit the lead, and Toronto’s DeMar DeRozan couldn’t answer on the other end. Caldwell-Pope and Tobias Harris led the Pistons, with 21 and 24 points apiece. Andre Drummond also...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker has funny quote about Spurs teammate's breakout game

Another promising San Antonio Spurs role player has his teammates thinking deja vu.Dewayne Dedmon put up 17 points and 17 rebounds against the Detroit Pistons on Friday. That same Pistons team has signed big men Aron Baynes and Boban Marjanovic away from the Spurs the last two seasons, and point guard Tony Parker half expects Dedmon to be next.“They take all our big guys,” Parker...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons pull away in 3rd quarter, beat 76ers 113-96

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Andre Drummond had 16 points and 17 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons pulled away at the start of the third quarter for an easy 113-96 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. Detroit led 55-46 at halftime, then made its first six shots of the third quarter. The Pistons went on to outscore Philadelphia 34-21 in the period and were never seriously...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Simone Biles posts hilarious picture with Shaq

What happens when you put 7-foot-1 Shaquille O’Neal and 4-foot-9 Simone Biles next to each other? Hilarity happens.Biles posted the highly amusing image on Twitter, as the two met at Super Bowl LI in Houston. It should be noted that Biles is wearing heels and she still barely makes it past Shaq’s waist.This is not the first time that Biles has posed with a significantly taller...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves' rally comes up short in loss to Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Marcus Morris scored a career-high 36 points, and the Detroit Pistons held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-108 on Friday night. Jon Leuer added a career-high 24 points for Detroit, which won despite 5-for-20 shooting from its starting backcourt of Reggie Jackson and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. Morris scored 13 of his points in the third quarter. Karl-Anthony...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every player from the Bad Boys back-to-back Championship teams

Happy Groundhog Day everybody! Don't forget to hug your local groundhog. They get sad around the holidays as well. Punxsutawney Phil and Hall of Fame NBA coach Chuck Daly have more in common beyond their immaculate teeth and glorious manes. They are also both inarguably Punxsutawney's most famous figures. Yes, the legendary Daly's career began with humble beginnings at Punxsutawney...
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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