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Locked On Pistons – An interview with Mo Evans

I was joined on Locked On Pistons by former Detroit Pistons’ reserve Mo Evans about his time in The Big 3, Chauncey Billups, his favorite memories and more. We’ve entered the slow part of the season for the Detroit Pistons and the roster is (probably) just about set, barring minor training camp invitation additions. As […] Locked On Pistons – An interview with Mo Evans -...
Via Piston Powered
11 hours ago

Detroit Pistons officially sign Luis Montero

Montero is Detroit’s first two-way contract player The Detroit Pistons officially announced the signing of Luis Montero to a two-way contract. The two-way contract allows Montero to play up to 45 days on the Pistons’ roster without counting against the 15-player roster. He’d also get a pay bump for any games played in the NBA. The new two-way contracts were a part of the most...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
16 hours ago

Revamped backcourt to give Pistons a whole new look on offense

Via NBA.com
20 hours ago

Should Detroit keep or trade Reggie Jackson?

The 2017 off-season is coming to a close, but the Detroit Pistons are still left with many questions pertaining to the state of the team. Reggie Jackson was shipped out in a trade to the Detroit Pistons in 2015, finally giving him the chance to be a starting guard.  He did little to disappoint, averaging […] Should Detroit keep or trade Reggie Jackson? - PistonPowered - PistonPowered...
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1 day ago

Adding a shooting touch could help Andre Drummond’s free throw shooting

Everyone knows that Andre Drummond is painful to watch at the free throw line, so maybe expanding his game might be the best route for the Detroit Pistons. Andre Drummond might be one of the best centers in the NBA right now, but he can’t be the best if he doesn’t improve his free throw […] Adding a shooting touch could help Andre Drummond’s free throw shooting - PistonPowered...
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1 day ago

Stanley Johnson can make basketball easier for himself with more cuts

How to create easier looks for Detroit’s possible new starter. We should all be rooting for Stanley Johnson to succeed moving forward. He owns all the crucial features to be not only a fan favorite but a staple of this team and on a larger scale the city of Detroit. With Marcus Morris shipped off to Boston, it’s time for Johnson, now entering his third year, to leave his mark...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
1 day ago

Pistons grouped with Heat, Hornets in tightly bunched East’s middle

AUBURN HILLS – The dust isn’t fully settled on the NBA off-season remodeling or, more accurately, there are still further modifications y
Via NBA.com
1 day ago

The Pistons’ Leadership Void

Can Avery Bradley and Anthony Tolliver inspire their teammates to play at a higher level? There were two key differences between the up-and-coming Pistons team of 2015-16 and last year’s dumpster-fire-in-the-middle-of-a-train-wreck. One difference was Reggie Jackson’s health. And that’s received plenty of attention. It clearly hurt the team more when he was playing than when...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
2 days ago

Are the Pistons a playoff team? It starts with a healthy Jackson

Via NBA.com
4 days ago

Will Andre Drummond give the Detroit Pistons maximum effort?

Detroit Pistons Center Andre Drummond has been criticized for his response to the criticism he has been receiving for the better part of a year. The big man tends to flop instead of rising to the occasion when his performance has been challenged by fans, media, and even his head coach. After a year of trade rumors did not come to fruition Drummond’s response to those rumors is...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Caldwell-Pope makes sense for rebuilding Lakers

One team’s discarded two-guard is another team’s big free agent signing.Just days after the Detroit Pistons renounced his rights following the acquisition of Avery Bradley, the Los Angeles Lakers have signed Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to a one-year deal worth $18 million, per ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. For a rebuilding team, Caldwell-Pope is a logical fit for multiple reasons....
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons, Pelicans reportedly discussing Reggie Jackson trade

The New Orleans Pelicans committed $126 million to re-sign Jrue Holiday this summer, but they may still be looking to bolster the point guard position.Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders reports on Tuesday that the Pelicans have discussed the possibility of acquiring Reggie Jackson from the Detroit Pistons in exchange for E’Twaun Moore and Alexis Ajinca. The 27-year-old Jackson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Where the Detroit Pistons stand following their recent offseason moves

The Detroit Pistons have renounced their rights to Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, and he will become an unrestricted free agent. This is in response to the trade that occurred between the Pistons and the Boston Celtics on June 7th, in which the Pistons acquired Avery Bradley along with a 2019 second-round pick. In return, the Celtics received Marcus Morris, and were able to clear some...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: The implications of the Avery Bradley trade

The move shows what the Pistons have in mind for the future, and that future does not include KCP. The team’s tight salary cap situation put the Pistons in a tough spot in regards to retaining Caldwell-Pope. Instead of tying up a bunch of money in a long-term deal with the fifth-year player the Pistons look to be trying to alleviate their cap woes for the future. I think it is...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons renounce rights to Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

After acquiring Avery Bradley from the Boston Celtics on Friday morning, the Detroit Pistons knew they didn’t have enough financial capital to retain restricted free agent guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope.Within hours, the team made that pretty clear by renouncing his rights, making the former lottery pick an unrestricted free agent. Prior to acquiring Bradley from Boston, Pistons...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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