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Players the Detroit Pistons could trade up for in NBA draft

The Detroit Pistons own the 18th overall pick in the 2016 draft, but there are players in the draft that they would love to have that likely won’t be on the board by the time the Pistons make their selection. Below we will highlight three players that the Pistons could be interested in trading up […] Players the Detroit Pistons could trade up for in NBA draft - PistonPowered...
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22 minutes ago

Will the Detroit Pistons be suitors for Jahlil Okafor’s services?

With the Philadelphia 76ers indicating a willingness to move young center Jahlil Okafor, does it make sense for the Detroit Pistons to try for his services? Now that the Philadelphia 76ers have shifted priorities this past season with the firing of former president of basketball operations and general manager Sam Hinkie, the next step of […] Will the Detroit Pistons be suitors...
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22 hours ago

Would the Detroit Pistons select Tyler Ulis at 18?

Tyler Ulis is a player the Detroit Pistons could have on their radar with backup point guard being one of the team’s bigger needs. But would Stan Van Gundy really be comfortable drafting such a small player. The Detroit Pistons need a point guard behind Reggie Jackson. There are very solid point guards in the […] Would the Detroit Pistons select Tyler Ulis at 18? - PistonPowered...
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2 days ago

Drummond’s NBA honor validates his rise – and Pistons’ hiring of SVG

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2 days ago

Detroit Pistons: Draft prospects to target

The NBA Draft is under a month away and the Detroit Pistons have the 18th pick. They also own the 19th pick in the second round (number 49 overall). Let’s take a look at some of the prospects the Detroit Pistons will have their eye on. But first, I should note that this is a unique situation for the Pistons to be in. It’s the first time since 2009 that the Pistons own a first...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Receive First-Ever NBA Team Marketing Campaign of the Year Award

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3 days ago

Andre Drummond, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope get some votes for NBA's All-Defensive teams

Respect. Andre Drummond and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope were the only two Detroit Pistons to receive any votes for NBA All-Defensive honors, but neither made the respective teams. Marcus Morris did not receive any votes, and I'm sure he didn't appreciate that. Drummond received 14 total votes with five voters believing he deserved first team over DeAndre Jordan and Hassan Whiteside...
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3 days ago

SVG gives himself a homework assignment to alter how he coaches a young Pistons team

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3 days ago

Why the Detroit Pistons should draft Thon Maker

Thon Maker was only a sophomore when the infamous mixtape dropped from BallIsLife.com that burst the then 16-year-old onto the national scene. The video has gained over 1.2 million views as of Monday. It was published just two years after Maker arrived in the United States from Australia and three years since his basketball debut at 13, when he was discovered playing soccer...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Offseason Preview: Detroit Pistons

After a six-year postseason absence, the Detroit Pistons had their most successful season since a long run throughout the 2000s and returned to the playoffs. Despite being swept by the Cavaliers in the first round, the Pistons were competitive throughout the series and the franchise is moving in a positive direction. Stan Van Gundy has now had two full years to build the type of...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: How this season laid the foundation for the future

The Detroit Pistons were swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers, but that shouldn’t impair our view of the season as a whole. The 2015-2016 season was nothing but a resounding success for the Pistons. What they showed us this year lays the groundwork for what should be a fruitful immediate future. When game one of the Cavs’ series tipped off, 2,548 days had came and went without the...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Rebuild over, Pistons turn to tweaking

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons have finally moved beyond the rebuilding stage.After their first playoff appearance since 2009, Stan Van Gundy's Pistons can look ahead to the offseason knowing that if they simply keep their current starting lineup intact, the future could be fairly bright. That's not to say that Detroit will stand pat, but the team's key players are...
Via Associated Press
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond Could Be Shooting Free Throws Underhand Next Season

Many things about Andre Drummond's game are a joy to watch. He's a rebounding machine. He's one of the most athletic big men the NBA has ever seen. Sometimes he dances after a made basket. These are all great things, characteristics Drummond would definitely highlight on his Match.com profile. RELATED: How Andre Drummond Wins (Almost) Every Jump Ball There's an ugly side...
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April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond willing to try underhand free throws next season

Andre Drummond is willing to do whatever it take sin order to help his Detroit Pistons win, even if that means going an unconventional route with his free-throw shooting. That could mean we could see Drummond start taking his attempts from the charity stripe with an underhand toss to the basket. Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy mentioned the possibility on Thursday. “As far as shooting...
Via The Comeback
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

No longer rebuilding, Pistons hope to improve in offseason

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Pistons have finally moved beyond the rebuilding stage. After their first playoff appearance since 2009, Stan Van Gundy's Pistons can look ahead to the offseason knowing that if they simply keep their current starting lineup intact, the future could be fairly bright. That's not to say that Detroit will stand pat, but the team's key players...
Via Associated Press
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Van Gundy open to Drummond shooting FTs underhanded

When you’re a career 38 percent shooter from the charity stripe, it’s probably time to start experimenting with some bold new strategies. Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy certainly thinks so in his increasingly Sisyphean attempts to solve the dilemma posed by center Andre Drummond’s notorious bricklaying at the free throw line. Van Gundy was asked on Thursday about the possibility...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Pistons and Cavs owners may team up to own MLS expansion team in Detroit

From Manchester City and the New York Yankees, to the Atlanta Falcons, to the energy drink company Red Bull, to athletes like Magic Johnson, Steve Nash and David Beckham and celebrities like Drew Carey and Will Ferrell, MLS has recently been seen as an attractive market for ownership of those both in and out of sports. It seems like owners of two rival teams in the NBA are looking...
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April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Detroit Pistons | Dunk of the Week: April 25, 2016

KCP shows some #DetroitMuscle with a fast break slam over LeBron James in this week’s Dunk of the Week! Will it take down three-week winner Reggie Jackson? Vote now!
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April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson: Refs should be suspended, fined for bad calls

The Detroit Pistons felt rather aggrieved over how their series against Cleveland was officiated, and Reggie Jackson thinks bad refereeing should be met with stiff consequences. Jackson felt he was fouled on the last play of Game 4, but no whistle came and the Pistons fell 100-98 to the Cavaliers in the final game of the series. In response, he argued that referees should be subject...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Pistons' Reggie Jackson argues refs should be fired for missing calls

Pistons guard Reggie Jackson had the chance to be a hero and extend Detroit's first-round playoff series against Cleveland Sunday with a shot to win at the buzzer, but Jackson launched up a wild off-balance shot that never had a chance. Guarded by Kyrie Irving, Jackson seemingly tried to draw a foul on the play and shot the ball earlier than he needed to despite getting by Irving...
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April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron not surprised Drummond wasn't disciplined

Andre Drummond won’t face league discipline for an elbow to LeBron James during Game 3 of the Detroit Pistons' series against the Cleveland Cavaliers, and James himself isn’t surprised. Drummond caught James with an elbow during Friday’s game, which you can see here. The Cavaliers thought that Drummond should have been assessed a flagrant-2 at the very minimum and appealed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 24, 2016  |  Discuss
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