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Stanley Johnson’s BB4L takes down Drew League title

Stanley Johnson capped off a solid summer with a Drew League championship with BB4L, blowing out Nick Young and JaVale McGee’s #Juglife squad 103-76. Stanley Johnson has had perhaps the most notable summer of any Detroit Piston not named Andre Drummond and capped it off in style with a Drew League championship. Johnson wrapped up […] Stanley Johnson’s BB4L takes down Drew League...
Via Piston Powered
47 minutes ago

Pistons assistant Tim Hardaway facing drunk driving charge

Detroit Pistons assistant coach Tim Hardaway is facing drunk driving charges stemming from an incident last April. According to a report by Jermont Terry and Derick Hutchinson of Local 4 News in Detroit, Hardaway was pulled over near his Beverly Hills home, and court records show that his BAC was .17. It’s unclear based on the report if the UTEP product was arrested during the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Drummond, Johnson highlight Pistons who can make big jump according to Stan Van Gundy

Detroit Pistons’ head coach Stan Van Gundy highlights Andre Drummond and Stanley Johnson as the two players on the roster who can make the biggest leap in play this season. Detroit Pistons’ head coach Stan Van Gundy has a reputation from shooting from the hip. He tells it how it is regardless of what you […] Drummond, Johnson highlight Pistons who can make big jump according...
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3 hours ago

SI grades the Detroit Pistons and the rest of the Central Division

As the Detroit Pistons wind up their offseason moves, SI has ranked the Pistons and the rest of the Central Division’s summer changes. Now that the majority of the NBA has completed their offseason moves, major media outlets are coming out with their summer rankings of the Detroit Pistons and the rest of the league. […] SI grades the Detroit Pistons and the rest of the Central...
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6 hours ago

Pistons have long odds in 2016-2017, but that’s OK

Nobody is counting on the Pistons to build off their positive 2015-2016 season. Detroit vs. Everybody. Detroit vs. Everybody. If you’re getting tired of hearing that mantra, well, sorry. You should get used to hearing it a lot again, and then more and more, this upcoming season. As the Pistons prep to shed the doggy doldrums of summer and head into September for another training...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
19 hours ago

Andre Drummond, Tom Gores and Pistons do the 22-pushup challenge

Watch the Pistons complete the 22-pushup challenge. The 22-pushup challenge is the new viral social media campaign for good, a challenge of simply doing 22 pushups to honor those who have served our country and raise awareness for veteran suicide prevention. On the Pistons’ team trip to California last week, Andre Drummond posted a video of himself, Tom Gores and the rest of...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
1 day ago

Pistons offseason spent doing yoga, lifting each other, and meeting Rocky

For the second straight summer, the Pistons are building team chemistry doing things together. Last summer around this time, most of the Pistons spent a week in Vegas doing UFC training, focusing on “player development”. This summer, at first, appeared to be more laid back, with Instagram posts popping up last week suggesting the team was vacationing on the beach with owner Tom...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
1 day ago

Boban Marjanovic, Andre Drummond make Sylvester Stallone look tiny in this photo

It takes a special giant to make Sylvester Stallone look small. And, we’ve now learned, seven-foot NBA players fit that bill. Seven-foot-three Boban Marjanovic and six-foot-eleven Andre Drummond recently met up with Stallone, and they made Rocky look like Rocky’s prepubescent son. A photo posted by Sly Stallone (@officialslystallone) on Aug 19, 2016 at 7:34am PDT Here’s...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond, Boban Marjanovic tower over Sly Stallone in photo

There aren’t too many guys who can make John Rambo look like an elementary schooler, but the Detroit Pistons have two of them. Hollywood macho man Sylvester Stallone recently met Pistons centers Andre Drummond and Boban Marjanovic and posted about it to Instagram on Friday. The results were, well, a little comical. A couple of very tiny Detroit piston players that I...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Season Outlook: One Step Forward or Two Steps Back?

Stan Van Gundy took a 32-win Pistons team and transformed them into an exciting squad that snuck into the playoffs only to be ushered out by the future NBA champion Cavaliers in a surprisingly competitive sweep. The question coming into the season is whether Stan has already squeezed out every last drop of juice from his team or if there are further heights left for them to reach...
Via The Lottery Mafia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sylvester Stallone looks like a peanut next to Pistons' Drummond, Marjanovic

Here's what happens when Rocky meets 6-foot-11 Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond and 7-foot-3 center-giant Boban Marjanovic.The 70-year-old Stallone is still a built like a stack of bricks but that is a jarring sight and a reminder just how tall NBA players stand.Meanwhile in the life and times of Boban: 
Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

SVG’s front-office vision underscored by Pistons’ quick strike for Marjanovic

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4 days ago

SVG sees Leuer as key addition to Pistons roster suddenly deep in versatile parts

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5 days ago

Pistons’ Baynes helps Boomers to semis with rout of Lithuania

Aron Baynes and the Boomers remain on course to challenge Team USA for the Olympic gold medal in men’s basketball.
Via NBA.com
6 days ago

The Detroit Pistons need Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to grow in order to succeed

Since Stan Van Gundy took over the Detroit Pistons two seasons ago he has completely flipped the roster with only two players remaining from the past regime, Andre Drummond and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. Van Gundy already knew what he had in Drummond as he had begun to show signals of dominance before the new coach came in. KCP was a wildcard though due to his up and down rookie year...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Where do the Detroit Pistons need to improve?

The previous season for the Detroit Pistons was a good one. The team floated around .500 for most of the season, and in fact, never was more than three games above or below that mark en route to a playoff berth. This coming season, the Pistons will be looking to improve upon that record and vault themselves into the top of the Eastern Conference. Here is a look at three areas they...
Via isportsweb.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

The Detroit Pistons and Ray McCallum Jr. coming together was almost inevitable

Yesterday the news broke that the Detroit Pistons had filled their final roster spot. Ex-Detroit Mercy star Ray McCallum Jr. will play for his hometown team this season, signing a veteran’s minimum contract. Many Piston fans have been following McCallum Jr. for some time now; he played three years at the University of Detroit Mercy, which is only a short distance away the Palace...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons announce 1-year deal with guard Ray McCallum

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Pistons officially announced their one-year deal with guard Ray McCallum on Tuesday. McCallum averaged 3.3 points per game last season in 41 appearances for San Antonio and Memphis. He played the previous two seasons for Sacramento. McCallum played college basketball at Detroit, averaging 18.7 points during his final season there in 2012-13...
Via Associated Press
28 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Pistons agree to 1-year deal with McCallum

DETROIT (AP) A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a one-year contract with guard Ray McCallum. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the deal had not been announced. McCallum's deal is for the league minimum, which is about $1 million for a player with his service time. McCallum averaged 3.3...
Via Associated Press
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond gets posterized twice during Drew League game

The NBA may be off for the Summer, but, basketball never stops. While Team USA tours the country competing against other nations in exhibition games, other NBA players are staying busy by playing in various Summer leagues -- the most popular: the Drew League, based in South Central Los Angeles.On Sunday: Detroit Pistons All-Star Center Andre Drummond joined Team ICEOCA during their...
Via FOX Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Boban Marjanovic and Stan Van Gundy Photoshops are great

The newest member of the Detroit Pistons, Boban Marjanovic, was introduced to the media on Wednesday, and his presence next to team head coach and GM Stan Van Gundy led to some fantastic photoshops. Boban, who was signed to a three-year, $21 million offer sheet, is 7-foot-3 and 290 pounds. Van Gundy is 5-foot-8. The gap between their heights is obviously quite notable. .@World_Wide_Wob...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Pistons hope depth is improved after landing Smith, Leuer

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) After reaching the postseason for the first time since 2009, the Detroit Pistons had a bit more credibility during free agency. That's Stan Van Gundy's view, at least, after his team signed guard Ish Smith and forward Jon Leuer. ''I think that guys look at us probably a little differently - you know, young team on the rise,'' said Van Gundy, Detroit's...
Via Associated Press
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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