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West Bloomfield, MI teen using Twitter to lure Andre Drummond to prom

A West Bloomfield teenager is using the power of Twitter to lure Pistons center Andre Drummond into coming to her senior prom with her.  We have seen this song and dance dozens of times before, but not this close to home. Raquel Smith, a senior at West Bloomfield High School, reached out to Drummond via direct message and asked how many retweets it would take for him to go with...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Should They Trade For Trey Burke?

(Source: Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images North America) Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… With Brandon Jennings injured for the season with a torn achilles, the Detroit Pistons who are trying to make the playoffs will have to find a starting point guard. D.J. Augustin is an excellent sixth man, but as I saw with Chicago (I live there), he isn’t a starting point guard...
Via HoopStuff
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pistons likely to fill empty roster spot with third point guard

The Detroit Pistons know it's going to be tough to replace everything that Brandon Jennings brings to the table. But D.J. Augustin came pretty close Sunday night, when he moved into the starting lineup in Toronto and scored a career-high 35 points in 37 minutes of Detroit's 114-110 loss. "He handled the minutes fine and played well offensively," coacg Stan Van Gundy said after...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings out with season-ending Achilles tear

This past week, the Detroit Pistons saw their playoff hopes crushed before their eyes as their leading scorer went down with a season ending Achilles tear.  Brandon Jennings was leading the team in points and assists when he went down late in the third quarter of Saturday’s 101-86 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.  Jennings was averaging 19.8 points per game since the release of Josh...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pistons’ Brandon Jennings tweets that he’s out 6-9 months

Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings left Saturday’s 101-86 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks after he made incidental contact with ex-Piston Brandon Knight and then fell to the floor, clutching at his left foot and ankle. Vincent Goodwill of The Detroit News confirmed Sunday that Jennings tore his Achilles. Jennings himself revealed a timeline for his return on his Twitter...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings to miss 6-9 months with Achilles injury

Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings is going to be out 6 to 9 months with a torn Achilles tendon in his left foot that he suffered in Saturday’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks. We didn’t know for sure until an MRI revealed the tear Sunday morning, but Jennings also took to Twitter to let people know the diagnosis. 6/9months. — BRANDON JENNINGS (@BrandonJennings...
Via Crossover Chronicles
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings suffers horrific Achilles injury

Well this isn’t good for the Pistons or Brandon Jennings. Piston point guard Brandon Jennings suffered an Achilles injury tonight against the Bucks which saw him hit the floor and tumble in pain. The injury happened in the third quarter as he was defending the in-bound pass. The video below shows him clutching his left Achilles heel as team trainers rush to his aid. This will...
Via Crossover Chronicles
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings ‘out for the foreseeable future’ with leg injury

Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings was injured in Saturday’s 101-86 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. Jennings made incidental contact with ex-Piston Brandon Knight and then fell to the floor, clutching at his left foot and ankle. Jennings was helped to the locker room, bearing no weight on his foot. “It doesn’t look good,” Stan Van Gundy said after the game....
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Execute Nastiest Alley-Oop You Will See All Year

The Pistons were able to execute the nastiest alley-ooo dunk you will see all season.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Brandon Jennings goes down with apparent foot injury

Aside from the score, the Pistons suffered what looked to be another huge blow Saturday night in Milwaukee as point guard Brandon Jennings went down in obvious pain with an apparent foot/ankle injury. The play initially looked pretty innocent during a Milwaukee inbound but it was Jennings who eventually had to be helped off the court and later seen in a wheelchair heading back to...
Via The Majors Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Regner: Gores deserves credit, too, for Pistons' turnaround

When Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores first arrived on the scene, we were told he was one of us -- even though he actually didn't look or act like one of us. But that old phrase "never judge a book by its cover" is certainly appropriate when it comes to Gores. During his first couple of years in charge, Gores did three things: He sunk millions into the infrastructure of the Palace...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons' success makes Gores happy for fans, city of Detroit

Tom Gores has always been enthusiastic about the Detroit Pistons. For the first time since he bought the team in 2011, they are actually giving him a reason to be excited. Gores attended Wednesday's win over the Orlando Magic, speaking to the media at halftime before addressing the coaches and players after the game. "I'm happy -- really and honestly -- for our fans and the city...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy isn’t building a Magic 2.0 team

The Detroit Pistons are 11-3 since waiving Josh Smith on December 22. We all knew Smith wasn’t a good fit in Mo-town, but seriously? Personally, I like to say I told you so to anyone and everyone who thought it was a good idea for the Pistons to sign Smith in the first place. He’s a career 27 percent shooter from behind the arc. He shot 26 percent last year and took 265 triples...
Via Crossover Chronicles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons recall Spencer Dinwiddie, Luigi Datome from D-League

  The Detroit Pistons have recalled guard Spencer Dinwiddie and forward Luigi Datome from the team's NBA Development League affiliate in Grand Rapids. Dinwiddie, drafted 38th overall in the 2014 NBA Draft, has appeared in eight games for the Pistons this season, averaging 3.0 points and 12.4 minutes per game. Datome is in his second season with Detroit. He's averaged 2.6 points...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons call up Dinwiddie, Datome

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons have recalled guard Spencer Dinwiddie and forward Luigi Datome from the team's NBA Development League affiliate in Grand Rapids. Dinwiddie, drafted 38th overall in the 2014 NBA Draft, has appeared in eight games for the Pistons this season, averaging 3.0 points and 12.4 minutes per game. Datome is in his second season with Detroit....
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: What’s Going Right in Detroit

Source: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images North America Detroit Pistons: What’s Going Right in Detroit By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… Much to the surprise of everyone who follows the NBA, the Detroit Pistons have become both intriguing and relevant very quickly. The Pistons under Stan Van Gundy hit rock bottom at 5-23. Despite his coaching ability, SVG couldn’t make...
Via HoopStuff
6 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU, former Pistons coach Larry Brown sells PA mansion (PHOTOS)

Former Pistons head basketball coach Larry Brown sold his Pennsylvania for $4.02 million last month, two years after listing it for $7.85 million.  Woah. The 10,802-square-foot shack on over four acres of land has its own name – Linden Hall.  The house has seven bedrooms, eight full bathrooms and three half-baths.  It’s alright. Brown is the only head coach to have won...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA gives Pistons' Andre Drummond warning about flopping

  Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond has received a warning from the NBA for violating the league's anti-flopping rule on a crucial last-minute play against Indiana on Friday night. With the score tied, Drummond drew an offensive foul on Indiana's Roy Hibbert with 23.9 seconds left. The third-year big man then gave the Pistons a 98-96 win with a tip-in at the other end. The Pistons...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond tips in last-second game winner vs Pacers (Video / GIF)

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond stepped up in the clutch to tip in the last-second game winner in Friday night's game against Indiana.With the game tied at 96, Brandon Jennings wound down the clock on the last Pistons offensive position and missed the layup, but Drummond was in the right place at the right time to win the game.Drummond finished with 16 points and 16 rebounds...
Via Holdout Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: The win streak’s lasting effect

The Detroit Pistons seven-game win streak came to an end on Friday, but not before it reached incredible heights. The streak has not only rejuvenated enthusiasm for basketball in the Motor City, but also has the Pistons looking like a team reborn. And it’s all because they released Josh Smith. The failed experiment: Dumars Smith signed a four-year contract under Joe Dumars...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons winning streak reaches 7 with 108-95 win over Mavs

Don’t look now but the Detroit Pistons are now the hottest team in the NBA, something that was pretty unfathomable just a few short weeks ago. Heading into tonight’s game the Pistons were winners of six straight coming off a drama filled last second win over the Spurs the night before. Ironically the Mavs were also winners of six straight and one of the highest scoring teams...
Via The Majors Detroit
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stan Van Gundy F-bomb makes it onto TV

Stan Van Gundy proved on Tuesday night that the best way to reach NBA players is by cussing. Okay, that’s not really the lesson we learned, but it’s still a funny thought to ponder. TV cameras were filming Van Gundy as the coach spoke with his Pistons players prior to the last play in Detroit’s...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Are this Pistons looking like the ’04 Pistons?

These past Four games, (For Sure) they look like the 2004 Detroit Pistons. But the real question is, Can the keep this up? It is showing that Josh Smith was the problem and was holding the Pistons down from winning. In the last four games, They are averaging 107 points per game and holding opponents to 89 points per game. That is from when they let go and parted ways from Josh Smith...
Via The Majors Detroit
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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