Detroit Pistons: Trade and free agency reaction

Less than 48 hours into NBA free agency, and the Detroit Pistons have already added four new faces to their roster. After the Pistons failed to bring in Danny Green or DeMarre Carroll, two of the Pistons’ biggest offseason targets, the Pistons went after their second biggest offseason need, rim protection.  The Pistons were able to add another player to the rotation, when they...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons sign Aron Baynes away from Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs are reportedly a tad lighter in the frontcourt. Aron Baynes, their stable fourth big over the past couple seasons, has moved on to Detroit, where he'll presumably grab a larger role backing up Pistons franchise center Andre Drummond.Baynes nearly doubled most of his per game averages last year, appearing in 70 games before getting shredded by Blake Griffin in...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Top Ten best plays from 2014-15 season

Although the Detroit Pistons fell short of the Eastern Conference playoffs last season, they have a pretty intriguing team for the upcoming season. With noted big man Andre Drummond, point guard Reggie Jackson and head coach Stan Van Gundy, the Pistons have a bright future to say the least. For those of you who might have missed of some of the Pistons best plays from last season...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Welcome Stanley Johnson

The 2015 NBA Draft has wrapped up and the Detroit Pistons made plenty of fans happy last night when they used their eighth overall pick to select Arizona small forward, Stanley Johnson. Johnson and Detroit seem to be a perfect fit.  While Detroit’s legacy in the NBA is personified off of a tough, physical, defensive basketball philosophy, Johnson fits that mold very well.  Many...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Final NBA Mock Draft: Who Should the Pistons Draft?

Today is a huge day for the NBA.  The NBA Draft is today and the draft is something that can make or break teams’ futures.  In honor of today’s huge event, TopSportsReport has released the last of a series of NBA mock draft articles. To see who Adam Horvath projects the Detroit Pistons will select in the draft to team up with Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson, click the link...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Every Andre Drummond slam dunk from the 2014-15 season

As the Detroit Pistons look towards the future of their franchise, it would appear that center Andre Drummond is going to be a huge part of it. During the 2014-15 regular season, Drummond averaged over thirteen points and over thirteen rebounds per game for Detroit. For those of you who might have missed some of his more notable slam dunks on the season, check out the compilation...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Who Should Detroit Re-Sign In Free Agency?

  (Source: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Free Agents: Greg Monroe (UFA) Andre Drummond (Team Option) Reggie Jackson (UFA) Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (2yr Team Option) Tayshaun Prince (UFA) John Lucas (UFA) Cartier Martin (Player Option) Quincy Miller (UFA) Joel Anthony (UFA) The Detroit Pistons are heading into an important...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond sued over tweet

Andre Drummond all but lives on Twitter. The Detroit Pistons star is certainly "of his generation."That seems to have gotten him in trouble, recently.Drummond reportedly went through some trouble buying a new car, and tweeted about his problems with the dealership Dynamic Customs and owner Bobby Journaa.Drummond deleted the tweet, but the damage was done in the eyes of Journaa. ...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics making concerted effort to move up in draft

We have some Celtics-related draft news by way of Bucks reporter Gery Woelfel: It’s hardly a secret a slew of teams, including several lottery ones, are exploring potential trades. One team that is making a concerted effort to move into the lottery, league sources claim, is Boston. The Celtics are dangling their two No. 1 picks: Nos. 16 and 28. Nothing truly new here, just another...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons draft prospect profile: Myles Turner

The Detroit Pistons have the eighth pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. They’ll have plenty of prospects to choose from, so we’ll break down each of them in this series. This is part four and if you missed any of the previous installments, you can read them here. The Detroit Pistons will be scouting Texas’ Myles Turner closely in the two weeks leading up to the 2015 NBA Draft. Standing...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond says he's 'tired of losing'

Few people know it, but Andre Drummond is one of the best young big men in the game. The Detroit Pistons center, under coach Stan Van Gundy, has every chance to follow in the rim-protection footsteps of Dwight Howard.The next phase of his evolution is becoming a leader. Drummond seems to be taking that challenge head-on this offseason, according to a recent report. "I just have the...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons shopping No. 8 pick

The Detroit Pistons' No. 8 pick in this June's draft is arguably their greatest asset not named Andre Drummond. That's why it comes as a bit of a surprise to hear that Stan Van Gundy and Co. are shopping it.Reports from ESPN's Chad Ford that the selection slot is "being shopped around” come with little elaboration. Perhaps the Pistons are just doing their due diligence, and making...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons' Drummond as good as his Twitter word, attends prom

Last year, West Bloomfield (Mich.) High School's prom featured an appearance by a cast member from the reality show "Basketball Wives." But this year's prom went one better — a basketball player. A West Bloomfield student, Raquel Smith, had reached out to the Detroit Pistons' Andre Drummond via Twitter, asking how she could get him to come to prom with her. He said she needed 12...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Andre Drummond attends West Bloomfield HS (MI) prom

Thanks to a Twitter proposal that ended up in lots and lots of retweets, Pistons center Andre Drummond attended the West Bloomfield High School (MI) prom with senior Raquel Smith.  Drummond, 21, showed up in a four door Porsche with California plates on it (rented?) and a black bow tie, black hat and Louis Vuitton shoes.  According to the Detroit Free Press, he hung around for...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Trade, or keep, #8 pick?

We’re less than a month away from the 2015 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.  On June 25th, the Detroit Pistons will select eighth overall and there are plenty of scenarios that could play themselves out come draft night. One of the more recent rumors surrounding the Pistons’ draft scenario involves the possibility of Detroit trading the number eight pick...
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Post-Lottery Mock Draft: Who Should the Pistons Take?

PISTONS LOTTERY SPOT NUMBER EIGHT Now that the lottery has concluded, analysts and NBA executives have a better idea of which prospect will be selected where.  With that in mind, TopSportsReport decided to run an NBA Mock Draft today. Find out who Gavin Felix projects to join Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond as the newest member of the Detroit Pistons. NBA Mock Draft Link: http...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Mock Draft Tracker, Post-Lottery Edition: Who’s the Choice at No. 8?

The Detroit Pistons held serve in the 2015 NBA Draft Lottery, failing to hit it big with a move into the top three but also avoiding a drop like they suffered a year ago — slipping from No. 8 to No. 9 cost the Pistons their first-round pick in the 2014 draft. Who might get the nod when the Pistons are on the clock? Here’s a sampling of the predictions: Sports Illustrated: Stanley...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Five prospects Detroit Pistons might draft with the No. 8 pick

The Detroit Pistons still face a lot of uncertainty in their new era, under head coach and team president Stan Van Gundy. But by landing the No. 8 overall selection in the 2015 NBA Draft in last night's lottery, they potentially moved one piece away from having their definitive core of the future. While Detroit has some work to do locking down Andre Drummond, Reggie Jackson and...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Players the Detroit Pistons should target with the #8 pick

The Detroit Pistons have received the eighth pick in the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night. Things went as expected until the New York Knicks fell from second to fourth. Stan Van Gundy is now the president of basketball operations and Jeff Bower is the new general manager. Despite Joe Dumars’ shortcomings, he drafted well. He had a good run of first round draft picks that included...
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Draft Lottery Preview

The NBA draft lottery is this Tuesday– one of the most interesting dynamics in the entire league. Any team in the top 15 slots of the draft has a chance to get the number one pick, but more importantly, the Detroit Pistons have a 2.8% chance of doing just that. However, that would mean having a lot of luck, which the Pistons haven’t had in recent years. Last year they lost their...
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Andre Drummond is one of NBA's biggest 'hack-a' victims

Close the eyes of your imagination, because terrible basketball is afoot.The 2015 NBA Playoffs have seen abundant use of the time-tested "hack-a" strategy, found in its most rhetorically catchy form when attached to Shaquille O'Neal. This postseason's biggest culprit, though, is the Houston Rockets. Coach Kevin McHale had Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan sent to the line...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Should the Pistons Draft in Round One?

The NBA post-season is now under way.  That means, for non-playoff teams, that the offseason has begun.  During this ever-important period, the NBA Draft is beginning to come to the forefront of conversation.  With that, one of our NBA writers, Nate Gice, decided to write a first round NBA Mock Draft. Find out who Nate projects the Pistons will add next to Andre Drummond, Greg...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Drummond: I Want Draymond Green On Pistons

Andre Drummond posted a Tweet that he has since deleted indicating he would love to play with Draymond Green. Green will be a restricted free agent in the offseason and was an All-American at Michigan State. Green is one of the NBA's best stretch forwards and would seemingly be an ideal fit for the Detroit Pistons beside Drummond. “I want @Money23Green on my team .......” wrote Drummond.
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons Envison Andre Drummond As Maximum Salary Player

The Detroit Pistons could extend Andre Drummond on a maximum salary contract in the offseason and already view the center as worthy of that deal. "Andre's a maximum guy," Tom Gores said. "He's a maximum guy. He's not only a great player, he's a great person." Drummond could sign an extension through 2020 or 2021. "I'm just here to play basketball. I'll let all of that deal with itself...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Season recap

The Detroit Pistons (32-50) finished the 2014-2015 NBA season with a losing record for the seventh-consecutive year, missing the playoffs for the sixth-straight season. It was also the first time in Stan Van Gundy’s coaching career that he finished a season with a losing record. The good news is the 32 wins are the franchise’s most since 2009. Actually that’s not good news...
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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