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Pistons' Caldwell-Pope will play in Rising Stars game

Even after Brandon Jennings' injury, the Detroit Pistons will have at least one representative at All-Star weekend. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was selected to play in the Rising Stars game to be played Feb. 13 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Under the game's new rules, Caldwell-Pope will join other American rookies and sophomores, including former Michigan star Trey Burke, on Team...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: Detroit Pistons

This edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the Detroit Pistons who have lost three straight; 4 of their last 5 and are now searching for an identity after losing Brandon Jennings...
Via Philadunkia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Short-handed Pistons look to rebound against 76ers

The Detroit Pistons faced two of the Eastern Conference's top five teams in the beginning of leading scorer Brandon Jennings' lengthy absence and the results have been predictable. The short-handed Pistons could have a better chance against a Philadelphia 76ers team that's also missing its top scorer and will try to avoid a fourth consecutive loss in Wednesday night's visit to the...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Short-handed Pistons look to rebound against 76ers

The Detroit Pistons faced two of the Eastern Conference's top five teams in the beginning of leading scorer Brandon Jennings' lengthy absence and the results have been predictable. The short-handed Pistons could have a better chance against a Philadelphia 76ers team that's also missing its top scorer and will try to avoid a fourth consecutive loss in Wednesday night's visit to the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons' Brandon Jennings has surgery on ruptured Achilles

  The Detroit Pistons say guard Brandon Jennings has undergone successful surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon, an injury that ended his season. The team said Tuesday it has ''no timetable'' for his return following the procedure at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Jennings was injured in the third quarter of Saturday night's 101-86 loss at Milwaukee. He...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons-76ers Preview

The Detroit Pistons faced two of the Eastern Conference's top five teams in the beginning of leading scorer Brandon Jennings' lengthy absence and the results have been predictable. The short-handed Pistons could have a better chance against a Philadelphia 76ers team that's also missing its top scorer and will try to avoid a fourth consecutive loss in Wednesday night's visit to the...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Considering Trading For Heat PG Norris Cole

With Brandon Jennings lost for the year, Stan Van Gundy is reportedly interested in pulling the trigger on a possible long-term replacement. The Detroit Pistons are looking into the possibility of trading for Miami Heat point guard Norris Cole, league sources tell Northeast Ohio Media Group. Miami has sent the word out that the defensive specialist can be had. There’s nothing...
Via Thacover2
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Considering Trade For Norris Cole

The Detroit Pistons are considering a trade with the Miami Heat for Norris Cole following the season-ending injury to Brandon Jennings. There's nothing imminent at this point and talks have been described as "exploratory," sources said. Jennings tore his Achilles last week. Cole will be a free agent in the offseason. In 39 games this season, Cole is averaging 6.2 points, 2.1 rebounds...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons' Jennings has Achilles surgery

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons say guard Brandon Jennings has undergone successful surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon, an injury that ended his season. The team said Tuesday it has "no timetable" for his return following the procedure at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Jennings was injured in the third quarter of Saturday night's 101...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons' Jennings has Achilles surgery

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons say guard Brandon Jennings has undergone successful surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon, an injury that ended his season. The team said Tuesday it has "no timetable" for his return following the procedure at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Jennings was injured in the third quarter of Saturday night's 101...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons' Brandon Jennings has successful Achilles surgery

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Pistons say guard Brandon Jennings has undergone successful surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon, an injury that ended his season. The team said Tuesday it has ''no timetable'' for his return following the procedure at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Jennings was injured in the third quarter of Saturday night's 101...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings’ injury could mean dark days in Detroit

Life in the sun came to an abrupt halt in Detroit over the weekend as it watched star guard Brandon Jennings go down with a season-ending Achilles tendon injury. Brandon Jennings, the star point guard of the surging Detroit Pistons, was right in the middle of exorcising every last Josh Smith demon in the Palace, when disaster struck, as Jennings tore his achilles and will miss...
Via The Lottery Mafia
3 days 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dribbles: Pistons one of many seeking help at point

News, notes and random dribbles from around the NBA: 1. With Brandon Jennings out for the season with a torn Achilles, the Pistons are on the lookout for a point guard. Jennings suffered the injury Saturday at Milwaukee. "Not being able to play basketball is the worst thing," he tweeted. 2. The Pistons aren't looking for an All-Star and they won't be trading any of the key parts...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings Sidelined With Achilles Injury; Detroit Pistons Must Now Dig Deep to Respond

Not two days after lauding his sudden personal growth and commitment in 2015, Detroit Pistons’ point guard Brandon Jennings hit another bit of adversity. Saturday night, as the Pistons were in the middle of being blown out by the Milwaukee Bucks, Jennings went down. Immediately, things didn’t look good, as a wheelchair was needed to remove Jennings from the court. Sunday, it...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
4 days 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
4 days 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons’ Brandon Jennings To Miss Rest Of Season With Ruptured Achilles

This embed is invalid" /> AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings will miss the rest of the season after he ruptured his left Achilles tendon. Jennings was injured in the third quarter of Saturday night’s 101-86 loss at Milwaukee. It’s a huge blow for Detroit, which had rebounded after a terrible start. Jennings had an MRI on Sunday...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons' Brandon Jennings to miss rest of season with Achilles injury

  Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings will miss the rest of the season after he ruptured his left Achilles tendon. Jennings was injured in the third quarter of Saturday night's 101-86 loss at Milwaukee. It's a huge blow for Detroit, which had rebounded after a terrible start. Jennings had an MRI on Sunday that confirmed the injury, which will require surgery. The Pistons say...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Confirmed: Brandon Jennings has a torn Achilles’ tendon

Photo Credit: CBS Detroit The Pistons’ worst fears about Brandon Jennings’ left leg injury were confirmed earlier on Sunday. MRI results confirmed that Jennings does indeed have a torn Achilles’ tendon, which will require season-ending surgery. Via Yahoo! Sports: Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings sustained a torn Achilles tendon and will miss the rest of the season,...
Via Pass The Pill
5 days ago  |  Discuss

With Jennings out, Van Gundy forced to go elsewhere for production

The news from Brandon Jennings Sunday afternoon wasn't a surprise. That doesn't make it any easier for him or the Detroit Pistons. As expected, Detroit's point guard will miss the rest of the season after tearing his Achilles' tendon in Saturday night's loss in Milwaukee. Jennings has been playing at the highest level of his career during Detroit's surge into the playoff picture...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
5 days 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
5 days 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings out 6-9 months

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 Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings Out 6-9 Months With Full Achilles Tear

Brandon Jennings will miss the rest of the season and is expected to be out six to nine months with a full tear of his left Achilles. An MRI confirmed the injury on Sunday. More practically, it takes seven to 12 months for a full recovery from the injury. Jennings is coming off the best month of his professional career, leading the Detroit Pistons back to the playoff race after a 5-23 start.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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