Josh Smith’s Dynamite Dunk, Clutch Triple Cap Pistons Preseason: Final 109-103

The Detroit Pistons closed out their preseason campaign with a 109-103 victory over the visiting Philadelphia 76ers Thursday evening. Josh Smith made his presence felt both at the rim, in the form of a raucous slam over 76ers youthful rim protector Nerlens Noel, and from deep, by way of a three-point bomb that put Detroit up for good with nary a minute remaining in the contest....
Via Detroit Sports Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Preseason Showdown: 76ers vs Pistons

The Detroit Pistons will wrap up a fairly successful preseason by challenging the Philadelphia 76ers at the Palace tonight at 7:30 PM ET. At this point it is unclear whether the Pistons will come back from disappointment to impress their fan base. The same question lies with the Sixers, whose miserable 2013 season surrounded them with an aura of hopelessness. Both teams await new...
Via The League News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons travel to Atlanta to take on Hawks

What: Detroit Pistons vs. Atlanta Hawks Where: Phillips Arena Atlanta GA When: 7:30 The Detroit Pistons get back at it a night after a 99-87 loss in Orlando that left head coach Stan Van Gundy questioning their effort. The Pistons look to get back at it in Atlanta to face the Hawks. As usual, I have three things to look for in this 2nd to last preseason game before the season opener...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Not much goes right in Pistons loss to Magic

The Detroit Pistons were coming a 20 point blowout win over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday and were feeling good about themselves in the preseason. The young Orlando Magic then put that to rest. The Magic jumped out early and when the Pistons tried to pull in closer, Orlando then put the game away in the 4th with a run. Let’s look at how Detroit did in the three things I highlighted...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons trade Will Bynum to Celtics

The Detroit Pistons have announced that they have made a trade. They have traded backup point guard Will Bynum to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Joel Anthony. Bynum was the odd man out for the Pistons after they signed D.J. Augustin in the offseason and drafted Spencer Dinwiddie in the June draft. Bynum hasn’t played all preseason due to a right hamstring strain and Augustin...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Detroit Pistons Free Agent Signings

The Detroit Pistons hired Stan Van Gundy this off-season as their new Head Coach and the president of basketball operations.  He has had his chance to mold the Pistons to his liking, and has decided to sign a large amount of people this off-season.  Here I grade the Pistons free agent signings.  DJ Augustin Grade: B+ The Detroit Pistons are the second team in a row to pick up...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons Not Waiting To Build Around Uncertain Core

The Greg Monroe restricted free agency process appears to have shown little progress. The Pistons still seem hopeful that they will bring the skilled big man back to Detroit, but they have received little assurance that the feeling is mutual, and they have not shown a desire to alleviate the situation by trading Josh Smith in the fastest way possible. In spite of the offseason...
Via TopSportsReport
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Latest free agent additions

The Detroit Pistons agreed to terms with two more free agents on Sunday night: point guard D.J. Augustin and small forward Caron Butler. These two join center Aaron Gray, who agreed to terms on July 8, as the latest additions for Detroit. Augustin, 26, who was obtained at a very cheap price considering how he finished last season, agreed to a two-year contract worth $6 million....
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Meeks, Butler, Augustin fit into Van Gundy's mold for Pistons' roster

AUBURN HILLS -- Before the NBA draft, Stan Van Gundy laid out the first steps of his plan for rebuilding the Pistons. As of Tuesday, most of that mission has been accomplished. One day after introducing Jodie Meeks to the local media, Detroit brought in Caron Butler and D.J. Augustin. All three are players that fit nicely into the mold Van Gundy plans to use for the new roster. Without...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons News: Detroit to sign DJ Augustin, Caron Butler

The Detroit Pistons ranked 29th in the NBA in three-point percentage last season, shooting just 32% from deep. Stan Van Gundy, the new Head Coach and President of Basketball Operations for the Pistons, is doing everything he can to make sure that improves.Detroit started things off by signing Jodie Meeks to a three-year, $19 million deal. The shooting guard is coming of a season...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Kirk Hinrich or DJ Augustin …. ?

Posted to Chicago BullsThe Chicago Bulls recently announced they would re-sign ‘Captain’ Kirk Hinrich for the 2014 season, which meant DJ Augustin was most likely out of the picture. Soon after, the Detroit Pistons signed DJ Augustin to a  two-year deal for roughly $6 million. This indicates the Chicago Bulls clearly chose Kirk Hinrich over DJ Augustin … would you have made...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Kirk Hinrich Resigning Grade

Chicago Bulls: Kirk Hinrich Resigning Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 Seasons and 5.6 Million Kirk Hinrich and D.J. Augustin, the 2 Derrick Rose replacements from this season have agreed to contracts within a few hours of one another, basically for the same amount of money. This has to be the most ironic part of the offseason so far. Or is the...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons, DJ Augustin Agree to 2-Year Deal

DJ Augustin stepped up and played valiantly in the absence of Derrick Rose last year in Chicago, and that effort earned him a new contract with the Detroit Pistons. The two sides agreed upon a 2-year, $6-million dollar deal. Free agent guard DJ Augustin has reached a two-year, $6 million deal with the Detroit Pistons, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA...
Via Standing O Sports
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons sign D.J. Augustin

photo credit: http://photopin.com The Detroit Pistons have officially signed D.J. Augustin to a 2 year/ $6 million contract. Augustin can be a great back up point guard for Brandon Jennings, and also help the young Pistons roster. Augustin helped the Bulls in many ways last season in the absence of Derrick Rose. Augustin can help lead the second unit of the Pistons, and also provide...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons Sign Augustin and Butler

D.J. Augustin has reached an agreement on a two-year, $6 million contract with the Detroit Pistons. He will likely be the back-up to starting PG Brandon Jennings. Last season, Augustin averaged 14.9 points and 5 assists per game with the Chicago Bulls. This was after the Toronto Raptors released him. He averaged more than 30 minutes per game with the Bulls due to an injury to Derrick...
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

DJ Augustin, Caron Butler Reportedly Agree to Deals With Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons added two more free-agent pieces late Sunday night. According to Vincent Goodwill of the Detroit News, the Pistons agreed to deals with ex-Bulls backup point guard D.J. Augustin and former Maverick/Thunder veteran Caron Butler. Augustin’s deal is for $6 million over two years. Butler’s deal reportedly is worth a total of $9 million over that same time span...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

D.J. Augustin Agrees To Two-Year, $6M Deal With Pistons

The Detroit Pistons have agreed upon a two-year, $6 million deal with D.J. Augustin. Augustin gives the Pistons a capable backup at point guard behind Brandon Jennings, who is also capable of playing off the ball. Augustin finished the 13-14 NBA season strong with the Chicago Bulls.
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: D.J. Augustin Signing Grade

Detroit Pistons: D.J. Augustin Contract Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 Seasons and 6 Million Dollars Well the Pistons, one of my Bulls’ biggest rivals, just stole our season hero, thanks for that. Augustin had a big season for the Bulls, who was signed after he was cut by Toronto and Derrick Rose tore his MCL and went from a bench warmer, to...
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons sign G D.J. Augustin

TNT’s David Aldridge reported Sunday night that the Detroit Pistons have signed Chicago Bulls G D.J. Augustin. Augustin averaged 13.1 points and 4.4 assists in 71 games split between the Toronto Raptors and the Bulls last season and shot 40.1% from deep. However, he flourished once he was traded from Toronto to the Bulls. With the Raptors, Augustin averaged 2.1 points and 2 assists...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

D.J. Augustin is Headed to Detroit

Posted to Runnin' With Da BullsChicago, IL — While many had hoped the Chicago Bulls would find a way to keep Augustin here, the signing of Kirk Hinrich all but sealed his fate. It’s business, but D.J. Augustin made it clear he hoped to be back w/ Bulls following playoff loss. Very unlikely after Hinrich re-signing. — K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) July 13, 2014 The Bulls are working...
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavs interested in D.J. Augustin

Sources said the Mavericks have expressed interest in point guard D.J. Augustin, who could potentially diminish the backcourt shooting void left by the departure of Jose Calderon in the six-player deal with the New York Knicks. The Mavs remain optimistic about re-signing Devin Harris, but that wouldn’t necessarily preclude them from adding Augustin, depending on the price. Augustin...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Full mock draft

The Chicago Bulls are looking to move past last season’s dismal offensive performance and start anew by way of this year’s NBA Draft. Chicago holds three draft picks, 16th, 19th, and 49th overall. These picks are vital to bringing back the fire that is the Bulls offense when D. Rose finally returns. If history has taught the Bulls one lesson, it’s this: find a reliable backup...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

10 NBA role players to keep an eye on in free agency

Free Agency is about to heat up the NBA offseason, no pun intended, and there are many teams that feel as though they are just a few key role players away from holding up the Larry O’Brien trophy next June. We’ve seen how much deeper the Spurs were than other teams this season and sports are copycat leagues, so expect these 10 players to really make an impact for contenders next...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Resign D.J. Augustin And Kirk Hinrich

Chicago Bulls: Resign D.J. Augustin And Kirk Hinrich By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Chicago Bulls have Derrick Rose returning from injury again, which makes them a contender, as he is their franchise player, was an MVP just 3 seasons ago and is only 25, but they need insurance in case he gets injured again, as he has only played in 10 games in 2 seasons...
Via HoopStuff
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bulls News: GM of Chicago hopes DJ Augustin re-signs with team

DJ Augustin was signed to a deal by the Chicago Bulls after playing only ten games for the Toronto Raptors at the beginning of the 2013-2014 season. Little did the Bulls know, they found the inspiration they needed at point guard. Chicago is well known around the league for their top of the line defense coached by the defensive mastermind of Tom Thibodeau, but they go through stretches...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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