ERSAN ILYASOVA NEWS

The Pistons hired a new shooting coach to work with Andre Drummond

The Detroit Pistons added some quality shooters in Marcus Morris and Ersan Ilyasova this offseason, but the biggest addition may have been a new shooting coach to work with their biggest star: Andre Drummond. Drummond shot just 38.9 percent from the free throw line last season, which invited plenty of intentional fouls from opposing teams. New shooting coach Dave Hopla hopes to...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Are Pistons fans expecting to much from the players?

The Pistons tip-off their season off in just 70 days against the Atlanta Hawks which absolutely will be a nice early test for the team. It will also serve as one of the first benchmarks as to whether or not Stan Van Gundy and the leadership of Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson can go toe-to-toe with one of the better teams out of the East. Perhaps potentially leading the Pistons...
Via The Majors Detroit
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Could Stanley Johnson start at SG?

While the Detroit Pistons seem to have finished assembling their roster for their 2015 campaign, there is still some uncertainty surrounding who is going to wind up in the starting lineup.  Reggie Jackson, Marcus Morris, Ersan Ilyasova, and Andre Drummond seem to be obvious picks as starters right now. However, the Pistons don’t necessarily have an obvious starter at shooting...
Via isportsweb.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons 2015 Offseason Grade

The Pistons used this summer to acquire players that fit Stan Van Gundy’s style of offense. In: Marcus Morris: via trade Ersan Ilyasova: via trade Danny Granger: via trade Steve Blake: via trade Reggie Bullock: via trade Aron Baynes: free agency Adonis Thomas: free agency Out: Greg Monroe (signed for Milwaukee) Tayshaun Price (free agency) John Lucas III (free agency) Draft...
Via The Lottery Mafia
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

What is the future of the Pistons?

Could the 2016 Detroit Pistons be the next 2004 Pistons? Stan Van Gundy has been very busy this off season. Drafting one of the best players in the draft this season. Stanley Johnson was not the best player to come out, but most NBA annalist can say he was the best well rounded player to come out of the draft. Plays a great offense and contributes very well on the defense side...
Via The Majors Detroit
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons haven't ruled out re-signing Monroe

The Detroit Pistons made a trade for Ersan Ilyasova recently.Picking up the undervalued Milwaukee Bucks forward for a small price was a smart asset play, but it also underlined one of the key anxieties of Pistons president Stan Van Gundy's offseason: Retaining big man Greg Monroe is looking like a long shot.But while Detroit appears prepared to move on without the man they call Moose...
Via Fox Sports
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd likes Milwaukee's flexibility entering draft

After trading Ersan Ilyasova to the Detroit Pistons for the non-guaranteed contracts of Caron Butler and Shawne Williams, Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd sounds excited about new flexibility the Bucks should enjoy, both in the draft and free agency.Here's more from Genaro Armas of the Washington Times:“Yeah, I like what [GM John] Hammond has done, the position he has put...
Via Fox Sports
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: What Ersan Ilyasova means for the Pistons

The Detroit Pistons made the first big splash of the 2015 NBA offseason last week by acquiring Ersan Ilyasova from the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for Caron Butler and Shawne Williams.  Ilyasova, 28, averaged 11.5 points per game last season, along with 4.8 rebounds per contest.  For his career, Ilyasova has averaged 10.7 points along with 6 rebounds per game. Ersan Ilyasova is...
Via isportsweb.com
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Van Gundy talks about the newest Piston, Ersan Ilyasova

Ersan Ilyasova came to the Detroit Pistons this week, via trade.Much has been made of the forward's ability to play the stretch-four position, pulling defenses around with his height and shooting as has been done in past, successful offenses engineered by Pistons' coach Stan Van Gundy.But in introducing Ilyasova to the Detroit media, Van Gundy made sure to mention that his scoring...
Via Fox Sports
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Trades, draft crucial for building Detroit Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Pistons introduced newly acquired power forward Ersan Ilyasova on Tuesday. Coach and team president Stan Van Gundy says at this point in the team's building process, the easiest way to acquire help may be by targeting players who aren't on the open market. That means via the draft and trades. Detroit made a significant deal last week, acquiring...
Via AP on Fox
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanley Johnson has last draft workout with Pistons

Arizona's Stanley Johnson has long seemed destined for a spot with the Detroit Pistons.After Stan Van Gundy and Co. traded for Ersan Ilyasova last week, effectively creating a contingency plan for Greg Monroe's expected departure, Johnson's coming to Detroit by way of the No. 8 pick in this June's draft seemed even more inevitable. After his last workout with the team, he sounded...
Via Fox Sports
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets are in perfect position to gain an additional lottery pick

The Denver Nuggets should be able to grab a pretty talented prospect with the seventh pick in the NBA draft. Of course, as with most things in life, two is better than one, and the Nuggets are in a perfect position to acquire another lottery pick, according to Christopher Dempsey of the Denver Post. "Detroit, in the No. 8 slot, reportedly is open to shopping its pick. The Pistons...
Via Fox Sports
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Boston and New York are top suitors for Greg Monroe

In case you missed it, the Milwaukee Bucks and the Detroit Pistons recently completed a trade where Detroit brought in Ersan Ilyasova for two non-guaranteed contracts. Ilyasova is a starting-caliber power forward who can stretch the floor, something Detroit has been searching for to team up with franchise player Andre Drummond.This trade all but sealed the fate of Greg Monroe, who...
Via Celtics Life
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks: Ersan Ilyasova Trade Analysis And Grade

Source: Elsa/Getty Images North America Nekias Duncan, Staff Writer for Hoopstuff… Yesterday afternoon, Y! Sports’ own Adrian Wojnarowski gave us one of his patented #WojBombs, reporting the Bucks had decided to ship off versatile forward Ersan Ilyasova to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for veteran forwards Caron Butler and Shawne Williams. Three questions immediately came...
Via HoopStuff
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Greg Monroe, here’s your sign: Pistons acquire Ersan Ilyasova in trade with Bucks

Greg Monroe is 25 years old, which is surprising, considering it feels like 25 years since the Joe Dumars regime drafted him No. 7 overall out of Georgetown in the 2010 NBA Draft. After five frustrating, uneventful seasons in Detroit, it seems Monroe will finally get the chance to start fresh somewhere new when camp breaks this fall. On Thursday the Detroit Pistons acquired forward...
Via Crossover Chronicles
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Greg Monroe, here’s your sign: Pistons acquire Ersan Ilyasova in trade with Bucks

Greg Monroe is 25 years old, which is surprising, considering it feels like 25 years since the Joe Dumars regime drafted him No. 7 overall out of Georgetown in the 2010 NBA Draft. After five frustrating, uneventful seasons in Detroit, it seems Monroe will finally get the chance to start fresh somewhere new when camp breaks this fall. On Thursday the Detroit Pistons acquired forward...
Via Bloguin Best
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks Expected to Pursue Free Agent Big Men This Offseason

Following the salary dump of Ersan Ilyasova to the Detroit Pistons earlier this week, the Milwaukee Bucks are expected to target two of the top free-agent big men when the market opens in July. ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting that Milwaukee will pursue centers Tyson Chandler (Dallas Mavericks) and Brook Lopez (Brooklyn Nets). Per Stein: Two free agents Milwaukee intends to pursue...
Via Sportsnaut
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ersan Ilyasova is the key piece in Bucks/Pistons swap

Right now everybody has all eyes on the NBA Finals so other NBA news takes a back seat and rightfully so. Thursday it was reports that the Milwaukee Bucks and Detroit Pistons made a three player deal. Trade Details: Detroit Pistons get: F Ersan Ilyasova Milwaukee Bucks get: G/F Caron Butler F Shawne Williams This deal gives Stan Van Gundy a stretch four who can hit threes at a positive...
Via The Front Office News
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Ersan Ilyasova Trade Grade

  (Source: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images Europe) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Detroit Pistons Trade: Ersan Ilyasova Milwaukee Bucks Trade: Caron Butler, Shawne Williams Trading Ersan Ilyasoa for Caron Butler and Shawne Williams, they have dealt two players with non-guaranteed contract for 5.9 million dollars for a player who fills a need. As they have traded non...
Via HoopStuff
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks Trade Ersan Ilyasova to the Pistons in a Three-Player Swap

The NBA Finals haven’t even wrapped up yet, but it appears the offseason has already started. The Milwaukee Bucks have sent big man Ersan Ilyasova to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for veterans Shawne Williams and Caron Butler. Yahoo Sources: The Milwaukee Bucks trade forward Ersan Ilyasova to the Detroit Pistons. http://t.co/t80iA2M5ND — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA)...
Via Sportsnaut
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons acquire Ersan Ilyasova from Bucks in salary dump

The Milwaukee Bucks and Detroit Pistons kicked off the 2015 offseason with a trade involving Ersan Ilyasova for Caron Butler and Shawne Williams. In terms of contracts, Ilyasova has one fully guaranteed year remaining at $7.9 million with a 2016-17 salary that has a very small partial guarantee, while both Butler and Williams are non-guaranteed for next season. The deal for Detroit...
Via RealGM - NBA
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

The Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks Make a Mutually Beneficial Trade

Ersan Ilyasova #7 of the Milwaukee Bucks handles the ball against the Golden State Warriors on March 28, 2015 at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Mandatory Credit: Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images) With game 4 of the NBA Finals just hours away from tip-off, the Milwaukee Bucks and Detroit Pistons completed a trade. The Pistons will receive Ersan Ilyasova in exchange...
Via The Sports Journal
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Trade Ersan Ilyasova to Detroit Pistons

The NBA offseason is officially underway!  Well, not really, but the Milwaukee Bucks have traded Ersan Ilyasova to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for Caron Butler and Shawne Williams.  Butler returns to the Bucks, where he was traded during the 2013-14 NBA season, before being waived and signed on with the Oklahoma City Thunder. It was just last summer that people were saying...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks trade Ersan Ilyasova to Pistons

The Milwaukee Bucks have traded forward Ersan Ilyasova to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for Caron Butler and Shawne Williams, reports Yahoo Sports. Milwaukee has traded forward Ersan Ilyasova to Detroit for Caron Butler and Shawne Williams, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 11, 2015 The 27-year-old Ilyasova had been with the Bucks his entire...
Via Sports-Glory
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics Down Bucks 105-100, Enter Playoffs On Six-Game Winning Streak

MILWAUKEE — Gigi Datome scored 22 points, including two key buckets in the final 3 minutes, and the Boston Celtics ended the regular season with their sixth straight win following a 105-100 victory Wednesday night over the Milwaukee Bucks. Kelly Olynyk added 16 for the Celtics, who are locked into the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference when the playoffs...
Via NESN.com
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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