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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...
Via TopSportsReport
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons’ 2014-15 salary cap situation

So the Detroit Pistons won’t have a first-round pick in June’s draft. Too bad, it’s past time to move past it. There is still plenty of time this offseason to make improvements and Stan Van Gundy had better make some if he hopes to bring Detroit back to relevance. To make improvements you need to have money to spend, so let’s examine how the Pistons are doing on that front...
Via isportsweb.com
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Free Agency: Jonas Jerebko Returning for 2014-15 Season

Rather than test his luck in free agency, Jonas Jerebko has decided to pick up his player option for the 2014-15 season and return to the Detroit Pistons at a price tag of $4.5 million. Jerebko revealed his plans to Boras Tidning, a newspaper in Sweden. (The following quotes have been translated — obviously, not perfectly — through Google) “I’ve already made my decision....
Via The Detroit Sports Site
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons' Jonas Jerebko stays, hopes to see role expand

Jonas Jerebko is hoping the third time is the charm, as he exercised his player option with the expectation he’ll be better utilized under new Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy. Jerebko, in an interview with Swedish newspaper Boras Tidning, said he would opt in to the final year of a four-year contract that will net him $4.5 million next season. “I feel like I can do much better...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonas Jerebko Unsure If He'll Exercise Player Option On Final Season Of Deal

Jonas Jerebko discussed his future with the Detroit Pistons, and the forward is unsure about whether he will exercise the player option on the final season of his contract for 2014-15. "I don't know," Jerebko said. "Eight more games. Eight more games. "Everything is going to play a part of my decision but I'm not thinking about that right now. We'll...
Via RealGM
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons To Give More Time To Young Players

John Loyer suggested the playing rotation could change some in April as official playoff elimination draws near for the Detroit Pistons. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Jonas Jerebko have regained their status in the rotation, while some of the younger players, such as rookies Peyton Siva and Tony Mitchell, and Italian sharpshooter Gigi Datome, await their chances. "You'...
Via RealGM
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonas Jerebko Throws Down Putback Dunk On Paul George (Video)

Pistons forward Jonas Jerebko threw down a putback dunk on Pacers’ Paul George during the second quarter of Saturday’s game against Indiana. The post Jonas Jerebko Throws Down Putback Dunk On Paul George (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
Via Beyond The Buzzer
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons Could Use Positional Excess For Versatility, Possible Trade

The Detroit Pistons could become major players in the trade market this season due to excess on their roster at guard and small forward. Josh Smith figures to start at small forward, but will also spend time at power forward. The Pistons also have Kyle Singler, Jonas Jerebko and Luigi Datome at small forward. “We have a lot of flexibility,” Smith said. “I wouldn’t be surprised...
Via RealGM
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Plenty of guards, small forwards Pistons could move this year

If the Pistons plan on being dealers before the February 2014 trade deadline they have a glut of small forwards and guards to possibly offer if that’s team president Joe Dumars’ plan. “We have a lot of flexibility” newly acquired Josh Smith said. “I wouldn’t be surprised if guys played different positions in the backcourt or along the front line depending on matchups...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Luigi Datome, Italian League MVP, Signs 2-Year Deal With Detroit Pistons

Luigi Datome will sign with the Detroit Pistons, the Italian League MVP announced Tuesday on his Facebook page. “I decided to become a player of the Detroit Pistons,” a translation of Datome’s post reads. “I think it may be the right place for me to make another quantum leap in my career and to realize the dream of a lifetime. I am very excited to join the Group of players...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons roll out another coach

AUBURN HILLS -- It has become a ritual of sports -- something like the Olympics or the World Cup. Every two years, the media of Detroit gather at the Palace for the grand unveiling of the new Pistons coach. The ceremony is the same -- the Palace employees gather in the atrium and applaud the new coach, while Joe Dumars talks about how convinced he is that this is the right man...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons pull past Walker, Bobcats

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Jonas Jerebko helped turn the game around in the second quarter, and Will Bynum took over in the fourth. Those two backups -- call them role players if you must -- gave the Detroit Pistons quite a lift. "Especially when you're a young player, that word role' sometimes can be a curse word," Pistons coach Lawrence Frank said. "When you...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons rout Bobcats for third straight win

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Jonas Jerebko scored 17 of his 21 points in the first half, and the Detroit Pistons routed the Charlotte Bobcats 113-93 on Friday night behind terrific outside shooting. Detroit went 12 of 18 from 3-point range, with Brandon Knight making all three of his attempts. Knight scored 19 points. Kemba Walker scored 24 in the first half for the Bobcats but finished...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons 113, Bobcats 93

Jonas Jerebko scored 17 of his 21 points in the first half, and the Detroit Pistons routed the Charlotte Bobcats 113-93 on Friday night behind terrific outside shooting. Detroit went 12 of 18 from 3-point range, with Brandon Knight making all three of his attempts. Knight scored 19 points. Kemba Walker scored 24 in the first half for the Bobcats but finished with only 28. Will...
Via AP on Fox
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons 99, Bulls 85

Brandon Knight scored 20 points Sunday night to help the Detroit Pistons snap an 18-game losing streak against the Chicago Bulls with a 99-85 victory Sunday night. Jonas Jerebko added 17 points and a season-high nine rebounds for the Pistons, who ended an eight-game home skid. The Bulls led by as many as 11 points in the first quarter but Detroit gradually caught up and took the...
Via Fox Sports
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons finally beat Bulls

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Brandon Knight scored 20 points Sunday night to help the Detroit Pistons snap an 18-game losing streak against the Chicago Bulls with a 99-85 victory Sunday night. Jonas Jerebko added 17 points and a season-high nine rebounds for the Pistons, who ended an eight-game home skid. The Bulls led by as many as 11 points in the first quarter but Detroit...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerebko Unhappy With Bench Role

Jonas Jerebko's father, Chris, was quoted saying he hoped Lawrence Frank wouldn't be coaching the Pistons next season.
Via RealGM
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons shaping team for future

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- For a team like the Detroit Pistons, it's not so much about the wins and losses. Of course they want to win, but they're not yet ready to contend for an NBA title, so there are other things that go into evaluating them. One of the things that matters is which players are going to be around when the team is ready to contend. Another is determining...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Pistons shaping team for future

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- For a team like the Detroit Pistons, it's not so much about the wins and losses. Of course they want to win, but they're not yet ready to contend for an NBA title, so there are other things that go into evaluating them. One of the things that matters is which players are going to be around when the team is ready to contend. Another is determining...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Pistons Weekly: Road kill

It was a week to forget for the Detroit Pistons. After dropping the first two games of their six-game road trip last week, the Pistons couldn't get off the schneid in the other four games this week. Against winless Denver, the Pistons had a better field-goal, 3-point and free-throw percentages. But the Nuggets outrebounded them, 52-35, which included 21 offensive rebounds to...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Pistons Weekly: Road kill

It was a week to forget for the Detroit Pistons. After dropping the first two games of their six-game road trip last week, the Pistons couldn't get off the schneid in the other four games this week. Against winless Denver, the Pistons had a better field-goal, 3-point and free-throw percentages. But the Nuggets outrebounded them, 52-35, which included 21 offensive rebounds to...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: DeMarcus Cousins with the steal and dunk on Danny Green

Tweet   The Sacramento Kings are without rookie forward Thomas Robinson for tonight’s game against the San Antonio Spurs as he’s serving the first of a two-game suspension for this elbow to Jonas Jerebko of the Detroit Pistons. DeMarcus Cousins is in the lineup for head coach Keith Smart and didn’t waste any time putting [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Sacramento’s Thomas Robinson suspended after vicious elbow to Pistons’ Jonas Jerebko

Thomas Robinson, Sacramento’s 5th overall pick out of Kansas in this past NBA draft was suspended two games for a vicious elbow he gave Pistons’ forward Jonas Jerebko Wednesday night. Robinson threw the elbow to the throat of Jerebko early on in the 4th quarter in the Pistons’ end of the floor. Immediately after the incident, Robinson was issued a Flagrant 2 and ejected from...
Via The Majors National
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Kings' Robinson suspended two games for flagrant foul

Sacramento Kings rookie forward Thomas Robinson was suspended for two games Thursday for a flagrant foul against the Pistons on Wednesday night, the NBA announced. Robinson threw an elbow to the throat of Jonas Jerebko as the two were jockeying for rebounding position. Jerebko fell to the floor for several minutes, but return to action. Robinson was immediately thrown out of the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Thomas Robinson Suspended Two Games For Elbow To Jerebko

Thomas Robinson committed a flagrant foul, penalty two foul when he elbowed Jonas Jerebko of the Pistons in Wednesday's game.
Via RealGM
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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