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Josh Harrellson Signs With Chongqing Flying Dragons

Josh Harrellson signed a contract with the Chongqing Flying Dragons in the Chinese Basketball Association. This will be Chongqing's first season in the CBA. Harrellson played for the Detroit Pistons last season.
Via RealGM
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons officially cut ties with Peyton Siva, Josh Harrellson

The Detroit Pistons were set to have 18 players on a team with only 15 roster spots so we knew something was going to have to give. And on Monday night, the team cleared room by releasing Peyton Siva and Josh Harrellson in order to make room for new signees Caron Butler and DJ Augustin. It's a harsh business, and now both players are going to have to determine what is next for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Harrellson and Peyton Siva Waived by Detroit Pistons

The 2014 NBA free agency period has not been kind to former Kentucky Wildcats. Now, former UK center Josh Harrellson has become the latest casualty from that team, as the Detroit Pistons have now officially waived him, along with former Louisville Cardinals guard Peyton Siva. The Detroit Pistons have waived Peyton Siva and Josh Harrellson, both of whom played for the team last season...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons have waive Payton Siva and Josh Harrellson

The Detroit Pistons announced on Wednesday morning that they have waived G Peyton Siva and C Josh Harrellson to make room for their recent signings. Siva averaged 2.3 points and 1.4 assists in 24 games he played in and Harrellson averaged 2.9 points and 2.4 boards and shot 38.7% from deep in 32 games before going down with a meniscus tear in his left knee. Siva being waived doesn’t...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Harrellson Likely Waived by Detroit Pistons

The 2014 NBA free agency period has not been kind to former Kentucky Wildcats. Not long after the Orlando Magic waived guard Doron Lamb, the New Orleans Pelicans announced that Darius Miller would not have his contract tendered, making him a free agent. Those two were key in UK’s Final Four run in 2011, as was center Josh Harrellson. He’s become the latest casualty from that...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Free Agency: Aaron Gray Reportedly Agrees to Multi-Year Deal

Josh Harrellson, the bell tolls for thee. The Detroit Pistons’ backup center for parts of last season prior to a knee injury, Harrellson almost certainly will be released in the coming days on the heels of a report from Yahoo’s Marc Stein that the Pistons have agreed to a multi-year deal with journeyman Aaron Gray. Gray, a seven-footer who was a Round 2 pick back in 2007, averaged...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

New front office trying to get Detroit Pistons back on track

This might sound familiar; the Detroit Pistons use their plentiful cap space to sign a pair of big name free agents but fail to put together on the floor. It happened in 2009 and again last summer. Detroit brought in Josh Smith and Brandon Jennings but still failed to make the playoffs in the extremely weak Eastern Conference. The Pistons should have a good amount of flexibility...
Via The Sports Bank
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Peyton Siva loses bet, wears Kentucky shirt

Peyton Siva and Josh Harrellson are now teammates on the Detroit Pistons. Prior to the Cats and the Cards tilt on Friday night, they made a little wager. The Cats won, so Peyton Siva lost. Here is the result.
Via StraitPinkie.com
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Peyton Siva forced to wear Kentucky gear after losing bet

Peyton Siva had to hold up his end of a deal after losing a bet with Detroit Pistons teammate Josh Harrellson over the outcome of the Sweet 16 game between Louisville and Kentucky.Siva starred for the Cardinals at point guard during their national championship run in 2013. Two years before, Harrellson helped guide the Wildcats to a Final Four.This photo of Siva donning UK gear was...
Via Bush League Chronicle
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Peyton Siva Lost A Bet, Had To Wear Kentucky Gear

This past Friday night, Kentucky and Louisville, big-time in-state rivals, squared off in the Sweet 16 of this year’s NCAA Tournament. So of course, you just had to know that somewhere in the NBA, alums of the two schools had some kind of wager. It turns out that Detroit Pistons teammates Peyton Siva (Louisville) and Josh Harrellson (Kentucky) put their school pride on the line...
Via College Spun
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons teammates made friendly bet over Louisville-Kentucky game

A pair of Detroit Pistons teammates made a friendly wager on the outcome of Friday's NCAA Tournament game between Louisville and Kentucky.Former Cardinals guard Peyton Siva and former Wildcats forward Josh Harrellson made a bet requiring the alumnus from the losing school to wear gear of the opposing team. This is notable considering how much the Cats and Cards hate each other...
Via Bush League Chronicle
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons’ Josh Harrellson gets massive grizzly bear tattoo (PIC)

Pistons big man Josh Harrellson Instagram’d a picture of his HUMONGOUS grizzly bear tattoo Thursday morning. Why a grizzly bear?  We have no idea.  Was he hoping to get dealt to the Memphis Grizzlies at the NBA trade deadline Thursday?  Possibly.  Is he honoring the nearby Oakland University Golden Grizzlies?  Doubtful.  Does he enjoy staring big scary-looking bears when...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons' power forward Josh Harrellson out versus Heat

The Detroit Pistons lost to the Miami Heat on Tuesday by the score of 102-96.  The loss dropped the Pistons to 19-28, 18 games behind the Indiana Pacers in the Central Division.  Power forward Josh Harrellson, who was inactive for the game due to a knee injury, is listed as day-to-day.scott mecum  via Wikimedia CommonsKeith Langlois, editor at Pistons.com, tweeted the following...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Frontcourt starting to evolve

Just when you’re ready to give up on the Detroit Pistons’ experimental frontline, they go out and totally redeem themselves. The Pistons played the top two teams in the Association Sunday at home against the Portland Trailblazers and Monday on the road against the Indiana Pacers and proved that they can compete, and not only compete, but win. Josh Smith keeping his game near...
Via isportsweb.com
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Josh Smith leads Detroit Pistons past NBA’s best

Trying to bounce back from yet another tough loss where they blew yet another fourth quarter lead, the Detroit Pistons entered an arena where they hadn’t won since January 29, 2008. The Indiana Pacers also owned the NBA’s best record and were unbeaten at home. Piece of cake. The Pistons started off just like they did last night against the Portland Trail Blazers, by isolating...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Who is Josh Harrellson?

Josh Harrellson (photo credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) At first glance, Josh Harrellson just looks like one of those big-bruising, nonathletic, and inexpensive centers to play the remaining minutes of blowout games. However, we should not judge this book by it’s cover. After one year at Southwestern Illinois Junior College, Harrellson transferred to the University of Kentucky...
Via isportsweb.com
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons 92, Chicago Bulls 75: Highlights

Don’t look now (and judging by the team’s attendance, you’re not) but the Detroit Pistons are back to .500. The Pistons improved to 10-10 — good for fifth place in the miserable Eastern Conference — with a 92-75 win over the Bulls, revenge for Chicago’s recent victory at Detroit. Brandon Jennings led the way for the Pistons with 33 points; he was the only starter to hit...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Current home stretch is huge for Detroit Pistons

Isn’t it funny to think that the Detroit Pistons would be fourth in the Eastern Conference right now if they snagged just one win in their back-to-back with the Atlanta Hawks? In a so far strange start to the NBA season, the Pistons have benefited from lackluster and demoralizing starts by other Eastern Conference foes. Brooklyn and New York are an astoundingly futile 7-20 combined...
Via isportsweb.com
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons' bench scores 50 to spark road victory over Brooklyn Nets

With Rodney Stuckey and Kyle Singler available, the Detroit Pistons should have an advantage most nights when coach Maurice Cheeks goes to his bench. That was the case Sunday when the Pistons used a strong bench performance to beat the Brooklyn Nets, 109-97. Led by Stuckey’s 27 points, the Pistons’ bench outscored the Nets’, 50-26. Singler scored 11, and Cheeks dusted the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Josh Harrellson makes recent impact as only Detroit Piston without guaranteed contract

Josh Harrellson didn't directly answer when the Detroit Pistons' 15th man, at least by contract status, was asked last week if he has Jan. 10, 2014 circled on his calendar. But he immediately grasped the significance of the date when all NBA contracts become guaranteed. "That's been a number, that's been a date, since I got in the league," Harrellson said...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Free Agent Signing and Trades : 2013 NBA Offseason

The NBA free agency period is dying down, so it time to look back at each team who they signed. Also many trades went down, which I will also recap below. Free Agent Signings -The Pistons signed Josh Smith to a 4 year deal worth $56 Million. -Agreed to a 2 year deal worth $5.8 Million with Will Bynum -Singed Gigi Datome to a 2 year deal worth $3.5 Million -Brought Chauncey Billups...
Via roundballchat.com
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons, C Harrellson ink 2-year deal

The Detroit Pistons signed center Josh Harrellson to two-year contract for the league minimum with the team holding an option for the second season Wednesday. Harrellson played sparingly in six games last season for the Miami Heat. The 6-foot-10, 275-pound Harrellson was drafted by New Orleans out of Kentucky in the second round in 2011, then traded that night to the New York Knicks...
Via Fox Sports
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Add to Front Court Depth With Signing Of Big Man Josh Harrellson

The signing of Josh Harrellson (right), formally of the New York Knicks, helps fill out the Pistons’ front court for the 2013-14 season. (andy_baker7, Flickr) The Detroit Pistons struck a two-year deal Tuesday with free agent big man Josh Harrellson, perhaps finding their ideal 15th man for 2013-14 in the process. The signing came on the heels of Detroit reportedly having interest...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons Sign Josh Harrellson To 2-Year Deal

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Detroit Pistons have signed 24-year-old center, Josh Harrellson to a 2-year deal. Harrellson last played in the NBA for the Miami Heat last season where he averaged 1.7 points and 1.2 rebounds in 6 games. The Detroit Pistons have reached an agreement with forward Josh Harrellson on a two-year deal, a league source told Yahoo...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Josh Harrellson Signs Partially Guaranteed Deal With Pistons

Josh Harrellson has agreed to a two-year, partially guaranteed deal with the Detroit Pistons. The second season is a team option, while the first season has a partial guarantee for Harrellson. Harrellson spent last season with the Miami Heat before going to the Brujos de Guayama of Puerto Rico and Chongqing Fly Dragon in China.
Via RealGM
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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