Stanley Johnson Practicing At Point Guard Due To Pistons' Injuries

Stanley Johnson has been forced to play point guard in practice for the Detroit Pistons due to injuries. Reggie Jackson has a thigh contusion, while Steve Blake suffered a concussion. "Stanley was really good today — really good. Even at the point. He played well," said Stan Van Gundy. Van Gundy said he'll use Johnson in pick-and-roll situations and envisions him becoming a guy...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pistons players participate in weird game show

Media day can be a bore. The same questions tend to get asked over and over again, and usually they aren't all that creative.That wasn't the case for the Detroit Pistons this year, though.Funny or Die and New Girl's Lamone Morris came to Pistons media day to put the team through a game show called "The Backboard" that included some pretty off-the-wall questions and categories, like...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons' Reggie Jackson is hiring protection by paying teammate's fines

After signing a max contract extension with the Detroit Pistons this offseason, point guard Reggie Jackson is taking an interesting approach on how to spend some of that money: he's hiring protection.  Although he wouldn't confess to it when asked directly, new teammate Marcus Morris said that Jackson offered to pay all the fines for his technical fouls this season.  That may be...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

#Trending: Pistons training camp 2015 -- Day 2 (VIDEO)

Marcus Morris and Reggie Jackson spoke to the media following the second day of Pistons training camp.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson Ready To Prove He's Worth $80M Contract

Reggie Jackson re-signed with the Detroit Pistons this offseason on a five-year, $80 million contract. Jackson is embracing the pressure that comes with those type of expectations. "Always," Jackson said Monday during Pistons media day at The Palace of Auburn Hills. "I've got to live up to trying to win a championship. Money is money. I worked just as hard when people said I didn...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

50 Questions for 2015-’16: Can The Pistons Make The Playoffs?

Getting ready for the 2015-’16 season? I’m asking 50 questions before things get under way. Have an important question for the upcoming NBA season you want answered? Find me on Twitter (@thatjoemags). Thanks for reading! We could see the changes coming from a mile away. When the Pistons acquired Ersan Ilyasova in June ahead of Greg Monroe’s looming free agency, it spoke volumes...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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50 Questions for 2015-’16: Can The Pistons Make The Playoffs?

Getting ready for the 2015-’16 season? I’m asking 50 questions before things get under way. Have an important question for the upcoming NBA season you want answered? Find me on Twitter (@thatjoemags). Thanks for reading! We could see the changes coming from a mile away. When the Pistons acquired Ersan Ilyasova in June ahead of Greg Monroe’s looming free agency, it spoke volumes...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Three questions the Pistons face heading into training camp

With training camp about to tip off, here’s what to watch for as your favorite team prepares for the 2015-16 season. Some of these questions will be answered quickly; others could linger into the regular season. Either way, here are three things that will define the first month of this new season: Who will the starting forwards be? While Reggie Jackson, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brandon Jennings nowhere close to being cleared to practice

Many are very interested to see how the Detroit Pistons plan to use point guard Brandon Jennings this season. The Pistons gave point guard Reggie Jackson a big contract this off-season and plan to run with him into the future. That leaves Jennings possibly becoming the team’s sixth man or just a role player. But before the Pistons start to think about what to do with Jennings,...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

2015-16 Fantasy Basketball: Yahoo ADP Analysis — Undervalued Targets

Constantly we are looking for that slight edge on the competition in drafts, and a great way to be one step ahead is to review the recent ADP list on the site that you’ll be drafting on and noting players that are going both too high and too low. I will be going over both the overvalued and undervalued players from Yahoo’s ADP list. In this article I will be going over the undervalued...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Point Guard Updates

It’s the slowest time of the year for NBA news, yet the two top point guards for the Detroit Pistons both made their way into some headlines in the last week-and-a-half. Brandon Jennings’ recovery from January Achilles tendon was updated, and Reggie Jackson’s name popped up in regards to his 3-point shooting. Brandon Jennings To Return in December? Jennings had surgery on...
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Reggie Jackson is excited about the extra floor space with Greg Monroe gone

Detroit Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson received a max contract extension this offseason, and he also received some extra floor space when Greg Monroe left in free agency.  The Pistons spent the offseason adding shooting at multiple positions after Monroe left, and Jackson is excited about how the new-look offense should function with Stan Van Gundy at the helm. Here's what...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson is fixing a flaw in his jumper

Detroit Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson hasn't been a great shooter in the first four years of his career.  Jackson is a 29.4 percent three-point shooter for his career, but he and the Pistons coaching staff spent the offseason identifying why he hasn't been effective from long distances.  Here's more from Keith Langlois at  Jackson’s summer began with a visit...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: What Should Be Their Rotation?

(Nov. 23, 2013 – Source: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… After another disappointing season, the Detroit Pistons will seek to move forward without Greg Monroe as they strive to once again establish themselves as a playoff caliber team. A hectic offseason has brought in a new lottery pick, added multiple new members to...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Top 5 Must-See Games

The NBA schedule was released earlier this month, so let’s take a look at some of the Detroit Pistons most intriguing games. Detroit Pistons Top 5 Must-See Games of 2015-2016 The Pistons are coming into the 2015-2016 with half of their current 18-man roster comprised of new faces. With the new-look roster and a freshly-contracted Reggie Jackson, there’s no lack of storylines...
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings Willing to Come Off Bench

Brandon Jennings was supposed to be the Pistons’ franchise PG, but when they acquired Reggie Jackson after Jennings tore his Achilles, that put things in question. Especially when Detroit invested $80 million into Jackson. But surprisingly, Jennings is fine with […]
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings Okay Coming Off Bench

Brandon Jennings was in favor of the Detroit Pistons re-signing Reggie Jackson this offseason despite the fact they play the same position. "Bringing in Reggie Jackson was smart," Jennings said. "I'm supposed to be out, really, for nine months, and they need a point guard. ... "My main thing is just to get healthy. Hey, if I have to come off the bench and be the sixth man or whatever...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Who starts at point guard for the Detroit Pistons?

The Detroit Pistons and head coach Stan Van Gundy will be an interesting position once Brandon Jennings is fully healthy and recovered from an ACL injury he suffered in January.With Reggie Jackson signed to a max contract extension this offseason, will Jennings come back as the starting point guard, or will that be Jackson's position? And will the two play together?  Here's what...
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August 24, 2015  |  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
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Who Should Be Their Starting Five?

(Nov. 23, 2013 – Source: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… *This is an analysis of who should be the Pistons’ starting five, not a prediction of what it will be. PG- Reggie Jackson I personally believe Brandon Jennings is not only a better fit for the Detroit Pistons than Jackson is, but is also a better player overall...
Via HoopStuff
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Five “crystal ball” Nuggets games to watch

Most national pundits see this as a rebuilding year for the Nuggets, who might fight for an eight seed at best in the Western Conference. We’re a bit more optimistic, and think the Nuggets could surprise some people. Still, the Nuggets real hope is for the not-so-distant future. With the NBA schedule finally released, we examine five games that will give a better look at how the...
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August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

What can the Pistons expect from their wings?

The Detroit Pistons have a franchise center in Andre Drummond and a point guard with huge potential in Reggie Jackson, but the rest of the roster is filled with question marks.While there's talent across the board, it's hard to predict who might make the leap and who will struggle in Detroit. Here's more from Keith Langlois at "The roster is more compatible than it’s...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: The Brandon Jennings saga

Next season for the Detroit Pistons poses a lot of questions as to what kind of team they will develop into going forward.  One of the younger teams in the NBA, the Pistons made a few key acquisitions this offseason and are beginning to look a lot more like a Stan Van Gundy led team than they did a year ago.  However, there is still one major question that the Pistons must answer...
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

How Reggie Jackson & the Pick-And-Roll Can Lead the Detroit Pistons Back to the Playoffs

Mediocrity has become synonymous with Detroit Pistons basketball over the better part of the last decade. The once proud organization’s last playoff win came on May 26, 2008 when Antonio McDyess, of all people, led with charge with 21 points and 16 rebounds. Since then—nothing. Detroit was swept in the first round of the playoffs the following year by the top-seeded Cavaliers...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons' Reggie Jackson: I got hate tweets meant for baseball's Reggie Jackson

The name Reggie Jackson has been in the news quite a bit of late. For the Detroit Pistons guard, the attention is mostly focused on his lucrative new contract.  But often, celebrity status comes with a price. For former Yankees slugger Reggie Jackson, his fame meant dealing with incessant requests for autographs during a recent trip to Cooperstown, N.Y., for the annual Hall of Fame...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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