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Detroit Pistons: Is Reggie Jackson Worth $80M?

The Detroit Pistons took some heat for signing Reggie Jackson to a 5-year, $80 million contract earlier this month. Some felt like he was overpaid and that there weren’t any suitors trying to snatch him away in restricted free agency. Here’s a few reasons why the contract wasn’t such a bad idea: Jackson 1. We Don’t Know if He Lacked for Suitors While these types of things...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons – Summer league recap and potential starting lineup for 2015

With the 2015 Orlando Summer League over, the Detroit Pistons now have to focus on finalizing their roster before their 2015 campaign begins. There were some bright spots out of the Summer League for Detroit, where their top three prospects played some of their best basketball yet in their young Pistons’ career.  First-round pick Stanley Johnson was Detroit’s best player in...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons welcome Reggie Jackson back with new contract

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Less than a month ago, Stan Van Gundy said bringing back point guard Reggie Jackson was his top offseason priority. So it made sense that, with a long-term deal done, the Detroit Pistons introduced Jackson in a formal news conference in the west atrium of the Palace -- where the team holds many of its biggest announcements these days. "It was a big day...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons welcome Reggie Jackson back with new contract

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Less than a month ago, Detroit Pistons coach and team president Stan Van Gundy said bringing back point guard Reggie Jackson was his top offseason priority. So it made sense that, with a long-term deal done, the Pistons introduced Jackson in a formal news conference in the west atrium of the Palace - where the team holds many of its biggest announcements...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

LIVE STREAM: Reggie Jackson press conference

Watch the Pistons' Reggie Jackson press conference today at 3:30 p.m.
Via Fox Sports Detroit
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dollars and sense: In the NBA, money is exploding

LAS VEGAS (AP) To understand how the business model of NBA salaries is unlike ever before, consider the cases of Reggie Jackson, Khris Middleton and DeMarre Carroll. They're not All-Stars. They're not exactly household names, either. Nonetheless, the trio got a combined $210 million in deals this summer: Jackson got $80 million over five years from the Detroit Pistons, Middleton...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall Compares Salary to Reggie Jackson

The NBA salary cap is set to skyrocket, and valuable-but-not-star players like Reggie Jackson will continue to receive big-money deals similar to the max contracts signed in recent seasons. Jackson, who signed a five-year, $80 million offer from the Detroit Pistons as a restricted free agent will now earn the same money as Washington Wizards point guard John Wall. And while the two...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall rips max contracts: 'I'm getting the same as Reggie Jackson'

NBA teams went on very expensive spending sprees during free agency. It felt like max contracts were being handed out at an alarming rate. And one of the league's best players took notice. Washington Wizards All-Star point guard John Wall was shocked to see some of the players getting big money, and pointed out one example. "People talk about me getting $80 million, now you got people...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall throws Reggie Jackson under the bus while complaining about max contracts

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is not happy about all the money that everyone is getting. Wall signed a five-year, $80 million contract extension two years. Now with the salary cap increasing and teams willing to spend more, Wall feels like he got the short end of the stick. Wall spoke to the media during the Wizards summer league game and acknowledged that his deal is...
Via No Guts, No Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons – Reggie Jackson contract explanation

While the Detroit Pistons failed to bring in some of the league’s top talent during this year’s free agency period, they were able to generate some successful signings in what has been a rather surprising offseason in Motown. Offseason recap After the Pistons failed to bring in Danny Green or DeMarre Carroll, two of the Pistons’ biggest offseason targets, the Pistons first...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

4 Most Head-Scratching Moves During 2015 NBA Free Agency

The drama of NBA free agency has essentially concluded now that the DeAndre Jordan saga is over. However, the aftermath of the center’s decision to leave the Dallas Mavericks and sign with the Los Angeles Clippers created a strange financial adjustment. According to TNT’s David Aldridge, Matthews’ four-year deal with Dallas is now worth $70 million instead of $57 million. Had...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson bet on himself and won

Last year when the Oklahoma City Thunder offered backup point guard four years $48 million we all thought that was a more than fair offer. Little did we know a year later Reggie Jackson would net a five year deal worth $80 million. Two things worked out for Jackson first he was traded to the Detroit Pistons before the deadline after Brandon Jennings went down for the year. Second...
Via The Front Office News
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Van Gundy and the Pistons win with Reggie Jackson deal

Earlier in the week Stan Van Gundy and the Pistons re-signed point guard Reggie Jackson to what appeared to be a monstrous 5-year, $80 million dollar contract extension. The deal itself was an extremely significant move considering the apparent big investment in Jackson himself. On the other end for many it was a perplexing move by Van Gundy when you further acknowledge the years...
Via The Majors Detroit
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Reggie Jackson Contract Grade

(March 9, 2015 – Source: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. Contract: 5 seasons, 80 million When free agency started I knew that the Detroit Pistons were going to sign a contract somewhere between 70-90 million dollars; most seemed to not understand it. I knew that Detroit valued him, as he played so well for them and they...
Via HoopStuff
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons, Reggie Jackson ink monster deal

Five years, $80 million.Even with the expected jump in the salary cap, that seems like a lot of NBA money for Reggie Jackson. The Detroit Pistons have spent it, though, and now Jackson is a part of their core for the long haul.After stumbling through his opening weeks as the Pistons' starting point guard after a midseason trade from the Oklahoma City Thunder, Jackson finished the...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson's absurd 5-year, $80 mil deal has got to make you feel good about the Celtics' contracts

Jackson is set to make roughly two-and-a-half timesper year what Thomas will.Yesterday, restricted free-agent Reggie Jackson signed a five-year, $80 million contract to stay with the Pistons.  The deal does not contain club or player options, per ESPN sources.  Jackson is going to make an average of $16 mil per year for the next five seasons.Who knows, maybe with the salary cap...
Via Celtics Life
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson, Pistons Reach an $80M Deal

A photo posted by Reggie Jackson (@reggie_jackson) on Jul 5, 2015 at 10:17pm PDT Reggie Jackson and the Detroit Pistons Reach have come to terms on an $80 million deal that will keep the free agent guard in Detroit for five-years. Rodney Stuckey has agreed in principle on three-year, $21 million deal with the Indiana Pacers, league sources tell RealGM. Year 3 opt out...
Via Hooped Up
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Detroit Pistons Lock Up Reggie Jackson

The Detroit Pistons have reached a five-year agreement with restricted free agent Reggie Jackson, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Restricted free agent guard Reggie Jackson has agreed to a five-year, $80M extension with the Detroit Pistons, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 6, 2015 Detroit acquired the point guard from the Oklahoma...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson signs new deal with Detroit

Congrats to Reggie Jackson on his reported $80 million deal with the Detroit Pistons. After he turned down a smaller extension with the Thunder, many questioned if he would ever get as good a deal elsewhere. Turning down the deal also led to the trade to Detroit and many wondering if Jackson was worth the money or the fuss. Fortunately for Reggie (and his fans), he played well in...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson: Grading His Deal with the Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons chose to give Reggie Jackson a five-year, $80 million contract tonight, and it is a big move that will dictate a big part of their future. He is the point guard of the future for them, and has star potential. Perhaps the biggest question about this deal, is what kind of grade the Pistons and Jackson get for their deal. During the 2014-15 season with the Pistons...
Via Hoops-Nation
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons sign Reggie Jackson to 5-year/$80M extension

The Pistons made another investment into the future of their team Sunday night. According to  Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the team locked up point guard Reggie Jackson to a five-year, $80M extension. Restricted free agent guard Reggie Jackson has agreed to a five-year, $80M extension with the Detroit Pistons, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA...
Via The Majors Detroit
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons sign Reggie Jackson

Reggie Jackson and the Pistons have agreed on a five-year contract, according to Yahoo Sports. Jackson received a five-year, $80 million contract from the Pistons.  Jackson, a restricted free agent, was acquired by the Pistons from the Oklahoma City Thunder in a trade last season. Jackson, 25, averaged 17.6 points per game, 9.2 assists per game and 4.7 rebounds per game in an increased...
Via Hoops-Nation
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons Re-Sign Reggie Jackson to Five-Year, $80 Million Contract

The absurd amount of money being thrown around the NBA this summer continued on Sunday night with the Detroit Pistons reportedly signing restricted free agent Reggie Jackson to a five-year, $80 million contract. Restricted free agent guard Reggie Jackson has agreed to a five-year, $80M extension with the Detroit Pistons, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson, Pistons Agree Upon Five-Year, $80M Deal

Reggie Jackson has agreed upon a five-year, $80 million contract with the Detroit Pistons. The Pistons acquired Jackson from the Oklahoma City Thunder at the deadline. Jackson had previously turned down a four-year, $48 million extension from the Thunder.
Via RealGM
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Top Ten best plays from 2014-15 season

Although the Detroit Pistons fell short of the Eastern Conference playoffs last season, they have a pretty intriguing team for the upcoming season. With noted big man Andre Drummond, point guard Reggie Jackson and head coach Stan Van Gundy, the Pistons have a bright future to say the least. For those of you who might have missed of some of the Pistons best plays from last season...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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