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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...
Via HoopStuff
1 day ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  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 […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
5 days ago  |  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...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Detroit Pistons are training with UFC fighters for a week

What's one way for an NBA team to get a little tougher in the offseason?How about rolling with UFC fighters? Andre Drummond, Reggie Jackson and other members of the Detroit Pistons are heading to Las Vegas to work with UFC trainers, according to Perry A. Farrell of the Detroit Free Press:"A contingent of Detroit Pistons will travel to Las Vegas on Aug. 31, but it won’t be fun...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Can the Pistons make the playoffs in 2015?

The last time the Detroit Pistons made a trip to the postseason, it was 2009.  Since then, the Pistons have been lackluster.  They’ve gone through several coaching changes, all of which failed to reach the success the Pistons’ had in the mid 2000’s, when they appeared in six straight Eastern Conference championship series. However, with their best coaching change since Larry...
Via isportsweb.com
13 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
15 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  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...
Via Mile High Sports
19 days ago  |  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 Pistons.com: "The roster is more compatible than it’s...
Via Fox Sports
21 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
23 days ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via Standing O Sports
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...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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
July 26, 2015  |  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
July 20, 2015  |  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
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

LIVE STREAM: Reggie Jackson press conference

Watch the Pistons' Reggie Jackson press conference today at 3:30 p.m.
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 20, 2015  |  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
July 15, 2015  |  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
July 15, 2015  |  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
July 15, 2015  |  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
July 12, 2015  |  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
July 10, 2015  |  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
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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