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Suns trade F Tolliver to Pistons for Mitchell in salary cap move

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Suns have traded forward Anthony Tolliver to the Detroit Pistons for forward Tony Mitchell. The Suns are expected to release Mitchell to create an additional $2.2 million in salary cap space, giving the team a total of $6.2 million available and an open roster spot. Phoenix signed Tolliver to a two-year, $6 million contract in the offseason, with the idea it...
Via AP on Fox
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Suns trade Tolliver to Pistons in salary cap move

PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Suns have traded forward Anthony Tolliver to the Detroit Pistons for forward Tony Mitchell. The Suns are expected to release Mitchell to create an additional $2.2 million in salary cap space, giving the team a total of $6.2 million available and an open roster spot. Phoenix signed Tolliver to a two-year, $6 million contract in the offseason, with the idea...
Via AP on Fox
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Pistons acquire Anthony Tolliver from Suns

Stan Van Gundy got himself an early Christmas present. The Pistons acquired forward Anthony Tolliver from the Phoenix Suns in exchange for Tony Mitchell Saturday, a move designed to address the hole left by the release of Josh Smith. The 29-year-old Tolliver will provide an experienced power forward to come off the bench behind Greg Monroe, and will also give Detroit another 3-point...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
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Suns trade Tolliver to Detroit for Tony Mitchell

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Suns have traded forward Anthony Tolliver to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for forward Tony Mitchell. Tolliver, a seven-year veteran, was signed as a free agent in July but struggled to fill the stretch forward void created by Channing Frye's departure. He was averaging 3.3 points and 11.3 minutes per game while making 24 of 62 3-point attempts (38.7 percent...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Suns Trade Anthony Tolliver To Pistons For Tony Mitchell

The Phoenix Suns have traded forward Anthony Tolliver to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for forward Tony Mitchell. Mitchell, who was drafted 37th overall by the Pistons in the 2013 NBA Draft out of the University of North Texas, has averaged 8.2 points and 7.2 rebounds in six games with the Grand Rapids Drive of the NBA Development League this season. The 6-9, 235-pound forward...
Via RealGM
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Pistons Recall Tony Mitchell From D-League

The Detroit Pistons has recalled forward Tony Mitchell from the team’s NBA Development League (D-League) affiliate, the Grand Rapids Drive, after a one-game assignment. Mitchell recorded 12 points (5-9 FG), 12 rebounds and one steal in 30 minutes vs. the Los Angeles D-Fenders (11/26). Drafted 37th overall in the 2013 NBA Draft, he appeared in 21 games for the Pistons last season...
Via RealGM
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Assign Tony Mitchell To D-League

The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has assigned forward Tony Mitchell to the team’s NBA Development League affiliate, the Grand Rapids Drive. Mitchell, drafted 37th overall in the 2013 NBA Draft, appeared in 21 games for the Pistons last season averaging 1.0 points and 1.2 rebounds per game.
Via RealGM
29 days ago  |  Discuss

30 Teams/30 Days Preview: Is this the year Pistons make their move?

Editor's note: This is the 10th of Sam Amico's 30 NBA team previews entering the 2014-15 season. Projected Starters C Andre Drummond; PF Greg Monroe; SF Josh Smith; SG Jodie Meeks; PG Brandon Jennings. Key Reserves SF Caron Butler; G/F Kyle Singler; PG D.J. Augustin; SG Kentavious Caldwell-Pope; F Jonas Jerebko; PG Will Bynum; PF Tony Mitchell; G Spencer Dinwiddie; PF Tony Mitchell...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NBA Summer League: The Pistons Take Down the Rockets

Stretch power forwards have become more and more valuable in the NBA. The Pistons and Rockets both have a plethora of stretch power forwards. Pistons also have a lot of combo guards that they look to rely on. The Detroit Pistons look to rely on Kentavious Caldwell-Pope as a leader to the younger guards, and produce on the offensive side. Pope came into this league as more of a perimeter...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
July 05, 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'll see different...
Via RealGM
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks to sign Tony Mitchell to 10-day contract

The Milwaukee Bucks have the worst record in the NBA (12-47) but one thing is for sure, they are a very promising team. Image via: Wikimedia CommonsThe Milwaukee Bucks are apparently looking to fill their open roster spots left by Caron Butler and Gary Neal. Their first move is to sign Milwaukee native F Tony Mitchell to a 10-day contract. Mitchell is the first North Texas player...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Canton falls to Fort Wayne 105-95

The Canton Charge were defeated by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, 105-95, at the War Memorial Coliseum in Indiana on Saturday night. The loss sets Canton at 17-10 on the season, while Fort Wayne improves to 16-11 and a full game behind the Charge in the East Division. After the Charge pulled ahead for a 24-22 lead following the opening stanza, the two teams went back-and-forth for three...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons Reassign Peyton Siva, Tony Mitchell To D-League

The Detroit Pistons have re-assigned Peyton Siva and Tony Mitchell to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League. Siva and Mitchell will begin their second stint with the Mad Ants this season.
Via RealGM
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Terrence Ross to defend dunk title at All-Star Game

posted by Romy AquinoWe were all curious about the dunk competition but it's official, Terrence Ross will be back in the dunk contest at February's All-Star weekend in New Orleans.(via Mike Gantner of the Toronto Sun)Winning the dunk contest was one thing. Defending it is another. Terrence Ross is leaving nothing to chance. The sophomore swing man began working up some dunk options...
Via Hip Hoop Junkies
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Peyton Siva Called Up From The NBDL

NBA.com Former Louisville point guard Peyton Siva spent just two weeks in the National Basketball Developmental League before being called back up to the Detroit Pistons. Siva and fellow rookie teammate Tony Mitchell were sent to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants on Dec. 28. On Monday morning, the Detroit Pistons announced that both Siva and Mitchell will be added to the active roster. ...
Via The Cardinal Connect
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons Recall Peyton Siva, Tony Mitchell From Mad Ants

The Detroit Pistons have recalled Peyton Siva and Tony Mitchell from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League (D-League). Siva averaged 12.0 points, 2.8 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 2.6 steals in five games (four starts) with Fort Wayne. He recorded 27 points, three rebounds, eight assists and eight steals vs...
Via RealGM
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons assign Mitchell, Siva to D-League

The Detroit Pistons have assigned rookies Tony Mitchell and Peyton Siva to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League. The Pistons took Mitchell and Siva in the second round of this year's draft. Mitchell has appeared in 10 games with the Pistons, averaging 1.1 points and 1.1 rebounds per game. He was drafted 37th overall out of North Texas. Siva has appeared in 13...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons send Mitchell, Siva to D-league

Tony Mitchell and Peyton Siva are finally going to get some playing time. They will just be doing it in Fort Wayne. The Pistons assigned the rookies to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League in order to get them the minutes they need for their development. Siva has only played 76 minutes in Detroit's 30 games, scoring four points, while Mitchell has 11 points and 11 rebounds in...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons Assign Peyton Siva, Tony Mitchell To D-League

The Detroit Pistons have assigned forward Tony Mitchell and guard Peyton Siva to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League. Siva has played 13 games for the Pistons this season while Mitchell has appeared in 10 contests.
Via RealGM
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons’ Tony Mitchell threw down some sick pre-game dunks (VIDEO)

via YouTube Thus far, Pistons rookie Tony Mitchell’s NBA career has consisted of eight games played, an average of three minutes per game and some SICK pre-game dunks.  The North Texas University Mean Green product was taken 37th overall by the Pistons in the 2013 draft.  The 6’8″ power forward is biding his time on the bench behind Greg Monroe, Josh Smith, Charlie Villenueva...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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