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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...
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5 days ago  |  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'...
Via RealGM
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks to sign NBA D-League forward Tony Mitchell to 10-day contract

The Milwaukee Bucks will sign 24-year-old forward Tony Mitchell to a 10-day contract, according to a tweet from Yahoo!'s Marc J. Spears. Mitchell is currently a member of the Ft. Wayne Mad Ants, the Bucks' NBA Development League affiliate squad (the Bucks share this affiliation with the Bobcats, Pistons, Pacers, Grizzlies, and Magic). In 21 games this season, Mitchell has...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 04, 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...
Via Hip Hoop Junkies
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons call up Peyton Siva, Tony Mitchell from D-League

The Pistons have called up rookies Peyton Siva and Tony Mitchell back to the NBA after a two week stint with the Pistons D-League affiliate, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. Peyton Siva, the 56th pick in the 2013 NBA draft, averaged 12.0 PPG, 5.8 APG, 2.6 SPG, shot 40% from the field, and 53% from the three point line in 25.4 MPG. Mitchell, the 37th pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, struggled...
Via KC Sports Ninja
January 19, 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...
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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...
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...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

D-league unlikely for Pistons' rookie Tony Mitchell

Four games played. Averaging 1.8 minutes of playing time in those four games when the outcomes had been long decided. Only 21 years old and learning to navigate being a professional basketball player as a rookie. Such a player would seemingly be a candidate for the NBA Development League. But that’s not the case with Pistons rookie Tony Mitchell. Barring a rash of injuries...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

See Sheed jump ... or try anyway

The Detroit Pistons are giving the NBA Slam Dunk Contest a run for its money with these post-practice throwdowns. In the battle of old vs. new, Rasheed Wallace and Tony Mitchell showed off their hops in a competition that was awesomely one-sided. After a 16-year career in the NBA and a couple of retirements, Wallace joined the Pistons this season as an assistant coach. The 39-year...
Via Fox Sports
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Coach Rasheed Wallace Throws Down MONSTER Dunk During Practice

‘Sheed gonna ‘Sheed. Check out the big man throwing down one of the more athletic dunks you will ever see during a practice dunk-off against Tony Mitchell. Assistant coach ‘Sheed hasn’t lost a step and it is good to see the Pistons are having fun. [Instagram] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Rasheed Wallace Shows He’s Still Barely Got It, Takes On Rookie Tony Mitchell in Dunk Contest (Video)

The Detroit Pistons are giving the NBA Slam Dunk Contest a run for its money with these post-practice throwdowns. In the battle of old versus new, Rasheed Wallace and Tony Mitchell showed off their hops in a competition that was awesomely one-sided. After a 16-year career in the NBA and a couple of retirements, Wallace joined the Pistons this season as an assistant coach. The 39...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons’ Charlie Villanueva returns from shoulder injury

Detroit Pistons’ power forward Charlie Villanueva made his first appearance of the season last night after coming off a shoulder injury, as was reported at rotoworld.com. Listed fourth on the depth chart at the time of the injury behind Greg Monroe, Jonas Jerebko and Tony Mitchell, Villanueva played only five minutes and scored two points on 1-of-3 shooting. The Pistons lost...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons rookie Tony Mitchell is making strides

Sometimes a complex game like basketball can be so simple if the instructions are concise and clear. Pistons second-round pick Tony Mitchell is living proof of that with his quick feet long strides and wide eyes making it hard for the coaching staff to ignore his attempt at cracking the rotation. He was the first big man off the bench Tuesday night and in tandem with fellow reserve...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Can Tony Mitchell make an immediate impact with Pistons?

The Detroit Pistons selected North Texas forward Tony Mitchell with the 37th pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Mitchell, who was regarded as a lottery pick after a strong freshman season (14.7 points, 10.3 rebounds and 3 blocks), seen his draft stock plummet after an underwhelming sophomore campaign where he averaged 13 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.7 blocks. (Photo Credit: Detroit Bad Boys...
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September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo dunks on Trey Burke at Panini rookie photo shoot

Yesterday, we posted a video of Detroit Pistons rookie Tony Mitchell throwing down a two-ball dunk at the Panini Rookie Photo Shoot. That wasn’t the only nasty dunk of the day as Orlando rookie Victor Oladipo decided to throw down a trash-can dunk on Jazz rookie Trey Burke. Also to note, Bobcats rookie Cody Zeller with the assist…
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Mitchell throws down double ball dunk at Panini rookie photo shoot

If you happen to be a rookie coming into the NBA, this week was your chance to look your best as the Panini trading card company had their annual rookie photo shoot. During one the breaks, Pistons rookie Tony Mitchell decided to show off his aerial exploits as he threw down two monster dunks that included one where he used two balls:
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Hardaway, Mitchell and Burke team up for impressive dunk

Their jerseys may no longer be the same shade of Michigan blue, but Tim Hardaway Jr. and Trey Burke haven't forgotten how to play together. The former Wolverines were two of the three players who teamed up for a Harlem Globetrotters-style dunk at a NBA rookie photo shoot Tuesday. The third player is hoping to build a fanbase from many of the same people that cheered for Burke...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA rookies go dunk crazy

Panini held their annual Panini Rookie Photo Shoot today in New York and wow did it look like an impressive affair. The rookies put up a lot of show stopping dunks in an attempt to get the best photos for their first professional cards. (H/T Beyond the Buzzer) First up we got Archie Goodwin of the Phoenix Suns with a basic behind the legs, partial reverse dunk. Now we got Tony...
Via My Sports Rumors
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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