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Pistons player says Stan Van Gundy told him 'trades could be made'

The Detroit Pistons have already had a busy offseason, but the work might not be done quite yet. Newly signed player Adonis Thomas, who was inked to a non-guaranteed contract, revealed some interesting information that head coach Stan Van Gundy told him when he signed his deal.Here's what Thomas said Van Gundy told him, via David Mayo of MLive.com:"The day I signed my contract,...
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1 day 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Andre Drummond work on his post moves

Detroit Pistons franchise center Andre Drummond has been putting in work this offseason, and he recently gave his fans and followers a glimpse at exactly what he's been doing.Drummond posted a short video clip from one of his workouts on his Instagram, where he shows off a few nifty post moves and even a few jumpers. Most notably, though, is the "Dream Shake" the 22-year-old big...
Via Fox Sports
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons set to play all season long on FOX Sports Detroit

For the first time ever, FOX Sports Detroit will televise every regular-season game on the 2015-16 Detroit Pistons schedule. Coverage begins Oct. 27 with the season opener at Atlanta. The Pistons' home opener is set for Oct. 28 vs. Utah. Among the 82 games produced by FOX Sports Detroit, 13 are slated to air on FOX Sports Plus. "Our commitment and passion for the Pistons is greater...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanley Johnson in hot water for a Snapchat

Detroit Pistons rookie Forward Stanley Johnson, this past year’s first round pick, is in hot water after he posted Snapchat of him holding a toy gun to the head of a friend. Here is the video from the Sporting News. You decide for yourself if this should be a big deal. The Detroit Pistons have not responded to the Sporting News’ request for comment on the issue. However, Johnson...
Via The Majors Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings: 'If I have to come off the bench, I'm fine with that'

Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings is in an unclear situation after tearing his ACL last season. The Pistons acquired and extended point guard Reggie Jackson in his absence, which could potentially move Jennings to the bench.  While that might not sit right with some players, it sounds like Jennings can deal with losing his starting spot and taking a role as Detroit's...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

How would Brandon Jennings look in a Knicks uniform?

The Knicks have Jose Calderon, but that doesn't mean they're content with their point guards.Rumors and reports have been flying everywhere about how New York would like to add another guard, whether that guy is Jamal Crawford or another point guard. Over at the Inquisitr, Jacob Street asks if the answer to their problems could be waiting in Detroit:There's certainly a chance Jennings...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons rookie Stanley Johnson: 'We don't just want the 8th seed'

Detroit Pistons rookie Stanley Johnson hasn't been shy about the team's goals this offseason. The Pistons haven't made the playoffs since the 2008-09 season, but Johnson says that simply sneaking into the playoffs as an 8th seed isn't what the team wants.Here's what Johnson told Perry A. Farrell of the Detroit Free Press:“We just don’t want to get in as the eighth-seed,” said...
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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
5 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Questions: Reviewing the revamped roster of the Van Gundy Pistons

Stan Van Gundy and the Detroit Pistons enjoyed a lot of turnover this past offseason, but where exactly are they at in the Hedgehog’s rebuild? This week’s Five Questions takes a look at that SVG roster heading into he 2015-16 season for the Pistons and whether or not fans can start enjoying some of those benefits.  The post Five Questions: Reviewing the revamped roster...
Via The Majors Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Schedule Breakdown

The NBA released the 2015-2016 schedule earlier last week, so let’s breakdown some focal points from the Detroit Pistons schedule.   Detroit Pistons 2015-2016 Schedule Breakdown Here are the most noteworthy takeaways from an analyzation of Detroit’s schedule: Opening Night: The Pistons have the honor of being one of six teams to tip off on opening night, which falls on Tuesday...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond offered Pistons rookie Stanley Johnson a home after his mother passed away

Detroit Pistons rookie Stanley Johnson had his mother pass away this offseason, but he has a friend to lean on in franchise center Andre Drummond. According to David Mayo of MLive.com, Johnson says that Drummond wants him to live with him for his rookie season. "He wants me to live with him this year," Johnson said Thursday, "so that should be interesting, to see what happens there...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves announce signing of Tayshaun Prince

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Timberwolves have announced the signing of veteran forward Tayshaun Prince. The Wolves agreed to terms last week with Prince on a one-year deal for the veteran minimum. The contract became official on Thursday, giving the Wolves another veteran to mentor a young roster. Prince averaged 7.5 points in 58 games last year for Memphis, Detroit and Boston...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Unforgettable Moments, presented by Milsoch: Fear the 'Fro (VIDEO)

Ben Wallace was traded to the Pistons in 2000 and rose to become the centerpiece in a new era of Pistons champions.  
Via Fox Sports Detroit
10 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Did the Pistons get better defensively this offseason?

While Stan Van Gundy is most commonly associated with popularizing the "stretch 4" and stacking his lineups with perimeter shooting, he's also always coached very good defensive teams. While the Pistons made positive strides last year, jumping from 25th in defensive efficiency to 19th in the NBA, the acquisitions made this offseason could help the Pistons defense make the leap.Here...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Jodie Meeks bounce back in his second season with Detroit?

Detroit Pistons shooting guard Jodie Meeks was the biggest acquisition for the Detroit Pistons just two offseasons ago, but now it's unclear what his role in Stan Van Gundy's wing rotation will be. After suffering a back injury last season, Meeks struggled to get it going from behind the arc, shooting just 34.9 percent from deep in 60 games.  Here's more from Vincent Diringer at...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy on Hack-A-Drummond: 'If we get better, we'll see it more'

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond has a bright future ahead of him, but he also may have a lot of missed free throws in his future.After shooting just 38.9 percent from the foul line last season, Drummond could be sent to the line with the "Hack-A" strategy much more often next season. Here's what Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy told Zach Lowe on the Lowe Post podcast, as...
Via Fox Sports
11 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
11 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...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond best highlights from 27 points at USA Basketball Showcase

As the USA Basketball team looks to fill out their roster for the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond might be on that squad. Back on Thursday, Drummond participated in the USA Basketball Showcase and put together an impressive performance with twenty-seven points and grabbed sixteen rebounds. Check out some of his best highlights in the below video compilation...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Five things to watch for in 2015-16

Along with the rest of the NBA, the Detroit Pistons released their 2015-16 schedule ahead of their October 27th season opener against the Atlanta Hawks which will be followed by their home opener against the Utah Jazz the next night. For the Pistons who had 22 sets of games last season on consecutive nights the team will still have to endure a shared league high of 20 separate back...
Via The Majors Detroit
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond not happy about Pistons' schedule

    The 2015-16 NBA schedule was officially released on Wednesday, and most people are exceptionally pleased with it. The league cut down on the number of back-to-back games and slashed the number of four-games-in-five-nights sets by more than half. The amount miles traveled by teams was also reduced. But this wasn’t good enough for Andre Drummond, however. The Pistons center...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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