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Detroit Pistons C Gray out with cardiac problem

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Detroit Pistons center Aaron Gray is out indefinitely after suffering a cardiac episode last month. Gray had the problem, which he didn't discuss in detail, after a voluntary practice session at the Palace. He said Monday he is still undergoing testing to find out exactly what needs to be done. He says there is no timeline on his return. Gray was signed...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pistons C Aaron Gray to miss training camp

The Detroit Pistons announced on Monday that offseason acquisition Aaron Gray will miss all of training camp due to a cardiac episode he suffered in August. Gray is a 7’0″ center who the Pistons brought in to provide another big presence down low to back up budding star Andre Drummond. Hopefully there isn’t anything wrong with Gray and he can get back on the court soon enough...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Greg Monroe says he could re-sign with Pistons next summer. Sure.

Eric Bledsoe threatened it, but Greg Monroe actually did it — he will play for the qualifying offer of $5.5 million this season just so he can be a free agent next summer. The Pistons offered him a lot more money (Monroe denied getting a five-year, $60 million offer, but talks were in the eight figures) and he said no. He may have said no to any offer. Part of that is about the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the Lottery Teams’ Uniforms

Greg Monroe and the Detroit Pistons came out in style last season with their “Motor City” alternate uniforms, but which lottery team has the most on-court swag?  As we prepare to enter the 2014-15 NBA season, let’s take a look at which lottery teams from last season have swagger and which teams need a fashion check. 14. Utah Melissa Majchrzak/Getty Images This may seem harsh...
Via The Lottery Mafia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pistons' Greg Monroe moves on from tough summer

Greg Monroe is betting on himself. He didn't say that Thursday afternoon at an elementary school on the west side of Detroit for an NBA reading event. His actions this summer told us that, when he turned down a four-year deal that would have made him the Detroit Pistons' highest-paid player and instead signed a one-year qualifying offer for $5.5 million.. Monroe is banking...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons' Greg Monroe moves on from tough summer

Greg Monroe is betting on himself. He didn't say that Thursday afternoon at an elementary school on the west side of Detroit for an NBA reading event. His actions this summer told us that, when he turned down a four-year deal that would have made him the Detroit Pistons' highest-paid player and instead signed a one-year qualifying offer for $5.5 million.. Monroe is banking...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Hamilton’s Reaction to to Pistons’ Darko Milicic Pick

This is so awesome. Former Detroit Pistons swingman Richard Hamilton appeared on ESPN’s Highly Questionable to talk about his wedding day and all the NBA stars that attended it. But the fun started when one of the hosts asked Hamilton to give his reaction to the Pistons’ selection of Darko Milicic with the second pick in the 2003 NBA draft. The awesomeness starts at the 5:20...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Sign Brian Cook, Josh Bostic To Camp Contracts

The Detroit Pistons have signed Brian Cook and Josh Bostic to their training camp roster. Cook played for the Pistons' summer league team in July and played under Stan Van Gund in Orlando.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons sign C Hasheem Thabeet

ESPN’s Marc Stein has announced that the Detroit Pistons have signed C Hasheem Thabeet to a non-guaranteed deal. Thabeet is a former No. 2 overall pick out of Uconn of the Memphis Grizzlies in 2009. He has averages of 2.2 points and 2.7 rebounds in his career. Thabeet played last season with the Oklahoma City Thunder and was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers earlier in the month...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hasheem Thabeet Signs Non-Guaranteed Deal With Pistons

The Detroit Pistons are signing Hasheem Thabeet to a non-guaranteed contract, according to sources. The Pistons will give Thabeet an opportunity to make the team out of training camp. Thabeet was recently released by the Philadelphia 76ers.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings Takes Tae Heckard Back After She Cheated on Him

Brandon Jennings has admitted to pouting during the season with the Pistons and pouting after the season because his girlfriend Tae Heckard cheated on him. But, relationships can be complicated and it appears Brandon and Tae are back to being a couple after spending Brandon’s birthday weekend together according to Bossip. Hope that all works out for them.
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Harrellson Signs With Chongqing Flying Dragons

Josh Harrellson signed a contract with the Chongqing Flying Dragons in the Chinese Basketball Association. This will be Chongqing's first season in the CBA. Harrellson played for the Detroit Pistons last season.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: Trading For Brandon Jennings

Indiana Pacers: Trading For Brandon Jennings By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. Indiana Gets: Brandon Jennings Boston Gets: Greg Monroe, C.J. Watson and Detroit 1st Round Pick Detroit Gets: Rajon Rondo and Ian Mahinmi The Boston Celtics and Detroit Pistons each have elite talents that are likely to walk as free agents in the offseason in Rajon Rondo and Greg Monroe and...
Via HoopStuff
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: A 3 Team Trade For Rajon Rondo

Detroit Pistons: A 3 Team Trade For Rajon Rondo By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Detroit Gets: Rajon Rondo and Ian Mahinmi Boston Gets: Greg Monroe, C.J. Watson and Detroit 1st Round Pick Indiana Gets: Brandon Jennings The Detroit Pistons weren’t able to sign Greg Monroe for more than 1 season, as he took his 5th season option (QO). That was a mistake, a big one...
Via HoopStuff
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Darko Milicic to quit basketball, become kick boxer

I’m sure most people have fond memories of former No. 2 overall pick Darko Milicic. Ahh, I’m just kidding, Milicic might be the worst draft pick in Detroit Pistons history. Milicic has since retired and he’s going to pick up…kick boxing? Milicic will sign a contract Wednesday to become a professional kickboxer in his native Serbia. The story, headlined “Darko Milicic put...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings on last season: ‘It was my worst season’

The Detroit Pistons were a bit disappointing last season, and point guard Brandon Jennings was one of the bigger disappointments on the roster. He simply wasn’t able to get his offense going, and he looked extremely lost on the court quite often. If the Pistons are going to rebound this season and make the playoffs, they are going to need Jennings to turn things around and get...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings Admits to Pouting Last Season

Detroit Pistons PG Brandon Jennings basically admitted what everyone already knew, that he pouted at times during the Pistons’ debacle of a 2013-14 season. . @detroitbadboys isn’t exactly thrilled with this Brandon Jennings admission. http://t.co/Mg2cxse1VM pic.twitter.com/UKmS1rqq6U — SB Nation NBA (@SBNationNBA) September 19, 2014 In a recent interview Jennings, described...
Via BlackSportsOnline
10 days ago  |  Discuss

What comes next for Greg Monroe?

One of the summer’s big free agent pieces finally got moved  leaving us with just Eric Bledsoe remaining before the offseason can officially close. Greg Monroe signed his qualifying offer last week ending his restricted free agency and taking one of the last big free agent names off the board. Monroe probably thought he would get a massive payday, but the reality of restricted...
Via Bloguin Best
11 days ago  |  Discuss

What comes next for Greg Monroe?

One of the summer’s big free agent pieces finally got moved  leaving us with just Eric Bledsoe remaining before the offseason can officially close. Greg Monroe signed his qualifying offer last week ending his restricted free agency and taking one of the last big free agent names off the board. Monroe probably thought he would get a massive payday, but the reality of restricted...
Via Crossover Chronicles
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lorenzo Brown To Sign One-Year Deal With Pistons

Free agent guard Lorenzo Brown has reached agreement on a one-year contract with the Detroit Pistons, a league source told RealGM. Brown averaged 2.5 points and 1.6 assists in 26 games with the Philadelphia 76ers last season, after the 6-foot-5 guard signed with the franchise as a released free agent. Brown, 24, was the 52nd overall selection by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the...
Via RealGM
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rasheed Wallace Jersey Changing Roar Art

Retired fan favorite, former Jailblazers great and current Detroit Pistons assistant coach Rasheed Wallace turned 40 yesterday, and in celebration of Roscoe walking the planet for 4 decades as a badass rebel who plays by his own rules and believes in a honest ball. Artist Nathan Mckee from Portland, Oregon created this Instagram art piece that will make your Sheed loving day. The...
Via Hooped Up
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Stan Van Gundy Turn Around The Detroit Pistons?

The Bad Boys. DEEETRRROOIT BAAASKETBAAALLL!!!! You guys remember that? Those were the good ole days of Detroit Pistons basketball. It wasn’t long ago we were watching “Mr. Big Shot” Billups drain clutch shot after clutch shot, Ben Wallace dominating his way to multiple Defensive Player of the Year awards, and RIP... The post Can Stan Van Gundy Turn Around The Detroit Pistons...
Via Hoops-Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Best Chauncey Billups Fan Tattoo Ever

If you happen to be a fan of the recently retired Chauncey Billups aka Mr.Big Shot and want his portrait tattooed on your body. It’s pretty clear you’ll need to hop on a plane to Italy and get it done by Albachiara Livieri at Sacrum Cor if you want it done right. This piece is ridiculous! The post Best Chauncey Billups Fan Tattoo Ever appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings has added 25 pounds

The Detroit News’ Vincent Goodwill is reporting that Detroit Pistons G Brandon Jennings has put on 25 pounds this summer.  Jennings is coming off a season where he averaged a career high 7.6 assists, but he averaged 15.5 points and shot 33.7% from deep and 37.3% overall. If Jennings really did pack on 25 pounds, my God! He’s beginning to understand! You have to get strong to...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons' Brandon Jennings ready for game to rebound

Brandon Jennings emerged from the informal workouts at The Palace practice facility, looking somewhat similar to the figure who departed to California after last season’s disappointing, playoff-less finish. Playful swagger? Check. Rare introspection? Check Twenty-five extra pounds? Check…wait, that wasn’t here last season “I’m about 185, 190 on my good days,” said...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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