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Marcus Morris is blocking Suns fans on Twitter

When the Suns split up twin brothers Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris this summer, by sending Marcus to Detroit in a trade with the Pistons, he wasn't at all pleased.Marcus called it a "slap in the face" at the time, claiming he agreed to take less money on his contract in order to make sure he and his brother could play for the same team.Evidently, Suns fans haven't been too kind...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Pistons’ Offseason Grade

(March 21, 2015 – Source: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Pistons Added: Marcus Morris (Trade), Danny Granger (Trade), Reggie Bullock (Trade), Steve Blake (Trade) Ersan Ilyasova (Trade), Aron Baynes (three seasons, 19.5 million, player option), Stanley Johnson (8th pick), Darrun Hillard (pick 38) No Longer Pistons...
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1 day 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...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy: Rookie Stanley Johnson could start next season

The Detroit Pistons are not among the teams you can expect to see tanking any time soon. Coach Stan Van Gundy has made public statements pillorying those teams that are tanking, and it's not something Detroit's ownership is looking to do. The Pistons want to win games, and they want to be competitive.And that means there will be no preconceived notions about who's a starter and who...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond to attend USA Basketball mini-camp in August

Andre Drummond is one of the many players who are a part of the USA Basketball program, and all of them are being summoned to Las Vegas in August as part of a mini-camp that will test their commitment to playing in international competition.USA Basketball is headed up by Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski, who take the responsibility of running the team extremely seriously. They...
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6 days ago  |  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...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings Thinks UK’s Jamal Murray Is A Special Player

Pistons’ Brandon Jennings shared his thoughts on Kentucky signee Jamal Murray following his incredible outing yesterday against Team USA. Been saying this kid is nice man https://t.co/ICn44yTHF6 — BRANDON JENNINGS (@BrandonJennings) July 25, 2015 Here was the link Jennings included in his tweet: The post Brandon Jennings Thinks UK’s Jamal Murray Is A Special Player appeared...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Adonis Thomas Signs With Pistons

The Detroit Pistons signed Adonis Thomas to a contract, the team announced. Thomas played for the Pistons' summer league team in Orlando.
Via RealGM
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns are concerned about Markieff Morris’s state of mind after trading his brother

When the Phoenix Suns decided to trade Marcus Morris to the Detroit Pistons, they know that the two brothers were going to be upset. That was made pretty clear by Marcus during his introductory press conference with the Pistons. Marcus told the media that he felt like it was a slap in the face once he found out the Suns traded him.Now they have might have a bigger problem on their...
Via No Guts, No Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons – Summer league recap and potential starting lineup for 2015

With the 2015 Orlando Summer League over, the Detroit Pistons now have to focus on finalizing their roster before their 2015 campaign begins. There were some bright spots out of the Summer League for Detroit, where their top three prospects played some of their best basketball yet in their young Pistons’ career.  First-round pick Stanley Johnson was Detroit’s best player in...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons sign first-round pick Stanley Johnson

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons have signed Stanley Johnson, their first-round draft pick. The Pistons took Johnson with the No. 8 pick last month. The Arizona star is expected to compete for playing time at small forward for Detroit. Johnson played one season at Arizona, averaging 13.8 points and 6.5 rebounds in 2014-15. The 6-foot-7, 245-pound Johnson was the Pac...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Come Together Chronicles: Metro Detroit Youth Day (VIDEO)

The Pistons celebrated Metro Detroit Youth Day with a day full of fun and activities including visits from Pistons Legends, the Flight Crew and D-Town.
Via Fox Sports Detroit
12 days ago  |  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...
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13 days ago  |  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...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Sign 2nd Rounder Darrun Hilliard

The Detroit Pistons have signed Darrun Hilliard to a contract. Hilliard, a 6-6 guard from Villanova University, was selected 38th overall in the 2015 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. He averaged 9.4 points, 2.6 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 1.2 steals in the recently concluded NBA Orlando Summer League. A native of Bethlehem, Pa., Hilliard averaged 11.4 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

LIVE STREAM: Reggie Jackson press conference

Watch the Pistons' Reggie Jackson press conference today at 3:30 p.m.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanley Johnson best highlights from 31 points in Drew League game

As the Detroit Pistons look to make the Eastern Conference playoffs in the upcoming season, they will be expecting big things from rookie forward Stanley Johnson. Recently, Johnson and Pistons teammate Andre Drummond played in a Drew League game and Stanley put together an amazing performance which included thirty-one points and nine rebounds. Check out some of his best highlights...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Stanley Johnson Summer League Report

  (June 24, 2015 – Source: Elsa/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… I’ll be the first to admit I didn’t agree with the Detroit Pistons decision to select Stanley Johnson with the 8th overall pick when it happened. Justise Winslow was still on the board and there were other players, such as Sam Dekker, who I thought would’ve been...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Wrap: 7.17.15 (VIDEO)

Stan Van Gundy continues to add to the Pistons roster, the Flight Crew and D-Town take over Metro Detroit Youth Day, plus Dre at the Kids Choice Sports Awards in this edition of The Wrap.  
Via Fox Sports Detroit
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons showing interest in Ty Lawson

According to Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated, the Pistons are showing interest in trading for Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson. Sources: Despite second arrest, Ty Lawson generating interest http://t.co/O27ZG1TKAr — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixSI) July 17, 2015 Lawson, who shot .436 from the field last season with the Nuggets has also managed to get himself arrested on two...
Via The Majors Detroit
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanley Johnson best offense highlights from 2015 Orlando Summer League

As the Detroit Pistons look to jump back into the Eastern Conference playoffs, they will have to expect big things from rookie Stanley Johnson. During Johnson’s play at the 2015 Orlando Summer League, Johnson averaged over sixteen points, grabbed six rebounds, and dished out two assists per game. For some of Stanley’s best highlights, check out the below compilation: *** Johnson...
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17 days ago  |  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...
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18 days ago  |  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...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss
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