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Scott Perry Expected To Be GM Candidate For Pistons, Cavaliers

Scott Perry is expected to be a general manager candidate for the Detroit Pistons and Cleveland Cavaliers, according to a source. Perry is assistant general manager of the Orlando Magic, but was formerly with the Detroit Pistons.
Via RealGM
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Grant Hill Will Not Accept Detroit Pistons GM Job

Grant Hill is a respected figure in the NBA community. He served the league during two decades and dedicated himself to being the best that he could be. A life in a suit and tie either on the bench or in the front office has been a forgone conclusion. That does not mean that the time is right for him to walk into the vacated general manager’s seat of the Detroit Pistons left hot...
Via Players View
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Greg Monroe Doesn’t Think Pistons Had Good Team Chemistry

Photo Credit: Carlos Osorio/AP Pistons forward Greg Monroe, who is scheduled to become a restricted free agent this summer, took an opportunity to address questions about the Pistons team at the end of a disappointing season following a 112-111 loss to the OKC Thunder. Naturally, the subject of team chemistry came up, which would be expected for a team that has been a disappointment...
Via Pass The Pill
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Grant Hill Not Interested In Becoming Pistons GM

Wednesday we reported that former Duke and NBA great Grant Hill, was a candidate for the Detroit Pistons general manager job.  Vincent Goodwill of The Detroit News is reporting that Hill has no interest in taking such a high ranking job this early after retirement. Hill, though, has told people close to him he won’t consider a front-office position this close to retirement, but...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Grant Hill Not Interested In Becoming Pistons’ GM

Wednesday we reported that former Duke and NBA great Grant Hill, was a candidate for the Detroit Pistons general manager job.  Vincent Goodwill of The Detroit News is reporting that Hill has no interest in taking such a high-ranking job this early after retirement. Hill, though, has told people close to him he won’t consider a front-office position this close to retirement,...
Via Thacover2
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thunder rallies past Detroit, clinches No. 2 seed in West

It was a performance that did nothing to restore the faith of an increasingly concerned fan base, and in fact the Thunder’s nail-biting 112-111 victory over Detroit in the regular season finale on Wednesday night inside Chesapeake Energy Arena only doused more doubt onto this team as it prepares for the postseason. But in the end, all that mattered was the Thunder secured the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons drop season finale but Kentavious Caldwell-Pope shines

It’s been another long, disappointing season for the Detroit Pistons, but rookie Kentavious Caldwell-Pope showed some potential in the season finale. The Pistons went into Oklahoma City to take on likely MVP Kevin Durant and the Thunder without Josh Smith and Rodney Stuckey. Interim coach John Loyer decided to start Caldwell-Pope and KCP showed why Loyer had faith in him. Caldwell...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Durant throws down monster jam vs Pistons

Tonight is the final night of games in the NBA regular season, and some teams are still trying to lock up their seeding for the playoffs. The Oklahoma City Thunder can assure themselves the second seed in the West with a win over the Detroit Pistons. Kevin Durant not only wants the win, but also wants to make a statement, which he did when he threw down a monster one-handed slam...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Tries To Obliterate The Rim With This Dunk vs Pistons (Video)

Kevin Durant must be frustrated or something. Durant and the Thunder are wrapping up the regular season against a Pistons team already on vacation.  Already wrapping up the scoring title and joining Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain as the only men to lead the league in total points for five straight seasons, Durant tried to obliterate Andre Drummond with this dunk. H/T Zombie Prophet
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Throws Down A Monster Dunk vs Pistons (Video)

Kevin Durant must be frustrated or something. Durant and the Thunder are wrapping up the regular season against a Pistons team already on vacation.  Already wrapping up the scoring title and joining Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain as the only men to lead the league in total points for five straight seasons, Durant tried to obliterate Andre Drummond with this dunk. H/T Zombie Prophet
Via BlackSportsOnline
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Grant Hill is a candidate for the Pistons GM job

A few days ago, the Pistons announced that Joe Dumars would no longer be general manager of the team. Even though he was the architect behind the 2004 championship team, this is a “what have you done for me lately?” […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Scott Perry, Grant Hill On Pistons' List To Take Over Front Office

The Detroit Pistons have Scott Perry and Grant Hill on their list of potential candidates to take over as president after the resign of Joe Dumars. Hill began his NBA career with the Detroit Pistons and has served as an NBA analyst since retiring from the league last year. Perry is an assistant general manager with the Orlando Magic. He has held positions under Dumars with the...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Scott Perry and… Grant Hill emerge as candidates for Pistons GM job

With Joe Dumars out as Pistons GM, Tom Gores now looks for the next willing soul to clean up the utter mess of an organization created by not only Dumars but Gores as well. With that said two names according to ESPN’s Marc Stein have emerged as potential candidates to take the reigns of the Pistons’ front office this summer. Pistons vowing broad search for Joe Dumars' successor...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Grant Hill Candidate For Pistons GM Job

ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting that the Detroit Pistons have interest in Grant Hill as a possible successor to Joe Dumars as the teams GM. Pistons vowing broad search for Joe Dumars' successor, but two names already in circulation to be on their list: Scott Perry and Grant Hill — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) April 16, 2014 Pistons also said to have interest in talking to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Grant Hill Candidate For Pistons GM Job

ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting that the Detroit Pistons have interest in Grant Hill as a possible successor to Joe Dumars as the teams GM. Pistons vowing broad search for Joe Dumars' successor, but two names already in circulation to be on their list: Scott Perry and Grant Hill — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) April 16, 2014 Pistons also said to have interest in talking to...
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pistons have Grant Hill on their GM Wish-list

Pistons seem to love hiring former players to front office positions. Could Grant Hill be next after Joe Dumars? Pistons vowing broad search for Joe Dumars' successor, but two names already in circulation to be on their list: Scott Perry and Grant Hill — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) April 16, 2014
Via Word On The Game
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Piston Chauncey Billups practices for front office

Chauncey Billups began thinking about life after basketball in 2005. After helping the Pistons win their first title in 15 years, the Pistons guard wanted to learn about the business side of the NBA. Life in the front office. So Billups began sitting in on meetings with then-team president Joe Dumars and his assistants, Scott Perry and John Hammond. Billups learned how to set...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NBA Report: Pistons aim to be bad in a good way

For 29 years, the Detroit Pistons have possessed at least a hint of Bad Boys basketball. But now that Joe Dumars is out as the man running things, don't expect the Pistons to return to that era. Instead, those around the league seem to think owner Tom Gores will turn the team over to someone outside the organization. In fact, the lone member of the Pistons family being listed...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons oust Joe Dumars from role as President of Basketball Operations

After a disappointing season in which the Detroit Pistons failed to make the playoffs in a very weak Eastern Conference, the team announced today that Joe Dumars will step aside as President of Basketball Operations, effective immediately. The team already has launched a search for a replacement.Dumars, a standout guard for the Pistons in his playing days, will continue his relationship...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Jersey Swaps: Kevin Durant with the Detroit Pistons

NBA Jersey Swaps: Kevin Durant with the Detroit PistonsTo request other jersey swaps, tweet us at @NBAandNFLInfo or comment below
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond celebrates Pop-A-Shot trick shot with scream

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond is a player that dominates the interior during a basketball by rebounding and blocking shots at a high level. Passing is not a strength of Drummond on an NBA court yet, but in the below Instagram video he shows with the help of teammate Peyton Siva that he is very adept at passing around a carnival game such as a Pop-A-Shot: Drummond’s screaming...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Season Grades and Analysis

Detroit Pistons: Season Grades and Analysis By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer At Hoopstuff… Record: 29-52, 11th in the East Analysis: Where have the ‘Bad Boys’ of the 1980s gone? The closest Detroit fans will come to reliving the Pistons’ heyday this year is the ESPN ’30 for 30’ documentary on those 80s teams scheduled to air this week. This year’s team was just bad...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons’ Joe Dumars Officially Steps Down As General Manager

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Joe Dumars is stepping down as the Detroit Pistons’ president of basketball operations. The team made the move official Monday, a day after the Pistons lost their home finale and dropped to 29-52 with one game remaining in the season. Detroit will miss the postseason for a fifth consecutive year. “It’s time to turn the page on a wonderful chapter and...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Dumars out; new interim leadership in Detroit Pistons front office

In Detroit’s front office, there is no more “life on Dumars.” The Pistons announced minutes ago that Joe Dumars will step aside as President of Basketball Operations, effective immediately. The team has already begun their search to fill the position, but no timetable has been set for when that replacement will be found. Said Pistons owner Tom Gores in a prepared statement...
Via The Sports Bank
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Dumars Steps Down as Detroit Pistons President

The Detroit Pistons have announced that Joe Dumars will step down as the President of Basketball Operations for the Pistons. During his tenure with the team they managed a 595-536 (.527) regular season record, 73 playoff wins, six Eastern Conference Finals appearances, six Central Division titles, two Eastern Conference Championships (2004, 2005), two NBA Finals appearances and the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

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