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Detroit Pistons: NBA Draft edition

Let the mock drafts begin! It’s that time of the year again, where teams not playing in the NBA Playoffs are preparing for the future of their franchise.  For lottery teams like Detroit, this time of the year has been one of the only consistent things the franchise has experienced in quite a while. One of the first priorities that should be on Detroit’s offseason “checklist”...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: 3 Keys to a Successful Off-Season

The 2015 off-season will be extremely important for the Detroit Pistons if they want to make the playoffs in 2016. Some key decisions will need to be made, and the roster could look a lot different to start next season. However, some specific things that Stan Van Gundy and his staff could do might potentially put the Pistons in a position to improve significantly, while setting up...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Should the Pistons Draft in Round One?

The NBA post-season is now under way.  That means, for non-playoff teams, that the offseason has begun.  During this ever-important period, the NBA Draft is beginning to come to the forefront of conversation.  With that, one of our NBA writers, Nate Gice, decided to write a first round NBA Mock Draft. Find out who Nate projects the Pistons will add next to Andre Drummond, Greg...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Drummond: I Want Draymond Green On Pistons

Andre Drummond posted a Tweet that he has since deleted indicating he would love to play with Draymond Green. Green will be a restricted free agent in the offseason and was an All-American at Michigan State. Green is one of the NBA's best stretch forwards and would seemingly be an ideal fit for the Detroit Pistons beside Drummond. “I want @Money23Green on my team .......” wrote Drummond.
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Envison Andre Drummond As Maximum Salary Player

The Detroit Pistons could extend Andre Drummond on a maximum salary contract in the offseason and already view the center as worthy of that deal. "Andre's a maximum guy," Tom Gores said. "He's a maximum guy. He's not only a great player, he's a great person." Drummond could sign an extension through 2020 or 2021. "I'm just here to play basketball. I'll let all of that deal with itself...
Via RealGM
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy, Pistons set for busy summer

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Stan Van Gundy has a busy summer ahead as president of the Detroit Pistons. One issue will be decided in July when Greg Monroe makes his decision about where he is going to play for the next several years. Monroe took a huge risk last summer, turning down Detroit's contract offer as a restricted free agent to sign a qualifying offer that was well below market...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Season recap

The Detroit Pistons (32-50) finished the 2014-2015 NBA season with a losing record for the seventh-consecutive year, missing the playoffs for the sixth-straight season. It was also the first time in Stan Van Gundy’s coaching career that he finished a season with a losing record. The good news is the 32 wins are the franchise’s most since 2009. Actually that’s not good news...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson Dunks All Over Lou Amundson

The Detroit Pistons blessed the Knicks with another blowout loss, courtesy of Reggie Jackson who had 24 points and 11 assists in the 22 point thrashing. Adding insult to injury, Jackson also posterized Lou Amundson with this hammer which solidify the Knicks being a terrible mess all season long. The post Reggie Jackson Dunks All Over Lou Amundson appeared first on Hooped Up.
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks close franchise-worst season with loss to Pistons

  The Detroit Pistons finished their season on a high note while the New York Knicks completed their worst season ever. Reggie Jackson had 24 points and 11 assists in the Pistons' 112-90 victory on Wednesday night. Andre Drummond and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope each had 17 points for Detroit. Caron Butler had 14, and Greg Monroe, Anthony Tolliver and Jodie Meeks each had 10. Tim Hardaway...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson leads Pistons past Knicks in season finale

NEW YORK (AP) -- Reggie Jackson had 24 points and 11 assists and the Detroit Pistons closed out the season with a 112-90 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night. Andre Drummond and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope each had 17 points for Detroit. Caron Butler had 14, and Greg Monroe, Anthony Tolliver and Jodie Meeks each had 10. Tim Hardaway Jr. led the Knicks with 25 points,...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson has 24, Pistons beat Knicks 112-90 to close season

NEW YORK (AP) Reggie Jackson had 24 points and 11 assists and the Detroit Pistons closed out the season with a 112-90 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night. Andre Drummond and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope each had 17 points for Detroit. Caron Butler had 14, and Greg Monroe, Anthony Tolliver and Jodie Meeks each had 10. Tim Hardaway Jr. led the Knicks with 25 points, and...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson throws down powerful right-handed jam on Lou Amundson

The Detroit Pistons are finishing their season on a high note as they are blowing out the New York Knicks. Reggie Jackson is going to add an exclamation point. Watch this jam he did on poor Lou Amundson: I mean, this is one of the many ways you can sum up the Knicks’ season. *** Reggie Jackson pic from Getty Images. Vine from the Detroit Pistons.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Detroit Pistons be Losing Greg Monroe to New York Knicks? Rumors Are Beginning to Swirl

For all intents and purposes, the Detroit Pistons’ season is over, but there are still games to play out on the schedule. That hasn’t stopped the rumor mill from starting to churn. A few days ago, it was rumored that a deal between Greg Monroe and the New York Knicks is all but done. Frank Isola of The New York Daily News first broke the story. Maybe the worst kept secret in...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
11 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James’ best highlights of his triple-double against Pistons

The Cleveland Cavaliers worked the Detroit Pistons, 109-97. LeBron James casually got a triple-double in this game with 21 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists. Watch LeBron work his magic here: The Cavs are gearing up for the playoffs as the second seed in the East. We’ll see what they have after a five-year absence. *** LeBron James pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
12 days ago  |  Discuss

We Talkin’ Bout Practice: Pistons at Cavs—Behind the Box Score

Detroit Pistons (31-50) 97 Cleveland Cavaliers (52-29) 109 Box Score With the Cleveland Cavaliers returning to Quicken Loans Arena after a pair of losses to the Boston Celtics, it was fair to question how much effort would be evident in Monday’s contest in Cleveland against the Detroit Pistons. The Cavs fought back to a lead over the Celtics in Friday’s home game versus that...
Via Waiting For Next Year
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Looking Forward to the Off-Season

The Detroit Pistons were officially eliminated from the playoffs last week with their loss to the Boston Celtics. After the trade for Reggie Jackson, the Pistons have slowly watched their shot at returning to the playoffs for the first time in six years fade away. At this point, losing is actually their best option, because losing means more ping-pong balls in the draft lottery....
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Shorthanded Hornets dig early hole, fall to Pistons on the road

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- If this was Greg Monroe's last home game at the Palace, he and his teammates certainly made the most of it. Monroe scored 17 points, and Andre Drummond added 15 points and 19 rebounds to help the Detroit Pistons turn their home finale into a rout, 116-77 over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday. Monroe is set to become an unrestricted free agent after the season...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Monroe and the New York Knicks “close to a done deal”

Greg Monroe and the Detroit Pistons could very well be parting ways this offseason after the big man signed a qualifying offer this past offseason enabling him to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. Of course this all came after Monroe failed to obtain a max deal from the Pistons or anyone during his restricted free agency which in any terms would have some sort of adverse...
Via The Majors Detroit
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons’ Greg Monroe Not Looking to Become a Knick, At Least Not Officially

Yesterday afternoon New York Daily News New York Knicks beat writer Frank Isola aired out “maybe the worst kept secret in the NBA”, after Isola wrote the following about Detroit Pistons’ forward Greg Monroe’s possible summer plans when Monroe becomes an unrestricted free agent: “Maybe the worst kept secret in the NBA is that Phil Jackson plans to pursue Detroit Pistons...
Via Bloguin Best
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Monroe scores 17 vs. Hornets in possible Pistons finale

  Andre Drummond had 15 points and 19 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons turned their home finale into a rout, 116-77 over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday. Greg Monroe scored 17 points in what might have been his final home game at the Palace. Monroe is set to become an unrestricted free agent after the season. Noah Vonleh led Charlotte with 16 points. Drummond was dominant early...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons roll in home finale, 116-77 over Hornets

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Andre Drummond had 15 points and 19 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons turned their home finale into a rout, 116-77 over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday. Greg Monroe scored 17 points in what might have been his final home game at the Palace. Monroe is set to become an unrestricted free agent after the season. Noah Vonleh led Charlotte with 16 points. Drummond...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Greg Monroe to the Knicks Already a Done Deal?

NBA free agency won’t be starting up until the summer. The Association’s regular season hasn’t even wrapped up yet. This doesn’t mean that it’s too early to look at what promises to be a pretty good class of free agents. According to Frank Isola of the NY Daily News, New York Knicks President Phil Jackson is doing just that. Maybe the worst kept secret in the NBA is that...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks almost certain to sign Greg Monroe

The New York Knicks will have plenty of money to spend this offseason, and Phil Jackson is determined to turn one of the worst teams in the NBA into a contender by building around Carmelo Anthony. Perhaps he will start with Greg Monroe. According to Frank Isola of the NY Daily News, the Knicks are...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons head coach launching F-bombs

Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy ***** like Ron Jeremy. [h/t Andrew Doughty]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers keep postseason hopes alive with win over Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- The Detroit Pistons know all about Rodney Stuckey's streaky shooting. This time, he picked up his play at a pivotal moment for the Indiana Pacers. Stuckey scored 24 points, including three straight jumpers down the stretch, and the Pacers kept up their playoff push with a 107-103 victory over the Pistons on Friday night. Stuckey was selected by Detroit in the...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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