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The next step for Andre Drummond

You would be excused for djoing something of a double take. Stan Van Gundy happened to pick the one team that is most poised to remake the most successful team of his coaching career. Sure, there is still some cleaning up to do (thank you, job security of being president of basketball operations). Josh Smith, Brandon Jennings, Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond did not quite seem to...
Via Crossover Chronicles
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

The next step for Andre Drummond

You would be excused for djoing something of a double take. Stan Van Gundy happened to pick the one team that is most poised to remake the most successful team of his coaching career. Sure, there is still some cleaning up to do (thank you, job security of being president of basketball operations). Josh Smith, Brandon Jennings, Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond did not quite seem to...
Via Bloguin Best
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: 2014-15 Franchise Outlook

Could Detroit be the favorites to land the eighth seed in the East? Despite the continued improvement of Andre Drummond, disappointing is the only word that can accurately describe Detroit’s 2013-14 season—but with Stan Van Gundy at the helm and Andre Drummond continuing to rise, everything feels new and exciting in the Motor City. Coaching 25/25 Detroit head coach and President...
Via The Lottery Mafia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Trading Greg Monroe To Phoenix For Eric Bledsoe

Detroit Pistons: Trading Greg Monroe To Phoenix For Eric Bledsoe By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Detroit Gets: Eric Bledsoe (Sign And Trade) Phoenix Gets: Greg Monroe (Sign And Trade) The Detroit Pistons still haven’t re-signed their excellent starting power forward Greg Monroe. He is a restricted free agent almost each team has spent their cap space this offseason...
Via HoopStuff
1 day ago  |  Discuss

FOX Sports Detroit to air 80 regular-season Pistons games

FOX Sports Detroit will televise an all-time high 80 regular-season games for the third straight year during its coverage of the 2014-15 Detroit Pistons. FOX Sports Detroit will broadcast one preseason game on Oct. 12 at Washington. Regular-season coverage begins Oct. 29 with the season opener at Denver. The Pistons home opener is set for November 1 vs. Brooklyn. Among the 80 games...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Problem with Brandon Jennings

There’s one thing that has really crossed my mind over these past couple of weeks. While Pistons fans have argued over Josh Smith and Greg Monroe, why hasn’t the main concern been with Brandon Jennings? Jennings is the point guard of the team, he’s supposed to be the leader. It seems to me that he spends more time on social media than in the gym working on his game and letting...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: What Now For Luigi Datome?

When the Detroit Pistons announced the signing of Luigi Datome last summer, it was the cause of much excitement and intrigue. Detroit desperately needed a three-point shooter, and Datome was one of the most highly rated in Europe. Pistons fans were desperately hoping that they had picked up an unknown gem in the mold of […] Detroit Pistons: What Now For Luigi Datome? - Hoops Habit...
Via NBA Draft Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond selected to Team USA

It was announced on Saturday morning that Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond survived the final cuts to make USA coach Mike Krzyzewski‘s final roster for the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain. This comes after early reports that Drummond would not make the roster and that Coach K would go with Mason Plumlee over Drummond. When it came down to it, both Plumlee and Drummond made the...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Andre Drummond throws down big alley-oop

.embed-container {position: relative; padding-bottom: 100%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;} .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } The only thing sweeter than Andre Drummond’s ridiculously sweet alley-oop from DeMar DeRozan during Team USA’s thrashing of the Dominican Republic...
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Rumors: Greg Monroe’s Agent Pursued Sign-and-Trade With Five Teams

Yep, the Detroit Pistons are still waiting on some resolution to Greg Monroe’s restricted free agency. Michael Lee of the Washington Post reported that Monroe’s agent, David Falk, actively tried to find that finish line by seeking out sign-and-trade partners for the Pistons. Monroe and his agent, David Falk, never sought an offer sheet from another team but pursued sign-and-trade...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Introducing Cartier Martin

For the casual NBA fan, there’s often a really romanticized image of how players make their way to the NBA. They think of the high school star, who excelled in college, before being picked up in the first round of the NBA Draft. Just like that, the rest is history. Except it isn’t. For most […] Detroit Pistons: Introducing Cartier Martin - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - Analysis...
Via NBA Draft Blog
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Andre Drummond Has Realistic Expectations for Future with Team USA

Andre Drummond is one of the few NBA players who just ooze potential. At 6-foot-10, 270 pounds, and only 21-years-old, Drummond is already a force in the paint for the Detroit Pistons and is only getting better. Drummond was chosen to participate on Team USA’s Select Team, meaning he’s one of the 16 finalists in contention to make the official 12 man FIBA World Cup Roster. Despite...
Via Standing O Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings says that Kobe Bryant is greatest player of all-time

Over the last couple years, many NBA fans have debated whether or not that Kobe Bryant might be a greatest player of all-time instead of Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan. Yesterday, Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings took to his Twitter account to note that he believed that Kobe was the greatest player of all-time after noting that Jordan had more help on his 90′s Bulls...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings Tweets Kobe Is Greatest Of All Time, Better Than Jordan

Pistons guard Brandon Jennings let his opinion known on Twitter for who he thinks is the greatest basketball player of all time. Here’s Jennings’ reasoning for saying Kobe Bryant is better than Michael Jordan for the best baller of all time. Micheal Jordan had more "Help" winning his rings then Kobe. #debate #yallfightingthat — BRANDON JENNINGS (@BrandonJennings...
Via Diehardsport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings Says Kobe, Not Jordan, is the GOAT

  When it comes to the NBA, fans everywhere love to debate players standings not only today, but throughout the history of the league. Is LeBron better than Kobe ever was? Can Kevin Durant ever pass LeBron? Just two examples of debate-starting questions fans have discussed in recent seasons. One thing that is not up for debate in most NBA circles? The title of Greatest of All-Time...
Via BlackSportsOnline
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings says Kobe Bryant is the GOAT

Don’t let Brandon Jennings’ choice of t-shirts fool you. The Detroit Pistons point guard got people on Twitter talking today when he stated that Michael Jordan had more “help” than Kobe Bryant over the years, meaning that the Black Mamba should be considered as the greatest player of all time. Micheal Jordan had more "Help" winning his rings then Kobe. #debate ...
Via Lakerholicz.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Detroit Pistons Fantasy Basketball Preview

Heading into the upcoming Fantasy Basketball Season, Razzball will be interviewing local NBA beat writers for actual, real-life basketball knowledge to shed some light on our measly fantasy basketball knowledge. Keep your eye out for interviews from [hopefully!] every NBA team through the summer. This installment comes courtesy of Joe Dexter from leading Detroit Pistons blog...
Via Razzball Basketball
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons add two more free agents

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons have formally announced contract agreements with forward Cartier Martin and center Aaron Gray. The 6-foot-7 Martin has averaged 5.4 points and 14.3 minutes in 220 games for Atlanta, Chicago, Washington, Golden State and Charlotte. Martin played in a career-high 59 games last season with Atlanta and Chicago, averaging 5.6 points. Gray...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Andre Drummond To Be Cut From Team USA

Detroit Pistons Andre Drummond center will reportedly be cut from Team USA. A report from Perry A. Farrell of Detroit Free Press Sports says that Andre Drummond will be cut from Team USA when the final 12-man roster is announced. Drummond did not see any floor at all during Team USA’s victory against Brazil on Saturday. Mason Plumlee is being reported as the front-runner at center...
Via Geeks and Cleats
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Sign Free Agent Forward Cartier Martin and Center Aaron Gray

The Detroit Pistons President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach Stan Van Gundy announced today that the club has signed free agent forward Cartier Martin and center Aaron Gray to contracts. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Martin, a 6-7, 220-pound forward has career averages of 5.4 points, 1.6 rebounds, 0.5 assists and 14.3 minutes in 220 games for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons announce deals with Martin, Gray

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Pistons have formally announced contract agreements with forward Cartier Martin and center Aaron Gray. The 6-foot-7 Martin has averaged 5.4 points and 14.3 minutes in 220 games for Atlanta, Chicago, Washington, Golden State and Charlotte. Martin played in a career-high 59 games last season with Atlanta and Chicago, averaging 5.6 points. Gray...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons in a place no team wants to be in

In the NBA, there are two categories you want to fall in: either you’re incredibly bad, like the Philadelphia 76ers, or you’re a perennial title contender, like the San Antonio Spurs. The Detroit Pistons fall in neither category and are stuck right in the middle. They aren’t nearly bad enough to land a top 3 pick and they don’t have nearly the talent to contend for a title...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Greg Monroe will accept Pistons qualifying offer

Greg Monroe has told the Detroit Pistons that he will accept their 1-year qualifying offer and become an unrestricted free agent next summer, according to a report from USA Today. The qualifying offer is worth nearly $5.5 million. He is expected to officially sign the contract by October 1st. Monroe will return to Detroit for next season Monroe was a restricted free agent this...
Via KC Sports Ninja
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Greg Monroe Should Not Be A Piston Next Season

Jesse Johnson – USA Today Sports Images Before I get into why Monroe should no longer be a Piston let me preface my argument by saying that I see a lot of potential in Greg. I like the player, I really do, however there is just no room for him to grow and develop here in Detroit. It’s been repeated over and over that we have a third wheel in our rotation. Three starting caliber...
Via TopSportsReport
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons may not end up trading Greg Monroe?

The Detroit Pistons haven’t shown too much interest in re-signing talented big man Greg Monroe to a long-term contract this offseason, and he has even been mentioned in quite a few trade rumors. There were issues between Monroe and Josh Smith last season, and it appears that the franchise has decided that they would rather keep Smith than Monroe. That being said, the Pistons might...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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