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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
2 hours 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
4 hours 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 hours 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
22 hours 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
23 hours 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Rumors: Sign-and-trade potential for Greg Monroe

The NBA free agency frenzy has died down considerably in recent weeks, with news of a few straggler signings here-and-there. However, there are a couple of very solid, very promising young players that have yet to ink a new contract. I'm speaking, of course, of Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe and Detroit Pistons forward Greg Monroe, both of whom are restricted free agents.While...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups a serious contender to make Cavs roster

Photo Credit: dimemag.com   Last season it was a homecoming for Chauncey Billups to the Detroit Pistons. He played the role of mentor to the young point guards and many thought he would move on to an assistant coaching role or even front office. Chauncey Billups’ career with the Detroit Pistons seems to be over.   Report: Chauncey Billups a real possibility to make Cleveland...
Via Pass The Pill
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Perspective on Brandon Jennings as a Young Point Guard

When the Pistons acquired point guard Brandon Jennings going into the 2013-2014 season, many viewed the addition as a solid, low-risk move, with considerable upside. The talented ball-handler had put his name on the map by leading the Milwaukee Bucks in scoring as a 22 year-old, and followed up that campaign by leading the Bucks to the playoffs in the 2012-2013 season, albeit with...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Josh Smith will be X-factor next season

With the NBA schedule coming out today, it’s never too early to start breaking down your favorite team’s outlook for the coming season. The Detroit Pistons need to establish an identity thanks to a variety of changes this offseason. The Pistons hired Stan Van Gundy as head coach and president in May, and he promptly took on the offseason by signing five free agents as well as...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Might Now Be Left With No Other Good Option But To Trade Greg Monroe

Some Detroit Pistons’ fans would take Tuesday’s report—that Greg Monroe would consider signing a one-year qualifying offer deal with the team—as positive news. The reality as it relates to Detroit’s future, however, is that it is not. With the announcement, leaked early Tuesday from Vincent Goodwill of the Detroit News, it becomes clearer that Monroe does not want to play...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Detroit Pistons Free Agent Signings

The Detroit Pistons hired Stan Van Gundy this off-season as their new Head Coach and the president of basketball operations.  He has had his chance to mold the Pistons to his liking, and has decided to sign a large amount of people this off-season.  Here I grade the Pistons free agent signings.  DJ Augustin Grade: B+ The Detroit Pistons are the second team in a row to pick up...
Via TopSportsReport
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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