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Wade Baldwin IV may fill the Detroit Pistons’ point guard needs

The Detroit Pistons have a glaring need at point guard with no NBA-caliber players ready to go in relief of starter Reggie Jackson. Wade Baldwin IV may fill that need. It’s no secret that the Detroit Pistons have a desperate need at the point guard position. After you get by Reggie Jackson on the depth […] Wade Baldwin IV may fill the Detroit Pistons’ point guard needs - PistonPowered...
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6 hours ago

Pistons News: Jeff Bower gets HOF honors; Ex-Pistons in the Playoffs; Detroit linked to more draft prospects

Time for your weekly Roundup! Pistons general manager Jeff Bower inducted into Pennsylvania Hall of Fame Jeff Bower is now part of the Hall of Fame. The second half of the two-headed mustachio'd hydra that is the Pistons' front office was honored in his native Pennsylvania this week, as his basketball achievements took center stage during his induction. Per the Detroit Free...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
7 hours ago

As East playoffs unfold, Pistons should feel even more that they’re on the right course

In the thick of the playoff drive as late March turned to April, Stan Van Gundy displayed the perspective that has allowed him to thrive
Via NBA.com
8 hours ago

Detroit Pistons' play after All-Star break promises even better days in 2016-17

The Pistons finished 17-11 and made the playoffs for the first time since 2009. Let’s look at their schedule strength to see if it aided or impeded their progress. Based on most preseason prognostications, the fact that Detroit entered the last All-Star break with a 27-27 record was reason for rejoicing. ESPN forecast a 35-win season and 11th place finish in the East, so even...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
9 hours ago

Why the Detroit Pistons should draft Thon Maker

Thon Maker was only a sophomore when the infamous mixtape dropped from BallIsLife.com that burst the then 16-year-old onto the national scene. The video has gained over 1.2 million views as of Monday. It was published just two years after Maker arrived in the United States from Australia and three years since his basketball debut at 13, when he was discovered playing soccer...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Drafting Thon Maker would be a mistake from the Pistons

In the past couple of weeks the Pistons have shown an increased interest in taking Sudanese/Australian prospect Thon Maker with pick 18 of the NBA Draft. Not only would drafting Maker with the 18th pick be a huge mistake by the Pistons, but it would also still be a huge risk for the Pistons to draft […] Drafting Thon Maker would be a mistake from the Pistons - PistonPowered -...
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1 day ago

The Detroit Pistons may be one of the best of the vanquished

The Cleveland Cavaliers have ripped through the Eastern Conference Playoffs, but nobody has played them tougher than the Detroit Pistons did in their first round sweep at the hands of the defending Eastern Conference champs. The Cleveland Cavaliers have shown themselves to be the class of the Eastern Conference so far this season and playoffs, a […] The Detroit Pistons may be...
Via Piston Powered
1 day ago

Options abound at 18th pick for Pistons – in prospects or in ways to use that salary slot

We don’t know the identity of the player the Pistons will draft with the 18th pick, but we do know several somebodies it won’t be.
Via NBA.com
1 day ago

Jackson, Drummond top list of Pistons core likeliest to return for 2016-17

Via NBA.com
4 days ago

Andre Drummond Could Be Shooting Free Throws Underhand Next Season

Many things about Andre Drummond's game are a joy to watch. He's a rebounding machine. He's one of the most athletic big men the NBA has ever seen. Sometimes he dances after a made basket. These are all great things, characteristics Drummond would definitely highlight on his Match.com profile. RELATED: How Andre Drummond Wins (Almost) Every Jump Ball There's an ugly side...
Via Stack
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Van Gundy open to Drummond shooting FTs underhanded

When you’re a career 38 percent shooter from the charity stripe, it’s probably time to start experimenting with some bold new strategies. Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy certainly thinks so in his increasingly Sisyphean attempts to solve the dilemma posed by center Andre Drummond’s notorious bricklaying at the free throw line. Van Gundy was asked on Thursday about the possibility...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons and Cavs owners may team up to own MLS expansion team in Detroit

From Manchester City and the New York Yankees, to the Atlanta Falcons, to the energy drink company Red Bull, to athletes like Magic Johnson, Steve Nash and David Beckham and celebrities like Drew Carey and Will Ferrell, MLS has recently been seen as an attractive market for ownership of those both in and out of sports. It seems like owners of two rival teams in the NBA are looking...
Via The Comeback
27 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Detroit Pistons | Dunk of the Week: April 25, 2016

KCP shows some #DetroitMuscle with a fast break slam over LeBron James in this week’s Dunk of the Week! Will it take down three-week winner Reggie Jackson? Vote now!
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson: Refs should be suspended, fined for bad calls

The Detroit Pistons felt rather aggrieved over how their series against Cleveland was officiated, and Reggie Jackson thinks bad refereeing should be met with stiff consequences. Jackson felt he was fouled on the last play of Game 4, but no whistle came and the Pistons fell 100-98 to the Cavaliers in the final game of the series. In response, he argued that referees should be subject...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Van Gundy spoke to Stanley Johnson about LeBron remarks

Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy may or may not have had a little chat about maturity this week with rookie forward Stanley Johnson. After the Cleveland Cavaliers blew out Detroit in Game 2, Johnson said he is not afraid of LeBron James and that he even thinks he is in the four-time NBA MVP’s head. Knowing that LeBron doesn’t need any added motivation in the series...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 22, 2016  |  Discuss
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