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Detroit Pistons NBA Mock Draft Watch: How About Nik Stauskas?

The Detroit Pistons’ draft plans hinge, first and foremost, on what happens at the May 20 draft lottery. As Pistons fans well know by now, should any lottery team below the No. 8 spot hit the jackpot, Detroit would fall out of the top eight and thus have to hand over its first-round pick to Charlotte. Should the Pistons stay put (or move up), however, this draft ought to provide...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
3 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
4 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Brandon Jennings Boo’d Up With Actress Tae Heckard For Her Birthday

Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings is really excited about his new Boo, actress Tae Heckard – you’ve seen her on the TV show, “The Game” and in a lot of videos from the 00′s. Brandon flew his boo to Detroit over the weekend for her birthday to celebrate and made sure to document it for Instagram. Tae seems to be loving all the attention. Check the quote she left...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Dumars reportedly out as Detroit Pistons president

At the end of yet another ugly season the Detroit Pistons have announced that they will not renew the contract of Joe Dumars. Dumars had been the Pistons’ team president since the 2000-01 season but struggled in recent years in rebuilding a team that lost so many key components from their 2004 championship team. The […]
Via Full Scale Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons' Charlie Villanueva looks to uncertain future

It’s easy to forget, amid all the uncertainty facing the Pistons this coming offseason, there’s one virtual certainty: Charlie Villanueva will be searching for NBA employment elsewhere come July. He doesn’t fall into the category of one of the young players the Pistons should take a look at before the season mercifully winds down, so it wouldn’t be shocking to see Villanueva...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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