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CBS Sports critiques Andre Drummond’s rim defense

Zach Harper of CBS Sports critiqued each NBA team’s rim defender, and Andre Drummond got his time under the microscope. Let’s see how he fared. Andre Drummond is believed to be a good rim defender in some circles around basketball. Perhaps not among insiders or the more informed among us, but how could an athletic young […] CBS Sports critiques Andre Drummond’s rim defense...
Via Piston Powered
1 hour ago

Reggie Jackson: A more basketball savvy player this season?

Last season was Reggie Jackson’s first full season as a starter in the NBA. He helped lead the Pistons back to the playoffs for the first time since the 2008-09 season. When Stan Van Gundy traded for Jackson at the trade deadline during the 2014-15 season, he envisioned him becoming a starting caliber point guard who could help the Pistons return to the playoffs. In his second...
Via FOX Sports
3 hours ago

SVG expects improved Pistons – and expects it necessary: ‘We can’t be where we were last year’

Via NBA.com
7 hours ago

Pistons reportedly sign undrafted guard Trey Freeman

This move puts the Pistons' roster at 17 heading into training camp. Stan Van Gundy believes in competition and he's bringing it to training camp. With NBA teams allowed to bring as many as 20 bodies to camp in the fall, the Pistons have reportedly added another. According to a tweet sent out by a writer at Sheridan Hoops and the AP, Michael Scotto, the Pistons signed another guard...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
7 hours ago

Which Piston starter will make the biggest leap next season?

There is a lot of youth and room for development with the Detroit Pistons, but which starter will take the biggest leap for the team next season? The Detroit Pistons are a fairly young team, in fact one of the youngest in the NBA as no one on their roster is currently 30 yet. Lets take a look […] Which Piston starter will make the biggest leap next season? - PistonPowered -...
Via Piston Powered
8 hours ago

2016-2017 Pistons TV broadcast schedule

FOX Sports Detroit once again has exclusive rights to air Pistons games (except when TNT does). Here is the full 2016-2017 TV broadcast schedule for the Pistons. The Pistons released this on Monday, Aug. 29 and unlike years past, when the Pistons did not have any TNT games, the Pistons will only have 79 of their 82 regular season games on local stationing. TNT has exclusive rights...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
9 hours ago

Pistons News: Reggie Jackson keen to get season underway; SVG expects team to be in shape prior to camp; Sheed spits hot fire

Don't let the doldrums get you down, its almost the start of training camp! Jackson: "I don't believe there necessarily is a ceiling (for the team)" As if you needed more hype for the NBA season to get underway, Reggie Jackson has expressed his excitement at getting into the groove of the regular season during an interview on SiriusXM NBA Radio, per Brian Manzullo of the Detroit...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
10 hours ago

Detroit Pistons sign guard Trey Freeman

The Detroit Pistons have not yet finished making roster additions this summer, signing undrafted free agent Trey Freeman of Old Dominion. According to Michael Scotto of Sheridan Hoops, the Detroit Pistons have added to their guard corps, signing undrafted free agent Trey Freeman to a partially guaranteed contract. Source: Trey Freeman (ODU) has agreed to […] Detroit Pistons sign...
Via Piston Powered
22 hours ago

Bullock, Hilliard give SVG more to consider in plotting Pistons rotation

Via NBA.com
1 day ago

Detroit Pistons: Grading the offseason

After getting swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round of the Eastern Conference Finals the Detroit Pistons headed into the offseason knowing where they needed to improve. We talked about what they needed to do, here. Now, as we are just under two months until the Pistons first game at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario against the Toronto Raptors let’s recap what...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why the Detroit Pistons Stan Van Gundy is a top 5 NBA coach

The Detroit Pistons hired who they believed to be their home run guy in May of 2014. Stan Van Gundy had been out of coaching for two years, but had the pedigree necessary to come in and right the ship. So far he has exceeded expectations, and the question begs to be answered, where does he currently rank among NBA head coaches? Van Gundy has a legit case as a top 5 NBA coach. Guys...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons' Reggie Bullock opens up on transgender sister's murder in must-see interview

In July 2014, Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Bullock faced the unthinkable.His sister, Mia Henderson, who was born as his brother, Kevin Long, was murdered in Baltimore, Maryland, the city where Bullock was born. Her body was reportedly discovered in an alley, and an arrest was made more than a year later.On Friday, Bullock joined Nick Wright on "The Herd" and opened up about the...
Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

QUIZ: Name every first-round pick of the Detroit Pistons since Isiah Thomas

With the 2nd overall pick in the 1981 NBA draft, the Detroit Pistons selected Isiah Thomas who went on to become a 12-time All-Star, an All-Star Game MVP, a 2-time NBA champion, an NBA Finals MVP and a member of the Naismith Hall of Fame. He is arguably the best player in the history of the Pistons franchise.  The team also had the 12th overall pick in the 1981 draft and selected...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

SVG sees Jackson coming back a savvier player in 2nd full season as Pistons general

Via NBA.com
4 days ago

Pistons assistant Tim Hardaway facing drunk driving charge

Detroit Pistons assistant coach Tim Hardaway is facing drunk driving charges stemming from an incident last April. According to a report by Jermont Terry and Derick Hutchinson of Local 4 News in Detroit, Hardaway was pulled over near his Beverly Hills home, and court records show that his BAC was .17. It’s unclear based on the report if the UTEP product was arrested during the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond, Boban Marjanovic tower over Sly Stallone in photo

There aren’t too many guys who can make John Rambo look like an elementary schooler, but the Detroit Pistons have two of them. Hollywood macho man Sylvester Stallone recently met Pistons centers Andre Drummond and Boban Marjanovic and posted about it to Instagram on Friday. The results were, well, a little comical. A couple of very tiny Detroit piston players that I...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Season Outlook: One Step Forward or Two Steps Back?

Stan Van Gundy took a 32-win Pistons team and transformed them into an exciting squad that snuck into the playoffs only to be ushered out by the future NBA champion Cavaliers in a surprisingly competitive sweep. The question coming into the season is whether Stan has already squeezed out every last drop of juice from his team or if there are further heights left for them to reach...
Via The Lottery Mafia
11 days ago  |  Discuss

For the Detroit Pistons embracing their inner bad boys will lead to success

NBA teams have a lot of culture attached to them. These cultures keep teams successful, and when they choose to abandon it for some reason or another they lose their mojo, and sometimes sink into dark place now known as 76er culture. The Detroit Pistons are finally getting their groove back, and what’s the culture they are building on to succeed you ask? That bad boy culture...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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