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Detroit Pistons: Are Reggie Jackson And KCP The Next Elite Guard Duo?

  (Source: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Detroit Pistons just lost 10 straight games and it looked like their playoff dreams were caput, but since then they are 4-1 and as the Eastern Conference is pathetic, they are only 4.5 games from the 8th seed in the playoffs with 13 games to play. Yes, Andre Drummond is their...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond finishes with two-handed alley-oop dunk against Raptors

The Detroit Pistons beat the Toronto Raptors in a mild upset, 108-104, on Tuesday night. Andre Drummond finished with a strong 21-point, 18-rebound contest. And he finished strong with this alley-oop dunk from Reggie Jackson earlier in the game: He’s already scary now. Drummond will be even more frightening after a few years under Stan Van Gundy’s tutelage. *** Andre Drummond...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Weekly: 3-1 on the week after losing 11 straight

Dating back to February 24th, the Detroit Pistons have won only three games.  Since late February, the Pistons have gone 3-11, including a stretch in which the Pistons lost 10 in a row.  Those three wins came this past week, when the Pistons split the week, going 3-1. The Pistons had two games at home, and two on the road this past week.  Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Reggie Jackson...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson's kindness to media was issue for teammates?

  Did an act of kindness by Reggie Jackson contribute to him getting shipped out of town by the Oklahoma City Thunder?   It’s a question raised in passing in a Grantland article attempting to explain the deteriorating relationship between the team and the media in OKC. As chronicled by Bryan Curtis, Thunder players Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and others have become...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics fall to Pistons in OT, drop out of last playoff spot in East

  The Detroit Pistons' playoff hopes likely faded away a couple of weeks ago. They can still have a say on who might get there. Andre Drummond had 18 points and 22 rebounds, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored seven of his 27 points in overtime and the Pistons beat the Boston Celtics 105-97 on Sunday. Reggie Jackson added 17 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds for the Pistons, who...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Soldier surprises Mom with early homecoming at Pistons game (VIDEO)

Twitter – @DetroitPistons U.S. Army Private Namon Bledsoe was not supposed to return home from serving in South Korea for a couple more months. But Friday, following Gloria Gaynor’s halftime show at the Pistons game, Bledsoe surprised his mother with an early homecoming. Denise Edwards was sitting courtside and honored by Gaynor in front of several thousand at The Palace. That’s...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond dominates as Detroit Pistons comeback to get overtime win over Boston Celtics

BOSTON – Hack-a-Dre was the latest phrase of the day, as Brad Stevens’ bold move to put Drummond on the line throughout the third quarter was one of a series of notable coaching decisions that kept the Celtics afloat. But the Pistons eventually wore them down and dominated overtime en…
Via CLNS Radio
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons’ Losing Streak Ends: What Did We Learn?

A little less than a month ago, the Detroit Pistons were sitting nicely at the 9th spot in the Eastern Conference, and had a revamped roster that was poised to make a run at the playoffs. Then, they lost 10 games in a row. Game by game the Pistons piled up the losses in a span of 18 days, pushing themselves out of contention for the playoffs. With this in mind, one could blame this...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Settling Reggie Jackson in is Pistons’ highest priority

Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports Reggie Jackson was acquired by the Detroit Pistons just before the trade deadline from the Oklahoma City Thunder, and he appears to be their point guard of the future. He got off to a rough start to his Pistons’ career, and helping him settle in is Detroit’s number one goal for the remainder of the regular season. Head coach Stan Van Gundy gave his...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

When Shooters DON’T Shoot, The Pistons Lose To The Sixers!

Man, off an emotional win beating the Gizz (I hope that catches on), the Pistons go back-to-back and lose in Philly.  Seems like that kind of emotional high/low happens all the time!  Shoulda bet some money on Philly with probably a good betting line against em. And it was pretty easy to see how Detroit lost with Reggie Jackson (4-17), Jodie Meeks (2-12), and Spencer Dinwiddie...
Via Razzball Basketball
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Did the Detroit Pistons Find the Key to Unleashing Reggie Jackson?

There are many things you can call Reggie Jackson’s time with the Detroit Pistons, but prosperous is not one of them. Expected to be a major building block next to center Andre Drummond when acquired at the trade deadline, Jackson has struggled immensely as the Pistons have fallen out of the playoff race in the Eastern Conference. That may have changed Tuesday night against the...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: Detroit Pistons

This edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the Detroit Pistons who defeated the Memphis Grizzlies last night, but have lost 10 of their last 11 and will be without Greg Monroe...
Via Philadunkia
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Stan Van Gundy completely blow off Dave Joerger

The post-game handshake between two head coaches is a respectful tradition. Rarely does it turn sour, but after last night's game between the Detroit Pistons and Memphis Grizzlies, Stan Van Gundy decided to give Dave Joerger the cold shoulder. Van Gundy has somewhat of a reputation for being a surly dude, but that attitude is reserved for the media, his players and the general public...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy Blows Off Dave Joerger’s Postgame Handshake, Joerger Reacts Hilariously

The Detroit Pistons ended their 10-game losing streak with a 105-95 home win over Memphis on Tuesday night but Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy was apparently not in the mood to chat. As Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger sought out a congratulatory handshake, his coaching counterpart stopped for a split second before blowing past. While the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson puts up career performance vs. Grizzlies

Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports The Detroit Pistons acquired point guard Reggie Jackson in a trade deadline deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder, and his tenure with the team has gotten off to a bit of a rough start. He hasn’t looked comfortable in the new system that he is being asked to run, and he also seems to be pressing too much rather than just letting the game come to him....
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Monroe out Tuesday with a strained right knee

Riding a 10-game losing streak, the Detroit Pistons will be without one of their more vital players Tuesday as Greg Monroe will sit out against the Grizzlies due to a strained right knee. Monroe reportedly suffered the injury Monday during practice which hurts in more ways than one considering Detroit will be going up against the Memphis combo of  Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph....
Via The Majors Detroit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Understanding Brandon Jennings 2.0

There is a totally logical and convincing argument that the Detroit Pistons should never have waived Josh Smith with about $40 million remaining on his contract—a bill that the team will still have to foot no matter what. For instance: for the 2016–17 season, the Pistons already have more money committed to Smith ($14 million) than they do to the rest of their team combined...
Via The Sports Post
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Credit Detroit Pistons for Being in Surprisingly Good Shape in East Playoff Race

Considering record and trajectory, in December, most figured the Detroit Pistons’ season would be nearly over prior to the all-star break in late February. Instead, a shocking mid-season run has left the team only two games out of eighth place in the Eastern Conference. The resurgent Brandon Jennings might be gone, but the Pistons are still playing with confidence, and have at...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy 99.9% sure Greg Monroe will be back next season

If thought the Pistons had any notion of trading impending free agent Greg Monroe before this Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, you may want to think again. In fact, Pistons president of basketball operations and head coach Stan Van Gundy fully expects the power forward to return next season. “It’s not gonna happen,” Van Gundy said about trading Monroe before Thursday’s...
Via The Majors Detroit
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Jennings: LeBron runs too much when things get tough

Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings does not believe LeBron James can ever be considered the greatest basketball player of all time. One reason for that, according to Jennings, is that LeBron has never stuck it out with one team. Jennings, who openly admits he loves a good debate, discussed LeBron’s legacy with an NBA...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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