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Detroit Pistons weekly: The shooting woes continue

The Detroit Pistons (3-10) didn’t win any of their three games last week and have now lost four straight. The Pistons are struggling right now and they’ve fallen to the bottom of the Central Division as a result. There have been a lot of improvements on defense and they’ve been rebounding the ball well enough, but they haven’t been able to get the wins because of poor shooting...
Via isportsweb.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Injury Update: Brandon Jennings is 'questionable' for tonight's game against the Bucks

The Detroit Pistons enter tonight's game against the Milwaukee Bucks coming off a 99-89 loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Friday. Josh Smith scored 18 points and Andre Drummond hauled in 16 rebounds for the Pistons. The loss dropped the Pistons to 3-10, last place in the Central Division. Brandon Jennings left the game after scoring nine points in 23 minutes due to a thumb injury...
Via NBA Injury News
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Gray Remaining Active With Pistons Despite Being Waived

Aaron Gray remains at the Detroit Pistons' practice facility helping put big men through drills while being sidelined after a cardiac episode over the summer. "I had my first kind of 'shock' here," Gray said, referring to the Pistons' practice facility, "then it was kind of a rollercoaster over the next two days." Gray does extensive cardio exercises and undergoes regular testing...
Via RealGM
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pistons try to avoid fifth straight defeat

Though the Detroit Pistons have endured many poor shooting nights this season, their best came against the Milwaukee Bucks. Looking to avoid a fifth consecutive defeat, the visiting Pistons will try to end the latest shooting slump with another strong performance against the Bucks on Tuesday night. Detroit (3-10) is shooting 41.0 percent to rank near the bottom of the league, but...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pistons-Bucks Preview

Though the Detroit Pistons have endured many poor shooting nights this season, their best came against the Milwaukee Bucks. Looking to avoid a fifth consecutive defeat, the visiting Pistons will try to end the latest shooting slump with another strong performance against the Bucks on Tuesday night. Detroit (3-10) is shooting 41.0 percent to rank near the bottom of the league, but...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Pistons will succeed under Van Gundy

After LeBron James announced his return to Cleveland this past summer, the Central Division began looking as strong as it has been since the mid 2000’s.  Derrick Rose’s return to a Bull’s team that added Paul Gasol doesn’t help the case for the Detroit Pistons. A franchise that once reached the Eastern Conference Finals six straight seasons from 2002-2008, the Pistons haven’t...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings On Pistons Bad Shooting: “We Don’t Shoot In Practice”

Stan Van Gundy taking over the Detroit Pistons’ organization was supposed to yield great results for a struggling franchise. However, it doesn’t seem that way thus far as the Pistons have struggled mightily starting off 3-10 and unable to make shots. The Pistons rank 29th in the NBA in field goal percentage at 41.0 percent and 21st in 3-point shooting at 34.1 percent. What’s...
Via Geeks and Cleats
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons try to avoid fourth straight loss Friday

Frustrations are starting to grow for the Detroit Pistons, who try to avoid a fourth consecutive loss Friday night when they visit an Atlanta Hawks team that's looking to bounce back from its first home defeat. The Pistons (3-9) sit at the bottom of the Central Division and are 27th in the NBA with 92.4 points per game. They're averaging 89.0 during their skid after falling 88-86...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Fourth quarter dooms Pistons in loss to Magic

The Orlando Magic scored 29 in the third and 29 in the fourth as they handed the Pistons their 8th loss of the season in a 107-93 loss from the Palace. Caron Butler had 20 points and 6 boards for the Pistons while Brandon Jennings finished with 18 points. For Orlando Nikola Vucevic added 25 points and 14 rebounds with Evan Fournier and Channing Frye tallying 14 and 12 points, respectively...
Via The Majors Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Week three in review

The Detroit Pistons (3-7) had a tough four-game road trip in the third week of the NBA season and came away with a 1-3 record. Before you chalk it up as another mediocre week, consider that the Pistons were in each game until the end and that each loss came at the hands of teams with records at 7-3 or better. Let’s take a look at last week’s games: Detroit Pistons in week three...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Trading Greg Monroe To The Celtics

(Source: Getty Images) Detroit Pistons: Trading Greg Monroe To The Celtics By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… This season Greg Monroe is the best player on the Pistons, which is a positive and a negative. The positive is on the floor, as he is helping them win games, the negative is much bigger, he will cost more as a UFA and as he is probably angry at the team who...
Via HoopStuff
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Pistons’ Brandon Jennings Throw Up Gang Signs? (Video)

Brandon Jennings had a great game tonight. Did he celebrate with throwing up some gang signs? The Pistons faced the Thunder tonight and this thriller went to OT. Jennings scored 29 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. But, here’s what we’re talking about: [BSO] The post Did Pistons’ Brandon Jennings Throw Up Gang Signs? (Video) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
Via Geeks and Cleats
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Injury Update: Cartier Martin has been cleared to play weeks ago, still dealing with pain

The Detroit Pistons fell to the Chicago Bulls on Monday by the score of 102-91. The loss dropped the Pistons to 2-5 on the season, fourth in the Central Division. The Pistons, who were lead by Josh Smith with 19 points and 11 rebounds, were again without the services of Cartier Martin. Although he's been cleared to play weeks ago, Martin is dealing with pain and there'...
Via NBA Injury News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond Victim Of Equipment Staff Spelling Error (Photo)

Whoever was responsible for misspelling Andre Drummond’s name can’t blame this one on auto-correct. The Detroit Pistons center started Monday’s game against the Chicago Bulls with a jersey that read “D-R-U-M-M-U-N-D” on the back. Somewhere in the process, the “O” got swapped out for a second “U” and no one noticed until it was too late. Perhaps it was an omen...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond’s jersey contains misspelling (PHOTO)

Andre Drummond started Monday’s game against the Bulls wearing a jersey that had an incorrect spelling of his last name. Andre Drummond is the most valuable player on the Pistons. Andre Drummond is the future of the Pistons.  Andre Drummond might be the only marketable player on the Pistons. Andre Drummond spells his last name D-R-U-M-M-O-N-D, not D-R-U-M-M-U-N-D. How does this...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
14 days ago  |  Discuss

New Coach, Same Uninspiring Results for the Pistons

​ In the summer of 2013, when then-Pistons general manager Joe Dumars signed free agent Josh Smith to a long-term contract and then traded for Brandon Jennings, it was a pretty effective signal that the Pistons were a significant ways behind other NBA teams in their abilities to recognize and assemble talent. As the Pistons slid to their sixth straight losing season, Dumars’...
Via The Sports Post
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons beat Knicks 98-95 for first win in SVG era

The Pistons held off a late Knicks surge for a 98-95 win marking the team’s first victory in the Stan Van Gundy era. Greg Monroe had 23 points and 18 rebounds for Detroit as he along with Andre Drummond and Josh Smith started for the Pistons for the first time this season. Additionally Andre Drummond and Josh Smith each had 13 and 10 points respectively while Smith was a huge presence...
Via The Majors Detroit
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Injury Update: Luigi Datome and Cartier Martin will not play tonight against the Knicks

Both Luigi Datome and Cartier Martin will continue their seasons on the bench, as both have been declared out for tonight's Pistons-Knicks game. Martin is recovering from plantar fasciitis, while Datome is sidelined with a recently suffered hamstring injury.No Cartier Martin (foot) or Gigi Datome (hamstring) for #Pistons tonight vs Knicks. SVG not revealing his starting lineup—...
Via NBA Injury News
20 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Detroit Pistons’ Season Preview: Setting the Stage for the Return of Detroit Basketball

Entering the 2014 NBA season, there is a palpable sense of excitement in Detroit, because the Detroit Pistons might finally be on the path back to team relevancy. During the offseason, team owner Tom Gores got serious, luring Stan Van Gundy to town with promises of running the entire show. Though the tenure started ominously with the loss of a draft pick, Van Gundy has since shaken...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Smith throws down hammer over Nerlens Noel (GIF)

Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith threw down a monster slam dunk over Philadelphia 76ers forward Nerlens Noel in the third quarter of Thursday night's preseason game at The Palace of Auburn Hills.Smith took the pass, drove down the lane and delivered the nasty facial.Smith scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Pistons beat the Sixers 109-103.Video via NBA. This post...
Via Holdout Sports
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Season Preview: Detroit Pistons

Detroit’s frontcourt (Josh Smith, Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond) was unable to forge any symmetry last season. How will it perform this year under Stan Van Gundy? The Detroit Pistons haven’t been to the postseason since the 2008-09 campaign, when the team went 39-43 and was swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round. Six years later, the Motor City’s best may once...
Via The Lottery Mafia
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Waive Hasheem Thabeet

The Detroit Pistons have waived center Hasheem Thabeet. The release comes after an offseason that saw Thabeet, the second overall pick of the 2009 NBA draft, on three NBA teams. The former Connecticut Huskies All-American was traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Philadelphia 76ers for a trade exception and a 2015 protected second round draft pick on August 26th. The 76ers...
Via Basketball Bicker
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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