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Wolves hold off Pistons

MINNEAPOLIS -- Thaddeus Young scored 19 points and hit a big 3-pointer with 90 seconds to play to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 97-91 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night. Nikola Pekovic had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Ricky Rubio added 11 points, eight assists and seven boards for the Timberwolves in their home opener. Caron Butler scored 24 points and D...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Wolves hold off Pistons for 97-91 win in home opener

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Thaddeus Young scored 19 points and hit a big 3-pointer with 90 seconds to play to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 97-91 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night. Nikola Pekovic had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Ricky Rubio added 11 points, eight assists and seven boards for the Timberwolves in their home opener. Caron Butler scored 24 points and...
Via Fox Sports North
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Josh Smith says Kenneth Faried is a clown

I’m a fan of trash talk. I think it is part of being competitive. We’re just two days into the NBA season and it’s started up early. The Denver Nuggets beat the Detroit Pistons on opening night. Following the game, Nuggets big man Kenneth Faried attributed part of his team’s win to Piston’s big man Josh Smith shooting after his shot lost it’s heat, Smith responded with...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
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Timberwolves fan gives away ticket to home opener by taping it to street post (pic)

The Minnesota Timberwolves will host the team’s home opener Thursday night against the Detroit Pistons at Target Center. One individual who will not be in attendance is the fan who taped his ticket to the game to a street post, offering it up for free (obviously). Sure, the T’Wolves may not be a playoff team,...Read More The post Timberwolves fan gives away ticket to home opener...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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VIDEO: Drummond posterizes Mozgov, Pistons still drop opener to Denver

The Pistons dropped their regular season opener Wednesday night 89-79 against the Nuggets from Denver. Playing without Greg Monroe who’s serving a suspension from a DUI arrest earlier in the year, Josh Smith netted a game-high 25 points to lead Detroit. Meanwhile Kenneth Faried had 22 points, 17 rebounds and four assists in the Denver win. The night though wasn’t totally hapless...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond with the facial on Timofey Mozgov

The Pistons are back in action, beginning the season in Denver against the Nuggets — and that means Andre Drummond dunks. Huge dunk by Andre Drummond https://t.co/Ei1DQwi0re — RTNBAVines (@RTNBAVines) October 30, 2014 Mozgov is getting used to this kind of thing.
Via Detroit4lyfe
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Raptors Center Aaron Gray Waived By Pistons

The Detroit Pistons announced today that they have requested waivers on center Aaron Gray related to health concerns. Recently signed to a 2-year deal by Detroit, Gray was a popular backup center with the Raptors before being traded to the Kings last season.
Via Pro Bball Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Gray Waived By Pistons

Aaron Gray was waived by the Detroit Pistons on Sunday, the team announced. Gray had reportedly signed a two-year contract with the Pistons during free agency. The Pistons' roster stands at 15.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons let C Aaron Gray go

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Pistons have requested waivers for center Aaron Gray. Gray missed training camp after he had a cardiac episode following a voluntary workout in late August. He signed a free-agent deal with Detroit on July 10. The Pistons announced the waivers move on Sunday. The 7-foot Gray has career averages of 3.4 points and 3.7 rebounds in 318 NBA games...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Smith Baptizes Nerlens Noel

I know it’s not Sunday, but the Lord’s work can be done on any day of the week. Josh Smith of the Detroit Pistons gave rookie Nerlens Noel a welcome to the NBA moment by putting him on his first poster. If you haven’t seen the video, peep the video below.
Via The Front Office News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Smith Dunks All Over Nerlens Noel

Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith could drive a mad man mad with his shot selection at times. Don’t believe me? Check out this Kirk Goldsberry shot chart over at Grantland. J-Smoove has the kind of athleticism to dunk all over noted shot blockers like Nerlens Noel with relative ease, but it seems all too rare when we witness it. So enjoy. The post Josh Smith Dunks All Over Nerlens...
Via Hooped Up
6 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
6 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Joel Anthony-Will Bynum Trade Grade

Detroit Pistons: Joel Anthony-Will Bynum Trade Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Pistons Get: Joel Anthony Celtics Get: Will Bynum The Detroit Pistons have traded scoring point guard Will Bynum to the Boston Celtics for defensive center Joel Anthony. The Pistons traded the better player in this trade and I would normally say that would make them the losers...
Via HoopStuff
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Trade Rumors: Chase Budinger a Possible Fill-in for Injured Jodie Meeks?

With newcomer Jodie Meeks out for up to two months with a back injury, the Detroit Pistons may be shopping for other options before the regular season begins. Case in point: Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowksi and the Detroit News’ Vincent Goodwill each reported that the Pistons are interested in Chase Budinger. The Timberwolves are shopping Budinger because they “have a glut of forwards...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Back Injury to Jodie Meeks Presents Some Early Concerns For Detroit Pistons

Even after coming to terms with Stan Van Gundy, arguably the biggest coup of the NBA offseason not named LeBron James, the Detroit Pistons still can’t catch a break. Unfortunately for them, they caught a stress reaction when it was revealed that Van Gundy’s first major free agent signee Jodie Meeks would miss eight weeks with the injury. Meeks is not expected back for “a couple...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Part Two: Detroit Pistons season preview: team projections

Welcome to part two of the Detroit Pistons season preview. If you missed part one here is the link http://isportsweb.com/2014/10/02/detroit-pistons-season-preview-roster-analysis/. Part two will discuss the central division, best and worst case scenario for the team, and a prediction to how they will finish the year. Central Division Details: The NBA’s Central Division has been...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dancing Pistons usher busts out the moves again

The Detroit Pistons usher who became a viral sensation after this dance-off with a young... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Police: Greg Monroe urinated on himself during booking

Detroit Pistons' forward Greg Monroe, who pleaded guilty to impaired driving in April, “urinated on himself during the booking process,” according to a Huntington Woods, Mich., police report obtained by Michigan Live. Huntington Woods police just released video of the Feb. 13 traffic stop and arrest. Police stopped Monroe because of a defective headlight.  "I'...
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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