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Pistons plan to add 2 more big men, SVG says, to avoid being caught short up front

Via NBA.com
7 hours ago

Why you should watch the Detroit Pistons Summer League games

Detroit Pistons Summer League games in Orlando is always one of my favorite events of the offseason. That said, this year has even more intrigue than in year’s past. The Detroit Pistons’ Summer League last offseason was fun. Stanley Johnson dominated playing arguably better than any rookie in the 2015 draft class. As much fun as last […] Why you should watch the Detroit Pistons...
Via Piston Powered
11 hours ago

Detroit Pistons: evaluation of the 2016 NBA Draft

On Thursday night, many elite young players saw their dreams come true as they were taken in the 2016 NBA draft. For teams, some were searching for their next franchise player while others were looking for the right young pieces to propel them further towards the NBA elite. One such team was the Detroit Pistons, who desperately needed to draft well to help to fill some of the holes...
Via isportsweb.com
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons’ rookies select their jersey numbers

The Detroit Pistons have announced that rookies Henry Ellenson and Michael Gbinije will be wearing number eight and number nine. In other news, Gbenijie talks playing Olympics for Nigeria. Detroit Pistons’ rookies Henry Ellenson and Michael Gbinije have chosen their jersey numbers. Ellenson will wear number eight and Gbinije will wear number nine. #Pistons Ellenson […] Detroit...
Via Piston Powered
23 hours ago

WATCH: Old Footage Shows Detroit Pistons Head Coach Stan Van Gundy Might Have Better Handles Than Some NBA Point Guards

No one would accuse Stan Van Gundy, the caffeinated, raspy-voiced head coach of the Detroit Pistons, of being in athletic shape. However, it appears that if you get him out of his blazer and button down sideline apparel and throw him a basketball along with some shorts a t-shirt, Van Gundy transforms into an entirely different person. Rare footage of Stan Van Gundy showing he...
Via Stack
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond Top Ten best plays from 2015-16 season

As you probably know by now, Detroit Pistons star Andre Drummond is one of the elite centers in the association and he put together a pretty solid performance this season. During the regular season, Drummond average over sixteen points, grabbed over fourteen rebounds, and got over two blocks as the Pistons made the playoffs. Check out his some of his best moments from the past season...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How will Gbinije impact Detroit Pistons in rookie year?

We explore the Michael Gbinijie’s background, strengths, weaknesses and long-term potential with the Pistons. Background Though the NBA Draft is now all about one-and-done players with talent and potential, the 24-year-old Michael Gbinije brings a wealth of experience and maturity that has Stan Van Gundy feeling optimistic about the rookie. An All-State player and State Champion...
Via Piston Powered
1 day ago

Pistons aren’t banking on Ellenson, Gbinije for instant help, but they could alter plans for other roster moves

Stan Van Gundy hasn’t backed off his assertion that whatever happened in Thursday’s NBA draft would have no impact on free agency.
Via NBA.com
2 days ago

Jodie Meeks will likely be traded this offseason

Meeks has had an injury-plagued two years in Detroit. Jodie Meeks appears to be the odd man out in Detroit, and Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reports that the team plans on finding him a new team in the offseason. After the draft, Detroit will continue to shop guard Jodie Meeks to find him a new team, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
3 days ago

2016 NBA Draft: Pistons welcome Henry Ellenson, Michael Gbinije to team on Twitter

Here's a compilation of the best tweets welcoming the Pistons' 2016 NBA draft picks. After FaceTiming Henry Ellenson to let HE know that HE was going to be a Detroit Pistons, the FACE of the franchise Andre Drummond sent out the following tweet: Congrats young fella! @HenryEllenson13 hope you are ready to work! @DetroitPistons — Andre Drummond (@AndreDrummondd) June 24, 2016...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
3 days ago

Detroit Pistons Select Henry Ellenson with the 18th Pick in the 2016 NBA Draft

Via NBA.com
3 days ago

Marquette's Henry Ellenson drafted No. 18 overall by Detroit Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- The Detroit Pistons have selected forward Henry Ellenson of Marquette with the No. 18 pick in the NBA draft.Ellenson averaged 17 points and 9.7 rebounds per game last season as a freshman. He also led the team with 49 blocked shots.The 6-foot-11 Ellenson set school records for scoring and rebounding for a freshman. Although he is big enough to play around the...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Ryan Anderson Will Sign With the Detroit Pistons

Stan Van Gundy just can’t help himself. The Detroit Pistons really don’t need another core piece. They should look to use their cap space on a younger backup point guard who can run the pick-and-roll (Jeremy Lin comes to mind) and a more natural backup center than Aron Baynes. Otherwise, assuming Stanley Johnson turns into the defender we expect and everyone else shoots a bit...
Via The Sports Post
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Detroit Pistons targeting a point guard in the NBA Draft?

The Detroit Pistons may have given an indicator for what their plans are for next Thursday’s NBA draft. The Pistons announced this morning that they acquired Chicago Bulls forward Cameron Bairstow in exchange for guard Spencer Dinwiddie. TRADE: #Pistons have acquired forward Cameron Bairstow from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Spencer Dinwiddie. — Detroit Pistons (@DetroitPistons...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Team Draft Needs: Detroit Is Missing A Point

Team: Detroit Pistons Draft Pick: #18Team Needs: reserve point guard, locker room veteranKey Players: Andre Drummond, Reggie Jackson It seems as though the Detroit Pistons are always either underrated or overrated. Over the past year, fans and media have proclaimed the team as everything from up-and-coming to dead in water. Fortunately, the team is coming off one of its best seasons...
Via The Sports Quotient
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: considering the free agent market

The Detroit Pistons finished the 2015-2016 season much improved from years past despite a sweep at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. This team has some young and dynamic players that have gained a little experience and can really look to build for a much better 2017. The Pistons’ weaknesses were very obvious, yet I believe...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Andre Drummond swats the **** of a child’s shot

Twitter Pistons center Andre Drummond is spreading the basketball word in England on behalf of the NBA. That included a stop to play in a “celebrity” game. Among the players in said celebrity game was a little kid. Andre Drummond isn’t a fan of little kids.  He isn’t a fan of opposing players bringing weak stuff into the lane. This video proves it. They say actions speak...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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