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Detroit Pistons to Kick Off Summer League Today
July 5th, 2014 at 12:11 PM
NBA Summer League action begins today, and the Detroit Pistons will be playing their first game of the “Season” against the Houston Rockets at 3 P.M. Stan Van Gundy won’t be coaching the Pistons squad, but you can bet he and the rest of the front office will be watching...

Detroit Pistons Land Jodie Meeks, Cartier Martin on Day One of Free Agency
July 1st, 2014 at 9:04 PM
The Detroit Pistons had targets, and they took no time going after them. On a day where there has certainly been more chatter than deals, the Pistons were able to get two new shooters to agree to deals. The Pistons agreed with Jodie Meeks to a three year $19 million...

Detroit Pistons Eyeing Isaiah Thomas in Free Agency
July 1st, 2014 at 2:04 PM
The NBA’s free agent negotiation period opened last night at midnight, and while there has been a ton of talk, we are still waiting on the action. Free agents are allowed to verbally agree to contracts which can become official on July 10th. So far the deals are few, but...

Meet the Newest Detroit Piston: Spencer Dinwiddie
June 28th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
The Detroit Pistons new regime stuck to their script during the NBA Draft and wound up selecting point guard Spencer Dinwiddie. The Colorado product is an intriguing prospect that passes like a point guard, but scores like a shooting guard. The Pistons took Dinwiddie with their only selection of the...

Detroit Pistons Select Spencer Dinwiddie 38th Overall
June 26th, 2014 at 11:23 PM
The Detroit Pistons used their lone pick of the night in the second round to grab a first round talent. Spencer Dinwiddie will be the newest Detroit Piston, and the first acquisition of the new Stan Van Gundy regime. ***PHOTO1*** If you’ve been following Pistons101 you already know a great deal...

Detroit Pistons 2014 NBA Draft Day Coverage
June 26th, 2014 at 9:25 AM
The Detroit Pistons may not have a first round pick, but that doesn’t mean they can’t find help for the franchise in round two. Kyle Singler was just recently selected in round two, and has proven to be a solid rotation player for the Pistons. Also, this draft class is...

Stan Van Gundy Press Conference Recap
June 25th, 2014 at 10:52 AM
Stan Van Gundy met with the media Tuesday to talk all things Detroit Pistons, and was able to shed some light on the Pistons upcoming plans. It is an interesting part of the basketball off-season, and as long as Van Gundy wasn’t blowing smoke we now have a little...

Detroit Pistons, Sacramento Kings Talking Josh Smith Deal
June 24th, 2014 at 5:40 PM
Music to any Detroit Pistons fan’s ears, the Pistons are indeed trying to move Josh Smith. Marc Stein of ESPN reported earlier today that the Pistons are talking trade with the Kings and the centerpiece of the deal would be Josh Smith. Rumor has it that Jason Thompson and Derrick...

Detroit Pistons Draft Prospects: Spencer Dinwiddie
June 21st, 2014 at 9:38 AM
Believe it or not the NBA Draft is only five days away, and if they don’t trade up the Detroit Pistons will be looking to score a major talent at pick number 38. A player with tremendous talent that could fit a need is Colorado’s Spencer Dinwiddie. ***PHOTO1*** During the last three...

Detroit Pistons Draft Prospects: Jordan Adams
June 18th, 2014 at 5:34 PM
The Detroit Pistons may not have a first round draft pick, but will look to catch a steal early in the second round at pick 38. One of the projected between round guys that could go in the late first or early second round is UCLA’s Jordan Adams. ***PHOTO1*** If he were...

Rumor Mill: Detroit Pistons and New Orleans Pelicans Talking Sign-and-Trade?
June 17th, 2014 at 1:53 PM
The NBA season may have just ended, but there is certainly no time to waste. With the NBA Draft, and free agency quickly approaching now is the time to begin addressing next year’s team. The Detroit Pistons are looking ahead, and they may not be seeing Greg Monroe on next...

Detroit Pistons Looking for Depth Down Low?
June 11th, 2014 at 5:42 PM
With the June 26th NBA Draft quickly approaching the Detroit Pistons will begin individual workouts soon. So far the list of players the Pistons have invited to workout has one major theme, all the players are very large humans. ***PHOTO1*** The Pistons have invited Baylor bigs Isaiah Austin and Cory Jefferson, as...

Lance Stephenson a Fit for the Detroit Pistons?
June 10th, 2014 at 6:13 PM
While the NBA season may not be complete, that isn’t stopping teams who aren’t playing anymore from evaluating upcoming free agents. The Detroit Pistons, as well as all the teams not in Miami and San Antonio are evaluating the talent that will soon be available, and one of the names...

D-League Affiliation Will Be Important for Detroit Pistons
June 9th, 2014 at 9:39 AM
The Detroit Pistons will have a new tool at their disposal this year with their affiliation to the new Grand Rapids NBA D-League team. The team will play their games in close by Walker, Michigan, and will be closely modeled after the Pistons. ***PHOTO1*** The D-League is expanding, and can be...

Stan Van Gundy Announces Jeff Bower as Detroit Pistons New General Manager
June 4th, 2014 at 7:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** Former Marist head coach Jeff Bower was hired to be the new general manager of the Detroit Pistons. Bower, along with Stan Van Gundy will be making the important personnel decisions in Detroit for the foreseeable future. It was clear since SVG had never been a team president before that...

Pistons 101 Player Series: Josh Smith
June 3rd, 2014 at 2:38 PM
To call Josh Smith’s first season with the Detroit Pistons a disappointment would be an understatement. After inking a monster deal handed out by now former Pistons President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars, Smith never quite fit in Detroit, posting one of the worst seasons of his career. ***PHOTO1*** Often...

Pistons 101 Player Series: Andre Drummond
May 30th, 2014 at 7:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** After this season the Detroit Pistons now know who they will be building their franchise around, and that man is Andre Drummond. The second-year pro out of Connecticut had a breakout season showing fans and critics alike that he will be the man in the middle for Detroit for...

Pistons 101 Player Series: Greg Monroe
May 27th, 2014 at 5:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** The man they call “Moose” definitely had himself a solid fourth season with the Detroit Pistons. Greg Monroe has started 163 of the Pistons last 164 games, proving to be one of the most consistent and durable players on the team. Monroe put together his third consecutive season of at least...

Pistons 101 Player Series: Rodney Stuckey
May 24th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Mr. sixth man, Rodney Stuckey, definitely had an interesting season in the Motor City. He had solid numbers and was fairly consistent, playing in 73 games for the Pistons this past season. There is no doubt about what you are getting each season, the guy is a scorer. He has...

Pistons 101 Player Series: Brandon Jennings
May 22nd, 2014 at 7:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** Brandon Jennings' first season in Detroit can be summed up in one word; disappointing. When the Pistons gave up Brandon Knight among others to acquire Jennings they appeared to be in win-now mode, but the Pistons certainly didn’t do much winning with Jennings this past season. Jennings was a...