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Andre Drummond Has a Special Opportunity with Team USA
July 30th, 2014 at 2:02 PM
Representing your country is a special privilege for anyone, and is a right that Andre Drummond will surely get to exercise this Fall. The FIBA Basketball World Cup tips off August 30th, and when it does Drummond is all but assured a spot on the team. ***PHOTO1*** Right now NBA superstars Kevin...

More Interest, Still No Offers for Greg Monroe
July 22nd, 2014 at 2:35 PM
On July 1st if you would have said Greg Monroe won’t have signed a contract, much less even an offer sheet by July 22nd most would have laughed. But here we are three weeks in to the free agency period and Monroe’s market summed up in a word would be;...

Why the Josh Smith Deal Will Happen
July 17th, 2014 at 5:54 PM
Today rumors of a trade sending Josh Smith to the Sacramento Kings have re-surfaced, and the chances are that it may get done. Original talks broke down, but after the free agency period has started to sort itself out both teams still seem interested to get this deal done. ***PHOTO1*** The motivation...

Detroit Pistons Add Veterans; Ditch Younger Players
July 15th, 2014 at 5:24 PM
Stan Van Gundy has wasted no time tinkering with the Detroit Pistons roster and two more moves came today. The Pistons released Peyton Siva and Josh Harrellson to make room on the roster for some new faces. ***PHOTO1*** With the Pistons drafting Spencer Dinwiddie and adding D.J. Augustin through free agency there...

Lebron’s Decision Re-Starts Free Agency, Shifts Landscape of NBA
July 11th, 2014 at 12:57 PM
The world has been waiting for Lebron James to make his decision, and we all now know, Lebron will be returning to Cleveland. He informed the world in a heart-felt letter saying “Who am I to hold a grudge?” A 180 degree turn from “The Decision”, and while we know...

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Continues to Shine in Summer League
July 8th, 2014 at 6:57 PM
If one man on the Detroit Pistons summer league team had something to prove it was Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, and he has certainly answered the critic’s questions so far. KCP poured in 26 points (24 of which came after halftime) including the game-winning three-pointer in the Pistons 80-78 win over the...

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...