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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Stan’s Plan for the Detroit Pistons
May 16th, 2014 at 7:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** Now that Stan Van Gundy has officially taken over as head coach and president of basketball operations for the Detroit Pistons the changes are coming. Van Gundy will surely look to use the formula he has used before at previous stops, and he just might have the player to build...

Detroit Pistons, Stan Van Gundy Agree to Five Year Deal
May 14th, 2014 at 10:42 AM
***PHOTO1*** While we were all wondering who the Detroit Pistons would bring in for president of basketball operations, and who would they would bring in to coach, the Pistons were busy finding someone who could do both. Last night Stan Van Gundy and the Pistons agreed to a 5 year 35...

Greg Monroe’s Restricted Free Agency Looming
May 13th, 2014 at 11:53 AM
***PHOTO1*** Big decisions are coming from all angles for the Detroit Pistons this off-season. No doubt one of the biggest will be whether or not they will be able to retain big man Greg Monroe. Monroe had a rock solid season for the Detroit Pistons this year. The fourth year pro...

Garry Harris a Perfect Fit for Detroit Pistons?
May 6th, 2014 at 12:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** When the Detroit Pistons go on the clock in the 2014 NBA Draft the right prospect may be closer than they think. Michigan State’s Gary Harris would obviously be a hit with fans, and fill a hole on the roster at shooting guard. Keeping Harris in state would just be...

Should the Pistons Trade Josh Smith?
April 30th, 2014 at 5:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Biggest get for the Detroit Pistons this past off-season was no doubt Josh Smith. The Pistons lured him away from the Atlanta Hawks in hopes to create a dominant front court that would destroy other teams on the boards. It didn’t work, and now a new general manager will...

Detroit Pistons Season Review: Tank Edition
April 22nd, 2014 at 3:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Detroit Pistons came into the season with high expectations. A playoff spot in a weak Eastern Conference was a goal, and something that they probably should have accomplished with the talent they currently have. The Pistons finished the season with a brutal 29-53 record, but all is not lost....

Interim Coach John Loyer’s Future Undecided
April 20th, 2014 at 12:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** John Loyer was thrown into an impossible situation after the Detroit Pistons fired head coach Maurice Cheeks in the middle of a disastrous season. His task was to hold together a sinking ship, and try to get them to fight every night in the midst of a lost season. Whether...

Detroit Pistons Lose Heart-Breaker to Oklahoma City Thunder 112-111
April 16th, 2014 at 10:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** In a season full of disappointment why would the final game be any different for the Detroit Pistons? The Pistons dropped the final game of their season Wednesday night to the Thunder by the final of 112-111 in nail-biting fashion. The game meant nothing for the Pistons, but a ton for...

Detroit Pistons Drop Two More Over the Weekend
April 13th, 2014 at 6:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Detroit Pistons lost two more games this weekend to bring their overall record to 29-52, the eighth worst in the league. The first loss of the weekend came Friday night in Chicago against the Bulls. Detroit led for the entire game, and was up as many as 18 at...

The Man in the Middle: Andre Drummond
April 11th, 2014 at 6:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** While major changes may be coming soon for the Pistons, the untouchable piece of the puzzle is definitely Andre Drummond. The second year pro has learned quickly, and become THE guy on a Pistons team with solid talent. Andre Drummond is a gifted young big man in a league that...

Detroit Pistons Play Spoiler, Top Atlanta Hawks
April 8th, 2014 at 9:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Hawks entered tonight’s game against the Detroit Pistons with a two game lead over the New York Knicks for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern conference, but he Pistons looked like the playoff team tonight. Detroit took the game to the Hawks early outscoring them...