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Detroit Pistons vs Brooklyn Nets game preview

The Detroit Pistons are coming off a devastating 97-96 loss to the Miami Heat.  This loss is probably the final blow to the Pistons playoff chances.  They are now in 10th place in the Eastern conference.  They host the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday who are owners of the worst record in the league at 16-58 […] Detroit Pistons vs Brooklyn Nets game preview - PistonPowered - PistonPowered...
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1 hour ago

Pistons vs. Nets preview: As playoff hopes fade, Pistons host NBA’s worst team

Brooklyn owns Detroit. The Detroit Pistons have found themselves between a rock and a hard place. They’ve found a way to turn the NBA’s easiest schedule (for the month of March) into an organizational nightmare. Where to go from here? It all starts tonight against the league’s worst team, the Brooklyn Nets, who are currently 2-0 against the guys in blue and red. Will Detroit...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
2 hours ago

NBA L2M: Heat fouled Pistons twice on game winning tip

The missed call has dramatic impacts on both team’s playoff chances. With 11 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter and the Pistons up by one point, they had a chance to breathe life back into their playoff run. They just needed to keep the Heat off the scoreboard. James Johnson missed a jumper with six seconds left on the clock. Goran Dragic grabbed the offensive rebound and...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
3 hours ago

It’s time for the Pistons to unleash Tobias Harris

After doing everything that’s been asked of him and thriving every role thrust upon him in this challenging season, it’s time to unleash Tobias Harris as the star of the Detroit Pistons. It’s not often an NBA team starts games with their best scorer and arguably best player on the bench, but the Detroit Pistons […] It’s time for the Pistons to unleash Tobias Harris - PistonPowered...
Via Piston Powered
7 hours ago

2016-17 Pistons offense: Is Pistons’ personnel and scheme the right fit?

Film don’t lie. When Stan Van Gundy came to Detroit during the summer of 2014, it was assumed the Pistons would inherit Orlando’s “one in-four out” principles centered around Andre Drummond in place on Dwight Howard. While there are certainly aspects of SVG’s Orlando schemes in present day Detroit, the playbook goes much further than one in and four out. By and large...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
7 hours ago

Stan Van Gundy’s rollercoaster season

After finally bringing the team back to the playoffs and predictions almost universally saying the Detroit Pistons would improve again this season, it’s been a much tougher ride for Stan Van Gundy than first expected. Every NBA season has its ups and downs, even for top-tier teams like the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. […] Stan Van Gundy’s rollercoaster season...
Via Piston Powered
1 day ago

WATCH: Detroit Pistons | Dunk of the Week: March 27, 2017

Tobias Harris uses #DetroitMuscle in a put back slam against the Nets in this week’s Dunk of the Week! Will he beat 2-week winner Aron Baynes? Vote now!
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The NBA's no-man's land: Detroit Pistons

Championship or bust has been the motto this past decade in the NBA. As some franchises have loaded up on stars in an attempt to win championships, others have torn their rosters down to the studs in an attempt to land the next big thing. This season has been strange because more clubs than usual find themselves firmly in NBA limbo -- neither bad enough to land a top pick nor good...
Via RealGM - NBA
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets should go all-in on stealing Kentavious Caldwell-Pope from Pistons

The Brooklyn Nets have nothing to lose.One of the NBA’s worst rebuilds doesn’t show any signs of speeding up unless the Nets make some crazy moves.Stealing Kentavious Caldwell-Pope from the Detroit Pistons is pretty crazy.Here’s Brian Lewis of the New York Post with some information about the Nets flirting with the idea of a move:Caldwell-Pope, 24, will be a restricted free...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons assign Ellenson to D-League

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Pistons have assigned first-round draft pick Henry Ellenson to their Grand Rapids affiliate in the D-League. Ellenson has appeared in only 14 games this season for the Pistons, averaging 1.5 points and 0.9 rebounds in 4.0 minutes per game. He's averaged 18.3 points and 8.9 rebounds in 18 games with Grand Rapids. The Pistons play their next...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons finish strong, beat short-handed Suns 112-95

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 23 points and the Detroit Pistons overcame a sluggish performance for the much of the game, finally pulling away from the short-handed Phoenix Suns for a 112-95 victory Sunday. The Suns were without several top players, but they still led the playoff-chasing Pistons 65-53 in the third quarter. Detroit finished strong in...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Milwaukee Bucks have quietly become a scary playoff sleeper

Unless you live in Wisconsin or subscribe to NBA League Pass, it's unlikely that you've watched much of the Milwaukee Bucks this season. Despite boasting one of the NBA's most exciting players in All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Bucks just haven't gotten a lot of national exposure when compared to teams like the Warriors, Cavs, Celtics, Spurs and Thunder.That will likely change...
Via FOX Sports
14 days ago

From boom to bust: Darko Milicic finds peace as farmer after tumultuous NBA career

Darko Milicic has firmly moved on from his decade-plus career in the NBA.Currently, Darko is known for being the lump of coal lodged between multiple diamonds in the NBA 2003 draft. We know how his story played out: Milicic was famously picked before Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh, and was overshadowed by their success. Despite lasting in the league for more than 10...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: What to do with Andre Drummond

Ever since he was drafted, Pistons center Andre Drummond has been a force in the league.  Drummond was drafted 9th overall by the team in 2012 after spending one year at the University of Connecticut.  For the Huskies, Drummond averaged 10 points per game and 7.6 rebounds per game.  He shot 53,8% from the field and a horrendous 29.5% from the free-throw line.  Currently, in his...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins star at Mardi Gras parade

Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins looked to be enjoying themselves Tuesday morning as the New Orleans Pelicans teammates served a honorary grand marshals for the Zulu parade during Mardi Gras.The Pelicans took to Twitter to showcase the superstars’ important role. Additional photos have been surfacing on social media highlighting the two Pelicans’ stars soaking up the Mardi...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy doesn’t get criticisms of Celtics for standing pat through deadline

Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy continues to stand up for his Eastern Conference adversaries.Before the Pistons played the Boston Celtics on Sunday, Van Gundy said he didn’t understand the criticisms of the Celtics for not making a move at this year’s trade deadline.“Really?” Van Gundy said, per Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald. “I don’t get that. I think...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: First game after the All-Star Break

After a few weeks worth of rumors, the Detroit Pistons opted to not make any trade deadline deals.  There was talk of shipping Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Andre Drummond, and Reggie Jackson.   The team looked to move on from Caldwell-Pope, who they do not want to extend a max contract to next offseason, Yahoo! Sports NBA Specialist Adrian Wojnarowski said during his trade deadline...
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February 25, 2017  |  Discuss
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