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Luke Kennard’s offensive game should translate to the NBA

Luke Kennard saw a jump in production between his freshmen and sophomore seasons at Duke. His game should allow for a similar jump with the Detroit Pistons. Luke Kennard has a great chance to make a similar jump in his first season with the Detroit Pistons. In Kennard’s freshmen year at Duke, his offensive production lacked efficiency. […] Luke Kennard’s offensive game should...
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3 hours ago

Anthony Tolliver would make sense for the Pistons

Anthony Tolliver was given his release by the Sacramento Kings on June 2nd, making him a free agent. Should the Detroit Pistons try to sign him? Former Detroit Pistons‘ forward Anthony Tolliver was the recipient of one of the most “It’s just business” calls in recent memory in early June. On the morning of June […] Anthony Tolliver would make sense for the Pistons - PistonPowered...
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5 hours ago

Luke Kennard could have immediate impact for Pistons

While Luke Kennard may not have been the most highly touted prospect in this year’s draft, his strengths help cover glaring weaknesses in the Detroit Pistons offense. If there was a way to struggle offensively, last year’s Detroit Pistons team figured out a way to do it.  Ranking as the sixth worst offense in the […] Luke Kennard could have immediate impact for Pistons - PistonPowered...
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10 hours ago

Detroit Pistons: sharpshooter Luke Kennard will fit in perfectly

The NBA draft took place this past Thursday night and the Detroit Pistons addressed one of its greatest needs by grabbing sharpshooter Luke Kennard with the 12th pick in the first round of the draft. The Pistons used its lone draft pick on the 6-foot-5 shooting guard out of Duke University. Kennard just finished up his sophomore year with the Blue Devils, averaging 19.5 points while...
Via isportsweb.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA media gives solid marks for Luke Kennard pick

NBA pundits respond to the selection of the Duke shooting guard with our 12th pick of the NBA Draft with mostly nodding heads. I’m not going to give my opinion of the drafting of Luke Kennard, but it has been interesting hearing what people that have less skin in the game think. SBNation: B Luke Kennard might be the best shooter in the draft. It’s all part of Stan Van...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
1 day ago

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope suspended for two games for OWI guilty plea

KCP’s March arrest will cost him two day’s pay. The NBA announced Kentavious Caldwell-Pope’s punishment on Friday that came in the wake of his guilty plea for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. He’ll miss two games in the coming season. KCP was arrested on March 29 at approximately 2:50 a.m. after being pulled over for speeding. After being arrested for failing a sobriety...
Via Detroit Bad Boys
1 day ago

NBA suspends Kentavious Caldwell-Pope two games for DUI arrest

Back in March, Pistons wing Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was arrested for driving under the influence in Detroit. That’s certainly a serious offense, and one that the NBA couldn’t overlook, even though Caldwell-Pope hadn’t driven recklessly or indeed that much over the limit at alla: Caldwell-Pope, 24, was stopped at 2:52 a.m. Wednesday after an officer parked on Auburn Road...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope suspended two games for DUI arrest

Detroit Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has been suspended two games by the NBA for a recent traffic stop that ended with Caldwell-Pope arrested for driving under the influence.The NBA specifically cited “pleading guilty to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, in violation of the law of the State of Michigan,” as the reason for suspending the Pistons shooter, per...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

In Case You Missed It: Rounding up Pistons Draft Grades

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2 days ago

Detroit Pistons: 2017 NBA Draft grades

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

SVG’s first talk with Pistons No. 1 pick Kennard: Play D, see the floor

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2 days ago

WATCH: Luke Kennard On Being Drafted by the Detroit Pistons

Luke Kennard on what it was like to be selected #12 by the Detroit Pistons: VIDEO: @LukeKennard5 selected by the @DetroitPistons, how he found out and what it means to him & his hometown @SpecSportsOH @brian_bales pic.twitter.com/qiNIq53NDE — Harrison D. Sanford (@HarrisonSanford) June 23, 2017
Via Duke Report
2 days ago

2017 NBA Draft: Detroit Bad Boys doing Facebook livestream during draft

Pistons select No 12 in the NBA Draft The NBA Draft is already under way, but we know what you really care about is Detroit Bad Boys doing its first ever Facebook Live stream. Our own Australia-based basketball expert and raconteur Ben Quagliata will be giving his live reactions and answering fan questions on Facebook Live. If you have questions you want answered about the Pistons...
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2 days ago

Kings reportedly showing major interest in Andre Drummond

Is Andre Drummond the Sacramento Kings’ post-DeMarcus Cousins savior?Detroit sportscaster Matt Dery reports on Thursday that the Kings have “big interest” in the Detroit Pistons center and talks are centered on Arron Afflalo and the No. 10 overall pick. Jokes about the Kings needing another frontcourt player aside (they already have three 23-and-under big men in Willie Cauley...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons NBA draft picks: 2017 round-by-round results, grades

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

First-rounders and likely free agents make up the 40 Pistons worked out

AUBURN HILLS – The Pistons wound up bringing 40 players to Auburn Hills for draft workouts and it’s fairly easy to separate them into two
Via NBA.com
3 days ago

Detroit Pistons: Where is Andre Drummond headed?

He did it again, Andre Drummond sent out another tweet with the infamous “eyes” emoji, sending all of NBA twitter into a frenzy. Similar tweets have been sent by several top stars around the league before a major move has been made. Drummond first did this at the trade deadline last February, but nothing came of it. It is not a forgone conclusion the man will be traded by the...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA suspends Monta Ellis, Reggie Bullock for violating drug policy

The NBA announced on Friday that it has suspended Indiana Pacers guard Monta Ellis and Detroit Pistons forward Reggie Bullock for violating the Association’s drug policy. Each will serve a five-game suspension to start the 2017-18 season. Ellis signed with Indiana prior to the 2015-16 campaign. He was expected to act as a No. 2 scoring option behind Paul George. Though, the veteran...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons gauging trade market for Andre Drummond, Reggie Jackson

It appears the Detroit Pistons are looking to shake up the roster after taking a step backwards last season. Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders reports that the team is “gauging the trade market” for All-Star center Andre Drummond and point guard Reggie Jackson. Drummond, 23, is a rebounding machine. Since the 2013-14 season, he has finished no lower than second in rebounding...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons reportedly gauging trade market for Andre Drummond, Reggie Jackson

Big changes could be coming to the Detroit Pistons this offseason.Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders reports on Thursday that the Pistons are gauging the trade market for center Andre Drummond and guard Reggie Jackson, also noting that both were available this past trade deadline. Drummond, who will be 24 in August, averaged 13.6 points and 13.8 rebounds per game in 2016-17. While...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Detroit Pistons trade away the No. 12 pick?

The front office of the Detroit Pistons could take the franchise in several directions this off-season, such as trading away young talent and building from the ground-up, attempting to sign a free agent that could make an impact, or simply standing pat and believe in the team they have now. The third option appears to be the way the team is heading, with the possible addition of...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons to trade first-round pick for a veteran

Despite finishing eight games under .500 and missing out on the playoffs, the Detroit Pistons seem to feel they are close to making noise back east. This can’t be considered too much of a surprise with the raw talent Detroit boasts on its roster. That’s why the 2016-17 campaign was seen as a disappointment for Stan Van Gundy’s team. Now, with the draft set to take place in...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Detroit Pistons

Coming off a season that saw the Detroit Pistons make the playoffs and give the eventual champion Cleveland Cavaliers four competitive first round games, the Pistons backslid and missed the postseason for the seventh time in the last eight years in 2017. This was due to a combination of injuries and poor play, which left Detroit with a lot more questions than answers heading into...
Via RealGM - NBA
May 25, 2017  |  Discuss
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