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Andre Drummond gets dunked on, later throws elbow (VIDEO)

Vine Raptors forward James Johnson brought Andre Drummond’s level of embarrassment to a new level Friday night. As if Drummond doesn’t have enough to be embarrassed about – the Pistons own a 5-22 record – Johnson made it boil over with a vicious dunk in the Pistons big man’s face. Johnson wasn’t exactly stoic afterwards and with the Pistons down 18, Drummond figured...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pistons, Raptors Nearly Brawl After Andre Drummond’s Shot At James Johnson

Andre Drummond took offense to James Johnson dunking all-over him during Friday’s Pistons-Raptors game and tried to get some revenge on him. A brawl nearly started after Johnson drove to the basket and got a hip-check from Drummond, which sent him flying. Below is the Johnson facial on Drummond that got him angry: The post Pistons, Raptors Nearly Brawl After Andre Drummond’s...
Via Diehardsport
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Darko Milicic’s kickboxing debut cut short due to shin injury

Detroit Pistons fans will always remember Darko Miicic, aka the “Human Victory Cigar,” as the man who former President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars drafted ahead of Dwayne Wade, Carmelo Anthony, and Chris Bosh in 2003. Trust me – we’ll never forget. After deciding to end tens years of failure on the hardwood last summer, Milicic began training for the next chapter...
Via Fight Booth
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond decks James Johnson as revenge for being posterized (Video/GIFs)

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond knocked Toronto Raptors forward James Johnson after Johnson posterized him on the prior offensive possession during the fourth quarter of Friday night's game at The Palace at Auburn Hills.Johnson drove down the baseline and threw down an absolute monster one-handed dunk over Drummond:Naturally, Drummond was not happy, so when Johnson got the...
Via Holdout Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons – Who should be traded, Monroe or Smith?

The Detroit Pistons have sputtered out of the gate to a startling 5-21 record.  They are dead last in the Central Division and hold the 3rd worst record in the Eastern Conference, with the exception of the New York Knicks and the Philadelphia 76ers.  With a roster loaded full of talent and potential All-Stars, Piston fans haven’t had much to cheer for. In the offseason, the Pistons...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Brandon Jennings’ awful pump-fake while alone in the paint

The Pistons are brutally awful to the point they’re defending against opposition that isn’t even there. Case in point was last night during a game against the Dallas Mavericks where point guard Brandon Jennings received the ball down low while all alone in the paint. However instead of an easy layup Jennings proceeded with a pump-fake, dribble and fadeaway jumper that went in...
Via The Majors Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brandon Jennings makes mind-boggling play

Lost in the discussion of the high-profile suckfests in Los Angeles, New York City and Philadelphia is another storied NBA franchise going through some growing pains: the Detroit Pistons. Stan Van Gundy’s crew is now 5-21 after losing to the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, thanks in small part to Brandon Jennings and the idea that Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings passed up WIDE OPEN lay-up (VIDEO)

Vine Brandon Jennings is a shoot first, shoot second, fake pass shoot third type point guard.  You don’t ever have to him to put it up.  And really, he doesn’t even do it well (37% as of Wednesday). For some unknown reason (he wrongly sensed a defender in the lane), Jennings passed up a wide open lay-up Wednesday against the Mavericks. He made a nice backdoor cut to get open...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings Would Rather Take a Jumper Than a Layup

On Monday, Howard Beck of Bleacher Report noted that Detroit Pistons knuckleheads Brandon Jennings and Josh Smith are both available for trade: New Pistons president Stan Van Gundy needs to trade one or both of these guys if he wants to preserve the sanity of new Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy. Both are firmly on the block, per rival executives. Personally, I believe Josh Smith can...
Via Busted Coverage
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Monroe’s agent says he’s not seeking trade from Pistons

            Greg Monroe and his agent David Falk have now both said that the forward is not seeking a trade from the Detroit Pistons. “He made a commitment to Stan (Van Gundy) when he took the qualifying offer that he would work as hard as he could and help the team as best that he could and he would keep his mind open and at the end...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

With Season A Wreck, Detroit Pistons Should Now Be Open To Starting Rebuild With Trades

Reports had the Detroit Pistons dangling Greg Monroe, and asking for a first-round pick in return. Both Stan Van Gundy and Monroe disagreed. (mariselise, Flickr) The Detroit Pistons recently managed to put together a modest two game winning streak amongst plenty of early-season futility, but the abrupt surge of victories did little to change their season trajectory. Things have...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons Could Trade Greg Monroe, Others

At 5-19 on the season, it’s rather evident that the current group of Detroit Pistons players simply aren’t getting it done. Short of a complete turnaround, which seems unlikely, this could lead to wholesale changes on the roster. And according to numerous reports, the team could soon go into full “firesale mode.” The Sporting News is indicating that Detroit wants a first...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Greg Monroe Wants Trade; Pistons Asking For First-Round Pick

Greg Monroe does not want to stick around with the Detroit Pistons. But that doesn’t mean he’ll come at a cheap price. The 24-year-old big man badly wants out of Detroit, but the Pistons are seeking a first-round pick in return, sources told the Sporting News on Monday. Monroe and the Pistons failed to agree on a long-term contract this offseason, a...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Bynum tapes number and Chinese characters to the back of his jersey

If former Pistons guard Will Bynum thought things were bad during his stint in Detroit, he may of been sorely mistaken. According to Deadspin, Bynum played a game in China this past Friday night where of which some of the team’s equipment failed to make it to the arena. The delivery fail forced Bynum to take alternate measures, like tape some characters and a number to the back...
Via The Majors Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons rejected trade offers from Kings for Josh Smith

Arguably one of the Pistons’ biggest problems this season is the play of Josh Smith and his monstrous contract that has once again handcuffed the Detroit organization to make meaningful moves for meaningful players. Over the offseason though it looked as though the team was on the verge of trading away Smith to the Sacramento Kings ridding themselves of one huge mistake. Not to...
Via The Majors Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Injury Update: Jodie Meeks could return for tonight's game against the Phoenix Suns

Coming off of a 2013-2014 regular season in which the Detroit Pistons drastically under-performed compared to expectations, the Pistons front office made substantial moves in the summer to re-energize the team and their fan base by hiring Stan Van Gundy as head coach and bringing in free agent guard Jodie Meeks to help spread out the offense. Unfortunately, following their loss Tuesday...
Via NBA Injury News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pistons are really bad and there’s no end in sight

It’s no secret that the Detroit Pistons have been a trainwreck for the past seasons as a casualty of a strangely constructed roster—loaded with talent, but lacking in any sort of basketball chemistry. That losing culture was supposed to change, at least somewhat, this season due to the team’s offseason hiring of veteran coach Stan Van Gundy. However, it has remained exactly...
Via Crossover Chronicles
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond takes photo of himself driving 96 mph

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond made two mistakes while cruising in his car over the weekend. The first was driving nearly 100 mph down the freeway. The second was posting a photo of his speedometer on social media. On Saturday, Drummond shared a photo on Snapchat that showed him doing 96 in his Mercedes. The...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers beat Pistons in OT for second win in three games

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Hollis Thompson's 3-pointer in the final seconds sent the game to overtime, and the Philadelphia 76ers outlasted the Detroit Pistons 108-101 on Saturday night in a matchup of the teams with the NBA's two worst records. Detroit (3-17) dropped its 11th straight and now leads the 76ers (2-18) by only a game in the standings. Philadelphia has won two of three since...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Smith has the worst streak in sports right now

Josh Smith is capable of doing amazing things on a basketball court. Unfortunately, the current streak he has going is not amazing at all. It's terrible, actually. The post Josh Smith Has The Worst Streak In Sports Going Right Now appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Envy: What Pistons fans said 12/3

The Celts beat Detroit in a sloppy one tonight, and as expected, Pistons fans were disappointed. Whether it was excessive optimism or utter sadness, it wasn't pretty. There was plenty of Josh Smith hate to go around. Giving up hope early: Josh Smith long 2. F this.I'm sick of just about everyone on this team.Blow it up. Please, for the love of god, blow it up.*Tries to not get hopes...
Via Celtics Life
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Early in 2014 Season, Detroit Pistons Finally Appear Content to Bottom Out

Entering the 2014 NBA season, most everyone agreed there was a small reason to feel encouraged about the near future of the Detroit Pistons. The team had hired Stan Van Gundy, a serious head coach, gave him personnel power and still had enough talent coming back with Greg Monroe, Josh Smith and Brandon Jennings that a playoff run should have ultimately been expected given some small...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons – Early Season Woes Continue

The Detroit Pistons seem to have hit rock bottom in this early season.  According to their record, they are playing some their worst basketball in recent memory. For a team that is averaging the 7th most rebounds per game, with nearly 44, you would imagine that this club would play better basketball than a team that is currently on an 8 game losing streak.  The Pistons find themselves...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

New Coach, Same Uninspiring Results for the Pistons

​ In the summer of 2013, when then-Pistons general manager Joe Dumars signed free agent Josh Smith to a long-term contract and then traded for Brandon Jennings, it was a pretty effective signal that the Pistons were a significant ways behind other NBA teams in their abilities to recognize and assemble talent. As the Pistons slid to their sixth straight losing season, Dumars’...
Via The Sports Post
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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