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What sports to watch Wednesday night: Greg Monroe, Detroit Pistons meet New Orleans Pelicans

LSU plays host to Tennessee in Tigers' final regular season home game
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
1 day ago

Quincy Miller Agrees Upon 2nd 10-Day Contract With Pistons

Quincy Miller has agreed upon a second 10-day contract with the Detroit Pistons, league sources tell RealGM. Miller did not appear with the Pistons during the first stint, but he played in two games on assignment with the Grand Rapids Drive of the D-League. Miller was previously on two 10-day contracts this season with the Sacramento Kings.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Jackson struggling as starter

The Detroit Pistons came into last week hot, having beat two of the East’s five-best teams during the previous weekend, but failed to win a game in the final week of February. Reggie Jackson, who was so excited for his opportunity in Detroit that he may have vomited on the sidelines during his first game, had a forgettable first full week as the starting point guard. The week...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Dancer Hit A Half Court Shot Over Her Head (Video)

Detroit Pistons Dancer Kathryn may want to consider signing up for a shooting stars competition after nailing this half-court, over the head shot. h.t UPROXX
Via Thacover2
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Monroe 'Absolutely' Remains Open To Re-Signing With Pistons

Greg Monroe "absolutely" remains open to re-signing with the Detroit Pistons in the offseason, according to his agent David Falk. Factors other than money will weigh in Monroe's decision. "He's going to get the same money wherever he goes," Falk said to two reporters courtside at the Verizon Center. "I told him that two years ago. All stars get the same amount. It just depends on...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Andre Drummond’s Hall of Fame Talent

(Source: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. As my favorite NBA player is Joakim Noah, when I say this, you should take it to heart, Andre Drummond is about to become the best center in the Eastern Conference. He may lack the versatility of Noah and he likely won’t be as skilled as he is, but with sheer dominance, Drummond...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Shawne Williams throws loose ball into Lou Amundson's groin (Video)

Detroit Pistons forward Shawne Williams threw a loose ball into the groin of New York Knicks forward Lou Amundson during Friday night's game at The Palace of Auburn Hills.On a Pistons offensive possession, Williams saved a ball as it was about to go out of bounds, but his momentum was carrying him past the baseline, so he tossed it at Amundson, the closest defensive player. The...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Brandon Jennings or Reggie Jackson?

This past week has been a good one for Pistons fans, following an exciting trade deadline.  After being one of those teams that many expected to be on the outside looking in during the hours leading up to the trade deadline, the Pistons found themselves thrust right into the heat of the action and made some big moves.  The Pistons started the excitement off by adding a player no...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Playoff Race Update

With 25 games left in the season, there isn’t much room for error for the Detroit Pistons if they want to make the playoffs. Team president and head coach Stan Van Gundy made it clear at the trade deadline that this years team’s goal is to make the playoffs. Van Gundy did not ever really consider trading Greg Monroe, who is an unrestricted free agent at the end of this season...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons sign Lucas for remainder of season

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Pistons have signed guard John Lucas III for the remainder of the season. Lucas had already signed two 10-day contracts with Detroit this season, giving the Pistons additional depth at point guard after Brandon Jennings went down with an Achilles injury. The 5-foot-11 Lucas has averaged 5.0 points, 3.3 assists and 12.2 minutes in eight games...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Detroit Pistons Game Recap: LeBron Makes History, Cavs Rally Past Pistons

(Detroit, MI) – After being down by as many as 14 points in the third quarter on Tuesday night at The Palace of Auburn Hills, the Cleveland Cavaliers (36-22) rallied past the Detroit Pistons (23-34) by a score of 102-93 for their third straight win and 17th victory in 19 games. After the Pistons opened up an early 14-point third quarter lead, the Cavs went on a furious 43-16 run...
Via Cavaliers Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Detroit Pistons Game Preview: Continuing a Championship Mindset

(Detroit, MI) – With an eye on a 17th victory in a span of 19 games, the red-hot Cleveland Cavaliers (35-22) travel to The Palace at Auburn Hills to take on the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night, with the tip-off scheduled for shortly after 7:30 pm ET. During this impressive stretch of basketball, the Cavs continue to play as a tightly-knit group of teammates that embrace head coach...
Via Cavaliers Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hogg: Tayshaun Prince can help Pistons make playoffs

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Tayshaun Prince could have done things the easy way Sunday. He could have gotten to the podium and given all of the typical cliches. He could have talked about how moved he was by the pregame standing ovation and how excited he was to be back in Detroit, playing for a team battling for a playoff spot. For better or worse, that's not how Prince does things....
Via Fox Sports Detroit
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Reggie Jackson looked ill during his Pistons debut

Reggie Jackson’s first game as a Detroit Piston ended up in 106-89 victory over the Washington Wizards, but it also came with a slight issue. Late in the first quarter of the game Reggie Jackson, who looked visibly ill, proceeded to vomit on the sidelines. Something must have definitely been off for Reggie as he Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

No buyout for Tayshaun Prince who doesn’t want to be in Detroit

It’s not really a happy homecoming for Tashaun Prince who last week was dealt back to the Detroit Pistons from the Boston Celtics for Gigi Datome and Jonas Jerebko. After originally being dealt to the Memphis Grizzlies back in late January of 2013 in a salary cutting move by former team president Joe Dumars, Prince was reportedly unhappy about his trade to the Pistons according...
Via The Majors Detroit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Van Gundy and the Pistons ready to commit to Jackson long-term

Despite some potential maturity issues, Stan Van Gundy and the Pistons are ready to commit long-term to making Reggie Jackson their point guard of the future. This is according to Pistons.com’s Keith Langlois (via CBS Sports): “We wouldn’t have made the move we did if we didn’t feel ready to make it a long-term commitment,” Van Gundy said Friday. “There’s no guarantees...
Via The Majors Detroit
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson ‘cried tears of joy’ after finding out he was traded

Among the flurry of NBA activity on Thursday was Reggie Jackson being traded from the Thunder to the Pistons. With Jackson due to be a restricted free agent at the end of the season, the chances of him returning to Oklahoma City to continue being a backup to Russell Westbrook were essentially nonexistent. An opportunity...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy on trades: "not a lot going on"

Like most teams, the Detroit Pistons are the subject of many rumors as the NBA trade deadline approaches. But Stan Van Gundy, according to David Mayo of MLive.com, doesn't sound like he's ready to take any plunges: We'll see if the Pistons' famously grumpy leader changes his tune by the end of the day. (h/t MLive.com)
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Draymond Green Would be Interested in Joining Hometown Detroit Pistons

Is Draymond Green thinking about returning home to play for the Detroit Pistons? (The Digital Story, Flickr) There’s a long way to go before the 2014-15 season ends, but late Tuesday, a bit of news may have stoked the pending fire of excitement for the offseason to arrive in Detroit. Draymond Green, a forward from the Golden State Warriors and one of the better young players in...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Understanding Brandon Jennings 2.0

There is a totally logical and convincing argument that the Detroit Pistons should never have waived Josh Smith with about $40 million remaining on his contract—a bill that the team will still have to foot no matter what. For instance: for the 2016–17 season, the Pistons already have more money committed to Smith ($14 million) than they do to the rest of their team combined...
Via The Sports Post
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green To Detroit Pistons In Offseason?

Draymond Green may be looking at the Detroit Pistons this Summer. According to Yahoo! Sports, Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors may be looking towards signing an offer sheet with the Detroit Pistons this Summer. Green, a native of Michigan, will be a restricted free agent following the season meaning Golden State will have the right to match any offer he agrees to....
Via Basketball Bicker
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Lucas signs second 10-day contract with Pistons

The Pistons made it official Thursday morning, signing point guard John Lucas III to a second 10-day contract. The deal, which will cover the first three games after the All-Star break, will bring Detroit to the trading deadline, where Stan Van Gundy can either make a move for a backup point guard or sign Lucas for the remainder of the season. Lucas was playing in China when Brandon...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jennings: LeBron runs too much when things get tough

Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings does not believe LeBron James can ever be considered the greatest basketball player of all time. One reason for that, according to Jennings, is that LeBron has never stuck it out with one team. Jennings, who openly admits he loves a good debate, discussed LeBron’s legacy with an NBA...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings to miss 6-9 months with Achilles injury

Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings is going to be out 6 to 9 months with a torn Achilles tendon in his left foot that he suffered in Saturday’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks. We didn’t know for sure until an MRI revealed the tear Sunday morning, but Jennings also took to Twitter to let people know the diagnosis. 6/9months. — BRANDON JENNINGS (@BrandonJennings...
Via Crossover Chronicles
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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