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Pistons waive Thabeet, three others

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- The Detroit Pistons have waived center Hasheem Thabeet, forward Brian Cook and guards Josh Bostic and Lorenzo Brown. The team announced the moves Monday. Detroit hosts Philadelphia on Thursday night in a preseason game. The Pistons open the regular season at Denver on Oct. 29. Thabeet was the No. 2 pick in the 2009 draft by Memphis, but the 7-foot-3 center...
Via AP on Fox
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Pistons waive Hasheem Thabeet

Photo Credit: USA Today The Detroit Pistons have waived recently acquired Hasheem Thabeet. The Pistons signed Thabeet to a non guaranteed contract in late September. Detroit signed Aaron Gray to a two year deal in the off-season, with the intention of giving him the majority of the back up minutes behind Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond. Detroit also traded for Joel Anthony a couple...
Via Pass The Pill
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pistons announce the release of 4 players

The Detroit Pistons have announced a few player cuts. They have cut former number 2 overall draft pick of the Memphis Grizzlies, Hasheem Thabeet, Brian Cook, Josh Bostic, and Lorenzo Brown. All four players were on non-guaranteed deals. None of these four players were going to make the Pistons regular season roster so none of this is a surprise. Thabeet was on a non-guaranteed deal...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

With Bynum trade, Dinwiddie inching closer to Pistons role

Spencer Dinwiddie says his knee feels good. He says it with a firm conviction buttressed by the knowledge that he'’d never have been granted the chance to test its readiness if Stan Van Gundy and Arnie Kander didn’t believe it was time. "“Whatever Stan says is the way it goes, him and Arnie,"” Dinwiddie said of his coach and the Pistons physical therapist, the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Pistons Injury Update: Josh Smith tweaks ankle during game against Atlanta, but says he's fine

The Detroit Pistons defeated the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday by the score of 104-100. The win improved the Pistons to 4-2 on the preseason. Six Pistons scored in double figures, lead by Andre Drummond, who has 19 points on 9-of-14 shooting. Starting small forward Josh Smith injured his ankle in the third quarter and did not return. He finished the game with 14 points, five rebounds...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Joel Anthony-Will Bynum Trade Grade

Detroit Pistons: Joel Anthony-Will Bynum Trade Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Pistons Get: Joel Anthony Celtics Get: Will Bynum The Detroit Pistons have traded scoring point guard Will Bynum to the Boston Celtics for defensive center Joel Anthony. The Pistons traded the better player in this trade and I would normally say that would make them the losers...
Via HoopStuff
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pistons rally to beat Hawks

The Detroit Pistons were coming off a lackluster effort game against the Orlando Magic and traveled to Atlanta to face the Hawks in their 2nd to last preseason game. The Pistons had a nice rally to win the game 104-100. Let’s look at how they did in the three categories I highlighted. 1.) Brandon Jennings‘ play Jennings played fairly well tonight. Coming into tonight Jennings...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pistons trade Will Bynum to Celtics

The Detroit Pistons have announced that they have made a trade. They have traded backup point guard Will Bynum to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Joel Anthony. Bynum was the odd man out for the Pistons after they signed D.J. Augustin in the offseason and drafted Spencer Dinwiddie in the June draft. Bynum hasn’t played all preseason due to a right hamstring strain and Augustin...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit finalizing a deal that would send Will Bynum to Boston for C Joel Anthony

The Pistons appear to have a taker for Will The Thrill Bynum. According to Chris Forsberg of ESPNBoston.com, the Pistons and Celtics look to be finalizing a deal that would send the Pistons guard to Bean Town for center Joel Anthony. The Boston Celtics are working to finalize a trade that will send centerJoel Anthony to the Detroit Pistons for guard Will Bynum, according to a...
Via The Majors Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Reportedly Trading Will Bynum to Boston for Joel Anthony

The Detroit Pistons are “finalizing” a deal with the Boston Celtics that would swap guard Will Bynum for center Joel Anthony, ESPNBoston reports. Trading away Bynum would help the Pistons relieve their glut of point guards — Brandon Jennings is the projected starter there, with free-agent signee D.J. Augstin behind him; rookie Spencer Dinwiddie also is battling for a roster...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Trade Rumors: Chase Budinger a Possible Fill-in for Injured Jodie Meeks?

With newcomer Jodie Meeks out for up to two months with a back injury, the Detroit Pistons may be shopping for other options before the regular season begins. Case in point: Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowksi and the Detroit News’ Vincent Goodwill each reported that the Pistons are interested in Chase Budinger. The Timberwolves are shopping Budinger because they “have a glut of forwards...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 NBA Preview: Detroit Pistons

After decades of involvement with Joe Dumars, the Pistons have gone their separate way and will bring in Stan Van Gundy as both the coach and president of basketball operations, a rare double-duty that’s difficult to properly cover objectively. The roster is a mess, and they invested heavily in selfish players who don’t mesh well. This is not the Wallace’s-era Pistons with...
Via Analytics Game
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Injury Update: Jodie Meeks out 8 weeks due to lower back

The Detroit Pistons defeated the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday by the score of 104-84. The win improved the Pistons to 3-1 on the preseason. The 84 points allowed was a good for for the Pistons, who struggled last season on defense that allowed nearly 105 points per game. On the injury front, Jodie Meeks will be out approximately two months due to a back injury.Kevin Ward via Wikimedia...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Back Injury to Jodie Meeks Presents Some Early Concerns For Detroit Pistons

Even after coming to terms with Stan Van Gundy, arguably the biggest coup of the NBA offseason not named LeBron James, the Detroit Pistons still can’t catch a break. Unfortunately for them, they caught a stress reaction when it was revealed that Van Gundy’s first major free agent signee Jodie Meeks would miss eight weeks with the injury. Meeks is not expected back for “a couple...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dancing Pistons usher busts out the moves again

The Detroit Pistons usher who became a viral sensation after this dance-off with a young... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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