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PISTONS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Former NBA No. 2 Overall Pick Darko Milicic Chugs Beer, Tries To Feed Tattoos (Video)

This is what Darko Milicic’s life has come to. We have no idea what’s going on in the video above, other than the fact that it’s Darko Milicic — the No. 2 overall pick of the Detroit Pistons in the 2003 NBA Draft — chugging a beer with no hands. It also appears Darko might be a tad bit…intoxicated in this clip, given that he appears to try and give each of the tattooed...
Via NESN.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: NBA Draft edition

Let the mock drafts begin! It’s that time of the year again, where teams not playing in the NBA Playoffs are preparing for the future of their franchise.  For lottery teams like Detroit, this time of the year has been one of the only consistent things the franchise has experienced in quite a while. One of the first priorities that should be on Detroit’s offseason “checklist”...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: 3 Keys to a Successful Off-Season

The 2015 off-season will be extremely important for the Detroit Pistons if they want to make the playoffs in 2016. Some key decisions will need to be made, and the roster could look a lot different to start next season. However, some specific things that Stan Van Gundy and his staff could do might potentially put the Pistons in a position to improve significantly, while setting up...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Should the Pistons Draft in Round One?

The NBA post-season is now under way.  That means, for non-playoff teams, that the offseason has begun.  During this ever-important period, the NBA Draft is beginning to come to the forefront of conversation.  With that, one of our NBA writers, Nate Gice, decided to write a first round NBA Mock Draft. Find out who Nate projects the Pistons will add next to Andre Drummond, Greg...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Drummond: I Want Draymond Green On Pistons

Andre Drummond posted a Tweet that he has since deleted indicating he would love to play with Draymond Green. Green will be a restricted free agent in the offseason and was an All-American at Michigan State. Green is one of the NBA's best stretch forwards and would seemingly be an ideal fit for the Detroit Pistons beside Drummond. “I want @Money23Green on my team .......” wrote Drummond.
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Envison Andre Drummond As Maximum Salary Player

The Detroit Pistons could extend Andre Drummond on a maximum salary contract in the offseason and already view the center as worthy of that deal. "Andre's a maximum guy," Tom Gores said. "He's a maximum guy. He's not only a great player, he's a great person." Drummond could sign an extension through 2020 or 2021. "I'm just here to play basketball. I'll let all of that deal with itself...
Via RealGM
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy, Pistons set for busy summer

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Stan Van Gundy has a busy summer ahead as president of the Detroit Pistons. One issue will be decided in July when Greg Monroe makes his decision about where he is going to play for the next several years. Monroe took a huge risk last summer, turning down Detroit's contract offer as a restricted free agent to sign a qualifying offer that was well below market...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks close franchise-worst season with loss to Pistons

  The Detroit Pistons finished their season on a high note while the New York Knicks completed their worst season ever. Reggie Jackson had 24 points and 11 assists in the Pistons' 112-90 victory on Wednesday night. Andre Drummond and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope each had 17 points for Detroit. Caron Butler had 14, and Greg Monroe, Anthony Tolliver and Jodie Meeks each had 10. Tim Hardaway...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Detroit Pistons be Losing Greg Monroe to New York Knicks? Rumors Are Beginning to Swirl

For all intents and purposes, the Detroit Pistons’ season is over, but there are still games to play out on the schedule. That hasn’t stopped the rumor mill from starting to churn. A few days ago, it was rumored that a deal between Greg Monroe and the New York Knicks is all but done. Frank Isola of The New York Daily News first broke the story. Maybe the worst kept secret in...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Looking Forward to the Off-Season

The Detroit Pistons were officially eliminated from the playoffs last week with their loss to the Boston Celtics. After the trade for Reggie Jackson, the Pistons have slowly watched their shot at returning to the playoffs for the first time in six years fade away. At this point, losing is actually their best option, because losing means more ping-pong balls in the draft lottery....
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Monroe and the New York Knicks “close to a done deal”

Greg Monroe and the Detroit Pistons could very well be parting ways this offseason after the big man signed a qualifying offer this past offseason enabling him to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. Of course this all came after Monroe failed to obtain a max deal from the Pistons or anyone during his restricted free agency which in any terms would have some sort of adverse...
Via The Majors Detroit
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks almost certain to sign Greg Monroe

The New York Knicks will have plenty of money to spend this offseason, and Phil Jackson is determined to turn one of the worst teams in the NBA into a contender by building around Carmelo Anthony. Perhaps he will start with Greg Monroe. According to Frank Isola of the NY Daily News, the Knicks are...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cameras Catch Stan Van Gundy Dropping F-Bombs Again

The NBA is filled with countless colorful personalities but Stan Van Gundy might be among the more unique of those individuals. The Detroit Pistons head coach is rarely one to mince words, focus on the cosmetics or hide his true emotions and while these items are widely known across the league, TV cameras and mics Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Cup of Joe. IT4 credits Pistons horrific defense for big night

Some nights, a player can just get hot. They just got that invincible feeling, and it seems like anything they throw up is going to go in. You'd expect to hear quotes from Isaiah Thomas saying that he was in a groove last night after he was able to put up 34 points in just 30 minutes of action. But he didn't feel like he just got hot, and he didn't really feel like he was totally...
Via Celtics Life
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics put the final nail in the Pistons’ coffin.

With the Boston Celtics 113-103 victory over the Detroit Pistons tonight, the Pistons have been mathematically eliminated from the NBA playoffs. The Pistons now hold a 30 win and 48 loss record on the season, which puts them six games back of the eighth seed Boston Celtics with four games to play. Tonight’s elimination means that the Pistons will now miss the playoffs for the...
Via The Majors Detroit
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Pistons mascot Hooper attacks Tom Izzo with a kiss

Vine Tom Izzo was minding his own business sitting courtside watching the Pistons and Celtics at The Palace Wednesday when he was attacked by Pistons mascot Hooper on the Coldstone Kiss Cam. I mean, I like Tom Izzo as much as the next guy, but I would never (ever) feel the need to plant a kiss on his forehead.  Well, unless he wins a second national championship. Then all bets...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the NBA’s Best Kentucky Alumni

On the heels of Kentucky’s nearly perfect season, we rank the school's best alumni now in the NBA. 13. Tayshaun Prince, Detroit...
Via Athlon Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings Picks Spurs As Playoff Favorite

The Detroit Pistons’ Brandon Jennings has had a lot of time to observe the state of the NBA, while he recovers from a ruptured achilles tendon. In a recent twitter post, Jennings voiced his thoughts on the two teams that have caught his attention up to this point in the season. It appears Jennings has […]
Via Project Spurs
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings: Can Kentucky still beat NBA team?

Kentucky, stacked with perhaps 10 future professional players, won its first 38 games this year, and for much of the season, college basketball fans debated whether the Wildcats would be capable of beating an NBA squad. After UK lost to Wisconsin this past Saturday night in the Final Four, however, that talk has understandably died down. Now, at least one current NBA player is mocking...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson's kindness to media was issue for teammates?

  Did an act of kindness by Reggie Jackson contribute to him getting shipped out of town by the Oklahoma City Thunder?   It’s a question raised in passing in a Grantland article attempting to explain the deteriorating relationship between the team and the media in OKC. As chronicled by Bryan Curtis, Thunder players Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and others have become...
Via NESN.com
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Soldier surprises Mom with early homecoming at Pistons game (VIDEO)

Twitter – @DetroitPistons U.S. Army Private Namon Bledsoe was not supposed to return home from serving in South Korea for a couple more months. But Friday, following Gloria Gaynor’s halftime show at the Pistons game, Bledsoe surprised his mother with an early homecoming. Denise Edwards was sitting courtside and honored by Gaynor in front of several thousand at The Palace. That’s...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Did the Detroit Pistons Find the Key to Unleashing Reggie Jackson?

There are many things you can call Reggie Jackson’s time with the Detroit Pistons, but prosperous is not one of them. Expected to be a major building block next to center Andre Drummond when acquired at the trade deadline, Jackson has struggled immensely as the Pistons have fallen out of the playoff race in the Eastern Conference. That may have changed Tuesday night against the...
Via Sportsnaut
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson was stunned to learn he had 20 assists (Video)

Detroit Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson enjoyed a career night during a win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday. The 24-year-old finished the game with a career-high 20 assists, and he seemed to be genuinely unaware of the feat. When Jackson was asked about his 20 dimes after the win, his face lit up. He...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 18, 2015  |  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
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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