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Andre Drummond may be willing to shoot free throws underhanded

Andre Drummond is one of the best young big men in the NBA, but only has historic numbers in one statistical category — free throw shooting. The Detroit Pistons have been blessed with an athletic young big man in the form of Andre Drummond. He’s just 22 and about to be signed to a max […] Andre Drummond may be willing to shoot free throws underhanded - PistonPowered - PistonPowered...
Via Piston Powered
20 hours ago

Rebuild over, Pistons turn to tweaking

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons have finally moved beyond the rebuilding stage.After their first playoff appearance since 2009, Stan Van Gundy's Pistons can look ahead to the offseason knowing that if they simply keep their current starting lineup intact, the future could be fairly bright. That's not to say that Detroit will stand pat, but the team's key players are...
Via Associated Press
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond Could Be Shooting Free Throws Underhand Next Season

Many things about Andre Drummond's game are a joy to watch. He's a rebounding machine. He's one of the most athletic big men the NBA has ever seen. Sometimes he dances after a made basket. These are all great things, characteristics Drummond would definitely highlight on his Match.com profile. RELATED: How Andre Drummond Wins (Almost) Every Jump Ball There's an ugly side...
Via Stack
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson: Detroit Pistons aiming for NBA Finals in 2016-17 season

The Detroit Pistons may have suffered a sweep at the hand’s of the Cleveland Cavaliers but spirits appear to remain as high as ever within the team. Reggie Jackson is shooting for the stars in the wake of the Detroit Pistons’ first playoff appearance since 2009 and their first winning season since 2008. When asked […] Reggie Jackson: Detroit Pistons aiming for NBA Finals in...
Via Piston Powered
1 day ago

No longer rebuilding, Pistons hope to improve in offseason

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Pistons have finally moved beyond the rebuilding stage. After their first playoff appearance since 2009, Stan Van Gundy's Pistons can look ahead to the offseason knowing that if they simply keep their current starting lineup intact, the future could be fairly bright. That's not to say that Detroit will stand pat, but the team's key players...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond Open to Shooting Underhanded Free Throws

The Detroit Pistons may very well max out Andre Drummond when he’s eligible, despite doing something worse than any other player in the history of the Association: shooting free throws. This season, he shot a putrid 35% from the line, […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Announce "Pistons Academy" Youth Basketball Summer Camp Schedule

AUBURN HILLS, MI – The Detroit Pistons announced today the summer schedule for “Pistons Academy” youth basketball camps which begin Monda
Via NBA.com
1 day ago

Van Gundy open to Drummond shooting FTs underhanded

When you’re a career 38 percent shooter from the charity stripe, it’s probably time to start experimenting with some bold new strategies. Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy certainly thinks so in his increasingly Sisyphean attempts to solve the dilemma posed by center Andre Drummond’s notorious bricklaying at the free throw line. Van Gundy was asked on Thursday about the possibility...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

On all fronts, a busy off-season ahead for SVG & Pistons front office, coaches, players

Via NBA.com
1 day ago

2015-16 Pistons Season: Best Vines

Via NBA.com
1 day ago

Ride Along Discussion with Reggie Jackson

Pistons guard Reggie Jackson rides through the streets of Detroit with Vice Sports to discuss his beef with Russell Westbrook, coming off the bench in Oklahoma City, growing up in London and gives us a spot on Stan Van Gundy impersonation. The post Ride Along Discussion with Reggie Jackson appeared first on Hooped Up.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

A Major League Soccer team will work in Detroit

This week it was announced that Pistons owner Tom Gores and Quicken Loans/Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert would join forces in an attempt to lure a Major League Soccer expansion team to the city of Detroit. Hey @TomGores, you know what's great about sports? One moment you're rivals & the next day, you can be rooting for the same team… — Dan Gilbert (@cavsdan) April...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago

Chad Ford mocks Demetrius Jackson to Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons have a big need at the point guard position behind Reggie Jackson. In Chad Ford’s latest mock draft, he has the Pistons filling one of their biggest needs. The Detroit Pistons season is over (sigh), but it’s really hard to be upset about what’s transpired. The Pistons made the playoffs and were extremely […] Chad Ford mocks Demetrius Jackson to Detroit...
Via Piston Powered
2 days ago

Pistons and Cavs owners may team up to own MLS expansion team in Detroit

From Manchester City and the New York Yankees, to the Atlanta Falcons, to the energy drink company Red Bull, to athletes like Magic Johnson, Steve Nash and David Beckham and celebrities like Drew Carey and Will Ferrell, MLS has recently been seen as an attractive market for ownership of those both in and out of sports. It seems like owners of two rival teams in the NBA are looking...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Owners of Pistons, Cavs trying to bring MLS to Detroit

DETROIT (AP) Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert are teaming up to try to bring a Major League Soccer team to downtown Detroit. MLS says Commissioner Don Garber will be in Detroit on Wednesday for meetings with the potential ownership group, and there's a news conference scheduled for that day. Garber recently said Detroit was a candidate...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Sweep Pistons, What Does This Mean For Detroit?

Let Me Explain Myself So in the last week or two, I’ve had Cleveland fans in my Twitter mentions asking why I’m not talking about Cleveland all that much, here’s the reason why, this series was always above them. Even the most diehard Pistons fans could probably tell that the Pistons never really matched up to the Cavaliers. LeBron James is still the best player on the planet...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Detroit Pistons | Dunk of the Week: April 25, 2016

KCP shows some #DetroitMuscle with a fast break slam over LeBron James in this week’s Dunk of the Week! Will it take down three-week winner Reggie Jackson? Vote now!
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson: Refs should be suspended, fined for bad calls

The Detroit Pistons felt rather aggrieved over how their series against Cleveland was officiated, and Reggie Jackson thinks bad refereeing should be met with stiff consequences. Jackson felt he was fouled on the last play of Game 4, but no whistle came and the Pistons fell 100-98 to the Cavaliers in the final game of the series. In response, he argued that referees should be subject...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Van Gundy spoke to Stanley Johnson about LeBron remarks

Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy may or may not have had a little chat about maturity this week with rookie forward Stanley Johnson. After the Cleveland Cavaliers blew out Detroit in Game 2, Johnson said he is not afraid of LeBron James and that he even thinks he is in the four-time NBA MVP’s head. Knowing that LeBron doesn’t need any added motivation in the series...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Detroit Pistons: Game three preview and prediction

The Cleveland Cavaliers will be heading to the Palace in Auburn Hills with a 2-0 lead over the Detroit Pistons in the series. In the first two games, the Cavs executed their game plan which is to spread the floor with shooters, play physical defense. The Pistons did not look overly outmatched, but they don’t seem to have the pieces to counter all of Cleveland’s weapons. Regardless...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy gets testy with reporter over LeBron question

It’s understandable that Stan Van Gundy wasn’t in the best of moods Wednesday night after the Detroit Pistons lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers by a score of 107-90 to go down 0-2 in their first-round series. And one reporter suffered the wrath of Van Gundy’s sour disposition after he asked the Pistons head coach about LeBron James’ playing time during the game. After poor...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons go down fighting in Games 1 and 2

The Pistons have given Cleveland a competitive series so far, but find themselves down 2-0. Game One: The young Detroit Pistons were clearly not intimidated by Cleveland, as they gave the Cavs everything they had from start to finish. Detroit kept it close throughout, specifically hurting Cleveland from behind the three-point line, shooting 15-29 from downtown, not usually a strong...
Via The Lottery Mafia
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy has great line about fine for criticizing refs

Stan Van Gundy was fined $25,000 by the NBA due to critical comments about officiating he made during the Detroit Pistons’ Game 1 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, during which he argued that LeBron James doesn’t get offensive fouls called on him. The Pistons head coach arguably was trying to work the officials into watching James more closely while also attempting to get his...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pistons learn about the playoffs, but one man shouldn’t have needed to

The Detroit Pistons — unlike the Utah Jazz — made the NBA playoffs and gained the chance to learn about postseason basketball at the hands of the No. 1 seed in their conference. Teams in need of a rebuild — whether old or poorly constructed, or somewhere in between those two flavors of inadequacy — benefit more from making the lottery. They need to start over. They need a...
Via Crossover Chronicles
12 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Playoff Preview: Detroit Pistons

For the first time in six years, the Detroit Pistons have returned to the NBA playoff scene, coming in as the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference. With a daunting challenge against Cleveland coming up, Detroit’s young talent will need to show up on the big stage if they want to stand a chance. The last time Detroit basketball made the playoffs, their top three scorers were...
Via The Lottery Mafia
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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