How will Ellenson impact Detroit Pistons in rookie year?

What kind of impact can Henry Ellenson make on the Detroit Pistons during his rookie year? We’ll explore that, along with his background, strengths, weaknesses, and how he projects long-term with the Pistons. Background Ellenson is one of four siblings–all of whom are excellent athletes. His brother Wally played basketball and ran track at the […] How will Ellenson impact Detroit...
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2 hours ago

Piston Powered on the radio, talking Pistons and the draft

This morning I made an appearance on Lansing, Michigan’s The Game 730AM to talk Pistons basketball, the NBA draft and more. This morning I went on Lansing’s own The Game 730AM‘s morning show to talk about the Pistons, the draft and the NBA at large. We discussed the Pistons’ drafting of Henry Ellenson and Michael […] Piston Powered on the radio, talking Pistons and the...
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15 hours ago

Henry Ellenson to wear No. 8, Michael Gbinije No. 9, both Bad Boys

The Detroit Pistons introduced their two newest members to the local media. The Detroit Pistons introduced first-round pick Henry Ellenson and second-round pick Michael Gbinije at a press conference in Auburn Hills today. At the press conference, General Manager Jeff Bower talked about how excited he was, Assistant GM Brian Wright talked about how versatile he felt both players...
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20 hours ago

Jodie Meeks will likely be traded this offseason

Meeks has had an injury-plagued two years in Detroit. Jodie Meeks appears to be the odd man out in Detroit, and Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reports that the team plans on finding him a new team in the offseason. After the draft, Detroit will continue to shop guard Jodie Meeks to find him a new team, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA...
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21 hours ago

2016 NBA Draft: Pistons welcome Henry Ellenson, Michael Gbinije to team on Twitter

Here's a compilation of the best tweets welcoming the Pistons' 2016 NBA draft picks. After FaceTiming Henry Ellenson to let HE know that HE was going to be a Detroit Pistons, the FACE of the franchise Andre Drummond sent out the following tweet: Congrats young fella! @HenryEllenson13 hope you are ready to work! @DetroitPistons — Andre Drummond (@AndreDrummondd) June 24, 2016...
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1 day ago

Rave reviews from draft gurus for Pistons’ haul of Ellenson, Gbinije

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1 day ago

Production plus potential added up to can’t-miss pick as Pistons grab Ellenson

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1 day ago

Pistons’ players react to Ellenson pick

The Detroit Pistons selected Henry Ellenson with their first round pick. I loved the pick, but what did the Pistons’ players have to say? The Detroit Pistons have a new member of the team in Henry Ellenson, power forward from Marquette. What did Pistons players have to say about the pick? Oh boy we got […] Pistons’ players react to Ellenson pick - PistonPowered - PistonPowered...
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1 day ago

Detroit Pistons Select Henry Ellenson with the 18th Pick in the 2016 NBA Draft

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1 day ago

Marquette's Henry Ellenson drafted No. 18 overall by Detroit Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- The Detroit Pistons have selected forward Henry Ellenson of Marquette with the No. 18 pick in the NBA draft.Ellenson averaged 17 points and 9.7 rebounds per game last season as a freshman. He also led the team with 49 blocked shots.The 6-foot-11 Ellenson set school records for scoring and rebounding for a freshman. Although he is big enough to play around the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why Ryan Anderson Will Sign With the Detroit Pistons

Stan Van Gundy just can’t help himself. The Detroit Pistons really don’t need another core piece. They should look to use their cap space on a younger backup point guard who can run the pick-and-roll (Jeremy Lin comes to mind) and a more natural backup center than Aron Baynes. Otherwise, assuming Stanley Johnson turns into the defender we expect and everyone else shoots a bit...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Detroit Pistons targeting a point guard in the NBA Draft?

The Detroit Pistons may have given an indicator for what their plans are for next Thursday’s NBA draft. The Pistons announced this morning that they acquired Chicago Bulls forward Cameron Bairstow in exchange for guard Spencer Dinwiddie. TRADE: #Pistons have acquired forward Cameron Bairstow from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Spencer Dinwiddie. — Detroit Pistons (@DetroitPistons...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons extend contract of general manager Jeff Bower

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Pistons have extended the contract of general manager Jeff Bower. Pistons coach and president of basketball operations Stan Van Gundy says Bower has been at the forefront of the franchise's moves the past two seasons. The team didn't disclose terms of the deal announced Monday. Detroit made the playoffs this year for the first time since 2009...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Team Draft Needs: Detroit Is Missing A Point

Team: Detroit Pistons Draft Pick: #18Team Needs: reserve point guard, locker room veteranKey Players: Andre Drummond, Reggie Jackson It seems as though the Detroit Pistons are always either underrated or overrated. Over the past year, fans and media have proclaimed the team as everything from up-and-coming to dead in water. Fortunately, the team is coming off one of its best seasons...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: considering the free agent market

The Detroit Pistons finished the 2015-2016 season much improved from years past despite a sweep at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. This team has some young and dynamic players that have gained a little experience and can really look to build for a much better 2017. The Pistons’ weaknesses were very obvious, yet I believe...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Growth of KCP and Stanley Johnson important for Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons didn’t get the finish they wanted in their first trip back to the playoffs since 2009, a 4-0 sweep in the first round to the Cleveland Cavaliers, but the season should not be considered a failure. The Pistons finished 44-38, third in the Central Division and eighth in the Eastern Conference. In addition to finally making it back to the playoffs it was the first...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Andre Drummond swats the **** of a child’s shot

Twitter Pistons center Andre Drummond is spreading the basketball word in England on behalf of the NBA. That included a stop to play in a “celebrity” game. Among the players in said celebrity game was a little kid. Andre Drummond isn’t a fan of little kids.  He isn’t a fan of opposing players bringing weak stuff into the lane. This video proves it. They say actions speak...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

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