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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
1 day 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
2 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
2 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Sign John Lucas III For Remainder Of Season

The Detroit Pistons are signing John Lucas III to a deal for the remainder of the season. Lucas has played on two 10-day contracts with the Pistons.
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Claim Shawne Williams Off Waivers

The Detroit Pistons claimed Shawne Williams off waivers. Williams was traded by the Miami Heat to the New Orleans Pelicans at the deadline. Williams will provide depth and take Jonas Jerebko's spot in the rotation.
Via RealGM
3 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
4 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
4 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Reggie Jackson pukes then helps Pistons to 106-89 win over Washington

Who would’ve thought the Palace (right now at least) was such an intimidating place to play? Well for the newest Piston Reggie Jackson that was definitely the case, so much so anything he ate prior was all over the Palace floor. Literally. Just nine minutes into his Pistons career, Jackson appeared winded on the sidelines before unloading right in front of the scorers table. After...
Via The Majors Detroit
6 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
6 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
6 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Analyzing the deadline deals

The NBA trade deadline is always an interesting day for fans of the league, but yesterday’s erupted into a frenzy of last-second deals. In the last hour before the 3 p.m. ET deadline, eight trades went down; two of which involved the Detroit Pistons. First trade:  Pistons get: Reggie Jackson Thunder get: D.J. Augustin, Kyle Singler, Enes Kanter, Steve Novak and Detroit...
Via isportsweb.com
8 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Last minute deal sends Tayshaun Prince back to Detroit for Jonas Jerebko

Hearing Pistons swung trade before the buzzer to reacquire Tayshaun Prince from Boston— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 19, 2015 Hearing Tayshaun Prince to Detroit for Jerebko and Datome— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 19, 2015
Via Celtics Life
9 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
10 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
10 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
11 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Credit Detroit Pistons for Being in Surprisingly Good Shape in East Playoff Race

Considering record and trajectory, in December, most figured the Detroit Pistons’ season would be nearly over prior to the all-star break in late February. Instead, a shocking mid-season run has left the team only two games out of eighth place in the Eastern Conference. The resurgent Brandon Jennings might be gone, but the Pistons are still playing with confidence, and have at...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Posting Up: Q&A with Andre Drummond

A bounce pass away from the Mecca of basketball, Jordan Brand constructed a trademark, forward thinking experience bringing together players and fans alike in a place to experience the embodiment of all things Jumpman.   Stepping in off the New York streets, a setting illuminated by neon and technology, the Jordan Pearl Pavilion hums with energy, artistic vibes...and the spirit...
Via Fox Sports
14 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
17 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
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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