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Teams Kill It On Twitter With #NBASitcoms

Teams Kill It On Twitter With #NBASitcoms

dimemag.com Updated 23 hours ago
No professional sports league in the world promotes itself through social media like the NBA. Whether it’s fodder gleaned from individual players, promotions ran by the league office, or quirky internet stuff used by specific teams, the NBA is always en…
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  • Report: Stan Van Gundy Tells Josh Smith He’ll Likely Stay With …

    Report: Stan Van Gundy Tells Josh Smith He’ll Likely Stay With Pistons

    dimemag.com Jul 21 (4 days ago)
    New coach and president of basketball operations for the Pistons Stan Van Gundy has a lot of work to do with a team that finished 31-51 after a pair of marquee signings last summer. The biggest one featured the free agent acquisition of hybrid forward J…
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  • Andre Drummond Is Better At Basketball Than Bowling

    Andre Drummond Is Better At Basketball Than Bowling

    dimemag.com Jul 20 (5 days ago)
    Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid has been making waves on social media of late with a cavalcade of clever posts that have some calling him the league’s preeminent internet follow. The Detroit Pistons’ Andre Drummond, though, clearly isn’t quite rea…
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  • Free-agent roundup: Pacers start life without Lance, Warriors b…

    Free-agent roundup: Pacers start life without Lance, Warriors bring back Rush, Lakers steal Davis

    yahoo.com Jul 17
    You are, by now, familiar with what we're doing here. Let's continue. *** • Less than 24 hours after losing starting shooting guard Lance Stephenson, the Indiana Pacers took a strong first step in the process of replacing him, agreeing to a one-year dea…
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  • Why The Kings Should Avoid Trading For Josh Smith

    Why The Kings Should Avoid Trading For Josh Smith

    The Kings are again looking to make a deal for Detroit’s underwhelming 2013 free agent acquisition, Josh Smith. The two clubs recently returned to a deal they had discussed last month, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein. We’re not so sure the deal works for Sacr…
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  • Van Gundy adding a few more options for Pistons

    Van Gundy adding a few more options for Pistons

    nba.com Jul 16
    Stan Van Gundy the team president has been on the spot this offseason, trying to acquire players who can help Detroit's lineup become a bit more cohesive on the court.
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  • Pistons believe Meeks can bolster perimeter

    Pistons believe Meeks can bolster perimeter

    nba.com Jul 14
    Kobe Bryant's injury problems gave Jodie Meeks an opportunity.
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  • Report: Pistons land Butler, Augustin

    Report: Pistons land Butler, Augustin

    nba.com ESPN.com Jul 14
    The Detroit Pistons have agreed to deals with free agents Caron Butler and D.J. Augustin, according to a person familiar with the situation.
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  • Championship Day schedule set in Orlando

    Championship Day schedule set in Orlando

    nba.com Jul 10
    The Memphis Grizzlies will take on the Philadelphia 76ers in the championship game Friday at the Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. The Grizzlies and 76ers will face off at noon, with the rest of the schedu…
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  • After Two Years Off To Help Wife Battle Cancer, Brian Cook Seek…

    After Two Years Off To Help Wife Battle Cancer, Brian Cook Seeks Comeback

    dimemag.com Jul 10
    You may or may not remember Brian Cook. He was drafted 24th overall by the Los Angeles Lakers in 2003, and has played for five different teams over nine seasons. Cook has been away from the NBA for two years while his wife battled cancer. He’s attemptin…
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  • Pistons hire Wright as assistant GM

    Pistons hire Wright as assistant GM

    nba.com Jul 7
    The Detroit Pistons have hired Brian Wright to serve as their assistant general manager.
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  • Game Recap: Pistons 95, Rockets 89

    Game Recap: Pistons 95, Rockets 89

    nba.com Jul 5
    Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, one of six members of the Pistons to reach double-digit scoring, led the charge with 26 points as Detroit won its opener at the Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League, 95-89, over the Houston Rockets.
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  • Nick Johnson Dunks All Over Detroit Pistons In Summer League

    Nick Johnson Dunks All Over Detroit Pistons In Summer League

    dimemag.com Jul 5
    Real basketball is back. The NBA’s silly season of free agency has reached a fever pitch, but there’s still nothing better than the world’s top players actually competing. On the first day of NBA Summer League action, the Houston Rockets’ Nick Johnson s…
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  • Greg Monroe Responds To “False Reports” On Twitter

    Greg Monroe Responds To “False Reports” On Twitter

    dimemag.com Jul 3
    Yesterday, it was reported restricted free agent Greg Monroe told the Pistons he would come back on a one-year deal instead of negotiating a longer term contract with the team if Josh Smith wasn’t traded. Monroe immediately took to Twitter to deny those…
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  • Report: Shooting guard Meeks agrees to deal with Pistons

    Report: Shooting guard Meeks agrees to deal with Pistons

    The Detroit Pistons have decided to invest in Jodie Meeks' future, banking on his best basketball being ahead of him.
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  • Pistons cut ties with longtime guard Billups

    Pistons cut ties with longtime guard Billups

    ESPN.com nba.com Jun 30
    The Detroit Pistons say they won't pick up the team option on Chauncey Billups' contract for the 2014-15 season.
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  • Pistons planning pivots around Monroe

    Pistons planning pivots around Monroe

    nba.com Jun 24
    Stan Van Gundy has to do a lot to reshape the Detroit Pistons into a team that can consistently win.
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  • Detroit Pistons, Sacramento Kings discussing Josh Smith trade

    Detroit Pistons, Sacramento Kings discussing Josh Smith trade

    Sources close to the situation told ESPN.com on Tuesday that the Pistons have engaged the Sacramento Kings in trade discussions this week that would potentially land Josh Smith in the same Sacramento frontcourt as DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay.
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  • Video - NBA Centers & Bowling Don't Mix 00:12

    NBA Centers & Bowling Don't Mix

    Jul 20
    Pistons center Andre Drummond posts a vine video showing why basketball skills don't translate to bowling.
  • Video - Sources: Pistons, Kings Talk Smith Deal 03:10

    Sources: Pistons, Kings Talk Smith Deal

    Jun 24
    ESPN senior NBA writer Marc Stein breaks down the Pistons' discussions with the Kings about trading Josh Smith.
  • Video - The Racial Economics of NBA Coaching 05:47

    The Racial Economics of NBA Coaching

    May 16
    Amin Elhassan and Kevin Arnovitz discuss the Warriors' decision to replace Mark Jackson with Steve Kerr and the social dynamics around the decision.
  • Video - What Will Stan Van Gundy Do? 02:19

    What Will Stan Van Gundy Do?

    May 16
    J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez discuss what moves Stan Van Gundy might make in Detroit.

Sports Columnists

  • Cleveland Cavaliers remain front-runner in Kevin Love trade sweepstakes, s…

    Jul 25
    The Cleveland Cavaliers cannot officially trade Andrew Wiggins before Aug. 23 but remain the closest thing to a front-runner in the trade sweepstakes for the Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love, according to sources close to the process.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers remain front-runner in Kevin Love trade sweepstakes, s…

    Jul 25
    The Cleveland Cavaliers cannot officially trade Andrew Wiggins before Aug. 23 but remain the closest thing to a front-runner in the trade sweepstakes for the Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love, according to sources close to the process.
  • Point guard Jameer Nelson signs with Dallas Mavericks

    Jul 24
    Veteran point guard Jameer Nelson signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced Thursday.
  • Wiz PG Wall added to U.S. list for World Cup

    Jul 24
    Washington Wizards guard John Wall has accepted USA Basketball's invitation to attend its training camp next week in Las Vegas, according to sources close to the situation.