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Influenced By Kobe’s Work Ethic, Jodie Meeks Should Mentor Youn…

Influenced By Kobe’s Work Ethic, Jodie Meeks Should Mentor Young Pistons

dimemag.com Updated 5 hours ago
The Kobe Bryant stories just keep on coming. As the Los Angeles Lakers legend readies for the nineteenth season of his career, tales of Bryant’s unmatched and relentless drive to improve have been added to his historical lore on a seemingly daily basis.…
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  • We Reminisce: Robert Horry’s Most Clutch Performances

    We Reminisce: Robert Horry’s Most Clutch Performances

    dimemag.com Aug 25
    Robert Horry turns 44 years-old today. We take a look back at two of his most memorable clutch performances. In 2002, the Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings faced off in the Western Conference Finals. Horry and the Lakers were looking for their thi…
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  • Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Losers

    Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Losers

    dimemag.com Aug 21
    Anytime you have winners you’re bound to have some people that lose. This year’s summer is no exception: there were plenty of teams and players who “lost” this past offseason. After counting down this summer’s “winners,” it’s only right that we give an …
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  • Pistons announce deals with Martin, Gray

    Pistons announce deals with Martin, Gray

    nba.com Aug 18
    The Detroit Pistons have formally announced contract agreements with forward Cartier Martin and center Aaron Gray.
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  • Report: Monroe Tells Pistons He Will Accept Qualifying Offer

    Report: Monroe Tells Pistons He Will Accept Qualifying Offer

    dimemag.com Aug 12
    It turns out that Greg Monroe wasn’t bluffing at all. According to USA Today’s Jeff Zillgitt, the disgruntled restricted free agent big man has told the Detroit Pistons he will make good on a lasting threat of signing the team’s one-year qualifying offe…
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  • Greg Monroe Refutes Report Pistons Made 5-Year, $60 Million Con…

    Greg Monroe Refutes Report Pistons Made 5-Year, $60 Million Contract Offer

    dimemag.com Aug 10
    Detroit forward Greg Monroe is currently in a holding pattern as a restricted free agent with the Pistons, and Detroit’s vow to match any offer has continued to dissuade other teams from extending an offer sheet. After reports said Monroe turned down an…
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  • Pistons tap Tim Hardaway as assistant coach

    Pistons tap Tim Hardaway as assistant coach

    The Detroit Pistons have hired former NBA star Tim Hardaway as an assistant coach.
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  • Talks Between Greg Monroe & Pistons Remain Gridlocked

    Talks Between Greg Monroe & Pistons Remain Gridlocked

    dimemag.com Aug 7
    Over a month into the free agency period, restricted free agent Greg Monroe and the Detroit Pistons remain stuck with both sides failing to arrive on an amount for an extension. It calls to mind another restricted free agent looking for a bigger deal in…
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  • Andre Drummond On Greg Monroe: “I’m Pretty Sure He Is Coming Ho…

    Andre Drummond On Greg Monroe: “I’m Pretty Sure He Is Coming Home”

    dimemag.com Aug 4
    The Detroit Pistons’ Greg Monroe was arguably the best young big man on the market this summer. But restricted free agency is a tricky balancing act for competing teams, and the talented 24 year-old remains unsigned – and has barely been seriously court…
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  • Greg Monroe is stuck in an unfortunate situation; the Detroit P…

    Greg Monroe is stuck in an unfortunate situation; the Detroit Pistons are not

    yahoo.com Aug 1
    Detroit Pistons el jefe Stan Van Gundy is in a strange position, which by extension puts forward Greg Monroe, forward Josh Smith, and Detroit Pistons fans in a strange position. The Pistons, as currently constructed, were designed to make the playoffs. …
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  • Greg Monroe is stuck in an unfortunate situation. The Detroit P…

    Greg Monroe is stuck in an unfortunate situation. The Detroit Pistons are not.

    yahoo.com Aug 1
    Detroit Pistons el jefe Stan Van Gundy is in a strange position, which by extension puts forward Greg Monroe, forward Josh Smith, and Detroit Pistons fans in a strange position. The Pistons, as currently constructed, were designed to make the playoffs. …
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  • Teams Kill It On Twitter With #NBASitcoms

    Teams Kill It On Twitter With #NBASitcoms

    dimemag.com Jul 24
    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
    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
    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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  • Video - Drummond's One-Hand Alley-Oop Dunk 00:19

    Drummond's One-Hand Alley-Oop Dunk

    Aug 20
    Team USA center Andre Drummond throws down a nasty one-hand alley-oop to put an exclamation point on win over Dominican Republic.
  • Video - A Quiz For Stephen Curry 02:13

    A Quiz For Stephen Curry

    Aug 12
    We caught up with Stephen Curry at Degree Men DO:MORE Three "Point" Basketball Clinic where he revealed real first name is Wardell, which prompted a TrueHoop TV quiz of the NBA star.
  • 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.

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