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Josh Smith says it will be 'harder' to work on his $6.9 M salar…

Josh Smith says it will be 'harder' to work on his $6.9 M salary, and he's kind of right

yahoo.com Updated Jul 24
New Los Angeles Clipper signee Josh Smith is trying to turn his career around with his fourth team in 26 months. The versatile forward, who finished out 2014-15 with Houston after being waived by the Detroit Pistons midseason, signed on for the veteran’…
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  • Pistons sign first-round pick Johnson

    Pistons sign first-round pick Johnson

    nba.com Jul 22
    The Detroit Pistons have signed Stanley Johnson, their first-round draft pick.
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  • With new deal in tow, Pistons put ball in Jackson's hands

    With new deal in tow, Pistons put ball in Jackson's hands

    nba.com Jul 20
    Less than a month ago, Stan Van Gundy said bringing back point guard Reggie Jackson was his top offseason priority.
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  • Wall: I'm being paid same as Pistons' Jackson

    Wall: I'm being paid same as Pistons' Jackson

    ESPN.com Jul 14
    Wall: I'm being paid same as Pistons' Jackson
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  • Celtics acquire Perry Jones III from Thunder

    Celtics acquire Perry Jones III from Thunder

    nba.com Jul 14
    The Boston Celtics announced Tuesday that they have acquired forward Perry Jones III from the Oklahoma City Thunder, a 2019 second round pick from the Detroit Pistons and cash considerations in exchange for a future conditional second round pick.
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  • Pistons acquire Blake from Nets for Miller

    Pistons acquire Blake from Nets for Miller

    nba.com Jul 13
    The Detroit Pistons have acquired guard Steve Blake from the Brooklyn Nets in a trade for forward Quincy Miller.
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  • Pistons introduce Baynes after postponing news conference

    Pistons introduce Baynes after postponing news conference

    nba.com Jul 12
    Aron Baynes had to delay his official introduction with the Detroit Pistons.
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  • Report: Anthony agrees to stay with Pistons

    Report: Anthony agrees to stay with Pistons

    nba.com Jul 9
    A person with knowledge of the deal says Joel Anthony has agreed to a two-year, $5 million contract to stay with the Detroit Pistons.
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  • Suns trade Morris, Granger, Bullock to Pistons

    Suns trade Morris, Granger, Bullock to Pistons

    nba.com Jul 9
    The Phoenix Suns have made it official, confirming the trade of forward Marcus Morris, guard Reggie Bullock and forward-guard Danny Granger to the Detroit Pistons.
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  • Reggie and the full effect: Is Jackson the right man for Piston…

    Reggie and the full effect: Is Jackson the right man for Pistons' present, future?

    We've written about this before: the primary reason that restricted free agency exists is to give NBA decision-makers one situation where they can help themselves. While unrestricted free agents can sign anywhere they'd like after wrapping up their cont…
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  • Report: Suns deal three players to Pistons for pick

    Report: Suns deal three players to Pistons for pick

    nba.com Jul 2
    The Phoenix Suns have traded Marcus Morris, Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock to the Detroit Pistons for a future draft pick, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The move was very likely a bid to clear salary space to sign…
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  • Report: Bucks agree to 5-year deal with Middleton

    Report: Bucks agree to 5-year deal with Middleton

    nba.com Jul 1
    Khris Middleton was a little-known second-round draft pick when he broke into the NBA with the Detroit Pistons in 2012.
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  • Every team (Insider)

    Every team (Insider)

    ESPN.com Jun 23
    The Memphis Grizzlies need shooting. Virginia's Justin Anderson can shoot and also defend. "Anderson is big, athletic, can play defense and can shoot....
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  • Van Gundy says Pistons not optimistic about keeping Monroe

    Van Gundy says Pistons not optimistic about keeping Monroe

    nba.com Jun 22
    Stan Van Gundy concedes the Detroit Pistons are "not entirely optimistic" about bringing Greg Monroe back this offseason.
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  • Ilyasova and Draft crucial for building Pistons

    Ilyasova and Draft crucial for building Pistons

    nba.com Jun 16
    Stan Van Gundy is now entering season two of his attempt to bring the Detroit Pistons back to prominence, and at this point the easiest way to acquire help may be by targeting players who aren't on the open market.
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  • Pistons acquire Ilyasova from Bucks for Butler, Williams

    Pistons acquire Ilyasova from Bucks for Butler, Williams

    nba.com Jun 11
    The Detroit Pistons have acquired veteran Ersan Ilyasova from the Milwaukee Bucks, adding a long-range shooter to their frontcourt.
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  • The Pistons Want To Move Back To Detroit

    The Pistons Want To Move Back To Detroit

    deadspin.com Jun 9
    The Pistons haven’t called Detroit proper their home since 1978. Owner Tom Gores would like to change that. Last week, Gores hired agent Arn Tellem in an executive role, and Tellem’s first project will be exploring the team’s options to return to downto…
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  • Sports agent Tellem joining Pistons' parent company

    Sports agent Tellem joining Pistons' parent company

    nba.com Jun 5
    Sports agent Arn Tellem is joining as vice chairman the company that includes the Detroit Pistons.
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  • Stan Van Gundy, Pistons set for busy summer

    Stan Van Gundy, Pistons set for busy summer

    nba.com Apr 16
    Stan Van Gundy has a busy summer ahead as president of the Detroit Pistons.
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  • Chauncey Billups could have been the Timberwolves' coach, and d…

    Chauncey Billups could have been the Timberwolves' coach, and declined

    yahoo.com Apr 15
    Around the time Chauncey Billups led the Detroit Pistons to the 2004 NBA title, because he was a heady point guard and because this is the NBA, he was unofficially anointed as The NBA’s Next Great Coach. Billups, who was the lead guard on a Pistons team…
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  • Cavaliers playing LeBron, others vs. Pistons

    Cavaliers playing LeBron, others vs. Pistons

    nba.com Apr 13
    One day off was enough for LeBron James and the Cavaliers' other starters.
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  • It's no secret the Knicks have eyes on Pistons forward Greg Mon…

    It's no secret the Knicks have eyes on Pistons forward Greg Monroe

    Maybe the worst kept secret in the NBA is that Phil Jackson plans to pursue Detroit Pistons forward Greg Monroe in free agency this summer.
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  • Video - 76ers Stun Pistons 01:10

    76ers Stun Pistons

    Mar 18
    The 76ers topped the Pistons 94-83 to snap their two-game losing streak.
  • Video - Pistons End 10-Game Slide 01:31

    Pistons End 10-Game Slide

    Mar 17
    Reggie Jackson had 23 points and 20 assists in Detroit's 105-95 win over Memphis, ending its 10-game losing streak.
  • Video - NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night 01:14

    NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night

    Mar 17
    Check out the top plays from the night in the NBA, including Blake Griffin's big slam.
  • Video - Jazz Edge Pistons 00:59

    Jazz Edge Pistons

    Mar 14
    The Jazz topped the Pistons 88-85 for their fifth straight win.

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