Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Losersdimemag.com Updated 24 hours agoAnytime 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Pistons announce deals with Martin, Graynba.com Aug 18 (4 days ago)The Detroit Pistons have formally announced contract agreements with forward Cartier Martin and center Aaron Gray.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Aug 12It 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Greg Monroe Refutes Report Pistons Made 5-Year, $60 Million Contract Offerdimemag.com Aug 10Detroit 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…Upvote Share TweetThe Detroit Pistons have hired former NBA star Tim Hardaway as an assistant coach.Upvote Share Tweet
Talks Between Greg Monroe & Pistons Remain Gridlockeddimemag.com Aug 7Over 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Andre Drummond On Greg Monroe: “I’m Pretty Sure He Is Coming Home”dimemag.com Aug 4The 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Greg Monroe is stuck in an unfortunate situation; the Detroit Pistons are notyahoo.com Aug 1Detroit 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. …Upvote Share Tweet
Greg Monroe is stuck in an unfortunate situation. The Detroit Pistons are not.yahoo.com Aug 1Detroit 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. …Upvote Share Tweet
Teams Kill It On Twitter With #NBASitcomsdimemag.com Jul 24No 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Stan Van Gundy Tells Josh Smith He’ll Likely Stay With Pistonsdimemag.com Jul 21New 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…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 20Philadelphia 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…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 17You 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…Upvote Share TweetThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Van Gundy adding a few more options for Pistonsnba.com Jul 16Stan 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Pistons believe Meeks can bolster perimeternba.com Jul 14Kobe Bryant's injury problems gave Jodie Meeks an opportunity.Upvote Share TweetThe Detroit Pistons have agreed to deals with free agents Caron Butler and D.J. Augustin, according to a person familiar with the situation.Upvote Share Tweet
Championship Day schedule set in Orlandonba.com Jul 10The 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…Upvote Share Tweet
After Two Years Off To Help Wife Battle Cancer, Brian Cook Seeks Comebackdimemag.com Jul 10You 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Pistons hire Wright as assistant GMnba.com Jul 7The Detroit Pistons have hired Brian Wright to serve as their assistant general manager.Upvote Share Tweet
Game Recap: Pistons 95, Rockets 89nba.com Jul 5Kentavious 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Nick Johnson Dunks All Over Detroit Pistons In Summer Leaguedimemag.com Jul 5Real 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…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 3Yesterday, 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Drummond's One-Hand Alley-Oop DunkAug 20Team USA center Andre Drummond throws down a nasty one-hand alley-oop to put an exclamation point on win over Dominican Republic.
A Quiz For Stephen CurryAug 12We 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.
NBA Centers & Bowling Don't MixJul 20Pistons center Andre Drummond posts a vine video showing why basketball skills don't translate to bowling.
Sources: Pistons, Kings Talk Smith DealJun 24ESPN senior NBA writer Marc Stein breaks down the Pistons' discussions with the Kings about trading Josh Smith.
Phoenix Suns offer Eric Bledsoe to Minnesota Timberwolves in Kevin Love de…Aug 22With just hours to go before a planned megadeal the would send Kevin Love to Cleveland, the Suns reached out to the Timberwolves to ask once more about the possibility of acquiring Love in a sign-and-trade for Eric Bledsoe, sources told ESPN.com.
Thaddeus Young of Philadelphia 76ers expected to land with Minnesota Timbe…Aug 21The Minnesota Timberwolves expect to land Philadelphia's Thaddeus Young in addition to No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins when they complete their long anticipated trade to send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers this weekend, according sources.
Thaddeus Young of Philadelphia 76ers expected to land with Minnesota Timbe…Aug 21The Minnesota Timberwolves have an agreement in principle to acquire Philadelphia's Thaddeus Young and No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins as part of a three-team trade that will send Kevin Love to the Cavaliers, sources close to the talks confirmed…
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose sitting out Team USA exhibition at Madison…Aug 20Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose was a last-minute scratch Wednesday night from Team USA's exhibition game against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.