Detroit Pistons News and Rumors

  • Chris Paul wears initials of fan's late mom on sneaker vs. Pist…

    Chris Paul wears initials of fan's late mom on sneaker vs. Pistons

    yahoo.com Updated Nov 26 (yesterday)
    If you were watching closely during Wednesday's matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and Detroit Pistons, you might have noticed that Clippers point guard Chris Paul had something written on his sneakers: ... but you might not have known why the All…
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  • Pistons' Jennings (thumb) out vs. Bucks

    Pistons' Jennings (thumb) out vs. Bucks

    nba.com Nov 25 (2 days ago)
    Detroit guard Brandon Jennings will miss his first game of the season Tuesday at Milwaukee because of a hyperextended left thumb.
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  • Brandon Jennings says his Pistons don't shoot straight because …

    Brandon Jennings says his Pistons don't shoot straight because 'we don’t shoot in practice'

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Nov 24 (3 days ago)
    For more than a few of us, the addition of Stan Van Gundy to the bench of the Detroit Pistons was supposed to serve as a panacea – and that’s an understandable expectation in the face of the return of a very good coach. Van Gundy is charged with both cl…
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  • Van Gundy Says Markieff Morris Lacks Playoff Credentials To Tal…

    Van Gundy Says Markieff Morris Lacks Playoff Credentials To Talk Smack

    dimemag.com Nov 21 (7 days ago)
    Things could be worse for the 3-9 Detroit Pistons – at least coaches and players are standing up for each other. After the Phoenix Suns’ Markieff Morris saying Kentavious Caldwell-Pope missed a game-winning shot because he “doesn’t have any heart,” Stan…
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  • Stan Van Gundy Benches Josh Smith After “Jawing Session” About …

    Stan Van Gundy Benches Josh Smith After “Jawing Session” About Defense

    dimemag.com Nov 20
    It wasn’t just Markieff Morris and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope who got into it last night during the Suns-Pistons game. It seems Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy and forward Josh Smith had a verbal altercation when J Smoove was subbed out with a few minutes le…
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  • Revisiting the 'Malice at the Palace,' 10 years on

    Revisiting the 'Malice at the Palace,' 10 years on

    Two things were kind of a big deal in 2004. Quoting "Anchorman" was of paramount importance to your social appeal, and Detroit Pistons/Indiana Pacers matchups were well worth the price of theater admission. The NBA may have scheduled for those…
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  • GIF: Josh Smith Thwarts John Wall’s One-Man Break By Pinning La…

    GIF: Josh Smith Thwarts John Wall’s One-Man Break By Pinning Layup On Glass

    dimemag.com Nov 12
    Say what you want about Josh Smith. After an absolutely dismal first season with the Detroit Pistons, the lefty forward has barely looked better under the tutelage of Stan Van Gundy early in 2014-2015. But plays like these still make it so hard to give …
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  • Andre Drummond Wears Jersey Bearing Misspelled Name Versus Chic…

    Andre Drummond Wears Jersey Bearing Misspelled Name Versus Chicago

    This season hasn’t exactly gone as planned for Andre Drummond. Chosen by many to emerge as a superstar in 2014-2015 due to a dominant preseason and the influence of Stan Van Gundy, the Detroit Pistons’ center has labored out of the gate. Perhaps wanting…
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  • Derrick Rose returns with plenty of flair as Bulls beat Pistons…

    Derrick Rose returns with plenty of flair as Bulls beat Pistons (Video)

    Derrick Rose's comeback from two season-ending knee surgeries has been an uneven one so far in the 2014-15 season. The Chicago Bulls star missed four of his team's first seven games with two different ankle sprains. The good news is that Rose has been i…
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  • Watch Jabari Parker Score Season-High 18 Points Against Pistons…

    Watch Jabari Parker Score Season-High 18 Points Against Pistons On Friday

    dimemag.com Nov 8
    After Andrew Wiggins played the best game of his young career on Wednesday, we forecasted that similar success for Jabari Parker would soon follow. It feels good to be right. In the Milwaukee Bucks’ 98-95 loss to the Detroit Pistons last night, Parker s…
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  • Giannis Antetokounmpo Stretches For Amazing Dunk On Andre Drumm…

    Giannis Antetokounmpo Stretches For Amazing Dunk On Andre Drummond

    dimemag.com Nov 8
    We’re convinced that Giannis Antetokounmpo is the only player in basketball capable of making this play. Watch The Greek Freak stretch his mind-boggling wingspan to its absolute limit on this incredible dunk over Andre Drummond in the Detroit Pistons’ 9…
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  • Serge Ibaka & Kendrick Perkins Freeze Out Reggie Jackson Af…

    Serge Ibaka & Kendrick Perkins Freeze Out Reggie Jackson After Selfish Play

    dimemag.com Nov 7
    Like Kawhi Leonard with the Spurs and Greg Monroe with the Pistons, Oklahoma City Thunder backup point guard and sometime off-guard Reggie Jackson didn’t agree to an extension before the Oct. 31 deadline, making him a restricted free agent July 1, 2015.…
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  • GIF: Jason Smith Badly Rejects Josh Smith

    GIF: Jason Smith Badly Rejects Josh Smith

    dimemag.com Nov 6
    Jason Smith is not known as an elite rim protector. New York’s somewhat stiff power forward was even used as an insulting comparison when Dan Le Batard was making fun of LeBron and the Cavs on Twitter last week. But the Amar’e Stoudemire replacement at …
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  • DeAndre Jordan finishes the alley-oop all over Rudy Gobert (Vid…

    DeAndre Jordan finishes the alley-oop all over Rudy Gobert (Video)

    yahoo.com Nov 4
    Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan will forever be remembered for his March 2013 dunk on then-Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight, who fell to the ground as if to emphasize just how thoroughly he had been vanquished. Jordan is one of the most f…
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  • Pistons' Butler back to help Van Gundy's vision

    Pistons' Butler back to help Van Gundy's vision

    nba.com Oct 31
    Perhaps more than any other member of the Detroit Pistons, Caron Butler has an idea of what to expect this season from new coach Stan Van Gundy.
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  • Josh Smith Responds To Faried: “I’m Bustin’ His A**…He Fears Me…

    Josh Smith Responds To Faried: “I’m Bustin’ His A**…He Fears Me, He’s Scared Of Me”

    dimemag.com Oct 31
    After the Nuggets defeated the Pistons on Wednesday night, 89-79, Kenneth Faried said “Josh Smith…shot them out of the game.” While Smith struggled after a great first quarter, his ensuing overreaction to Faried’s comments yesterday shows how much Farie…
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  • Mediocre Power Forwards Are Beefing Because Josh Smith Can't Sh…

    Mediocre Power Forwards Are Beefing Because Josh Smith Can't Shoot

    deadspin.com Oct 30
    The Denver Nuggets beat the Detroit Pistons 89-79 Wednesday night, behind Kenneth Faried's 22 points and 17 rebounds in a hyper-efficient 28 minutes. But after the game, he mostly wanted to talk about why the Pistons lost the game. Specifically, because…
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  • Pistons waive center Aaron Gray

    Pistons waive center Aaron Gray

    nba.com Oct 26
    The Detroit Pistons announced today the club has requested waivers on Aaron Gray. The 7-0, 270-pound center missed training camp while rehabbing from a cardiac episode suffered following a voluntary workout in late August.
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  • Video - Bucks Push Past Pistons 00:54

    Bucks Push Past Pistons

    Nov 25
    The Bucks beat the Pistons 98-86 and improved to 5-2 at home this season.
  • Video - Suns Sneak Past Pistons 01:11

    Suns Sneak Past Pistons

    Nov 19
    The Suns beat the Pistons 88-86 for their second straight win.
  • Video - Malice At The Palace, Decade Later 04:36

    Malice At The Palace, Decade Later

    Nov 18
    Former Piston Chauncey Billups recalls the infamous brawl between players and fans that took place during a Pistons-Pacers game in 2004 at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
  • Video - Vucevic: 'Unselfish Bunch' 00:35

    Vucevic: 'Unselfish Bunch'

    Nov 17
    Following a 107-93 win over the Pistons, Nikola Vucevic said the Magic played as a team.

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