I wasn’t able to be on the ole Internet Machine much on Wednesday, but in my scant minutes on Twitter dot com I did notice a guffaw or 12 surrounding Detroit Pistons’ guard Brandon Jennings’ recent weight gain. Not in the form of Raymond Felton jokes, m…Upvote Share Tweet
Teams’ Latest Twitter Contest Is #NBADramasdimemag.com Sep 17 (yesterday)The increasingly active and humorous Twitter accounts of NBA teams are at it again. We’ve already shown you our favorite #NBASitcoms and #NBAMovies; now it’s time for some #NBADramas. Here are some miscellaneous notables this time around: Good Wall Hunt…Upvote Share Tweet
Andre Drummond Sinks Half-Court Shot Sitting Downdimemag.com Sep 13 (5 days ago)Pistons big man Andre Drummond has spent the majority of the FIBA World Cup watching from the bench. The 21-year-old has averaged a team-low 5.9 minutes per game during USA’s undefeated odyssey to tomorrow’s gold medal game against Serbia. That’s what m…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Sep 11When news broke of Chauncey Billups’ retirement, my initial reaction was that I wanted to write a sprawling career retrospective about the guy who has, hands down, been my favorite basketball player since the turn of the millennium. But then, of course,…Upvote Share TweetA few days removed from agreeing to a one-year, $5.5 million qualifying offer from the Detroit Pistons, power forward Greg Monroe received a two-game suspension without pay upon "pleading guilty to driving while visibly impaired," according to…Upvote Share TweetThe bluffs were anything but and the threats were real. After months of divisive long-term contract negotiations, Greg Monroe has taken the unprecedented step of signing a one-year, $5.5 million qualifying offer with the Detroit Pistons. Detroit restric…Upvote Share Tweet
Caron Butler Takes Viewers Back To The Drug-Dealing Days Of His Youthdimemag.com Sep 5Many of the finest players in the NBA grew up in some of the most improverished neighbhorhoods in America. The “streets” really were a “short stop” but they had a “wicked jump shot,” as BIGGIE intoned on “Things Done Changed.” While the money that comes…Upvote Share Tweet
Josh Smith Added Muscle To Play More Inside Next Year, If You Can Believe Itdimemag.com Sep 3It’s hard to avoid thinking about an 18-footer clanking against the iron every time one discusses the offensive repertoire of Josh Smith. The former Hawk and current Pistons small forward has a tendency to jack the ball from the perimeter despite his lo…Upvote Share Tweet
Influenced By Kobe’s Work Ethic, Jodie Meeks Should Mentor Young Pistonsdimemag.com Sep 2The 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.…Upvote Share Tweet
We Reminisce: Robert Horry’s Most Clutch Performancesdimemag.com Aug 25Robert 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Losersdimemag.com Aug 21Anytime 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 18The 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
Billups Announces RetirementSep 10Brian Windhorst discusses Chauncey Billups' decision to retire from the NBA and whether he's had a Hall of Fame career.
The Forum: Retire Kobe's Jersey Throughout NBA?Sep 2Dave McMenamin and Arash Markazi discuss the potential retirement of Kobe Bryant's No. 8 and No. 24 jerseys throughout the NBA.
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.
Joe Ingles of Australian national team agrees to 1-year deal with Los Ange…Sep 16Australian swingman Joe Ingles has parlayed a fine showing at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup into an NBA contract with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Adande: Re-examining NBA racism campaignSep 13Why hasn't the NBA vigorously tried to identify the source of the Luol Deng comments? J.A. Adande examines.
Kenneth Faried says Team USA 'wanted to beat' Spain in FIBA Basketball Wor…Sep 11Kenneth Faried was the only player willing to say what at least a few members of Team USA are presumably feeling after advancing to a gold-medal game that won't have Spain on the other side.
Derrick Rose is 'ready to be Derrick,' Mike Krzyzewski saysSep 10Derrick Rose has convinced at least one prominent member of the American basketball community that he has turned a significant corner in his comeback.