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GIF: Andre Drummond Twice Rejects Al Horford

GIF: Andre Drummond Twice Rejects Al Horford

dimemag.com Updated Oct 19 (yesterday)
Andre Drummond brought the ruckus yesterday against in Atlanta. He had 19 points and 17 rebounds in 38 minutes of action as the Pistons won 104-100. With Al Horford making his return to the court from a pectoral tear, Dre decided to re-introduced himsel…
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  • Pistons release Thabeet, three others

    Pistons release Thabeet, three others

    nba.com 20 hours ago
    The Detroit Pistons have waived center Hasheem Thabeet, forward Brian Cook and guards Josh Bostic and Lorenzo Brown.
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  • Celtics acquire Bynum from Pistons for Anthony

    Celtics acquire Bynum from Pistons for Anthony

    nba.com ESPN.com Oct 17 (4 days ago)
    The Boston Celtics have traded center Joel Anthony to the Detroit Pistons for guard Will Bynum.
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  • Stan Van Gundy Says Josh Smith Will Take Fewer Three-Pointers T…

    Stan Van Gundy Says Josh Smith Will Take Fewer Three-Pointers This Season

    dimemag.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)
    It’s a shame that Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith became a punching bag for criticism last season. That’s not to say it wasn’t warranted, of course. Smith reached a career nadir in 2013-2014, posting numbers across the board well below his previously…
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  • Pistons' Meek sidelined eight weeks with back injury

    Pistons' Meek sidelined eight weeks with back injury

    nba.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Oct 14 (7 days ago)
    Detroit Pistons guard Jodie Meeks is expected to miss about eight weeks because of a stress reaction of his lower back.
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  • Pistons' Caldwell-Pope has strained knee

    Pistons' Caldwell-Pope has strained knee

    nba.com ESPN.com Oct 13
    Detroit Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is expected to miss the next three preseason games with a left knee strain, but the team says an MRI showed no structural damage.
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  • Kevin Garnett’s Amusing Update On Rasheed Wallace

    Kevin Garnett’s Amusing Update On Rasheed Wallace

    dimemag.com Oct 6
    For a certain generation of basketball fan, Rasheed Wallace is everything you’ve ever wanted in an NBA player. The former Pistons, Blazers and — on the downside of his career — Celtics and Knicks forward was eminently quotable and probably the most uniq…
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  • Heckling Carmelo Anthony Can Cost You Your Job​

    Heckling Carmelo Anthony Can Cost You Your Job​

    deadspin.com Oct 3
    Former ING Financial Services trader, Anthony Rotondi, is suing Madison Square Garden for kicking him out of a basketball game. Rotondi was removed with 6.7 seconds from the Knicks January 7th victory over the Detroit Pistons.Read more...
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  • BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Detroit Pistons

    BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Detroit Pistons

    yahoo.com Sep 30
    It’s when you know you’re right, even though you want to be left. When you want to be wrong, because being wrong could bring about so many wonderful things. The 2013-14 Detroit Pistons were never going to work out. Josh Smith was never going to cut it a…
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  • BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Detroit Pistons

    BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Detroit Pistons

    yahoo.com Sep 30
    It’s when you know you’re right, even though you want to be left. When you want to be wrong, because being wrong could bring about so many wonderful things. The 2013-14 Detroit Pistons were never going to work out. Josh Smith was never going to cut it a…
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  • Monroe on Pistons deal: 'A business decision'

    Monroe on Pistons deal: 'A business decision'

    ESPN.com Sep 29
    Greg Monroe had a clear message for Detroit Pistons fans Monday.
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  • Rip Hamilton didn't much like the Pistons drafting Darko Milici…

    Rip Hamilton didn't much like the Pistons drafting Darko Milicic *or* Carlos Boozer's painted head

    yahoo.com Sep 24
    There aren't many things easier than bagging on Joe Dumars for drafting Darko Milicic with the second overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft, ahead of such future stars as Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. I guess that's what people like about it…
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  • No, Brandon Jennings didn't say he added twenty-five pounds of …

    No, Brandon Jennings didn't say he added twenty-five pounds of 'muscle,' but that's not the point

    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…
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  • Teams’ Latest Twitter Contest Is #NBADramas

    Teams’ Latest Twitter Contest Is #NBADramas

    dimemag.com Sep 17
    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…
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  • Andre Drummond Sinks Half-Court Shot Sitting Down

    Andre Drummond Sinks Half-Court Shot Sitting Down

    dimemag.com Sep 13
    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…
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  • Young Players Everywhere Should Take Notes on Chauncey Billups’…

    Young Players Everywhere Should Take Notes on Chauncey Billups’ Career

    dimemag.com Sep 11
    When 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,…
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  • NBA suspends Greg Monroe two games for 'driving while visibly i…

    NBA suspends Greg Monroe two games for 'driving while visibly impaired'

    A 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…
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  • Video - Celtics Deal For Will Bynum 02:58

    Celtics Deal For Will Bynum

    Oct 17
    Chris Forsberg discusses the deal that sent center Joel Anthony from Boston to Detroit in return for guard Will Bynum.
  • Video - Wizards Edge Pistons In Preseason Game 00:42

    Wizards Edge Pistons In Preseason Game

    Oct 12
    Andre Drummond scored 21 points with seven rebounds and three blocks in the Pistons' 91-89 loss to the Wizards.
  • Video - Drummond On Fire 00:15

    Drummond On Fire

    Oct 12
    Pistons guard Brandon Jennings connected with center Andre Drummond for two powerful dunks during the first quarter of Detroit's 91-89 loss to the Washington Wizards.
  • Video - Jennings Sinks 50-Foot Buzzer-Beater 00:26

    Jennings Sinks 50-Foot Buzzer-Beater

    Oct 7
    Pistons PG Brandon Jennings hit a jumper from half court to beat the halftime buzzer against the Chicago Bulls.

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