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For Andre Drummond, ‘everything is on the table’ to help improve free throw shooting

After shooting just .355 percent from the free throw line last season and a non-factor late in close games due to his woes at the line, Pistons center Andre Drummond may be looking at more unorthodox methods to help improve his free throw shooting. Including attempting his shots underhand. This is according to Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy who said ‘everything is on the table’...
Via The Majors Detroit
6 hours ago

Van Gundy open to Drummond shooting FTs underhanded

When you’re a career 38 percent shooter from the charity stripe, it’s probably time to start experimenting with some bold new strategies. Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy certainly thinks so in his increasingly Sisyphean attempts to solve the dilemma posed by center Andre Drummond’s notorious bricklaying at the free throw line. Van Gundy was asked on Thursday about the possibility...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Van Gundy spoke to Stanley Johnson about LeBron remarks

Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy may or may not have had a little chat about maturity this week with rookie forward Stanley Johnson. After the Cleveland Cavaliers blew out Detroit in Game 2, Johnson said he is not afraid of LeBron James and that he even thinks he is in the four-time NBA MVP’s head. Knowing that LeBron doesn’t need any added motivation in the series...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy gets testy with reporter over LeBron question

It’s understandable that Stan Van Gundy wasn’t in the best of moods Wednesday night after the Detroit Pistons lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers by a score of 107-90 to go down 0-2 in their first-round series. And one reporter suffered the wrath of Van Gundy’s sour disposition after he asked the Pistons head coach about LeBron James’ playing time during the game. After poor...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy has great line about fine for criticizing refs

Stan Van Gundy was fined $25,000 by the NBA due to critical comments about officiating he made during the Detroit Pistons’ Game 1 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, during which he argued that LeBron James doesn’t get offensive fouls called on him. The Pistons head coach arguably was trying to work the officials into watching James more closely while also attempting to get his...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron on Van Gundy: I don’t get caught up in ‘shenanigans’

Stan Van Gundy wasted no time trying to work the officials during Game 1 of the Detroit Pistons’ playoff series against the Cleveland Cavaliers. In short, Van Gundy wants to see more fouls called on LeBron James. As you might expect, LeBron isn’t worried about it. After practice on Tuesday, James shared his thoughts with reporters. “Stan has gotten the better of me in a playoff...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy is pissed off about everything

Stan Van Gundy wasn’t a happy camper for multiple reasons following the Detroit Pistons’ 106-101 Game 1 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Pistons head coach’s first gripe was over a key technical foul given to Detroit point guard Reggie Jackson. The Pistons were down 96-92 with just under three and a half minutes remaining in the game, and Jackson was T’d up after arguing...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Stan Van Gundy speaks candidly about refs’ treatment of LeBron

Vine During Game 1 of the Pistons-Cavs series, Stan Van Gundy spoke candidly about the superstar treatment the officials give LeBron James.  And he wasn’t wrong. “LeBron’s LeBron. They’re not going to call offensive fouls on him, he gets to do what he wants.” This came after LBJ scored ten points in the first quarter and somehow didn’t get called for an offensive foul...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Stan Van Gundy Call Out Refs For Letting LeBron James ‘Do Whatever He Wants’

It’s no secret sports superstars tend to get a few calls to go your way throughout a game. And LeBron James certainly counts as a superstar. The Detroit Pistons only trailed the Cleveland Cavaliers by two at the end of the first quarter in Game 1 of the teams’ first-round NBA playoff series Sunday, but Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy was more focused on the lack of offensive...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy gives blunt assessment of playoff officiating

Everyone loves a good Stan Van Gundy quote, and the notoriously blunt Pistons coach had quite the assessment of how the NBA Playoffs – and particularly LeBron James – are officiated. Van Gundy told ESPN’s Lisa Salters after the first quarter of the Pistons-Cavaliers game on Sunday that, after a few controversial non-calls where it appeared that James could have potentially...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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