Detroit Pistons’ GM Jeff Bower appears on Vertical Podcast with Woj

Pistons’ general manager Jeff Bower appeared on the Vertical Podcast with Adrian Wojnarowski on Wednesday and discussed numerous Piston-related topics. General manager Jeff Bower of the Detroit Pistons joined Adrian Wojnarowski on the Vertical Podcast by Yahoo! Sports on Wednesday and discussed a number of Piston-related topics before conversation spread to his time in New [...
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Detroit Pistons: What is the plan this offseason?

The Detroit Pistons suffered a sweep of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round of the 2016 NBA Playoffs. Coming into the season, many were hoping for a playoff appearance, and the Pistons were able to accomplish that goal as the 8 seed in the Eastern Conference. However, now they need to take the next step. Here is a closer look at what their strategy could be this offseason...
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Award season 4-on-4: Detroit Pistons’ Newcomer of the Year

As the Detroit Pistons’ season draws to a close, we now look at regular season awards. Join us as we break down the winners in our four-part series, continuing with Newcomer of the Year. Braden Shackleford Newcomer of the Year: Tobias Harris I went back and forth between Marcus Morris and Tobias Harris, but ultimately, […] Award season 4-on-4: Detroit Pistons’ Newcomer of the...
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2015-16 Pistons Profile: Spencer Dinwiddie

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14 hours ago

Trading Jodie Meeks would be a good move for the Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons will have many decisions to make this offseason, one of which is the future of Jodie Meeks. That decision could play a big factor in what the Pistons are able to do in free agency. The Detroit Pistons will have around $13 million to play with this offseason. That number could increase […] Trading Jodie Meeks would be a good move for the Detroit Pistons - PistonPowered...
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2015-16 Pistons Profile: Steve Blake

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1 day ago

Rebuild over, Pistons turn to tweaking

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons have finally moved beyond the rebuilding stage.After their first playoff appearance since 2009, Stan Van Gundy's Pistons can look ahead to the offseason knowing that if they simply keep their current starting lineup intact, the future could be fairly bright. That's not to say that Detroit will stand pat, but the team's key players are...
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Andre Drummond Could Be Shooting Free Throws Underhand Next Season

Many things about Andre Drummond's game are a joy to watch. He's a rebounding machine. He's one of the most athletic big men the NBA has ever seen. Sometimes he dances after a made basket. These are all great things, characteristics Drummond would definitely highlight on his Match.com profile. RELATED: How Andre Drummond Wins (Almost) Every Jump Ball There's an ugly side...
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No longer rebuilding, Pistons hope to improve in offseason

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Pistons have finally moved beyond the rebuilding stage. After their first playoff appearance since 2009, Stan Van Gundy's Pistons can look ahead to the offseason knowing that if they simply keep their current starting lineup intact, the future could be fairly bright. That's not to say that Detroit will stand pat, but the team's key players...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond Open to Shooting Underhanded Free Throws

The Detroit Pistons may very well max out Andre Drummond when he’s eligible, despite doing something worse than any other player in the history of the Association: shooting free throws. This season, he shot a putrid 35% from the line, […]
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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...
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Ride Along Discussion with Reggie Jackson

Pistons guard Reggie Jackson rides through the streets of Detroit with Vice Sports to discuss his beef with Russell Westbrook, coming off the bench in Oklahoma City, growing up in London and gives us a spot on Stan Van Gundy impersonation. The post Ride Along Discussion with Reggie Jackson appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Pistons and Cavs owners may team up to own MLS expansion team in Detroit

From Manchester City and the New York Yankees, to the Atlanta Falcons, to the energy drink company Red Bull, to athletes like Magic Johnson, Steve Nash and David Beckham and celebrities like Drew Carey and Will Ferrell, MLS has recently been seen as an attractive market for ownership of those both in and out of sports. It seems like owners of two rival teams in the NBA are looking...
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Owners of Pistons, Cavs trying to bring MLS to Detroit

DETROIT (AP) Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert are teaming up to try to bring a Major League Soccer team to downtown Detroit. MLS says Commissioner Don Garber will be in Detroit on Wednesday for meetings with the potential ownership group, and there's a news conference scheduled for that day. Garber recently said Detroit was a candidate...
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Pistons, Cavaliers owners teaming up to land MLS expansion team for Detroit

MLS may be coming to Detroit. The city's bid for expansion looks stronger than ever now with Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and Cleveland Cavaliers Dan Gilbert joining forces to lead the pursuit of a team.Detroit is one of the biggest cities in the United States that does not have an MLS team. There have been links tying the city to MLS expansion before, like with a proposed Silverdome...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson: Refs should be suspended, fined for bad calls

The Detroit Pistons felt rather aggrieved over how their series against Cleveland was officiated, and Reggie Jackson thinks bad refereeing should be met with stiff consequences. Jackson felt he was fouled on the last play of Game 4, but no whistle came and the Pistons fell 100-98 to the Cavaliers in the final game of the series. In response, he argued that referees should be subject...
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9 days 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...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Detroit Pistons: Game three preview and prediction

The Cleveland Cavaliers will be heading to the Palace in Auburn Hills with a 2-0 lead over the Detroit Pistons in the series. In the first two games, the Cavs executed their game plan which is to spread the floor with shooters, play physical defense. The Pistons did not look overly outmatched, but they don’t seem to have the pieces to counter all of Cleveland’s weapons. Regardless...
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13 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...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons go down fighting in Games 1 and 2

The Pistons have given Cleveland a competitive series so far, but find themselves down 2-0. Game One: The young Detroit Pistons were clearly not intimidated by Cleveland, as they gave the Cavs everything they had from start to finish. Detroit kept it close throughout, specifically hurting Cleveland from behind the three-point line, shooting 15-29 from downtown, not usually a strong...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James on Cavs: ‘We have to play better’ in Game 2

LeBron James is playing the role of perfectionist heading into the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Game 2 showdown with the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Despite coming out on top with a 106-101 Game 1 victory — an outcome marred by uneven starts to the second and fourth quarters — James pointed out that as far as the Pistons are concerned, he and his teammates would be well...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Detroit Pistons | Dunk of the Week: April 18, 2016

Marcus Morris goes strong to the rim in this week’s Dunk of the Week! Will it be enough to take down two-week winner Reggie Jackson? Vote now!
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pistons learn about the playoffs, but one man shouldn’t have needed to

The Detroit Pistons — unlike the Utah Jazz — made the NBA playoffs and gained the chance to learn about postseason basketball at the hands of the No. 1 seed in their conference. Teams in need of a rebuild — whether old or poorly constructed, or somewhere in between those two flavors of inadequacy — benefit more from making the lottery. They need to start over. They need a...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Playoff Preview: Detroit Pistons

For the first time in six years, the Detroit Pistons have returned to the NBA playoff scene, coming in as the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference. With a daunting challenge against Cleveland coming up, Detroit’s young talent will need to show up on the big stage if they want to stand a chance. The last time Detroit basketball made the playoffs, their top three scorers were...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

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