Detroit Pistons: The summer of Stanley Johnson

Football is back! Which seems to be the only thing on people’s minds right now (honestly though, it is pretty exciting). Even events as large as the Olympics have been overshadowed at times by the looming NFL season. So let’s make a bold move and jump back into basketball, specifically, what Detroit Pistons young stud, Stanley Johnson, has been up to this summer. Last time many...
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Happy birthday Stan Van Gundy!

Detroit Pistons’ president of basketball operations and head coach Stan Van Gundy turned 57 Friday, and a few of his players made a video to commemorate it. So it turns out that Detroit Pistons’ head coach and president of basketball operations Stan Van Gundy is celebrating his 57th birthday on Friday, August 26th. To mark the […] Happy birthday Stan Van Gundy! - PistonPowered...
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Pistons' Reggie Bullock opens up on transgender sister's murder in must-see interview

In July 2014, Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Bullock faced the unthinkable.His sister, Mia Henderson, who was born as his brother, Kevin Long, was murdered in Baltimore, Maryland, the city where Bullock was born. Her body was reportedly discovered in an alley, and an arrest was made more than a year later.On Friday, Bullock joined Nick Wright on "The Herd" and opened up about the...
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6 hours ago

Conspiracy Debunked: Tobias Harris and J. Cole

The Internet is a place where conspiracy theories run wild and where new theories are seemingly revealed faster than you can digest previous ones. Like the one about Tobias Harris and J. Cole being the same person. Conspiracy theories are fun though usually questionable.  They’re entertaining and can get your imagination running . A conspiracy theory […] Conspiracy Debunked...
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7 hours ago

ESPN's RPM predicts Pistons finish 4th in the East

Cleveland, Boston and Toronto are predicted top three but RPM has the Pistons in striking distance to make a push to the top. For those who aren't familiar, ESPN developed a statistical prediction system called RPM (real plus-minus) a little while back. From Kevin Pelton and ESPN Insider: RPM was developed by Jeremias Engelmann and Steve Ilardi to estimate a player's on-court...
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8 hours ago

QUIZ: Name every first-round pick of the Detroit Pistons since Isiah Thomas

With the 2nd overall pick in the 1981 NBA draft, the Detroit Pistons selected Isiah Thomas who went on to become a 12-time All-Star, an All-Star Game MVP, a 2-time NBA champion, an NBA Finals MVP and a member of the Naismith Hall of Fame. He is arguably the best player in the history of the Pistons franchise.  The team also had the 12th overall pick in the 1981 draft and selected...
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Piston Powered News: Ish Smith, Olympians and SI projections

In today’s Piston Powered News, we profile Ish Smith, ESPN releases projected win totals for the NBA, and we discuss the Detroit Pistons’ Olympic blueprint. In the Piston Powered News, our newest feature column, we’ll be keeping you up-to-date on recent events and posts on the site and news related to the Detroit Pistons across the scope […] Piston Powered News: Ish Smith...
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10 hours ago

SVG sees Jackson coming back a savvier player in 2nd full season as Pistons general

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12 hours ago

Pistons assistant Tim Hardaway facing drunk driving charge

Detroit Pistons assistant coach Tim Hardaway is facing drunk driving charges stemming from an incident last April. According to a report by Jermont Terry and Derick Hutchinson of Local 4 News in Detroit, Hardaway was pulled over near his Beverly Hills home, and court records show that his BAC was .17. It’s unclear based on the report if the UTEP product was arrested during the...
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Andre Drummond, Tom Gores and Pistons do the 22-pushup challenge

Watch the Pistons complete the 22-pushup challenge. The 22-pushup challenge is the new viral social media campaign for good, a challenge of simply doing 22 pushups to honor those who have served our country and raise awareness for veteran suicide prevention. On the Pistons’ team trip to California last week, Andre Drummond posted a video of himself, Tom Gores and the rest of...
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4 days ago

Andre Drummond, Boban Marjanovic tower over Sly Stallone in photo

There aren’t too many guys who can make John Rambo look like an elementary schooler, but the Detroit Pistons have two of them. Hollywood macho man Sylvester Stallone recently met Pistons centers Andre Drummond and Boban Marjanovic and posted about it to Instagram on Friday. The results were, well, a little comical. A couple of very tiny Detroit piston players that I...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Season Outlook: One Step Forward or Two Steps Back?

Stan Van Gundy took a 32-win Pistons team and transformed them into an exciting squad that snuck into the playoffs only to be ushered out by the future NBA champion Cavaliers in a surprisingly competitive sweep. The question coming into the season is whether Stan has already squeezed out every last drop of juice from his team or if there are further heights left for them to reach...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

SVG’s front-office vision underscored by Pistons’ quick strike for Marjanovic

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7 days ago

For the Detroit Pistons embracing their inner bad boys will lead to success

NBA teams have a lot of culture attached to them. These cultures keep teams successful, and when they choose to abandon it for some reason or another they lose their mojo, and sometimes sink into dark place now known as 76er culture. The Detroit Pistons are finally getting their groove back, and what’s the culture they are building on to succeed you ask? That bad boy culture...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Where do the Detroit Pistons need to improve?

The previous season for the Detroit Pistons was a good one. The team floated around .500 for most of the season, and in fact, never was more than three games above or below that mark en route to a playoff berth. This coming season, the Pistons will be looking to improve upon that record and vault themselves into the top of the Eastern Conference. Here is a look at three areas they...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons announce 1-year deal with guard Ray McCallum

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Pistons officially announced their one-year deal with guard Ray McCallum on Tuesday. McCallum averaged 3.3 points per game last season in 41 appearances for San Antonio and Memphis. He played the previous two seasons for Sacramento. McCallum played college basketball at Detroit, averaging 18.7 points during his final season there in 2012-13...
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July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

AP Source: Pistons agree to 1-year deal with McCallum

DETROIT (AP) A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a one-year contract with guard Ray McCallum. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the deal had not been announced. McCallum's deal is for the league minimum, which is about $1 million for a player with his service time. McCallum averaged 3.3...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond gets posterized twice during Drew League game

The NBA may be off for the Summer, but, basketball never stops. While Team USA tours the country competing against other nations in exhibition games, other NBA players are staying busy by playing in various Summer leagues -- the most popular: the Drew League, based in South Central Los Angeles.On Sunday: Detroit Pistons All-Star Center Andre Drummond joined Team ICEOCA during their...
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July 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Boban Marjanovic and Stan Van Gundy Photoshops are great

The newest member of the Detroit Pistons, Boban Marjanovic, was introduced to the media on Wednesday, and his presence next to team head coach and GM Stan Van Gundy led to some fantastic photoshops. Boban, who was signed to a three-year, $21 million offer sheet, is 7-foot-3 and 290 pounds. Van Gundy is 5-foot-8. The gap between their heights is obviously quite notable. .@World_Wide_Wob...
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July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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