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NBA Report: Pistons aim to be bad in a good way

For 29 years, the Detroit Pistons have possessed at least a hint of Bad Boys basketball. But now that Joe Dumars is out as the man running things, don't expect the Pistons to return to that era. Instead, those around the league seem to think owner Tom Gores will turn the team over to someone outside the organization. In fact, the lone member of the Pistons family being listed...
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Andre Drummond celebrates Pop-A-Shot trick shot with scream

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond is a player that dominates the interior during a basketball by rebounding and blocking shots at a high level. Passing is not a strength of Drummond on an NBA court yet, but in the below Instagram video he shows with the help of teammate Peyton Siva that he is very adept at passing around a carnival game such as a Pop-A-Shot: Drummond’s screaming...
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Detroit Pistons: Season Grades and Analysis

Detroit Pistons: Season Grades and Analysis By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer At Hoopstuff… Record: 29-52, 11th in the East Analysis: Where have the ‘Bad Boys’ of the 1980s gone? The closest Detroit fans will come to reliving the Pistons’ heyday this year is the ESPN ’30 for 30’ documentary on those 80s teams scheduled to air this week. This year’s team was just bad...
Via HoopStuff
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Detroit Pistons’ Joe Dumars Officially Steps Down As General Manager

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Joe Dumars is stepping down as the Detroit Pistons’ president of basketball operations. The team made the move official Monday, a day after the Pistons lost their home finale and dropped to 29-52 with one game remaining in the season. Detroit will miss the postseason for a fifth consecutive year. “It’s time to turn the page on a wonderful chapter and...
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Joe Dumars out; new interim leadership in Detroit Pistons front office

In Detroit’s front office, there is no more “life on Dumars.” The Pistons announced minutes ago that Joe Dumars will step aside as President of Basketball Operations, effective immediately. The team has already begun their search to fill the position, but no timetable has been set for when that replacement will be found. Said Pistons owner Tom Gores in a prepared statement...
Via The Sports Bank
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Dumars' storied Pistons career comes to an end

One of the most extraordinary careers in Detroit sports is over. Joe Dumars still has a paper title at the Palace of Auburn Hills -- he's now an "adviser" to owner Tom Gores -- but his 29 years as a key member of the Pistons organization ended with Monday's front-office shakeup. While members of Gores' inner circle are preparing the team for the draft and free...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
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Pistons Brandon Jennings Boo’d Up With Actress Tae Heckard For Her Birthday

Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings is really excited about his new Boo, actress Tae Heckard – you’ve seen her on the TV show, “The Game” and in a lot of videos from the 00′s. Brandon flew his boo to Detroit over the weekend for her birthday to celebrate and made sure to document it for Instagram. Tae seems to be loving all the attention. Check the quote she left...
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Watch: DeMar DeRozen Skies for Monster Dunk on Kyle Singler

Toronto Raptors’ guard DeMar DeRozen is one of the most athletic players in the NBA. Detroit Pistons’ forward Kyle Singler – is not. Late in fourth quarter of their game, DeRozen drove past Josh Smith to the lane and Singler stepped up to help. It was probably the worst mistake of his life, as DeRozen soared over him for a monster poster dunk. This dunk has to be in the running...
Via Standing O Sports
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Joe Dumars reportedly out as Detroit Pistons president

At the end of yet another ugly season the Detroit Pistons have announced that they will not renew the contract of Joe Dumars. Dumars had been the Pistons’ team president since the 2000-01 season but struggled in recent years in rebuilding a team that lost so many key components from their 2004 championship team. The […]
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Pistons' Charlie Villanueva looks to uncertain future

It’s easy to forget, amid all the uncertainty facing the Pistons this coming offseason, there’s one virtual certainty: Charlie Villanueva will be searching for NBA employment elsewhere come July. He doesn’t fall into the category of one of the young players the Pistons should take a look at before the season mercifully winds down, so it wouldn’t be shocking to see Villanueva...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Armor To Relocate To Grand Rapids In Hybrid Deal With Pistons

The Detroit Pistons will launch a D-League team in Grand Rapids with the Springfield Armor relocating. Dennis Mannion, president of the Detroit Pistons, and Dan Reed, president of the NBA D-League, will be on hand to explain a “hybrid partnership with Detroit Pistons,” according to a press release sent out Thursday, April 10. The team was purchased by an undisclosed local ownership...
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Rookie Peyton Siva's confidence soars during late-season 'audition' with Pistons

Guard Peyton Siva isn't looking at the end of his rookie season as an audition for next fall. But that's essentially what it's become. Siva's contract with the Detroit Pistons isn't guaranteed for next season and after spending the majority of the season on the bench, he's finally getting consistent minutes. After playing more than 12 minutes just once...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Report: Pistons president Joe Dumars to step down

According to Vincent Goodwill of The Detroit News, it appears Detroit Pistons President Joe Dumars will be leaving the team. Goodwill reports that Dumars has told multiple NBA sources he plans to step down, and it potentially could happen this week. Dumars has been a Piston for the past 29 years, dating back to when he was drafted by the team in 1985 out of McNeese State. In 2000...
Via Sports-Glory
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New Couple Alert: Pistons Brandon Jennings & Actress Tae Heckard

Pistons guard Brandon Jennings has a habit of showing off his new crushes on social media. For awhile Lauren London seemed to have his heart, but she never seemed interested in his #womancrushwednesday advances. Looks like Jennings has secured a new boo though. For the past few weeks, actress and model Tae Heckard has been featured.Two weeks ago, Tae attended the Pistons vs. Clippers...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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