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VIDEO: Drummond posterizes Mozgov, Pistons still drop opener to Denver

The Pistons dropped their regular season opener Wednesday night 89-79 against the Nuggets from Denver. Playing without Greg Monroe who’s serving a suspension from a DUI arrest earlier in the year, Josh Smith netted a game-high 25 points to lead Detroit. Meanwhile Kenneth Faried had 22 points, 17 rebounds and four assists in the Denver win. The night though wasn’t totally hapless...
Via The Majors Detroit
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond with the facial on Timofey Mozgov

The Pistons are back in action, beginning the season in Denver against the Nuggets — and that means Andre Drummond dunks. Huge dunk by Andre Drummond https://t.co/Ei1DQwi0re — RTNBAVines (@RTNBAVines) October 30, 2014 Mozgov is getting used to this kind of thing.
Via Detroit4lyfe
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who’s Who of Who’s New: 6 Fresh Pistons Join the Fold

Ahead of tonight’s opener in Denver, Stan Van Gundy and the rest of the Detroit Pistons front office kept themselves quite busy this summer by partaking in a little much needed under-the-hood maintenance. While larger moves loomed but ultimately stalled, the Pistons quietly opted to pursue lower profile means of addressing some pressing needs that may go a long way toward improving...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2014 Detroit Pistons’ Season Preview: Setting the Stage for the Return of Detroit Basketball

Entering the 2014 NBA season, there is a palpable sense of excitement in Detroit, because the Detroit Pistons might finally be on the path back to team relevancy. During the offseason, team owner Tom Gores got serious, luring Stan Van Gundy to town with promises of running the entire show. Though the tenure started ominously with the loss of a draft pick, Van Gundy has since shaken...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons 2014-15 season preview

Detroit Pistons Season Preview 2013-14 record: 29-53 2014-15 division prediction: 3rd The Detroit Pistons had a rough, tumultuous 2013-14 season when expectations were high after the additions of Brandon Jennings and Josh Smith. The Pistons were expected to break a 3-year playoff drought, instead that drought extended to a 4th year and it resulted in head coach Maurice Cheeks getting...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Waive Aaron Gray, Final Roster Set

With his immediate playing future in doubt, the Detroit Pistons opted to waive reserve center Aaron Gray  Sunday afternoon. Gray, 29, was signed by the Pistons in July to provide additional size in the frontcourt, alongside the likes of Josh Smith, Andre Drummond, and Greg Monroe. However, Gray suffered a cardiac episode in August, sidelining him indefinitely. The Pistons recently acquired ve...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Gray Waived By Pistons

Aaron Gray was waived by the Detroit Pistons on Sunday, the team announced. Gray had reportedly signed a two-year contract with the Pistons during free agency. The Pistons' roster stands at 15.
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons let C Aaron Gray go

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Pistons have requested waivers for center Aaron Gray. Gray missed training camp after he had a cardiac episode following a voluntary workout in late August. He signed a free-agent deal with Detroit on July 10. The Pistons announced the waivers move on Sunday. The 7-foot Gray has career averages of 3.4 points and 3.7 rebounds in 318 NBA games...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Smith Baptizes Nerlens Noel

I know it’s not Sunday, but the Lord’s work can be done on any day of the week. Josh Smith of the Detroit Pistons gave rookie Nerlens Noel a welcome to the NBA moment by putting him on his first poster. If you haven’t seen the video, peep the video below.
Via The Front Office News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Smith Dunks All Over Nerlens Noel

Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith could drive a mad man mad with his shot selection at times. Don’t believe me? Check out this Kirk Goldsberry shot chart over at Grantland. J-Smoove has the kind of athleticism to dunk all over noted shot blockers like Nerlens Noel with relative ease, but it seems all too rare when we witness it. So enjoy. The post Josh Smith Dunks All Over Nerlens...
Via Hooped Up
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Smith throws down hammer over Nerlens Noel (GIF)

Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith threw down a monster slam dunk over Philadelphia 76ers forward Nerlens Noel in the third quarter of Thursday night's preseason game at The Palace of Auburn Hills.Smith took the pass, drove down the lane and delivered the nasty facial.Smith scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Pistons beat the Sixers 109-103.Video via NBA. This post...
Via Holdout Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Season Preview: Detroit Pistons

Detroit’s frontcourt (Josh Smith, Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond) was unable to forge any symmetry last season. How will it perform this year under Stan Van Gundy? The Detroit Pistons haven’t been to the postseason since the 2008-09 campaign, when the team went 39-43 and was swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round. Six years later, the Motor City’s best may once...
Via The Lottery Mafia
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Trade Rumors: Chase Budinger a Possible Fill-in for Injured Jodie Meeks?

With newcomer Jodie Meeks out for up to two months with a back injury, the Detroit Pistons may be shopping for other options before the regular season begins. Case in point: Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowksi and the Detroit News’ Vincent Goodwill each reported that the Pistons are interested in Chase Budinger. The Timberwolves are shopping Budinger because they “have a glut of forwards...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dancing Pistons usher busts out the moves again

The Detroit Pistons usher who became a viral sensation after this dance-off with a young... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Police: Greg Monroe urinated on himself during booking

Detroit Pistons' forward Greg Monroe, who pleaded guilty to impaired driving in April, “urinated on himself during the booking process,” according to a Huntington Woods, Mich., police report obtained by Michigan Live. Huntington Woods police just released video of the Feb. 13 traffic stop and arrest. Police stopped Monroe because of a defective headlight.  "I'...
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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