Pistons unveil minor tweaks to court design for 2016-17

In lieu of a complete logo overhaul (still on hold, for now), the Detroit Pistons have instead opted for a more subtle approach to their offseason graphical re-design. On Tuesday morning, the team’s official Twitter page unveiled a handful of minor alterations to the Palace’s court art for the 2016-17 season. 👀 Our handle is on the court … Read more

Pistons sign former Detroit Mercy star Ray McCallum Jr.

The Detroit Pistons and Ray McCallum Jr. have agreed to a one-year minimum minimum contract, Michael Scotto of Sheridan Hoops has reported. After struggling to secure reliable point guard depth throughout the 2015-16 season, the acquisition of the 6-foot-3, 25-year-old McCallum now runs the Pistons’ backcourt depth chart at least three-deep, with starter Reggie Jackson in line … Read more

The 10 Worst Trades in Pistons History

Believe it or not, any perceived (or actual) ineptitude within the modern day Detroit Pistons front office—pre-Van Gundy, that is—largely pales in comparison to what transpired on a regular basis before general manager Jack McCloskey‘s arrival in 1979. To be sure, there’s been plenty of missteps in recent memory (we reckon one in particular from … Read more

The Top 10 Draft Steals in Pistons History

You know what’s been beaten into the ground? The history of the Detroit Pistons’ draft failures. We get it, it’s an easy target. Draft picks, by nature, tend to have the odds stacked against them. Even with a lottery pick, you’re probably not going to find an all-star, statistically speaking. So today, we’re flipping the script … Read more

Cleveland’s title drought is over, Cavaliers edge Warriors in Game 7

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers completed one of the greatest comeback rallies in NBA history on Sunday, downing the Golden State Warriors 93-89 in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals, bringing a major professional sports championship to Ohio for the first time in over five decades. After falling behind in the series 3-1, James and … Read more

Breaking: Pistons deal Spencer Dinwiddie to Bulls

The Detroit Pistons have traded point guard Spencer Dinwiddie to the Chicago Bulls, according to numerous reports. In exchange, the Pistons will receive 25-year-old forward Cameron Bairstow. Dinwiddie averaged 4.4 points and 2.7 assists for the Pistons in two seasons of action. Selected 38th overall in the 2014 draft, he showed occasional glimpses of potential … Read more

Oakland scoring machine Kay Felder makes his case during Pistons workout

Size. Defense. Long-range shooting. Those are the three primary question marks surrounding the professional outlook of 5-foot-9 Oakland University phenom Kay Felder, who worked out for the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday afternoon in hopes of securing himself a draft slot during next Thursday’s NBA Draft. Felder, who finished fourth in the NCAA in scoring (24.2) and first … Read more

Craig Sager joining ESPN for Game 6 of NBA Finals

For the first time in a sideline career that’s extended well over three decades, Craig Sager is heading to the NBA Finals. Sager, who has worked as a sideline reporter with Turner Broadcasting long enough to have literally stood beside Hank Aaron as he trotted down the third base line following his 715th home run, will be the beneficiary of … Read more

Pistons jumble up coaching staff, former Drive coach Otis Smith steps into assistant role

The Detroit Pistons announced a restructuring of their coaching staff on Wednesday, focusing on multiple promotions within the assistant ranks as well as the reclassification of one member of the organization whose roots date back to the Bad Boys era. Otis Smith, who spent the past two seasons as head coach of the Grand Rapids Drive … Read more

Draymond Green suspended for Game 5 following latest groin incident

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has been suspended for Game 5 of the 2016 NBA Finals, according to numerous reports. Green, a Saginaw native, was involved in an altercation with Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James late in Golden State’s 108-97 Game 4 victory on Friday. After the two became entangled at half court with 2:56 … Read more

Andre Drummond power blocks innocent Danish youth

The long-standing tradition carries forth. With 28 NBA teams already in summer vacation mode (with some having already been there since mid-February), it’s time to re-visit an old standard: Disproportionately tall professional basketball player showing no mercy in an on-court battle against a tiny youth selected at random. Today’s contribution – Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond … Read more

Fab Five (er, Fab Four, for now) to host basketball camp at Ann Arbor Pioneer

Back at last? AnnArbor.com reported on Tuesday afternoon that the Fab Five are reuniting for an early August basketball camp at Pioneer High School, located kiddie corner from Michigan Stadium and the Crisler Center. But there’s a catch. As of now, only four of the five members of the Fab Five are accounted for. Jimmy … Read more

Dave Bing: Stephen Curry is the ‘best shooter that has played the game’

Game recognizes game. Contrary to the degree of counter-current from former players who’ve suggested the success of the 2015-16 Golden State Warriors is little more than the result of the forgiving nature of modern day rules and lackluster defense, former Detroit Pistons shooting guard and NBA Hall of Famer Dave Bing cut straight to the chase when … Read more

Derrick Nix, Jordan Crawford highlight Pistons free agent mini-camp invitees

A handful of local talent dots the list of free agent mini-camp invitees set to work out for the Detroit Pistons this week. Jordan Crawford (Communication & Media Arts School), Chris Douglas-Roberts (Cass Tech), and Derrick Nix (Pershing, MSU) are three of 16 players, many of whom hold prior NBA experience, working out in Detroit this … Read more