Detroit Pistons hang on to beat Nets

The Detroit Pistons had lost three straight following a 4-game win streak. Back at home, hosting a Brooklyn Nets team that had won three straight, was the challenge the Pistons faced on Friday night. The game didn’t start off pretty for Detroit after Alan Anderson started it with a jumper, Deron Williams hit a 3, … Read more

Assessing The Summer Of Detroit’s GM’s (Part 1 of 4): Joe Dumars

The following is a four part feature on the summer transactions of the general managers for Detroit’s four major pro-sports teams. First up, Joe Dumars of the Pistons. Stick with DSN for assessments of Dave Dombrowski of the Tigers, Ken Holland of the Red Wings and Martin Mayhew of the Lions.   Just when I … Read more

Detroit Pistons schedule highlights

On Tuesday, the NBA released the full 2013-14 schedule. Here are some highlights of the Detroit Pistons schedule. Josh Smith and Brandon Jennings will make their Pistons debuts when the season opens up on October 30 from The Palace of Auburn Hills at 7:30. Chauncey Billups and Rasheed Wallace will also make their Palace returns … Read more

Detroit Pistons busy offseason continues with acquisition of Brandon Jennings

Detroit Pistons GM Joe Dumars is at it again. Dumars executed a sign-and-trade for Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Jennings. Detroit will send Brandon Knight, Slava Kravtsov, and Khris Middleton to Milwaukee. Jennings will sign a 3-year $24 million deal with the Pistons. Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski was the first to report the deal. Personally, I’m … Read more

Detroit Pistons Summer League Recap

The Detroit Pistons finished the 2013 Orlando Pro Summer League at 2-3. We got to see the continued development of Andre Drummond and top pick Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. Three guys who stood out to me: 1.) Andre Drummond Drummond was a man amongst boys in Summer League. It was almost unfair. In the Summer League opener … Read more

Chauncey Billups signs with Detroit Pistons

First the Detroit Pistons brought back Rasheed Wallace to be an assistant on head coach Mo Cheeks’ coaching staff, now Detroit Pistons GM Joe Dumars is bringing back another link to their 2004 NBA Championship squad. Early Thursday morning, the Pistons announced that they had signed former NBA Finals MVP Chauncey Billups to a 2-year … Read more

Detroit Pistons make an international splash

Joe Dumars has made an international splash by signing Italian League MVP Luigi Datome. Datome has verbally agreed to a 2-year $3.75 million contract. All deals cannot be officially signed until July 10. Datome averaged 16.6 points and 5.8 rebounds last season. He shot 47 percent from the floor and 41 percent from deep. He … Read more

Detroit Pistons re-sign Will Bynum

Will “The Thrill” Bynum is coming back to MoTown to throw some more lobs to Andre Drummond and newly acquired Josh Smith. Bynum on Monday verbally agreed to a 2-year $5.75 million deal to remain with the Detroit Pistons. All offers can’t be officially signed until July 10. Bynum averaged 9.8 points and 3.6 assists … Read more

Joey D makes a move for Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons had high expectations coming into the offseason. They had roughly $20 million to spend and they were ready to make a big move. They were talks of the Pistons “master plan” was to sign free agents Andre Iguodala and Josh Smith and then trade for Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo. Well, … Read more

I Want My NBA Team Back

Welcome to a weekly column by Kyle Bauer on various happenings in national and local sports.  Agree or disagree with the author? Please comment below or let him know your thoughts by email,[email protected] or twitter, @kyle_bauer   November 22, 2006, my friends and I sat in the upper bowl of a capacity crowd, giddily watching the … Read more

2013 Detroit Pistons Draft Review

The Detroit Pistons had three picks in this year’s draft. In an NBA draft full of surprises, they certainly had a surprise at 8th overall. Pistons 8th overall pick: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Georgia University With Michigan guard Trey Burke, Syracuse guard Michael Carter-Williams, and Lehigh guard C.J. McCollum on the board, Pistons GM Joe Dumars surprised … Read more

The First Edition of “KC Knows”

Something new here at Detroit Sports Nation, we are adding a Pistons mailbag session called “KC Knows”. I will answer questions that fans have about the Detroit Pistons. Question: Who do you think the Pistons will draft? Answer: I think the Pistons will have to go after 1 of their 2 needs, a scoring forward … Read more