Drummond’s Free Throw Shooting Led to Fourth Quarter Benching

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond was dominating the glass against the Atlanta Hawks Monday afternoon. With both teams struggling to eclipse 40 percent shooting from the field, Drummond pulled down 18 rebounds through the first three quarters of play. However, it was his familiar deficiencies from the free throw line that would render Drummond’s services all but … Read more

Hawks Fly Away Late, Pistons Fall 93-82

Despite extended stretches of poor shooting and wasted possessions, the Detroit Pistons were still able to hang around with the East-leading Atlanta Hawks Monday afternoon. However, the Pistons’ ineffectiveness would catch up with them late, as the Hawks extended a four-point lead to ten down the stretch, handing the Pistons a 93-82 loss. The Pistons shot just … Read more

Drummond Receives League Warning for Possible Flop

The NBA has issued a warning to Andre Drummond following a potential flop during the closing moments of the Detroit Pistons’ last second victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday. The play in question occurred with 24 seconds remaining. Tied at 96, Pacers center Roy Hibbert received a post entry pass and turned to establish post position. … Read more

Pistons Head to ESPN for 2:30 p.m. Rematch Against Hawks (MLK Special)

Matchup: Detroit Pistons (16-25) @ Atlanta Hawks (33-8) When: 2:30 p.m., ESPN Where: Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA What to Watch For:  1. Atlanta Hawks = Almost Invincible of Late: The Hawks are on a roll that’s made Detroit’s recent seven game winning streak look like child’s play. They’ve won their last 12 and 26 out of their last 28. Most … Read more

Play of the Night: Pistons Score Five Points in Three Seconds

The Philadelphia 76ers were making headway Saturday night. After trailing the Detroit Pistons by 19 points at half, Philly at one point knocked that deficit down to 10 toward the tail end of the third quarter. A fourth quarter comeback wasn’t appearing to be out of the realm of possibility. Anthony Tolliver and Kyle Singler had other … Read more

Detroit Pistons Get Their Revenge Tonight Against 76ers, Win 107-89

Stan Van Gundy’s squad was not messing around Saturday night. After a growing concern of effort getting out of the gates, SVG clearly kicked his starters into shape for this game. Not only was it a revenge game for the dismal OT loss to Philly back in December, but it is also this Detroit team’s 11th … Read more

Detroit Pistons Preview: SVG and the Pistons look for 11th win out of their last 13 games vs. the Philly 76ers

The Pistons face off tonight against the Philadelphia 76ers after winning in exciting fashion last night in Indiana. The Pistons have been surging as of late and are looking to win their 11th game in their last 13 to pull even closer to a playoff spot before the All-Star Break. Detroit currently sits at 15-25, … Read more

Drummond’s Last Second Tip-In Pushes Pistons Past Pacers, 98-96

An Andre Drummond tip-in off a missed Brandon Jennings lay-up with 00.3 seconds remaining clinched a 98-96 Detroit Pistons victory over the Indiana Pacers Friday night. The first three quarters served as the Brandon Jennings show, as he sizzled for 33 points and 8 three-pointers before the final frame had even commenced. His 19 third quarter … Read more

Pistons Look to Continue Road Streak Tonight Against Pacers

Matchup: Detroit Pistons (14-25) @ Indiana Pacers (14-25) When: 7:00 p.m., Fox Sports Detroit Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN What to Watch For:  1. Road Streak Still Going Strong: While the Detroit Pistons‘ string of consecutive wins came to a sudden halt with a home loss to the Atlanta Hawks a week ago, another impressive streak … Read more

Van Gundy Concerned with Energy Level of Drummond, Starters

Detroit Pistons’ center Andre Drummond is averaging just 10 points and 7.5 rebounds over his last four games. While he was slowed by an illness in last Friday’s loss to the Atlanta Hawks, he’s been deemed relatively healthy ever since. Unfortunately, even with a clean bill of health, the underwhelming performances have continued. Drummond hit … Read more

Josh Smith Excited For Pistons’ Success

Josh Smith has been put through the ringer of late. After the struggling Detroit Pistons waived Smith in December, their on-court product improved dramatically. Waiving Smith resulted in an immediate seven-game win streak, and victories in 9 of their 11 games as a whole. Smith, subsequently, instantly became a punchline. The Pistons’ success was seen … Read more

Slow Start Dooms Pistons; Pelicans Roll 105-94

There would be no dramatic comeback this night. After falling behind by ten points early in the first quarter, the Detroit Pistons could not muster the energy to fight back as they did in recent come-from-behind victories over the Cavaliers, Spurs, and Raptors. Instead, the New Orleans Pelicans would steadily grow their lead until it hit … Read more

Game Preview: Pistons Welcome Anthony Davis and the Pelicans (Video)

Matchup: Detroit Pistons (14-24) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (18-19) When: 7:30 p.m., Fox Sports Detroit Where: The Palace of Auburn Hills What to Watch For:  1. Anthony Davis is a Monster: Pelicans center Anthony Davis is having an MVP caliber season and he’ll undoubtedly be one of the most impressive front-court talents the Pistons will face all year. … Read more

Brandon Jennings Fined $15,000 For Obscene Gesture

The NBA announced they have fined Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings for an obscene gesture committed late in Monday’s 114-111 comeback win over the Toronto Raptors. While the NBA was non-specific in exactly what gesture drew the fine, the league said the incident occurred with 2:58 remaining in the fourth quarter. Deductive reasoning points us to … Read more

Report: Lakers May Be Interested in Jennings, Monroe

Two of the most important cogs behind the Pistons’ recent 9-1 surge appear to be on the radar of at least one club out there, but that doesn’t mean Detroit’s interested. According to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne, the Los Angeles Lakers have been active on the phones since mid-December, and that’s apparently included inquiring about the … Read more