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

Detroit Pistons hire Mo Cheeks as head coach

The Detroit Pistons have found their man. After a six week search in which they brought in Hall of Famer Phil Jackson to help with the coaching search, they hired former Portland Trail Blazers and Philadelphia 76ers head coach Maurice “Mo” Cheeks. ESPN’s Mark Stein was the first to report the story. Cheeks was hired … Read more

A Pistons preview of the 2013 NBA Draft

The NBA Draft Lottery again has placed the Detroit Pistons at the lower end of the Top 10. However, the NBA gods have been kind to the Pistons in years past. Greg Monroe, Brandon Knight, and Andre Drummond dropped into their laps at 7, 8, and 9 respectively. This is a weak draft in terms … Read more

Lawrence Frank ousted after two seasons

AUBURN HILLS, Michigan– On Thursday, a day after the Pistons ended another disappointing season, Detroit Pistons GM Joe Dumars announced that coach Lawrence Frank will not be retained for next season, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. The Pistons were 54-94 in his two seasons as head coach. I’m torn on this decision. One one hand, … Read more

Detroit Pistons End Season On A Sour Note

BROOKLYN, New York– The Detroit Pistons matched up on Wednesday night with the Brooklyn Nets in game number 82 on the season. Detroit was looking to win a season high 5th straight game and avoid a season sweep of the Nets. Neither goals happened. The Pistons started off right as Brandon Knight and Rodney Stuckey, … Read more

Detroit Pistons end the home slate on a high

AUBURN HILLS, Michigan– The Detroit Pistons matched up with the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night in the final home game at the Palace. Detroit was looking to tie a season high fourth straight win and win the season series with the Sixers. Greg Monroe got the scoring started for Detroit with a layup off a … Read more

Detroit Pistons get 3rd straight win

AUBURN HILLS, Michigan– The Detroit Pistons and the Charlotte Bobcats matched up at the Palace on Friday night looking to find any positives. Detroit would use a balanced attack to rout the Bobcats. Brandon Knight started out on fire. Knight had eight of Detroit’s first 10 points. Kemba Walker put Charlotte up 14-10, but Rodney … Read more

Detroit Pistons get season sweep of Cavaliers

The Detroit Pistons and the Cleveland Cavaliers matched up at the Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday night in a game that literally has no effect on the standings. Both teams will finish in the bottom two of the division. That doesn’t mean these two teams can’t give a good game. Rodney Stuckey, again starting for … Read more

Detroit Pistons end long losing skid to Bulls

AUBURN HILLS, Michigan– The Detroit Pistons and the Chicago Bulls matched up at the Palace of Auburn Hills for the final time this season. It was the final chance the Pistons had at the Bulls this season and end a lengthy 18 game losing streak to their rivals. They’ve come close, losing the first three … Read more

Detroit Pistons drop a tight one in Boston

BOSTON, Massachusetts– The Detroit Pistons matched up with the Boston Celtics one last time this season. The Pistons won the first two games of the series and were looking for the series sweep. The Celtics were looking to clinch a playoff spot. The Pistons came out from firing. Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond relentlessly attacked … Read more

Greg Monroe, Jose Calderon lead Detroit Pistons to a win

TORONTO, Ontario– The Detroit Pistons were coming off a tough loss to the Chicago Bulls the night before and then heard some terrible news before game time tonight. They found out that forward Jason Maxiell has suffered a detached retina and will be done for the season. They would bounce back, however. In Jose Calderon’s … Read more