There is NO reason to have the NBA Draft Lottery

Another terrible night in Detroit after a draft lottery, Paul lambasts the NBA Draft Lottery process and asks: Why are we still doing this?

Blockbuster trade sends James Harden to the Philadelphia 76ers

According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski, the Brooklyn Nets have traded James Harden and Paul Millsap to the Philadelphia 76ers for Ben Simmons, Seth Curry, Andre Drummond, and two first-round draft picks. There had been reports that Harden wanted out of Brooklyn and it was no mystery that Simmons wanted out of Philly. Nation, with … Read more

Detroit Pistons include Jerami Grant in ‘huge offer’ for Ben Simmons

Detroit Pistons

According to a report from Bleacher Report, the Detroit Pistons included Jerami Grant in a ‘huge offer’ for Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers. From Bleacher Report: If Ben Simmons is the linchpin of the NBA‘s trade season, Jerami Grant is being viewed by league personnel as the best player with the highest likelihood of being … Read more

Detroit Pistons are ‘still inquiring’ about former No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons

Detroit Pistons

According to a report from Keith Pompey, a league source has indicated to him that the Detroit Pistons are among the teams who are ‘still inquiring’ about former No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons’ availability. It seems like a foregone conclusion that a divorce is coming between Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers. Do you think … Read more

Pistons get their bell rung by the 76ers on the road amidst new career-high from Christian Wood

Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons (20-46) couldn’t pull off the victory tonight, losing to the Philadelphia 76ers (39-26) on the road 124-106. The Pistons were in a groove early on in the first quarter, going on a 15-9 run to start the game before trailing by five to end the first quarter. The Pistons came back to … Read more

Short-handed Pistons lose at home to The 76ers 125-109

The Detroit Pistons (11-20) couldn’t get it done tonight against the Philadelphia 76ers (22-10), losing at home 125-109. The Pistons were short-handed again tonight, with Luke Kennard (knee) and Bruce Brown Jr. (calf soreness) out for the home team. Pistons starting center Andre Drummond did not make the start tonight due to being late to … Read more

Conference Tournament Preview – SEC

[tps_header]Every year it seems that the SEC is just Kentucky and everybody else, and despite that being the expectation entering the season, that was far from the case. With just under a week until Selection Sunday, there are plenty of teams in the SEC still fighting to prove they belong in the NCAA Tournament. Texas … Read more

Ben Simmons ruled ineligible for Wooden Award

Ben Simmons, the star of LSU Tigers and the likely No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming NBA Draft, has been ruled ineligible for the Wooden Award, LSU head coach Johnny Jones told ESPN on Saturday. LSU's Ben Simmons "didn't meet all requirements" and is ineligible to win the Wooden Award. — ESPN (@espn) … Read more

Making a case for Denzel Valentine as ‘Player of the Year’

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone.   It’s very rare in this day and age of college … Read more

Spartans listed as 12/1 odds to win CBB title, Valentine a favorite for POY

The Michigan State Spartans and head basketball coach Tom Izzo had this week off and will be taking the court again on Saturday when they travel to Ann Arbor to face hated rival Michigan in the Crisler Center (2 p.m. ET on CBS). Since their three-game losing skid in mid-January, Izzo and company have won three straight … Read more