ESPN discusses Andre Drummond trade to Cavaliers

The Detroit Pistons ended an era on Wednesday afternoon, sending center Andre Drummond to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for Brandon Knight, John Henson and a second round draft selection. Take a look as an ESPN panel of Rachel Nichols, Jackie MacMullan, Amin Elhassan, Kendrick Perkins and Zach Lowe discussed the trade shortly after it … Read more

Hey Andre Drummond: quit whining and maybe give your new team a consistent effort

Former Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond was unceremoniously traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers this afternoon for a less than inspiring return of Brandon Knight, John Henson and a second-round pick. Almost immediately, Drummond took to Twitter to whine that he was never told about an upcoming deal, and that there are “no friends and loyalty”. … 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

Thank you, Brandon Jennings

Though he only played two and a half seasons for the Detroit Pistons, Brandon Jennings had some memorable moments during his time in the Motor City. From his game-winner against the San Antonio Spurs… Brandon Jennings hits a shot at the buzzer to defeat the Spurs: — Sportsmanias (@Sportsmanias) January 7, 2015 To his … Read more

Stan Van Gundy and the art of trading up

On May 14, 2014, Stan Van Gundy was hired as the head coach of the Detroit Pistons. Since that day, Van Gundy has made seven trades, acquiring nine players in the process. Of those nine players acquired,  seven are on the roster today, with only Danny Granger and Tayshaun Prince moving on to other teams. Of … Read more

NBA Free Agency: A team-by-team rundown

As we patiently wait to get word from Auburn Hills on what the Pistons plan to do with all that cap space, DSN has decided to check in around the league and see how things are shaking out.  NBA free agency officially kicked off at 12:01 Wednesday morning and while deals can’t be signed until July … Read more

A Full List of Every Single NBA Trade from Thursday’s Deadline

While the Detroit Pistons made a surprise splash at yesterday’s NBA trade deadline, acquiring both Reggie Jackson and Tayshaun Prince, their moves were just a small piece of a massive league-wide overall Thursday afternoon. In all, 39 players switched teams, and we haven’t even begun to count up all the conditional draft picks. Here’s a … Read more

Video: Courtside Waitress Spills Beer Everywhere

Ah yes, the perils of courtside seating at an NBA ballgame. What appeared to be a routine loose ball chase in the corner quickly turned into a small-time crisis Saturday night as Brooklyn Nets center Mason Plumlee collided with a courtside waitress carrying a bevy of adult beverages. The result? Total carnage. The final tally: 7 spilled … Read more

Doing the Right Thing: Joe Dumars and His Mercurial Drafting Abilities

Off the top, let’s cover what this article is not. This is not an all-encompassing evaluation of Joe Dumars’ tenure as Detroit Pistons President of Basketball Operations. This piece is not dealing with the decision to trade Chauncey Billups for Allen Iverson or sign Ben Gordon to an unfathomably large sum of money. Those topics would require their own … Read more