Pistons waive Cartier Martin, Jordan Bachynski & Adonis Thomas; roster nearly set

With the regular season right around the corner, the Detroit Pistons announced Friday morning that they have waived Cartier Martin, Jordan Bachynski and Adonis Thomas. Today’s transactions means the Pistons’ roster has now been whittled down to 16 players heading into tonight’s preseason finale against the Atlanta Hawks. The NBA mandates that teams carry no more … Read more

Hijinks abound as Pistons join forces with Funny or Die for new video

The Detroit Pistons have enlisted producers from the comedy website Funny or Die to bring a spark to the promotion game. Their partnership began on Media Day as Lamorne Morris of New Girl fame took the time to bring a handful of Pistons onto his own personal game show dubbed The Backboard. Morris, among other things, … Read more

Pistons roster pretty much bursting at the seams at this point

If the Pistons’ current roster is any indication, second year head coach Stan Van Gundy loves position battles. With 18 players under contract and another possibly joining the fold soon — they’re rumored to be a frontrunner for 6-foot-10 center Eric Moreland — the Pistons are closing in on Spring Training split squad numbers. Here’s where the extensive roster figure stands … Read more

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Cartier Martin exercises $1.2 million option, staying with Pistons

Cartier Martin has exercised the second year of his contract with the Detroit Pistons, head coach and team president Stan Van Gundy confirmed on Monday.  Martin was one of Van Gundy’s first signings when he took over team operations in the summer of 2014. Martin’s option will pay him $1.27 million for the 2015-16 season.  Struggling … Read more

Pistons free agency: Who stays? Who goes?

As the 2015 offseason approaches, Stan Van Gundy and the Detroit Pistons have some big decisions to make. Seven players that were on the roster at the end of the 2015 season are impending free agents with the option of leaving town. Who stays? Who goes? We take a look. The Big Two Of the seven, the … Read more

End of Season Report Card (Detroit Pistons Edition)

Guards Reggie Jackson: B+ We’re not sure if this is fair, but we kind of give Reggie a pass for his first portion of games as a member of the Pistons. A new city, new team, new role, and new coach all made for an initially difficult transition (most noticeable when he vomited during his debut). … Read more

Who’s who of who’s new: 6 Fresh Pistons join the fold

Ahead of tonight’s opener in Denver, Stan Van Gundy and the rest of the Detroit Pistons front office kept themselves quite busy this summer by partaking in a little much needed under-the-hood maintenance. While larger moves loomed but ultimately stalled, the Pistons quietly opted to pursue lower profile means of addressing some pressing needs that may go a long way toward improving upon last season’s 29-win mountain of underachievement. Here’s a quick rundown of the new guys:

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Pistons take on Nuggets to open season

What: Detroit Pistons vs. Denver Nuggets Where: Pepsi Center Denver, CO Time: 9:00 The 2014-15 Detroit Pistons season gets underway in the Rocky Mountains as the Pistons take on the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center. The Pistons are coming off a rough 2013-14 season and will look to begin anew under the guidance of … Read more

Pistons close out preseason by hosting Sixers

What: Detroit Pistons vs. Philadelphia 76ers Where: The Palace of Auburn Hills Auburn Hills, MI When: 7:30 The Detroit Pistons close out the preseason tonight by hosting the Philadelphia 76ers. The Pistons are 4-2 so far in the preseason and will look to tighten up the screws before heading to the Rocky Mountains to take … Read more

Jodie Meeks to miss 2 months due to back injury

The Detroit Pistons announced that Jodie Meeks will miss two months due to a stress reaction in his lower back. A release by the team said that the injury was found in a CT scan on Monday. Meeks was signed to a 3-year $19 million deal this offseason and it’s another blow to the Pistons on … Read more

Pistons drop preseason game, KCP has left knee sprain

The Detroit Pistons’ preseason schedule took them to the nation’s capital to take on the Washington Wizards. As it’s just preseason, let’s visit the three things I highlighted in the preview to this afternoon game. 1.) The shooting guard position Kentavious Caldwell-Pope played fairly well today. He scored 12 points on 5/11 shooting and shot … Read more

Busy Pistons sign F Caron Butler

The Detroit Pistons, minutes after it was announced that they had signed D.J. Augustin, announced that they had signed F Caron Butler to a 2-year $9 million deal with a team option. Butler averaged 10.5 points on 39.4% shooting from deep last season in 56 games split between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Oklahoma City … Read more

Detroit Pistons sign Jodie Meeks; Cartier Martin

It was announced on Tuesday afternoon, on the first day of free agency, that the Detroit Pistons agreed in principle with Los Angeles Lakers free agent Jodie Meeks on a 3-year $19 million deal. Soon after it was announced that they had signed journeyman Cartier Martin to a 1-year deal. Deals can’t officially be signed … Read more