Ex-Piston Charlie Villanueva ejected for choking Russell Westbrook

With the Mavericks electing to rest all five our their starters following an overtime loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers the night prior, Dallas’ bench earned big minutes against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, including former Detroit Pistons power forward Charlie Villanueva. Things turned physical in the second quarter, when the Mavericks’ J.J. Barea scuffled with Thunder guard Russell … Read more

With the exception of one (guess who?), former Pistons struggling in playoffs

You might have heard, but for the sixth consecutive season, the Detroit Pistons once again failed to qualify for the playoffs. On the bright side (grasping at straws here), we’ve been living vicariously through a collection of former Pistons, all making postseason appearances for their decidedly non-Piston ballclubs. Unfortunately, for most exes involved, it hasn’t … Read more

Detroit Pistons Mailbag

This week I received your emails and tweets with your Detroit Pistons questions. I’m here to answer them as best I can. Don Merriman Q: What free agents are we targeting? With #greg monroe a restricted free agent, are we looking to match an offer sheet from another team? Lastly, who are looking at in … Read more

Total team effort leads Detroit Pistons to a win

The Detroit Pistons went on the road and defeated the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday. They came back to The Palace on Monday night and jumped out all over the Milwaukee Bucks. After playing with so much energy in the second half against Brooklyn, the Pistons brought the same energy from the tip. Brandon Jennings, the … Read more

Detroit Pistons busy offseason continues with acquisition of Brandon Jennings

Detroit Pistons GM Joe Dumars is at it again. Dumars executed a sign-and-trade for Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Jennings. Detroit will send Brandon Knight, Slava Kravtsov, and Khris Middleton to Milwaukee. Jennings will sign a 3-year $24 million deal with the Pistons. Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski was the first to report the deal. Personally, I’m … 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

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 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 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