Detroit Pistons trade Darrun Hilliard to Rockets, who flip him to Clippers

The Detroit Pistons made a trade today, sending Darrun Hilliard to the Houston Rockets in exchange for cash considerations. The Rockets then promptly moved Hilliard to the Los Angeles Clippers as part of the trade that sent Chris Paul to Houston. Because the Rockets were looking for non-guaranteed contracts to help facilitate the Paul trade, … Read more

Detroit Pistons mid-season report card

Guards Reggie Jackson: C After missing the first 21 games of the season, Reggie Jackson has basically been Reggie Jackson. He’s averaging just over 16 points and five assists a game in his 22 games back. The issue with Jackson, as it has always been, is his inefficiency. He’s only shooting 43%, which is a … Read more

Rookie Darrun Hilliard impresses in first taste of extended minutes

In the NBA, sometimes it’s just about opportunity. For Pistons rookie Darrun Hilliard, that opportunity came Sunday evening. Shorthanded after starting small forward Marcus Morris was ruled out with left knee tendinitis, Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy was forced to shake up the front court depth chart in his team’s 103-89 win over the Brooklyn Nets. … Read more

Trio of Pistons, including Jennings, all suiting up for Grand Rapids Drive on Saturday

It turns out Brandon Jennings will have some company when he makes his D-League debut with the Grand Rapids Drive Saturday evening at the Delta Plex. As Jennings makes his first on-court appearance since tearing his Achilles tendon last January, he’ll be joined by two of his Pistons teammates. OFFICIAL: @DetroitPistons also assign Darrun Hilliard … Read more

Pistons sending Dinwiddie, Hilliard down to Grand Rapids for Saturday; Ex-Spartan Dawson joining on Sunday

The Detroit Pistons will be sending Spencer Dinwiddie and Darrun Hilliard down to Grand Rapids for a little tune-up, the team confirmed following a 102-95 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday. As head coach Stan Van Gundy had hinted prior to tip-off, Dinwiddie and Hilliard will join the Grand Rapids Drive, the Pistons’ D-League affiliate, for … 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

A look at the Detroit Pistons off-season so far

Detroit has never been a target destination for top-tier free agents. This year it looked like things might be different, the Detroit Pistons had a lot of cap space and players like Danny Green and DeMarre Carroll seemed within reach. We quickly learned that wasn’t the case though once free agency officially started. Green is staying with the San … Read more

Pistons select Darrun Hilliard with the 38th pick in the 2015 NBA Draft

After selecting forward Stanley Johnson in the first round of Thursday’s NBA Draft, the Detroit Pistons decided to go guard in the second round by selecting Villanova’s Darrun Hillard with the 38th overall selection. Here’s a quick rundown of who he is, how he fits and the pick grade: Who is he? Darrun Hillard was … Read more