Throwback Dunk Battle: LeBron James vs. Jason Maxiell

Exactly two players remain from the last postseason meeting between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Detroit Pistons. And even then, their tenure is based upon a technicality, as both holdovers, LeBron James and Mo Williams, actually left Cleveland for a handful of years before their collective return (with Williams once again following James back into town). … Read more

WATCH: Opponent cheap shots Jason Maxiell, proceeds to run for his life

It’s been a little bit of a world tour for Jason Maxiell since he left the Detroit Pistons in 2013. After bouncing in and out of the rotation for the Orlando Magic and Charlotte Hornets, Maxiell has since departed for the Chinese Basketball Association, where things like this happen: Maxiell, averaging 19 points and 12 rebounds … Read more

The 10 Greatest Dunkers in Pistons History

We know. You’re wondering, “There’s 10 great dunkers in Detroit Pistons history?” In a word: kinda. We’re here to breakdown Detroit’s top above-the-rim finishers, counting all the way down to the most spectacular high flyer in Pistons history. Is Andre Drummond’s breakneck dunk pace (167 crams in 2015 alone) enough to catapult him into the top 5 … Read more

The First Edition of “KC Knows”

Something new here at Detroit Sports Nation, we are adding a Pistons mailbag session called “KC Knows”. I will answer questions that fans have about the Detroit Pistons. Question: Who do you think the Pistons will draft? Answer: I think the Pistons will have to go after 1 of their 2 needs, a scoring forward … 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 win behind Charlie Villanueva

The Detroit Pistons were down in the dumps. They were on a 10 game losing streak and were finding a new way to lose every game. The Charlotte Bobcats almost gave them an 11th straight loss. The game started off well for the boys in blue. Brandon Knight returned to the starting lineup and keyed … Read more

Detroit Pistons lose-shocker

The Detroit Pistons were in Miami. They were on the road, taking on a team on a historic streak, and facing the best player on the planet. Safe to say things didn’t go their way. They did get off to a good start. Jose Calderon played well against Mario Chalmers and Greg Monroe did his … Read more

Detroit Pistons lose, is anybody surprised?

The Detroit Pistons came home following a terrible 0-4 western road trip. The Brooklyn Nets were waiting for them. Short handed missing Brandon Knight and Andre Drummond, Jose Calderon only played the first eight minutes due to flu like symptoms. Brooklyn point guard Deron Williams cooked every defender the Pistons threw at him. He crossed … Read more

Detroit Pistons do something right in loss to Mavericks

[show_scoreboard scbd_id=”11″] Lawrence Frank, take note. This is how you coach a rebuilding basketball team. With Frank dealing with a family issue in New Jersey, Brian Hill was the acting head coach for the second straight game. The Detroit Pistons had lost three straight coming into this one and it wasn’t going to be easy … Read more

A long night in San Antonio for the Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons were coming into Sam Antonio looking for a sweep of the season series over the team with the best record in the NBA. The Spurs were missing point guard Tony Parker and they didn’t miss a beat. It was competitive early as the Pistons led 6-2 on some Jose Calderon 3’s and … Read more

Brandon Knight scores career high 32 in win

The Detroit Pistons were desperate for a win. They lost their last three games by 32, 18, and 11 respectively. A game against the Washington Wizards was exactly what the doctor ordered. Detroit had won all three games with the Wizards coming into tonight. The Pistons also welcomed back starting shooting guard Brandon Knight, who … Read more