Justise Winslow embarks on journey, dunks on Ersan Ilyasova (Video)

Look, I’m not usually one to stand around and bark at today’s basketball playing youth for their affinity for sneaking in a few steps prior to their takeoff in the open floor. I mean, as a Pistons fan, I’m pretty sure Richard Hamilton spent most of the 2000’s taking four steps every time he caught the ball at … Read more

Draft Day: Ranking the Pistons’ Top 10 Prospects

It’s Draft Day! With over 50 prospects worked out over the course of the last month, the Pistons presumably have a full grasp (and then some) on how they envision tonight’s events playing out. The Pistons currently hold the eighth selection in the first round of tonight’s draft (7:00 p.m., ESPN) but with the uncertainty of … Read more

Pistons predraft wrap-up: Evaluating Detroit’s top ten prospects

With the NBA Draft less than a week away, the Detroit Pistons have just about covered all of their bases. After working out likely top-ten picks Justise Winslow and Stanley Johnson earlier in the week, Detroit went on a binger, wrapping up their predraft workouts by hosting shooting guard Devin Booker and forwards Kelly Oubre, … Read more

Pistons work out Justise Winslow, MSU’s Dawson

It never hurts to dream. One day after the Pistons hosted Stanley Johnson, a 6-foot-7 small forward many believe will still be available by the time the Pistons make the eighth overall selection next Thursday, similarly sized Duke forward Justise Winslow stopped by to make his case in front of Pistons brass. Unlike Johnson, Winslow is expected … Read more

Five more Pistons targets for the 2015 NBA Draft

[tps_header]After our own Julius Porter took the first shot at plucking out the Pistons’ best draft prospects, we’re digging deeper and providing another batch of NBA hopefuls who all would work as a fine fit in Detroit. This time around, we’re taking a look at three additional first-round options and a pair of second rounders. [/tps_header] [tps_title]First … Read more

RECAP: Michigan State’s magical run and season both over

FINAL FOUR – DUKE 81, MSU 61

The Michigan State Spartans basketball team was on an emotional high and feeling very confident about their chances of bringing home a title following their win in the Elite Eight round a week before against the Louisville Cardinals. Spartans head coach Tom Izzo was working his magic in the month of March once again. On Saturday night, the magic, the confidence, all of it went south real quick when they ran into a wall that goes by the name of the Duke Blue Devils.

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Final Four Preview: Spartans, Duke square off once again

The Michigan State Spartans are back in the Final Four, and word around the country is that this is the best coaching job head coach Tom Izzo has ever had in his time at MSU. The Spartans were under-seeded going into the big dance, given a 7-seed in a region that had arguably four or five national championship contending programs. With the help of some stingy defense, senior leadership, and clutch timely free-throw shooting, they are back on the biggest stage in college basketball, and will now face a familiar foe.

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