New look Pistons lose at home to Giannis and the Milwaukee Bucks 126-106

The youth movement has officially kicked off in Detroit.   The Detroit Pistons (19-39) lost at home to the Milwaukee Bucks (47-8) tonight 126-106. The Milwaukee Bucks played almost flawless basketball through the first two quarters, only committing one turnover in the first half. The Pistons, on the other hand, finished with 11 turnovers through … Read more

Blake Griffin steps over Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the Bucks weren’t happy

Teammates won’t take kindly to a sign of disrespect, especially when that teammate happens to be the reining NBA MVP. Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin casually stepped over Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo during the third quarter of Wednesday night’s game, immediately drawing a crowd. Blake stepped over Giannis and the Bucks weren't having it … Read more

The 10 Worst Trades in Pistons History

Believe it or not, any perceived (or actual) ineptitude within the modern day Detroit Pistons front office—pre-Van Gundy, that is—largely pales in comparison to what transpired on a regular basis before general manager Jack McCloskey‘s arrival in 1979. To be sure, there’s been plenty of missteps in recent memory (we reckon one in particular from … Read more

The Top 10 Draft Steals in Pistons History

You know what’s been beaten into the ground? The history of the Detroit Pistons’ draft failures. We get it, it’s an easy target. Draft picks, by nature, tend to have the odds stacked against them. Even with a lottery pick, you’re probably not going to find an all-star, statistically speaking. So today, we’re flipping the script … Read more

Thank you, Brandon Jennings

Though he only played two and a half seasons for the Detroit Pistons, Brandon Jennings had some memorable moments during his time in the Motor City. From his game-winner against the San Antonio Spurs… Brandon Jennings hits a shot at the buzzer to defeat the Spurs: https://t.co/NXWVFilGjw — Sportsmanias (@Sportsmanias) January 7, 2015 To his … Read more

Stan Van Gundy and the art of trading up

On May 14, 2014, Stan Van Gundy was hired as the head coach of the Detroit Pistons. Since that day, Van Gundy has made seven trades, acquiring nine players in the process. Of those nine players acquired,  seven are on the roster today, with only Danny Granger and Tayshaun Prince moving on to other teams. Of … Read more

NBA Free Agency: A team-by-team rundown

As we patiently wait to get word from Auburn Hills on what the Pistons plan to do with all that cap space, DSN has decided to check in around the league and see how things are shaking out.  NBA free agency officially kicked off at 12:01 Wednesday morning and while deals can’t be signed until July … Read more

A few realistic targets for the Pistons in Free Agency

Following the 2015 NBA entry draft, a night that saw Stan Van Gundy and company select small forward Stanley Johnson, there is still plenty of work to do and cash to spend for the Detroit Pistons. The trade for Ersan Ilyasova brought in a new starting power forward to replace the (likely) soon to depart Greg Monroe. … 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 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

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 end the home slate on a high

AUBURN HILLS, Michigan– The Detroit Pistons matched up with the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night in the final home game at the Palace. Detroit was looking to tie a season high fourth straight win and win the season series with the Sixers. Greg Monroe got the scoring started for Detroit with a layup off a … Read more