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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...

Preview: Jerebko, Datome return to Palace with new roles and playoff hopes

What: Detroit Pistons vs. Boston Celtics When: 7:00 p.m. (ESPN, FSD) Where: The Palace of Auburn Hills What to Watch For:  While both teams remain technically alive in the playoff race, it's the Celtics who find themselves in a more manageable position, standing...

Former Piston Luigi Datome a hit with Celtics fans, coaches

Sometimes a guy just needs a chance. For Luigi "Gigi" Datome, that chance came on February 19, 2015 when the Detroit Pistons shipped him up to Boston in a package deal for Tayshaun Prince. Now, in a new city with a...

Former Pistons finding their way in new roles elsewhere

Undoubtedly, there was calculated risk involved when the Detroit Pistons agreed to send away a quartet of mainstays in exchange for Reggie Jackson and Tayshaun Prince on the cusp of the NBA's trade deadline last month. For Pistons head coach...

A Full List of Every Single NBA Trade from Thursday’s Deadline

While the Detroit Pistons made a surprise splash at yesterday's NBA trade deadline, acquiring both Reggie Jackson and Tayshaun Prince, their moves were just a small piece of a massive league-wide overall Thursday afternoon. In all, 39 players switched...

Pistons Trade Deadline Recap

It was an hour before the 2015 trade deadline, when all through the Palace, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. Then Stan Van Gundy and Jeff Bower hopped on the phone and all hell broke loose. Van...

Pistons Re-acquire Tayshaun Prince

In a deal completed just before Thursday's NBA trade deadline, the Detroit Pistons re-acquired Tayshaun Prince from the Boston Celtics in exchange for Luigi Datome and Jonas Jerebko. https://twitter.com/Vincent_Ellis56/status/568505071119392768 The Prince, Datome, and Jerebko swap was actually a part of a broader three-team...

Van Gundy on Pistons: “We’re really messed up right now.”

Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy didn't mince words following Detroit's 106-96 loss to the Lakers Tuesday night. "We're really messed up right now, I mean we're really messed up as a team," Van Gundy said. "Lot of dilemmas. Lot...

Pistons rout Hornets in morning preseason matchup

The Detroit Pistons were coming off a loss to the Washington Wizards on Sunday where they couldn't close the game out and ended up losing by a score of 91-89. They went into the early morning matchup with the...

Detroit Pistons make an international splash

Joe Dumars has made an international splash by signing Italian League MVP Luigi Datome. Datome has verbally agreed to a 2-year $3.75 million contract. All deals cannot be officially signed until July 10. Datome averaged 16.6 points and 5.8 rebounds...
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