Michigan’s Derrick Walton Jr. snags Preseason All-Big Ten honors

Derrick Walton has had a solid career for the Michigan Wolverines. Walton had the unenviable task of taking over point guard duties for former Michigan great and NBA top-10 pick Trey Burke. Even in the shadow of such lofty expectations, Walton has been a key component for the Wolverines over the years. In 2016 as a junior, Walton averaged 11.6 points … Read more

Former Spartans, Wolverines on the NBA stage – Where are they now?

Raise your hand if you thought Draymond Green would be an NBA Champion and surefire all-star when the 6-foot-7 former Michigan State forward was selected 35th overall in the 2012 NBA Draft. If you saw this coming, we’ve got nothing but respect. But for many (present company included), Green’s impact on the NBA level has been … Read more

Video: Mitch McGary channels Hakeem, scores 20 for OKC

The up-and-down nature of Mitch McGary’s basketball career has stayed true to form over the last month. After arriving on the scene with his first and second career double-doubles for the Oklahoma City Thunder in back-to-back games in early February, McGary saw his minutes dip back to rookie status as frontline regulars regained their health … Read more

Mitch McGary Notches First Career Double-Double (Video)

Mitch McGary has finally arrived. Following an arduous recovery from a fractured left foot in training camp, the former University of Michigan standout may have finally found his place as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder. In just his third NBA game, McGary came off the bench to score 19 points and grab 10 rebounds … Read more

Video: Healthy Mitch McGary Making Headway, Scores 26 for Thunder D-League Affiliate

It’s been a long road back for former Michigan Wolverine Mitch McGary. A nagging back injury limited him to just 8 games during his sophomore campaign in Ann Arbor. Facing a mandatory one-year NCAA suspension after a positive drug test, McGary then opted to enter the NBA Draft, where he was selected 21st by the Oklahoma City … Read more

Detroit Pistons Mailbag

This week I received your emails and tweets with your Detroit Pistons questions. I’m here to answer them as best I can. Don Merriman Q: What free agents are we targeting? With #greg monroe a restricted free agent, are we looking to match an offer sheet from another team? Lastly, who are looking at in … Read more

Detroit Pistons Draft Preview

The NBA Draft Lottery was on May 20 when many Detroit Pistons fans, me included, held their breaths as they hoped the Pistons would land in the top 8 to keep their top 8 protected pick. But alas, it wasn’t meant to be as the Pistons finished 9th in the lottery and had to give … Read more