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

Pistons Trade For F Anthony Tolliver

In need of a front-court contributor after waiving Josh Smith earlier this week, ESPN’s Marc Stein reports the Pistons have acquired stretch forward Anthony Tolliver from the Phoenix Suns in exchange for Tony Mitchell. Tolliver, a six-year vet, stands at a lanky 6’8” with an ability to stretch the floor when needed, shooting near 40% … Read more

Attn. West Michigan: The Grand Rapids Drive Have Arrived and They Can Fly

Undoubtedly flying under the Michigan sports radar, the Grand Rapids Drive – aka the Detroit Pistons’ brand spankin’ new minor league affiliate – celebrated their home opener this past Wednesday in front of a sellout crowd with a 127-99 victory over Manny Harris (yes, that Manny Harris) and the Los Angeles Defenders. Formerly, since 2007, the Pistons … Read more

Detroit Pistons 2014 Summer League Recap

The Detroit Pistons concluded the 2014 Orlando Pro Summer League with a 3-2 record after a 96-87 loss Friday morning to the host Orlando Magic. The week in Orlando was a positive one for the Pistons. Here are the three things that stood out to me in Summer League 1.) Kentavious Caldwell-Pope KCP stands for … Read more

Total team effort leads Detroit Pistons to a win

The Detroit Pistons went on the road and defeated the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday. They came back to The Palace on Monday night and jumped out all over the Milwaukee Bucks. After playing with so much energy in the second half against Brooklyn, the Pistons brought the same energy from the tip. Brandon Jennings, the … 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 Summer League Recap

The Detroit Pistons finished the 2013 Orlando Pro Summer League at 2-3. We got to see the continued development of Andre Drummond and top pick Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. Three guys who stood out to me: 1.) Andre Drummond Drummond was a man amongst boys in Summer League. It was almost unfair. In the Summer League opener … Read more

Detroit Pistons re-sign Will Bynum

Will “The Thrill” Bynum is coming back to MoTown to throw some more lobs to Andre Drummond and newly acquired Josh Smith. Bynum on Monday verbally agreed to a 2-year $5.75 million deal to remain with the Detroit Pistons. All offers can’t be officially signed until July 10. Bynum averaged 9.8 points and 3.6 assists … Read more

2013 Detroit Pistons Draft Review

The Detroit Pistons had three picks in this year’s draft. In an NBA draft full of surprises, they certainly had a surprise at 8th overall. Pistons 8th overall pick: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Georgia University With Michigan guard Trey Burke, Syracuse guard Michael Carter-Williams, and Lehigh guard C.J. McCollum on the board, Pistons GM Joe Dumars surprised … Read more