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

Former Piston Will Bynum returns from China, signs with Wizards

After a well-traveled season that saw him venture from Detroit to Boston to Guangdong, China, point guard Will Bynum has found himself a permanent home stateside… at least for now. The Washington Wizards have signed Bynum for the remainder of the season as they attempt to shore up a backcourt that has struggled with injuries throughout … Read more

The Top 10 Pistons Plays of 2014

We know what you’re thinking. The Pistons had 10 good plays during 2014? It took some digging, but we think we came up something legit. Each play falls between January 1 and December 28, 2014, which means, if someone pulls off something list-worthy tomorrow against Orlando, that may put us in a bind. Elsewise, prepare … Read more

Pistons trade Will Bynum to Celtics

The Detroit Pistons have announced that they have made a trade. They have traded backup point guard Will Bynum to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Joel Anthony. Bynum was the odd man out for the Pistons after they signed D.J. Augustin in the offseason and drafted Spencer Dinwiddie in the June draft. Bynum hasn’t … Read more

Detroit Pistons in a place no team wants to be in

In the NBA, there are two categories you want to fall in: either you’re incredibly bad, like the Philadelphia 76ers, or you’re a perennial title contender, like the San Antonio Spurs. The Detroit Pistons fall in neither category and are stuck right in the middle. They aren’t nearly bad enough to land a top 3 … Read more

Detroit Pistons sign G D.J. Augustin

TNT’s David Aldridge reported Sunday night that the Detroit Pistons have signed Chicago Bulls G D.J. Augustin. Augustin averaged 13.1 points and 4.4 assists in 71 games split between the Toronto Raptors and the Bulls last season and shot 40.1% from deep. However, he flourished once he was traded from Toronto to the Bulls. With … 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

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 defeat Kings, end 3 game skid

The Detroit Pistons hosted the Sacramento Kings looking for something, anything to be happy about. They were on a 3-game skid and their playoff hopes had been fading with that skid. It didn’t start off the way they hoped for as the Kings opened up a 16-6 lead. Rudy Gay was burning Kyle Singler off … Read more

Detroit Pistons fire Mo Cheeks after 50 games

The Detroit Pistons announced on Sunday morning that they have relived head coach Mo Cheeks of his duties after 50 games. The news was first reported by Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. The Pistons had high expectations coming into this season, expectations such as getting back to the Playoffs for the first time since 2009 and … Read more

Detroit Pistons close out Wizards on the road

After getting shellacked on their home court last night against the Utah Jazz, the Detroit Pistons hopped on the plane and flew to our nation’s capital to take on the Washington Wizards. The last time the Pistons visited the Verizon Center, the Wizards blew them out and the Pistons left with a little bit of … Read more

Josh Smith’s heroics lift Detroit Pistons over Suns

After rallying on the road last night in Philadelphia to beat the 76ers to end a six game losing streak, the Detroit Pistons came back to The Palace on Saturday night to end a 5 game home losing streak. The Phoenix Suns stood in the way of that Unlike last night, the Pistons got off to … Read more

Josh Smith leads the way in comeback win over 76ers

It had been since 2013 since the Detroit Pistons’ last win. The losing streak spanned six games, falling to teams with records under .500. Tonight, against the Philadelphia 76ers, the Pistons found a way to win. It didn’t start the right way. The Sixers opened up a 19-4 lead behind seven points from Thaddeus Young … Read more

Josh Smith leads Detroit Pistons past NBA’s best

Trying to bounce back from yet another tough loss where they blew yet another fourth quarter lead, the Detroit Pistons entered an arena where they hadn’t won since January 29, 2008. The Indiana Pacers also owned the NBA’s best record and were unbeaten at home. Piece of cake. The Pistons started off just like they … 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 get a big win over the Knicks

The Detroit Pistons were coming off a disappointing 1-3 road trip and came home to face an opponent who has owned them in the past, the New York Knicks. Spicing up this matchup was the twitter feud between Brandon Jennings and the Knicks’ J.R. Smith. Jennings called out Smith’s younger brother, Chris Smith, for being … Read more