Pistons Rumors & News

  • Pelicans beat Pistons, 88-85, behind Anthony Davis' 39 points and 8 blocks

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Despite missing the previous five games with a sprained right shoulder, Pelicans star forward Anthony Davis didn't have a problem regaining his All-Star form Wednesday night. In his first game back against the Detroit Pistons, Davis scored 39 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and had eight blocks to..." March 05

  • Pistons' Jackson stays positive despite early struggles

    Detroit Free Press "Uneven would be the best way to describe Reggie Jackson's play with the Detroit Pistons through four games. But he has shown signs of being a positive influence, regardless of his performance. When rookie point guard Spencer Dinwiddie was leading the charge back from a 21-point deficit..." March 05

  • Report: Celtics To Pursue Kevin Love, Greg Monroe, Marc Gasol This Summer

    NESN "Get ready, Boston Celtics fans. We could be in for a very interesting summer. The “fireworks” many Celtics supporters hoped for last offseason never materialized, as the team failed to land its reported top target, current Cleveland Cavaliers big man Kevin Love, and instead settled on..." March 04

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    Dave Pemberton @drpemberton

    #Pistons have signed Quincy Miller to a second 10-day contract

  • SVG: Jennings on board with Pistons getting Jackson

    Detroit Free Press "After the Pistons acquired point guard Reggie Jackson at the Feb. 19 trade deadline, team president/coach Stan Van Gundy shared the news with several members of the team via phone. But there was one player Van Gundy felt needed a face-to-face meeting to discuss the situation: injured point..." March 01

  • Bradley Beal, Paul Pierce return to help Wizards beat Pistons, 99-95

    Washington Post "There is no single reason the Washington Wizards have spiraled into a month-long funk. Some nights the offense has sputtered. Others the defense was leaky. A spate of injuries didn’t help, depleting a roster that already was underachieving before it hit a six-game losing streak that included..." March 01

  • Monroe should consider Pistons for big deal

    Detroit News "Pistons forward Greg Monroe is accustomed to facing double teams on the floor. Now he faced a triple team off the court, surrounded by people much shorter than him and in worse shape. The New York media pounced on Monroe, the soon-to-be free agent, and the goal was to unearth any nugget that..." March 01

  • Knicks have shot to snag Greg Monroe next season

    New York Post "Pistons general manager and coach Stan Van Gundy had a chance to lock up burly power forward Greg Monroe last summer with a long-term deal when he became a restricted free agent. Now Detroit could be burned. Despite all the talk about the Knicks’ 2015 cap space, several league executives think..." February 28

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    His And Hers @HisAndHers

    Former Pistons SG @ripcityhamilton announces his retirement from NBA. He's Detroit's all-time leading playoff scorer. pic.twitter.com/BSkL12Mtdj

  • Cleveland Cavaliers rally in second half to top Detroit Pistons, 102-93

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cleveland Cavaliers looked like they were on the verge of losing their first game since the All-Star break against the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night, but Kevin Love helped rally the team from a double-digit deficit in the second half, beating the Pistons, 102-93. "I thought Kevin played..." February 25

  • 9d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Pistons keep working on depth after trade deadline. Shawne Williams off waivers & now they're signing John Lucas III to rest-of-season deal

  • 10d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    The Detroit Pistons have also claimed Shawne Williams, I'm told

  • Kobe nixed Pistons trade

    CBSSports.com "Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest Lakers of all time, right there with Magic Johnson for the most beloved in the most famous franchise's history. But there was a time when Bryant was nearly no longer a Laker. In 2007, frustrated by three agonizingly brutal years after the trade of Shaquille..." February 24

  • 11d
    Vincent Ellis @Vincent_Ellis56

    SVG says he is leaning toward starting Prince at SF tomorrow night vs. #Cavs. #Pistons

  • Newcomer Reggie Jackson settles down, Pistons roll

    Detroit News "Reggie Jackson returned to the military brat who bounced around Italy, England, North Dakota and Colorado, wanting acceptance from his new classmates and neighbors. He was the nervous kid again. But this time the nerves came before teammates and a nice Sunday afternoon crowd of 18,371 at The..." February 23

  • Report: Celtics Reneged On Promise To Buy Out Tayshaun Prince

    Real GM Basketball "The Boston Celtics reneged on a promise to agree upon a buyout with Tayshaun Prince, according to a source. The Celtics instead traded Prince to the Detroit Pistons." February 23

  • Kobe Bryant talks about rejecting a trade to the Pistons

    CBSSports.com "Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest Lakers of all time, right there with Magic Johnson for the most beloved in the most famous franchise's history. But there was a time when Bryant was nearly no longer a Laker. In 2007, frustrated by three agonizingly brutal years after the trade of Shaquille..." February 23

  • Pistons' Tayshaun Prince wants a buyout, Stan Van Gundy says no

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy said Tayshaun Prince had an interesting reaction upon learning he was returning to Detroit. While Reggie Jackson was ecstatic, that wasn't exactly the reaction Prince had when he learned the Boston Celtics had sent him to the Pistons on Thursday. Van..." February 22

  • Reggie Jackson on his time with Thunder: ‘Everything bad that happened, I was the scapegoat’

    Yahoo! Sports "When the ferocity of the final minutes of the NBA trade deadline were unfolding, Reggie Jackson had been fast asleep in his Oklahoma City bedroom. Brooklyn had turned to Detroit, Jackson had been awakened and soon his brother Travis handed him a cell phone with Stan Van Gundy on the..." February 22

  • 13d
    Keith Langlois @Keith_Langlois

    SVG says Tayshaun Prince probably won't play Sunday. Gets in tonight and no shootaround tomorrow with a 3:30 tipoff vs Wizards

  • 13d
    Keith Langlois @Keith_Langlois

    Spencer Dinwiddie played himself into quasi-rotation role last night. SVG says backup PG will be matchup driven between Dinwiddie, Lucas

  • SVG's intent is to make Jackson the long-term answer for Pistons at point guard

    NBA.com "What are the Pistons getting in Reggie Jackson? A supremely confident, athletically gifted, competitively hypercharged point guard on the cusp of his prime years. "Two things, more than anything, other than just his overall play," Stan Van Gundy cited about what drew the Pistons to Jackson..." February 21

  • 15d
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Oklahoma City has traded Reggie Jackson to Detroit, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

  • 15d
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Another team in hot pursuit of OKC's Reggie Jackson, league source tells Yahoo Sports: The Detroit Pistons.

  • Van Gundy says Pistons not close to any trade deals

    Detroit News "The NBA trade deadline is closing in — 3 today — but Pistons coach/president Stan Van Gundy isn't feeling any pressure. If a good opportunity comes to him, he's ready to make a deal, but he's not going to do anything foolhardy just for the sake of making a move. The Pistons return to action..." February 19

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    NBA Trade Deadline 2015 - Live Stream

    PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NBA Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to Deadline Day. February 19

  • Pistons land Reggie Jackson, Tayshaun Prince at deadline

    Detroit Free Press "Stan Van Gundy has a good poker face. Moments after appearing nonchalant about the Detroit Pistons' trade deadline prospects, the Pistons acquired promising young point guard Reggie Jackson from the Oklahoma City Thunder and longtime Pistons star Tayshaun Prince from the Boston Celtics,..." February 19

  • 15d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Hearing Pistons swung trade before the buzzer to reacquire Tayshaun Prince from Boston

  • Pistons have few trade options

    Detroit News "Two years ago, the Pistons selected Kentavious Caldwell-Pope in the draft ahead of Michigan point guard Trey Burke. With the trade deadline at 3 p.m. Thursday, there's a chance — albeit a slim one — the two could be teammates. The Jazz are entertaining offers for Burke, and are reported to..." February 18

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    NetsDaily.com @NetsDaily

    A league source familiar with the Nets thinking told NetsDaily the Johnson-to-Pistons story is "nothing."

  • NBA trade rumors: Kings interested in Jonas Jerebko

    Detroit Bad Boys "Sean Deveney from The Sporting News (red flag alert!!) has reported that the Sacramento Kings are interested in adding a stretch-4 to their rotation, and have their eyes set on the Milwaukee Bucks' Ersan Ilyasova and Detroit's own Jonas Jerebko. The proposed return from such a trade would most..." February 17

  • 17d
    Matt Dery @dery1051

    #Pistons GM Jeff Bower says he has had dialogue with others teams w/ NBA trade deadline coming up. I think we are very active.. he said.

  • 17d
    Ohm Youngmisuk @NotoriousOHM

    Hearing Detroit has reached out to Nets to inquire about Joe Johnson according to league sources.

  • Draymond Green has 'significant interest' in playing for hometown Pistons

    Detroit Bad Boys "Draymond Green, who is expected to be one of the most highly coveted free agents this summer, has "significant interest" in signing with the Detroit Pistons, according to Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski. The Pistons are expected to be quiet up to this year's NBA trade deadline, but all signs point..." February 17

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

  • Stan Van Gundy 99.9% sure 'Greg Monroe's not going anywhere'

    The Score "Greg Monroe's status as an impending unrestricted free agent would seem to make him a potential trade candidate for the Detroit Pistons, who could see Monroe walk without any compensation come July. But Stan Van Gundy, the team's president of basketball operations and head coach, isn't looking..." February 13

  • Van Gundy: Kings mistreated Corbin

    ESPN.com "Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy believes the Sacramento Kings have made a mockery of their "very public" pursuit of George Karl and it's "inexcusable" how they've treated Tyrone Corbin. Sources confirmed to ESPN on Thursday that Corbin will be replaced by Karl after All-Star Weekend. "I..." February 12

  • Lucas signs second 10-day contract with Pistons

    Fox Sports Detroit "The Pistons made it official Thursday morning, signing point guard John Lucas III to a second 10-day contract. The deal, which will cover the first three games after the All-Star break, will bring Detroit to the trading deadline, where Stan Van Gundy can either make a move for a backup point..." February 12

  • Spurs head into the break with blowout win over Pistons

    Pounding The Rock "Stan Van Gundy had his guys forming a blanking wall, but Danny Green shot over it, Tony Parker scooted around it and Aron Baynes simply crashed through it. The irony of the 2014-15 San Antonio Spurs... they look exhausted and sluggish for the better part of three months, to the point where..." February 12

  • Pistons rediscover 'D,' dismantle Hornets

    Detroit News "The slow, methodical game Hornets center Al Jefferson displays can demoralize even a good defense if you let him — as his vast array of moves can put decent defenders in compromising positions and even leaving them open to embarrassment. But for one of the first times this season, the Pistons..." February 11

  • Stan Van Gundy says Ewing ready to run own team

    Detroit News "Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy has never been shy about uplifting his guys, coaches he's worked with in Miami and Orlando, publicly stumping for them to receive head coaching jobs. It's why he's an unabashed supporter of Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford, who took the Hornets to the playoffs..." February 11

  • Rubio-less Wolves make it three in a row, beat Pistons 112-101

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Late in Sunday’s game between the Timberwolves and Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit coach Stan Van Gundy, near apoplexy much of the night, stood, yelled and was called for a technical foul. Now, ostensibly, Van Gundy was arguing a call. But here’s a suggestion: Maybe after seeing..." February 09

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    Keith Langlois @Keith_Langlois

    KCP fine SVG says .. Good to go tonight

  • 28d
    Vincent Ellis @Vincent_Ellis56

    SVG says barring something unforeseen, John Lucas III will get a second 10-day. #pistons

  • Hill's increased minutes help Pacers stop Pistons

    Indianapolis Star "There's still talk about playoffs around Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Even with the Indiana Pacers scrapping their heels at the bottom of the Central Division standings and daily adding names to the injury report, the postseason isn't a preposterous idea within the organization. Coach Frank Vogel..." February 05

  • Pistons blow by Heat, earn Jennings' approval

    Detroit News "Pistons forward Greg Monroe has taken a second job. He's become D.J. Augustin's public relations man. "Y'all need to talk to him," Monroe told the media. "He is the MVP tonight." Indeed he was. Augustin was so good in the Pistons 108-91 victory over the Heat on Tuesday, it sometimes..." February 04

  • Adam Silver says he's not pro sports gambling, views himself as 'realist'

    The Score "Given the Tim Donaghy scandal of 2007, it is perhaps surprising that the NBA is the professional sports league at the forefront of the push to legalize sports gambling in the United States. NBA commissioner Adam Silver - thought to be the most influential person in the business of sports - has..." February 04

  • Brandon Jennings rips LeBron James on Twitter for leaving Cleveland in 2010

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings is out for the season with a torn Achilles tendon, but his thumbs were healthy enough to rip LeBron James on Twitter Monday night. In a discussion with a frequent NBA blogger on the social media site of the league's greatest all-time players,..." February 03

  • Adam Silver likes idea of increasing size of All-Star rosters

    Yahoo! Sports "Every year, NBA fans and coaches select the players who will represent the Eastern and Western Conferences in the midseason All-Star Game, and every year, some deserving player finds himself on the outside looking in. This time around, after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver chose Sacramento Kings..." February 02