Pistons Rumors & News

  • Wade, Haslem lift Heat over Pistons 109-102 as injuries mount

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "By the start of the second half the inactive players outnumbered the able-bodied. By far. Because only three ambulatory reserves remained. Somehow, through yet another night of attrition, the Miami Heat found a way to extend their home winning streak to a season-high five in a row with a..." March 30

  • Pistons back Joe Dumars' return to NBA

    Detroit News "There are indications that former Pistons president Joe Dumars wants back in the game. Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report reports the New Orleans Pelicans might inquire about Dumars, who was the Pistons president from 2000 until he was reassigned and replaced by current Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy..." March 30

  • Tayshaun Prince dips into past to boost Detroit Pistons but seeks a contender in future

    Michigan Live "The assumption with Tayshaun Prince is that he is reduced to his final few games as a Detroit Piston. Then, he has a game like Friday's 23-point outburst in a 111-97 win over the Orlando Magic, and it's reasonable to wonder whether the Pistons' future uncertainty at small forward might be..." March 28

  • Report: Salary cap could rise to $105 million in 2017-18

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA’s current salary cap is $63.065 million. Larry Coon projects $67.4 million for next season. When I projected future caps under the new national TV contracts, using admittedly conservative numbers, I got $87 million for 2016-17 and $94 million for 2017-18. Either the league..." March 28

  • 5d
    Keith Langlois @Keith_Langlois

    Pistons sending Quincy Miller to Grand Rapids of the D-League

  • Jackson, Caldwell-Pope attack Raptors, Pistons win

    Detroit News "The good word comes down on an almost daily basis. It is a simple message from Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy to his guards Reggie Jackson and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. Attack! Attack! Attack! Push the ball up the floor. Attack the rim and be as aggressive as possible. Mission..." March 25

  • Detroit closes strong in Boston for second consecutive win

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Pistons have a winning streak. They had to overcome rebounding issues, poor shooting for most of Sunday's game, and play extra time to do it. But the Pistons recorded their second consecutive win, 105-97 in overtime over the Boston Celtics, a game in which they set the franchise..." March 23

  • 8d
    Jake Chapman @JakePistons

    #Pistons wo Monroe again today, but Boston is missing Marcus Smart (SUSP - Crotch Shot.) Expect Evan Turner to run point for Celts.

  • Pistons' bench rises to help grab victory over Bulls

    Detroit News "On '70s Night before a huge crowd at The Palace, Gloria Gaynor belted out her hit "I Will Survive" at halftime. It became something of the Pistons' anthem in the second half of a seesaw matchup against the Chicago Bulls. After leading by double digits in the first half and falling behind by 19..." March 22

  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver talks potential labor strife, draft lottery changes and salary cap

    Houston Chronicle "NBA commissioner Adam Silver remained optimistic about many of the changes he has sought, but said the changes to the draft lottery approved by the majority of NBA teams will likely be postponed because the NBA Players Association turned down his proposal for a more gradual increase of the salary..." March 21

  • Sixers take down Pistons, 94-83

    Philly.com "THE NORMAL slow start at the defensive end wasn't there last night for the 76ers against the Detroit Pistons. Unlike Monday in Boston, the Sixers came out with defensive determination and toughness and it carried through for the rest of the evening as they pulled out a 94-83 win, handing Detroit..." March 19

  • Renewed Jackson leads Pistons, who snap 10-game skid

    Detroit News "The new and improved Reggie Jackson put on quite the show at The Palace Tuesday night. He helped rally the Pistons from a 17-point deficit against one of the better teams in the Western Conference and appeared to do it with ease. The Pistons' 105-95 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies was much..." March 18

  • Pistons' Drummond cleared to play against the Grizzlies

    Detroit News "Joel Anthony and Anthony Tolliver might not have to fill the big size 18 shoes of Andre Drummond again. But they're ready if they must. Drummond was cleared to play Tuesday night against the Grizzlies after passing the NBA's concussion protocol before practice Monday. He practiced, and coach..." March 17

  • NBA playoffs may need a format change

    USA Today "Enticing cross-conference NBA playoff matchups capture the imagination, presenting the idea of a fair and just basketball world in which only the best of the best are welcome. Dare to dream about the possibilities. LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant (or, for that matter, Russell Westbrook) as..." March 17

  • 14d
    Chris Mannix @ChrisMannixSI

    Detroit's Greg Monroe has a right knee strain and will miss tonight's game against Memphis, team says. Injury happened Monday at practice.

  • 14d
    David Mayo @David_Mayo

    #Pistons Andre Drummond clears NBA return-to-participation concussion protocol and will play vs. #Grizzlies Tuesday.

  • Stuckey claims someone from Pistons sabotaged his free agency

    CBSSports.com "Pacers guard Rodney Stuckey told Pacers.com that members of his old team, the Pistons, poisoned the free agency well for him by smearing him to team personnel across the league. Rodney Stuckey believes somebody in Detroit was spreading dirt on him throughout the NBA. Telling people he's a bad..." March 15

  • Pistons' Andre Drummond miffed over loss of 2 rebounds

    Detroit Free Press "Andre Drummond looked in disbelief after the Pistons' shoot-around today to prepare for the Portland Trail Blazers. He had just been told that the NBA took away two offensive rebounds from his 27-rebound performance in Wednesday night's 105-98 loss at Golden State. The word had just come down..." March 15

  • Freeland, Williams suspended for head-but incident

    Sporting News "Shawne Williams, who plays less than nine minutes per game for the Pistons, is probably going to have his playing time scaled back. That's what happens when you just up and head-butt dudes like he did against the Trail Blazers on Friday. Williams was holding onto the ball after a made Detroit..." March 15

  • Rough Start for Jackson in Detroit

    Basketball Insiders "Reggie Jackson’s stint with the Detroit Pistons hasn’t gotten off to the best start. In his first game with his new team, Jackson missed his first eight shots and threw up on the sideline when he checked out for the first time. After the game, the 24-year-old admitted he was “too hyped” and..." March 13

  • Quincy Miller Signing Two-Year Deal With Pistons

    Real GM Basketball "Quincy Miller will sign a two-year contract with the Detroit Pistons on Thursday morning, including a partial guarantee on nearly $1 million for next season, a league source told RealGM. Miller will sign a prorated deal for the veteran’s minimum this season, with the same terms for 2015-16...." March 12

  • Warriors survive back-and-forth with Pistons

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors were sometimes outfought and occasionally outfoxed Wednesday night before coming back in the fourth quarter to put away the surprisingly pesky Detroit Pistons. The Warriors cranked up the defense when it mattered most, locking up Detroit late and salvaging a 105-98 win before a..." March 12

  • NBA Players Union rejects cap smoothing, setting up ridiculous 2016 free agency summer

    SB Nation "The NBA Players Association has officially rejected cap smoothing when the new TV deal comes into play. Get ready for an absolutely wild summer in 2016. The National Basketball Players Association has informed the NBA that it will not agree to "smoothing" of the salary cap prior to the 2016-17..." March 12

  • Green focused on winning title, not joining Pistons

    Detroit Free Press "Draymond Green saw it. There was no way he could miss it. Green, the 2012 Golden State Warriors second-round pick, was very interested in returning to Michigan to play for the Detroit Pistons this off-season, according to a Yahoo! Sports report. The state is the place where he first made..." March 12

  • Lakers snap losing streak in 93-85 victory over Pistons

    Silver Screen And Roll "In a game that was so ugly that it potentially set basketball back 20 years, the Lakers managed to hold off the Detroit Pistons to snap their five game losing streak. The Lakers led 25 to 20 after one quarter of play, and Wesley Johnson scored 5 of the Lakers first 9 points, sinking his first 2..." March 11

  • Hornets outlast Pistons

    Charlotte Observer "How many games will the Charlotte Hornets win this season while giving up 60 points in the paint? “None,” Hornets coach Steve Clifford responded, then realized he was factually incorrect. “OK, one,” Clifford corrected, following Sunday’s 108-101 road victory over the Detroit..." March 09

  • Harden notches third triple-double of season as Rockets roll past Pistons

    Houston Chronicle "As much as the Rockets needed a win, they needed more. James Harden especially needed one of those nights when he puts up numbers, collects highlights and seems to control everything around him as he could not in the frustrating previous days. A win would do if only to keep the Rockets’ losing..." March 07

  • 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

  • 28d
    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

  • 33d
    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

  • 33d
    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

  • 34d
    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

  • 35d
    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

  • 37d
    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

  • 37d
    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

  • 39d
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

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

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