Andre Drummond RUMORS & NEWS

  • Andre Drummond finds outside-the-box path to help become a better foul shooter "Technology once so exclusively pricey it was largely available only to the United States military might play a critical role in the success of the 2016-17 Detroit Pistons. And if you had any doubts about whether Stan Van Gundy was a hidebound basketball traditionalist or embracing of every new..." September 27

  • Pistons' Drummond: 'I'm going to win the rebounding crown again' "It wasn’t until his fourth NBA season that Andre Drummond ceded the title of “youngest Pistons player” to Stanley Johnson. Having turned 23 last month, he’s still the third-youngest player on the roster, 19-year-old Henry Ellenson replacing Johnson as the youngest this season. But Drummond is..." September 25

  • Boban Marjanovic's 7-foot-3 stature already giving Andre Drummond fits

    Michigan Live "Quite literally, Andre Drummond is no longer the big man on campus with the Detroit Pistons. The 6-foot-11, 279-pound All-Star center was usurped last month with the addition of the bigger, taller Boban Marjanovic. And it's already creating, ahem, some friendly tension on the court. "I..." August 31

  • Andre Drummond: Boban Marjanovic 'Absolutely' Better Than Expected

    Real GM Basketball "Andre Drummond has been impressed by Boban Marjanovic during their informal pickup matchups this summer. "I was telling the guys after we got done playing our first pickup game, that might have been the first (time) I've been really frustrated playing against someone," Drummond said Monday,..." August 30

  • Drummond's In The NBA, But His Roots Still In Middletown

    Hartford Courant "Andre Drummond's stay at UConn was short, and perhaps another athlete, one who has risen to such heights at such a young age, would have been tempted to pull up his small-city Connecticut roots. But Drummond, who was back for Jim Calhoun's Charity All-Star Game on Friday night at Mohegan Sun..." August 16

  • Drummond 'found something that works' to improve free-throw shooting

    The Score "There seems to be no happy medium with Andre Drummond. He's the best rebounder in the game, but also the worst free-throw shooter in the history of the NBA. The Detroit Pistons think they've found a solution for the latter. Fresh off signing the big man to a max contract, head coach Stan Van..." July 16

  • Pistons officially sign Drummond to reported 5-year, $130M deal

    The Score "The Detroit Pistons officially announced the signing of center Andre Drummond to a reported five-year, $130-million contract on Friday. Drummond finished the season as the league's rebounding leader, averaging 14.8 boards per game. The 22-year-old also chipped in 16.2 points per game and 1.5..." July 15

  • Andre Drummond to sign a five-year, $130 million deal

    Detroit Bad Boys "The inevitable day has finally arrived. Andre Drummond will sign a maximum contract valued at $130 million over five years, numbers according to ESPN's Marc Stein. Pistons owner Tom Gores said Drummond was a max player more than two years ago. This summer, he put his money where his mouth was...." July 01

  • Sources: Andre Drummond, Pistons closing on five-year max deal

    ESPN "Andre Drummond and the Detroit Pistons are nearing agreement on a five-year maximum contract in the $130 million range, according to league sources. Sources told that Drummond and the Pistons have quickly moved to the final stages of negotiations on a verbal agreement since free agency..." July 01

  • Drummond’s Twitter Reaction to Local Media Saying He’s Not Franchise Player

    Black Sports Online "According to Drew Sharp of the Detroit Free Press, the Detroit Pistons can do a lot better than Andre Drummond. I’m not sure that the All Star center agrees with that sentiment. In the report, Sharp points out how he feels that Drummond has basically peaked as a basketball player, and that any..." June 01

  • Pistons won't contend for title with Drummond as centerpiece

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Pistons risk wasting the goodwill they accrued from their first playoff appearance in seven years. They didn’t win a single game in their short stay in the LeBron Invitational (otherwise known as the Eastern Conference playoffs). But that’s not held against them because they’re..." June 01

  • Pistons could use virtual reality to help Drummond's free throws

    The Score "Everything is on the table when it comes to helping Andre Drummond overcome his free-throw woes. Stan Van Gundy and the Detroit Pistons are already considering having their franchise center shoot underhanded at the charity stripe after he hit an abysmal 35.5 percent of his free throws this..." May 13

  • SVG hopes off-season enough for Drummond free throw fix

    Detroit Free Press "Just to be clear: Andre Drummond shooting underhanded free throws is one of several options the Pistons will consider this off-season to improve the center’s historically bad foul shooting. A more pertinent question might be whether Drummond will have enough time to implement a major change in..." May 08

  • Andre Drummond 'open' to going underhanded at the line

    Detroit News "Pistons center Andre Drummond is no Rick Barry at the free-throw line. But the two may have something in common beginning next year. Drummond, who had a horrific season at the line — making just 36 percent — potentially could be changing his style to underhand free throws next..." April 28