Brandon Jennings RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pistons optimistic Brandon Jennings could be back by Christmas

    Detroit Free Press "Brandon Jennings is making steady progress in his comeback from a ruptured left Achilles. Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy said after practice Saturday that the point guard, who suffered the season-ending injury in late January, is "doing about everything." He's shooting the step-back jumper...." October 18

  • 52d
    Vincent Ellis @Vincent_Ellis56

    SVG said Jennings (Achilles) could be able to do drills next week. Was getting good lift on jumper at shoot-around today. #Pistons

  • Pistons' Jennings eyeing contract but won't rush back

    Detroit Free Press "Brandon Jennings was to pinpoint his lowest ebb during this summer of intense rehabilitation of his left Achilles. He didn't hesitate. "Yeah, watching everybody get paid was the low point," he said at the Detroit Pistons' media day Monday. Jennings was a bystander watching players cash in..." September 29

  • Pistons' Jennings will be limited in camp, SVG says

    Detroit Free Press "Point guard Brandon Jennings won't be a full participant in Detroit Pistons training camp, which begins Tuesday. Team president/coach Stan Van Gundy told in a story posted this morning that Jennings, still rehabbing his left Achilles, "won't be able to do anything with the group in..." September 25

  • 66d
    Vincent Goodwill @vgoodwill

    Pistons guard Brandon Jennings (@thinkiminthe90s) cleared for full basketball activities by docs. Late Nov-early Dec return possible

  • Report: Pistons' Jennings 'not close' to being cleared

    Detroit Free Press "It's beginning to appear Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings' clean bill of health won't come in time for the start of training camp. reported today that Jennings, who suffered a season-ending ruptured left Achilles in late January, is "not close to being cleared." The..." September 22

  • Pistons' SVG: Jennings' role unclear until his Dec. return

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings is not expected back from his Achilles injury until mid- to late-December — at least a month and a half after Detroit's season starts Oct. 27. Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy said Thursday what role Jennings will play is unclear. "That's really hard..." September 14

  • Pistons' Jennings says he's OK with coming off bench

    Detroit Free Press "Don't expect a point guard controversy when Brandon Jennings returns to the Detroit Pistons this year. Three weeks after Jennings' second season in Detroit ended Jan. 25 after he suffered a ruptured left Achilles tendon, the Pistons acquired Reggie Jackson in a trade. Then they signed Jackson..." August 27

  • Who starts at point for Detroit when Brandon Jennings gets healthy?

    Pro Basketball Talk "Brandon Jennings was the starting point guard for Stan Van Gundy’s Detroit Pistons last season for 41 games — until he tore his Achilles. Reggie Jackson was brought in with a trade and started the last 27 games at the point for the Pistons, showing some chemistry with Andre Drummond. Then this..." August 24

  • Brandon Jennings reminds Twitter troll he's an all-star at the bank

    Sporting News "What Brandon Jennings did Tuesday night to a Twitter troll was the social media equivalent of telling an opponent to look at the scoreboard at the tail end of a blowout. The Pistons point guard, one of the more active and accessible players in the league online, didn't come looking for..." July 22

  • 157d
    Keith Langlois @Keith_Langlois

    Lots of Qs about rumors of Jennings-Hardaway deal. SVG shot that one down with a bazooka today. Never talked to NYK about it.

  • Brandon Jennings says religious players are more successful

    TMZ "Sorry atheists ... NBA players who have a good relationship with God are more successful than NBA players who don't ... so says Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings. Jennings was at LAX today when he told us religion plays a huge role in the NBA ... "Before every game we always have a..." June 21

  • Brandon Jennings Breaks Up With Pregnant Girlfriend, "Lusts" After Eddie Murphy's Daughter

    Complex "Trying to keep up with Brandon Jennings' love life is turning into a full-time job. At the moment, the Pistons point guard is preparing to have his first child with Tae Heckard—and his third child overall. He's also apparently going through a breakup with Heckard, as evidenced by this tweet..." June 16

  • Pistons' Jennings 'doing great' in injury rehab

    Detroit Free Press "With longtime therapist/strength coach Arnie Kander leaving the Detroit Pistons at the end of the month, it was only right to ask him one last time for an injury update. Kander's latest project has been point guard Brandon Jennings, who is recovering from a ruptured left Achilles tendon..." June 10

  • Pistons' Jennings trying to get back early, earn role

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings said Tuesday night that his recovery from a ruptured Achilles tendon is ahead of schedule. While Jennings said he hoped to be 100% by November or December, Pistons physical therapist Arnie Kander has set an aggressive timetable for him to at least..." May 20

  • Brandon Jennings Owns Twitter Troll About Skipping College: ‘I Went And Got $1.2 Million’

    Uproxx "Brandon Jennings has a lot of free time on his hands these days, and he likes to spend a vast majority of it amusing himself on social media, whether that means taking pot shots at LeBron James or owning a Twitter troll, like he did yesterday. It all started with a relatively innocuous tweet..." April 07

  • 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

  • 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

  • 304d
    BRANDON JENNINGS @BrandonJennings

    Successful Surgery. Thanks for the love & support. I appreciate it!

  • Detroit Pistons' Brandon Jennings restless after surgery to repair torn Achilles tendon

    Michigan Live "Brandon Jennings sent a text message to Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy at 6:30 a.m. today, complaining that medication from surgery Monday night to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon was keeping him away. Van Gundy said he was pleased by Jennings' spirit as the player recuperates and..." January 27

  • 317d
    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    NBA announces $15K fine to Pistons G Brandon Jennings for making an obscene gesture during Monday's game in Toronto.

  • Reputed ballhog Brandon Jennings takes leadership role

    Detroit News "Before every game, Pistons veteran Caron Butler pulls point guard Brandon Jennings aside and says: "You have star talent and star capability. Lead us." Brandon Jennings a leader? Until recently, the thought would have been considered ludicrous for a player many considered a selfish ballhog...." January 14

  • Lakers have called Pistons about Greg Monroe, Brandon Jennings

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Lakers are not content to just play out their worst season since moving to Los Angeles. (Yes, even worse than last year.) They’re going to talk trade – and make sure you know they’re talking trade. There was the pursuit of Rajon Rondo, an offer just good enough to look serious but..." January 13

  • Thumb injury still affecting Pistons' Brandon Jennings

    Detroit Free Press "A fall on his left hand was the last thing Brandon Jennings needed. But in the second half of Wednesday night's 109-102 loss to the Boston Celtics, that's exactly what happened to the Detroit Pistons point guard playing through a left thumb injury. He jumped off the floor quickly, but shook..." December 05

  • 366d
    Vincent Goodwill @vgoodwill

    Brandon Jennings said "I can't shoot" with his sprained left thumb so sounds like he can't go tonight

  • 386d
    Vincent Goodwill @vgoodwill

    Jennings, Smith, Drummond, Monroe and KCP the starting five for the Pistons tonight.

  • Jennings sure-handed with assists, lack of turnovers

    Detroit Free Press "Through two exhibition games, Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings has been the picture of ball security. He has an assist-to-turnover ratio of 14-1 in 53 minutes in exhibition wins over the Chicago Bulls and the Milwaukee Bucks. He hasn't shot that well, though not many on the..." October 11

  • Pistons' Brandon Jennings ready for game to rebound

    Detroit News "Brandon Jennings emerged from the informal workouts at The Palace practice facility, looking somewhat similar to the figure who departed to California after last season’s disappointing, playoff-less finish. Playful swagger? Check. Rare introspection? Check Twenty-five extra pounds?..." September 17

  • Pistons' Brandon Jennings has his own app in Apple Store

    Detroit Free Press "Are you a Brandon Jennings fan? Well, there’s an app for that. Available for free at Apple’s App Store, it’s called “BRANDed.” The app features Jennings’ tastes in music, fashion and news about Jennings. The idea came about last summer and is a partnership between Jennings and Excel..." April 03

  • Pistons’ Brandon Jennings fined $5,000 for second flopping violation this season

    Pro Basketball Talk "That is a clear flop — and one that got the call, which is why guys do this. It was a close game, there were three minutes left and the Pistons were up four, when Brandon Jennings had missed a floater and the Bucks’ Jeff Adrien grabbed the board and came down, Jennings was close to him, got..." April 01

  • Pistons' Brandon Jennings trying 'to find my way' after Maurice Cheeks' ouster

    Detroit News "There’s perhaps no greater display of the range of body language characteristics than that of Brandon Jennings, who exhibits attributes all over the board. Friday night in Phoenix, he dragged his 160-pound body to the bench after picking up his fourth foul in 15 minutes, going scoreless for one..." March 26

  • Brandon Jennings: Detroit Pistons don’t hold themselves accountable

    Pro Basketball Talk "Do the Detroit Pistons hold each other accountable? “No,” Brandon Jennings said directly. The Pistons’ faint playoff hopes are disintegrating. With a 118-111 loss to the Boston Celtics on Sunday, Detroit has lost three straight, seven of eight and 10 of 12. The Atlanta Hawks lead the Pistons..." March 10

  • Pistons' Brandon Jennings looks for rhythm, aggressive game

    Detroit News "The look has been clearly etched on Brandon Jennings’ face recently and despite his outward confidence and noticeable swagger, the numbers illustrate what his face cannot hide. Confusion and uncertainty. It came somewhat to a head Monday as Jennings went scoreless for only the second time in..." January 22

  • Pistons' Will Bynum-Brandon Jennings combo working

    Detroit News "The burden of being a singular playmaker weighed heavily on Brandon Jennings, so it isn’t a surprise to see the Pistons go to a mini-backcourt down the stretch in their last two wins. Neither Jennings nor Will Bynum would qualify as a classic, pass-first point guard; both are among the smallest..." January 15

  • Bulls' Taj Gibson, Pistons' Brandon Jennings receive flop warnings

    CBS Sports "he NBA has issued two flop warnings to Brandon Jennings of the Detroit Pistons and Taj Gibson of the Chicago Bulls. Jennings' flop came in the first quarter of Saturday's game against the Houston Rockets when he dropped to the ground twice after making contact with Patrick Beverley. The..." December 22

  • Pistons' Maurice Cheeks challenges Brandon Jennings to tighten defense

    Detroit News "The Pistons backcourt is a tale of contrast in terms of its defensive production thus far this season, and Maurice Cheeks, soft spoken as he is, has begun to demand more from basketball’s most important position. While Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is beginning to garner attention for his defensive..." December 12

  • Pistons' top scorer Brandon Jennings keeps his teammates in the loop

    Detroit News "Brandon Jennings had nowhere to go, with pesky Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich draped all over him and the shot clock rapidly running down. But when a streaky shooter is on one of his runs, not even a turnaround 18-foot jumper with one hand is a difficult task. Neither is a banked-in triple with..." December 08

  • Pistons' Brandon Jennings will need time to figure out point guard position

    Detroit Free Press "It’s too early, said the former point guard — too early to decide whether Brandon Jennings will eventually figure out how to play the most demanding of NBA positions. “It takes a certain amount of time for a guy to do that,” said Jennings’ coach, Mo Cheeks. “He’s still young, still figuring out..." December 01

  • Brandon Jennings says it's not early any more for Pistons

    Detroit News "It’s not exactly panic time just yet, but at least one Piston is tired of the “it’s still early” mantra and is beginning to get antsy with the inconsistent play in the first 15 games of the season. Brandon Jennings even uttered the phrase, “no excuses,” in referring to what the Pistons’..." November 30

  • Brandon Jennings blends playmaking with his own offense

    Michigan Live "As a fifth-year NBA player, yet still just 24 years old, the Detroit Pistons' Brandon Jennings admits he remains a work in progress in managing that delicate line any point guard straddles, between implementing his own game and sacrificing large chunks of it. It was easy to focus on Jennings'..." November 27

  • Brandon Jennings finds his swagger as Pistons rout Bucks

    Detroit News "Perhaps Famed Pistons announcer John Mason knew what was in store. Forgetting to announce Andre Drummond at center would’ve made it a four-on-five affair and it would’ve given the Milwaukee Bucks a better chance at competing Monday. But who knows if even that would’ve made a difference as the..." November 26

  • 732d
    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    So don't be surprised to see matchup of Brandons as Jennings starts against Bucks and possibly Knight against his old team.

  • 737d
    Dave Hogg @Stareagle

    Brandon Jennings is sick (upset stomach) and Charlie V is out with a bad back, so Pistons down to 11 guys.

  • Brandon Jennings heeds Joe Dumars’ advice: Pass less

    ESPN "However, in a conversation with Joe Dumars a few days ago, the Pistons’ president of basketball operations apparently told Jennings a little selfishness could be a good thing for a point guard, despite the latter’s promise to get his new teammates more involved offensively than during his..." November 19

  • Brandon Jennings has Joe Dumars' blessing to look for shot more

    Detroit Free Press "After indicating that he was going to try to become more of a facilitator, Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings basically said Monday that such a move isn’t playing to his strengths. He made his comments after the Pistons’ third straight loss, a 109-103 decision against the Portland..." November 12

  • 751d
    Vincent Goodwill @vgoodwill

    Chauncey and Jennings will start in the backcourt tonight for the #Pistons. Siva and CV inactive

  • Brandon Jennings will play for the Pistons Sunday but not start

    CBS Sports "The Detroit Pistons made a big splash in free agency this past summer when they signed Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith to a big deal and pulled off a sign-and-trade for Brandon Jennings. The new duo was going to pair with Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond in an attempt to create a pretty fearsome..." November 03

  • 755d
    Keith Langlois @Keith_Langlois

    Brandon Jennings says he'll be a game-time decision tomorrow night.

  • Pistons' Brandon Jennings nearing return to lineup

    Detroit News "Pistons guard Brandon Jennings could be on his way back to action as early as Sunday night against the Celtics. With Rodney Stuckey making his season debut against the Memphis Grizzlies after breaking the tip of his right thumb, Jennings could be right behind him, as he recovers from a..." November 02

  • 756d
    Vincent Ellis @Vincent_Ellis56

    Cheeks said Jennings (jaw/wisdom tooth) could return Sunday vs. #celtics. Putting up a good sweat at shoot-around currently. #Pistons