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In rapidly evolving NBA, Pistons get up to speed in need for 3-point shooting

AUBURN HILLS – Imagine an NBA game played without the 3-point line. “I don’t think guys would even know how to play,” Stan Van Gundy said. “The idea that we’ve got to get closer to...

Pistons Mailbag – November 22, 2017

Odds on the Pistons making the playoffs, how Luke Kennard’s development could affect roster decisions and perceptions – and misperceptions – about the Pistons dot the agenda for the latest edition of Pistons Mailbag. Mr....

Perception lags reality, but here’s reality: These Pistons are a pretty good NBA team

DETROIT – The Pistons’ current reality is that they’re a pretty good NBA team, but since perception always lags reality it’s not a commonly held truth among the majority of basketball fans. Even among...

Postgame Quotes – November 20, 2017

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LeBron’s LCA debut goes nuclear early as Cavs put the hurt on Pistons

FAST BREAKDOWN Three quick observations from Monday night’s 116-88 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers at Little Caesars Arena 1-ONE TO FORGET – Well, that couldn’t have gone much worse. It seemed a bad sign when LeBron...

Jackson closes strong as Pistons rally back from another double-digit deficit

FAST BREAKDOWN Three quick observations from Sunday night’s 100-97 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center 1-REGGIE THE CLOSER – The Pistons tour of Big Ten country seemed headed for an inevitable negative...

And now comes the first real test of Pistons self-confidence, camaraderie

MINNEAPOLIS – This was the moment Stan Van Gundy had in mind. Back in training camp, when already there was a sense of a stronger bond being formed. Through the euphoria of the back-to-back...

Pacers 3-point barrage erases 22-point Pistons lead in crushing loss

FAST BREAKDOWN Three quick observations from Friday night’s 107-100 loss to the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse 1-A GUT PUNCH – The Pistons have had their share of comeback wins – five from...

Back-to-back big games for Kennard, but still work to be done to crack SVG’s...

INDIANAPOLIS – Stan Van Gundy’s circle of trust today encompasses seven players: his five starters – Andre Drummond, Tobias Harris, Stanley Johnson, Avery Bradley, Reggie Jackson – plus Ish Smith and Anthony Tolliver. They’re...

Pistons rally back but a turnover, fittingly, costs them the chance to win at...

FAST BREAKDOWN Three quick observations from Wednesday night’s 99-95 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks at BMO Bradley Center 1-A 3-POINT GAME – When the 3-point shooting turned, so did the game. Then it turned...

Pistons Mailbag – November 15, 2017

Nick: (@NickSpencer45): Do you think the Pistons need to get a scoring small forward before the trade deadline? Langlois: If one falls from the sky, they wouldn’t turn him away. But what are you really...

Johnson, Leuer could be back in business as Pistons hit the road

AUBURN HILLS – Containing Giannis Antetokounmpo is an all-hands-on-deck proposition. So good news for the Pistons: four really important hands could be back in the mix for Wednesday’s game against Milwaukee and the early front-runner...

Detroit Pistons Forward Tobias Harris Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The NBA announced today that Detroit Pistons forward Tobias Harris has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week. Harris, 25, averaged 21.3 points and 7.7 rebounds while shooting...

In Case You Missed It: Pistons in Power Rankings

With a 10-3 record through the first 13 games, the Pistons are off to their best start since the 2005-06 season and writers both locally and nationally are taking notice. Here’s a roundup of...

Tolliver puts competition aside to offer wisdom, solace to Ellenson to Pistons’ benefit

AUBURN HILLS – When Stan Van Gundy completed the roster by bringing Anthony Tolliver back after a one-year detour, he was attracted as much by Tolliver’s presence as by his 3-point shot and defensive...

Postgame Quotes – November 12, 2017

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Pistons rally from 11 down to win a Sunday classic over Heat in 3-point...

DETROIT – The Pistons have moved away from leaning so heavily on Reggie Jackson and Andre Drummond, but it’s nice to know they can still go back to that formula in a pinch. And the...

As Bullock waits on his shot to zero in, his focus is on little...

AUBURN HILLS – Reggie Bullock came to his first Pistons training camp uncertain he’d have a roster spot after being a throw-in to the deal that brought Marcus Morris from Phoenix. Bullock had to fight...

Postgame Quotes – November 10, 2017

DETROIT PISTONS HEAD COACH STAN VAN GUNDY:  (On turnovers): “Our turnovers are creeping up Source link

Pistons hold off Hawks to keep momentum rolling: 9-3 and counting

FAST BREAKDOWN Three quick observations from Friday night’s 111-104 win over the Atlanta Hawks at Little Caesars Arena... 1-JACKSON THE CLOSER – Another new way to win. The Pistons squandered all of a 19-point lead against...

As Pistons stir attention, SVG gets nervous about effects of adulation

AUBURN HILLS – The Pistons opponent rolling into Little Caesars Arena tonight has a 2-9 record. That helps explain why Atlanta makes Stan Van Gundy very nervous. Very, very nervous. “We said to our guys,...

Harris sparking Pistons surge in 3-point attempts, accuracy

AUBURN HILLS – If Stan Van Gundy had prepared a PowerPoint presentation for owner Tom Gores to lay out his vision for an improved Pistons team after last season, it wouldn’t have been long...

Postgame Quotes – November 8, 2017

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Shorthanded Pistons get lift from bench to stay hot in win over Pacers

FAST BREAKDOWN Three quick observations from Wednesday night’s 114-97 win over the Indiana Pacers 1-DEPTH CHARGES – The bench kept the Pistons in it in the first half, then all but sealed a win in the...

SVG built a deep roster, now it’s put to the test with Johnson, Leuer...

AUBURN HILLS – By the season’s sixth game, all 14 players on Stan Van Gundy’s roster had been a part of his rotation with a game on the line. That’s the roster he envisioned...

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