Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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The day the Pistons added a superstar – and how owner Tom Gores welcomed...

AUBURN HILLS – If Blake Griffin’s only NBA home had been New York, Miami or Chicago, then Tom Gores probably would have had to settle for a welcoming phone call in the wake of...

No All-Star break for SVG, busy scheming to exploit Griffin’s addition while awaiting Jackson’s...

AUBURN HILLS – Stan Van Gundy, Pistons president of basketball operations, keeps complicating the life of Stan Van Gundy, Pistons basketball coach. Van Gundy might be kicking back and enjoying the All-Star break – probably...

Pistons Mailbag – February 15, 2018

The future for the Pistons – coming out of the All-Star break and beyond – tops the agenda for this week’s edition of Pistons Mailbag. AlmostFamous (@brian_penoyer): What kind of roster flexibility do we have...

Pistons build 30-point lead, hang on to beat Hawks and go into break with...

FAST BREAKDOWN Three quick observations from Wednesday night’s 104-98 win over the Atlanta Hawks at Little Caesars Arena 1-OUT WITH A WIN – Two 17-2 runs – one to end the first quarter, one to open...

Break can’t come soon enough for weary Pistons – but they need to beat...

DETROIT – The line between very good and very bad defense in the NBA can be imperceptibly fine. The smallest cracks in a defense get blown open by penetrating guards. One player one-half step...

Postgame Quotes – February 12, 2018

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Pistons D gets dissected inside and out as Pelicans go for 118 in third...

FAST BREAKDOWN Three quick observations from Monday night’s 118-103 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans at Little Caesars Arena 1-DEFENSE DROOPING – The eight-game losing streak that turned into a five-game winning streak has morphed into...

Pistons dealt a costly loss as Hawks score 38 in fourth quarter to rally...

FAST BREAKDOWN Three quick observations from Sunday afternoon’s 118-115 loss to the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena 1-COSTLY LOSS – The first losing streak of the Blake Griffin era could wind up doing great damage to...

Nelson happy to join Pistons playoff push and finds ‘the same Stan’ calling the...

AUBURN HILLS – It’s been nearly six years since Jameer Nelson last played for Stan Van Gundy, but not much has changed. “Still the same Stan,” Nelson grinned after Saturday’s Pistons practice, his first since...

5-game streak ends as Clippers clamp down on Pistons in 4th quarter

FAST BREAKDOWN Three quick observations from Friday night’s 108-95 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers at Little Caesars Arena 1-ROUND ONE – It had to end sometime. The Pistons, 5-0 since last week’s trade for Blake...

Pistons Owner Tom Gores and Detroit Pistons Foundation Fund Scholarships Supporting Detroit Public School...

Equality: What does it mean to you?  That was the question posed to Detroit Public school students on Thursday, February 8 as part of former Pistons Bad Boy Rick Mahorn’s 13th annual Black History...

Detroit Pistons Acquire Forward James Ennis III

AUBURN HILLS, Mich.– The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has acquired forward James Ennis III from the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for forward Brice Johnson and a 2022 second-round draft pick.                   Ennis,...

Pistons bolster bench, plug holes by adding Jameer Nelson, James Ennis at deadline

AUBURN HILLS – The Pistons addressed long-term needs and the top of their roster with last week’s deal for Blake Griffin. They tidied up the back end of the rotation at Thursday’s trade deadline...

Detroit Pistons Acquire Veteran Guard Jameer Nelson

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has acquired guard Jameer Nelson from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for center Willie Reed and future second-round draft considerations. Nelson, 6-0,...

Griffin makes late-game decisions crystal clear for SVG’s Pistons

DETROIT – Not since Stan Van Gundy’s first days as an NBA coach in Miami, when he caught the infancy of Dwyane Wade’s career and the back side of Shaquille O’Neal’s prime, has he...

Griffin takes over in 4th quarter as Pistons top Nets for 5th straight win

FAST BREAKDOWN Three quick observations from Wednesday night’s 115-106 win over the Brooklyn Nets at Little Caesars Arena 1-THAT’S 5 – Stan Van Gundy is uncomfortable with the paucity of offense he’s been able to install...

Pistons Mailbag – February 7, 2018

A week after the Blake Griffin trade, there’s still plenty of buzz about that deal and its ripple effects. Let’s dive in to the latest edition of Pistons Mailbag. Ari (@AriHoopsWagner): When will Reggie Jackson...

Add Ish Smith to a long list of Pistons who’ve played their best during...

AUBURN HILLS – The Pistons are 4-0 since they made the trade for Blake Griffin and Griffin has sucked most of the oxygen from the room – to his teammates’ delight. Andre Drummond nearly averaged...

Postgame Quotes – February 5, 2018

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Pistons passing, suffocating D leads to big win as they pull back to .500

FAST BREAKDOWN Three quick observations from Monday night’s 111-91 win over the Portland Trail Blazers at Little Caesars Arena 1-BACK TO .500 – Didn’t take long for the Pistons to get back to .500. Less than...

Detroit Pistons Center Andre Drummond Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The NBA announced today that Pistons center Andre Drummond was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week. Drummond led the Pistons to a 3-0 record by averaging 19.3 points (64% FG),...

Griffin’s ‘perfect attitude’ helps the Pistons get through trade transition with flying colors

AUBURN HILLS – Stan Van Gundy would have understood if Blake Griffin needed a few days or a week or two to get over the shock of being uprooted from the Los Angeles Clippers...

Postgame Quotes – February 3, 2018

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Griffin rises to the moment in final minute as Pistons pull out big win...

FAST BREAKDOWN Three quick observations from Saturday night’s 111-107 win over the Miami Heat at Little Caesars Arena 1-2-0 – Amid a miserable shooting night, Blake Griffin made the two biggest plays of the game on...

Teammates take delight in Griffin’s debut: ‘He’s a special dude’

DETROIT – The mental and physical adjustments are in their infancies, but don’t spend much time fretting the emotional adjustment required of the Pistons to accept that Blake Griffin is one of them. That’s pretty...

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