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Pistons returning 60 percent of 2018-19 roster, but additions make them better for 2019-20

With the permanent caveat that reasonably good health is a necessity, the Pistons inarguably will field a better roster to start the 2019-20 season than the one that finished 2018-19 in the playoffs. That’s before...

A look at Casey’s rotation: who’s a lock, who’s likely, who’s waiting in the...

Fans – casual fans, at least – are obsessed with who starts. And it still matters to a lot of players. Who can forget Allen Iverson’s response to being asked what it said to...

Pistons Mailbag – July 17, 2019

Mark (Fort Wayne, Ind.): Any insight as to why Bruce Brown didn’t play in the last Summer League game, the quarterfinals? The team seemed out of sync without him. As a longtime Pistons fan...

Other than Sekou’s minor setback, Pistons had a smashing stay in Las Vegas

You never leave Summer League seeing all you hoped to see, but any realistic assessment of how their two weeks in the desert went for the Pistons would be overwhelmingly positive. First-round pick Sekou Doumbouya...

Pistons patch up point guard in the short term, stock up on it for...

A month ago the Pistons had one point guard. Now they might have five. And with the way the NBA is trending, point guards are to basketball as pitchers are to baseball. You can never...

Pistons make right call to keep powder dry as Westbrook exacts heavy toll in...

The proper reaction for Pistons fans hoping they’d be the trade partner for Russell Westbrook upon seeing the toll Oklahoma City exacted from Houston: Better them than us. You can’t judge trades in a vacuum....

Frazier gives the Pistons depth at point guard, allowing Casey to pair Rose &...

LAS VEGAS – In order to play two point guards at a time, as Dwane Casey is fond of doing, you need a good No. 3 point guard. Welcome to town, Tim Frazier. The Pistons had...

Detroit Pistons Announce Special Online Memorabilia Auction For Collectables Celebrating The Palace and Its...

AUBURN HILLS, Mich.– The Detroit Pistons announced today a special online memorabilia auction for unique collectable items, furnishings and equipment housed inside The Palace beginning July 11th at 10 a.m. ET at www.ownpalacehistory.com. A...

Pistons Mailbag – July 10, 2019

How Dwane Casey might use free agents Derrick Rose and Markieff Morris, the most surprising thing about NBA free agency and , yup, questions about Russell Westbrook’s destiny if he’s traded from Oklahoma City. Quinn...

Patience required, but Pistons see a bright future for Deividas Sirvydis

LAS VEGAS – The Pistons 2019 draft is a little like investing in your 401(k). Returns won’t necessarily be immediately available, but the wisdom of your choices will better position your future. First-round pick Sekou...

Bone debuts and Pistons stay perfect behind another standout day for their 3 second-year...

LAS VEGAS – Summer League is primarily a tool to speed development of young players. On that front, it’s been a very encouraging first week for the Pistons. More recently, it’s become a place...

Detroit Pistons Sign Jordan Bone To Two-Way Contract

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The Detroit Pistons announced today the team has signed Jordan Bone to a two-way contract. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Bone will be added to...

Detroit Pistons Acquire Jordan Bone In Draft Night Trade With Philadelphia

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The Detroit Pistons announced today the completion of a draft-night trade that sent a future second-round draft pick and cash considerations to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for the draft...

International scouting a different game today – and Pistons, after drafting 2, are all...

LAS VEGAS – For the first time since the Pistons drafted Darko Milicic in 2003, they used their first-round pick on a foreign-born and -trained player. That there wasn’t a hue and cry from...

Pistons deal for Jordan Bone – a player they rated a first-round talent –...

LAS VEGAS – What are the Pistons getting in Jordan Bone? In their view, a first-round pick. “Our scouts saw him all year. For us, we thought he was a first-round talent,” said Gregg Polinsky,...

Detroit Pistons Sign Free Agent Tim Frazier

DETROIT, Mich. – The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has executed the signing of free agent guard Tim Frazier. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed. Frazier, 6-1, 170, averaged...

Detroit Pistons Sign Free Agent Markieff Morris

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. ¬– The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has signed free agent forward Markieff Morris. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Morris, 6-10, 245, played in 58...

Pistons free-agent recap: Turning cap exceptions into exceptional results

LAS VEGAS – The Pistons went into free agency with limited resources and came out of it with two players who very well could be on the floor to finish games and a third...

Detroit Pistons Sign Free Agent Derrick Rose

DETROIT, Mich. – The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has signed free agent guard Derrick Rose. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed. Rose, a three-time NBA All-Star and former...

Brown justifying Casey’s vision of him as he leads Pistons to Summer League romp

LAS VEGAS – Saturday was the day that Dwane Casey’s vision of Bruce Brown’s future came into focus for those of less foresight. The wire-to-wire 93-73 win over Portland on Saturday was a Bruce Brown...

With Doumbouya out, 3 Pistons sophomore take the spotlight in win over Croatia

LAS VEGAS – With Sekou Doumbouya sitting out the Summer League opener, the three players who’ve actually appeared in meaningful Pistons games provided a useful reminder of the value of experience. As eager as Pistons...

King hopes to use draft-night snub to burn NBA, reward Pistons

LAS VEGAS – Louis King’s first draft workout came with the Pistons on May 20. He could envision himself being their pick at No. 15. “I’m expected to be drafted 10 to 20 right now,”...

Another Summer League, another opportunity for Mykhailiuk to open eyes for Pistons

LAS VEGAS – Among the players named to the 2018 All-Summer League second team were three of the top five picks in that draft: DeAndre Ayton, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Trae Young. Also included...

Khyri Thomas attacks improvement: ‘I don’t have time to relax and chill’

LAS VEGAS – The pink backpack he was obliged to lug around the NBA during his rookie season now rests in Khyri Thomas’ closet. It’s probably destined for his niece, who’s requested taking possession. He’s...

Pistons make a futures bet on Sirvydis, who’ll get a little more seasoning before...

LAS VEGAS – It might take a while for the Pistons to realize their return on investment for second-round pick Deividas Sirvydis, but if he’s as good as they think he can become it...

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