Andre Drummond RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Lack of trust in Andre Drummond a problem for Pistons

    Detroit Free Press "The free throws swished. One after the other. Five straight … six straight … seven straight … eight straight free throws from Andre Drummond. The shooting form, the release point identical for each of those seemingly effortless attempts. Pleased with the consistency, Detroit Pistons assistant..." April 25

  • Pistons favorable to re-signing Andre Drummond with max deal

    ESPN "Detroit Pistons big man Andre Drummond is in line to sign a max contract extension this summer. Pistons owner Tom Gores made it clear after Sunday night's season-ending Game 4 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers that he has no qualms about giving Drummond big money. "No hesitation," Gores said..." April 25

  • LeBron unsurprised Drummond escaped punishment for elbowing

    Akron Beacon Journal "LeBron James delivered another subtle message to the league Sunday that he believes he is treated unfairly on foul calls. Cavs coach Tyronn Lue, who has remained relatively quiet on the physicality of this series, seemed to agree. Pistons center Andre Drummond was not punished by the league..." April 24

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    Rod Beard @detnewsRodBeard

    #Pistons Drummond on sulking Friday: "I did apologize for the way I acted. It looked a certain way that it wasn’t."

  • Report: LaVine, Drummond, Barton, Gordon to participate in Slam Dunk Contest

    The Score "Minnesota Timberwolves high-flyer Zach LaVine will reportedly be in Toronto for NBA All-Star Weekend to defend his Slam Dunk Contest win from a year ago. The 20-year-old guard will be facing some stiff competition, though, with Andre Drummond of the Detroit Pistons, Will Barton of the Denver..." February 04

  • Pistons exploring ways to boost Drummond's FT shooting

    Detroit Free Press "It was a familiar scene. It was the conclusion of the Pistons’ practice, and a few players were working on various aspects of their games Sunday afternoon on the practice floor at the University of Utah basketball facility. And there was center Andre Drummond practicing one of the simplest..." January 28

  • Drummond sets record for most missed free throws in NBA game

    The Score "Detroit Pistons bench boss Stan Van Gundy had Dwight Howard in Orlando, so he's no stranger to the Hack-a-(insert center who's horrible at free-throw shooting) strategy employed in today's NBA. So when Howard's current team, the Houston Rockets, targeted Pistons center Andre Drummond on..." January 21

  • SVG wants more out of Pistons' Drummond, and not just improved FT shooting

    Michigan Live "The free-throw shooting is the over-arching problem, but Stan Van Gundy has other issues with his franchise center these days. Andre Drummond's rebounding numbers are down of late, 11.2 per game over the last five, dragging down his season average to 15.4, and his defense is lacking. Couple..." January 14