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  • Former exec claims Andre Drummond ‘has a lot of bad habits he needs to unlearn’

    Clutch Points "The Atlanta Hawks and Detroit Pistons are no longer talking an Andre Drummond trade with the February trade deadline coming up. The Hawks never offered the Pistons a first-round pick for Drummond since they can sign the All-Star big man in free agency..." January 18

  • Pistons no longer plan to trade Andre Drummond, despite rumors

    The Sports Daily "Andre Drummond is one of the biggest NBA names on the trade block, heading into the deadline next month — or so we thought. The thing is that he’s not really on the block, at least not anymore. Drummond has appeared to indicate that he wants to play elsewhere in the..." January 17

  • NBA Owner Sounds off on NBA All-Star Weekend King of Court Proposal

    Heavy "NBA All-Star weekend is one of the most anticipated during the NBA season with dazzling and jaw-dropping events, such as the celebrity game, the rising stars’ game where you get you to see the league’s upcoming talent all in one place. There’s the three-point..." January 17

  • Tracy McGrady thinks Sixers should go after Derrick Rose

    Clutch Points "NBA Hall of Famer and ESPN analyst Tracy McGrady believes that Detroit Pistons guard Derrick Rose can help alleviate the Philadelphia 76ers’ recent woes. In an appearance on The Jump alongside Rachel Nichols and fellow retired player Richard Jefferson,..." January 17

  • Rodney Dangerfield is the Most Disrespected Man in the NBA History

    The Big Lead "Disrespect is a funny thing. Athletes and those tasked with motivating athletes find it everywhere. Draft position. Public opinion. Betting odds. Predictions from talking heads. If you aren't with a team, you're against them. If you're not propping them up, you're bulletin board..." January 16

  • Blake Griffin Reportedly Dating Fox Sports Brooke Fletcher

    Black Sports Online "As Blake Griffin rehabs his injured left knee following a second surgery that currently has no timetable for his return to the court, his dating life seems to very healthy. Blake Griffin has bounced around quite a bit as far as women are concerned, most notably he dated..." January 16

  • Dwane Casey: Right guy for the Pistons then, right guy for the job now

    NBA.com "When Tom Gores tabbed Ed Stefanski to run his front office, he cited the importance of maximizing the summer months for player development as his logic in prioritizing the hiring of a head coach over staffing his front office – even though the draft was just more than a month..." January 15

  • Pistons’ Luke Kennard expected out through All-Star break

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Pistons must make do without Luke Kennard for at least a few more weeks. “They said somewhere around All-Star break,” coach Dwane Casey said before Monday’s game against New Orleans. "He’s working his behind off and (has) tendinitis, or..." January 14

  • Derrick Rose fined $25,000 for throwing a pen across the court into stands during Monday's loss to Pelicans

    CBS Sports "Derrick Rose had plenty of reasons to be frustrated on Monday night. His Detroit Pistons have now lost 12 of their past 15 games. Basically every veteran with value has been engulfed by trade rumors. After a spirited 12-point fourth-quarter comeback against the New Orleans..." January 14

  • Tony Parker Is The Only Player With A Positive Record Against All 30 Teams, Including San Antonio Spurs

    Hoops Hype "Tony Parker announced his retirement last summer following a memorable career that saw him win four NBA titles and make the All-Star Game six times. His final year with the Hornets was not the stuff of legend, but one particular event during that season made his NBA career even more..." January 14

  • Heat’s Jimmy Butler reveals his 5 toughest players to guard

    Clutch Points "Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler is widely considered as one of the best defenders in the league today. Recently, the four-time All-Defensive team member penned an article for The Players’ Tribune, wherein he openly spoke about some of the most challenging..." January 13

  • Two-Way Contract Situations To Watch This Week

    Hoops Rumors "January 15 is the last day that NBA teams can sign a player to a two-way contract this season. After that date, teams can still waive two-way players or promote them to their 15-man rosters, but they can’t bring aboard new players on two-way contracts as replacements. With that..." January 13

  • Interest for Pistons’ Andre Drummond could drag out ’till Feb. 6 deadline

    Clutch Points "Andre Drummond is among the most high-profile names available for trade prior to the Feb. 6 deadline. Yet the interest in the Detroit Pistons star center could linger until the last minute, considering the Atlanta Hawks, among other interested teams, have only been willing..." January 13

  • Christian Wood, Pistons have mutual interest in new deal

    Clutch Points "Detroit Pistons fourth-year man Christian Wood recently had his two-way deal converted into a regular NBA contract. He has been quite impressive for the Pistons of late, and as it turns out, he might just be in for a more long-term deal once he becomes a free agent this..." January 13

  • No, The Knicks Should Not Trade For Andre Drummond

    Forbes.com "We first learned last week that the Pistons were seriously considering moving Andre Drummond when ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Detroit was "escalating discussions with several teams about a trade, including serious recent talks with the Atlanta Hawks." Then,..." January 13

  • Why trading Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond is harder than it sounds

    Detroit Free Press "It’s difficult to keep up with the trade rumors surrounding Andre Drummond. First, the Charlotte Hornets were linked to the Detroit Pistons center. Then it was the Dallas Mavericks’ turn.  The Atlanta Hawks were..." January 13

  • Pistons Notes: Andre Drummond, Derrick Rose, Reggie Jackson, Christian Wood

    Hoops Rumors "Trading Andre Drummond may be more difficult than expected, writes Vincent Ellis of The Detroit Free Press. The Pistons are hoping to get a young player or a draft pick in return for their star center. But because Drummond intends to opt out of his contract this summer,..." January 12

  • Derrick Rose discusses All-Star weekend plans, emulating Kobe Bryant

    NBC Sports "Derrick Rose remains focused on the right things. His renaissance and return to relevance have connected with enough fans to push him to fourth in voting for Eastern Conference All-Star guards. But with the Pistons mired in a stretch of six losses in eight games, Rose claimed not to..." January 12

  • Sixers Express Interest In Langston Galloway, Luke Kennard, Jeff Green

    Hoops Rumors "The Sixers, reeling from a recent injury to center Joel Embiid and still missing departed 2019 free agent wings Jimmy Butler and J.J. Redick, are apparently seeking reinforcements this season. Philadelphia has “expressed interest” in Pistons..." January 11

  • Knicks reportedly interested in Andre Drummond, would be next big (man) mistake

    CBS Sports "Once upon a time, the New York Knicks surrendered three first-round draft picks to build a front-court around Eddy Curry and Zach Randolph. The plan was derided around the league, as teams were already beginning to trend smaller, but Isiah Thomas insisted that zigging while the rest..." January 11

  • Ranking the Top 10 Centers in the NBA

    The Big Lead "1. Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets Generally, building your franchise around a 7-foot, 250-pound center in the year 2020 is frowned upon, but Jokic is more of a point guard trapped in Bryant Reeves' body. He was the All-NBA First Team center last season and will turn 25 next month. It..." January 10

  • Report: Knicks interested in acquiring Pistons' Andre Drummond

    The Score "Another team has entered the Andre Drummond sweepstakes. The New York Knicks have shown interest in acquiring the Detroit Pistons big man, reports Stadium's Shams Charania, who adds that Detroit is believed to be seeking at least one first-round..." January 10

  • Hawks Can Complete Deal For Andre Drummond By Including 1st-Round Pick

    Sportsnaut "After losing All-Star forward Blake Griffin indefinitely to knee surgery, the Detroit Pistons are reportedly moving forward with their plans to potentially trade star center Andre Drummond before the trade deadline. According to The Athletic’s Sam Amick, Detroit..." January 10

  • Stephen A. Smith, Michael Wilbon to coach NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

    Sportress of Blogitude "The All-Star Celebrity Game during NBA All-Star Weekend is often one of the more entertaining events of the three-day league showcase, simply due to the novelty of watching stars chucking up shots. With ESPN televising the All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday, Feb. 14, it is not a..." January 10

  • Instagram model Tammy Hembrow: Entire sports team has invaded my DMs

    New York Post "Model and fitness influencer Tammy Hembrow is Australia’s hottest Instagram star right now — and at least one sport team agrees. The 25-year-old social media starlet has opened up on the number of direct messages she has been receiving recently from athletes around the..." January 10

  • Sekou Doumbouya turns heads as he tries to show Pistons he's an 'everyday' player

    Detroit News "Pistons rookie Sekou Doumbouya sat at his stall, peering around the locker room, seemingly surprised that he had free space around him. He stood up, faced his locker and started to get dressed more rapidly, only to turn around and see the scrum of reporters had migrated quickly to..." January 09

  • 3 Players That Can Help Joel Embiid And Ben Simmons Win A Championship This Season

    Fadeaway World "The Philadelphia 76ers looked like the team to beat entering this season. After an eventful offseason, many expected this team to coast through the Eastern Conference, but this doesn’t seem like the case. The Sixers have fallen back to Earth after their 5-0 start and this recent..." January 09

  • The youngest player in the NBA, Pistons rookie Sekou Doumbouya, just threw down one of the dunks of the season

    CBS Sports "The Detroit Pistons are 13-24, and Blake Griffin is once again injured, so it's understandable if you haven't been paying much attention to them. But if you weren't watching their game on Tuesday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers, you missed out on one..." January 08

  • Eric Stern opens up about his dad David Stern, former NBA commissioner

    USA Today "Eric Stern appreciated all the words said and written about his father, former NBA commissioner David Stern, who died on New Year’s Day. “It’s all very nice,” Stern told USA TODAY Sports in a phone interview. But what also had tremendous meaning to..." January 08

  • Jalen Rose Aspires To Co-Own The Pistons

    Yardbarker "Detroit-native Jalen Rose has ambitions to join the Pistons‘ ownership group sometime in the future, as he tells Richard Deitsch on his podcast (h/t Matt Schoch of The Detroit News). “I would love to be a minority owner with the Detroit..." January 08

  • Pistons won’t trade Derrick Rose unless he asks for one

    Clutch Points "Detroit Pistons point guard Derrick Rose is one of the front-runners for Sixth Man of the Year, and some around the league believe the Pistons should trade him to a contender so they can get some value in return. However, the Pistons won’t trade Rose unless he..." January 08

  • The Top 5 Best Destinations For Lakers' Kyle Kuzma

    Fadeaway World "With the Trade Deadline approaching, many teams are expected to make changes to their rosters. While many of the teams expected to make some moves are fringe playoff teams, there are a handful of teams at the top of the league record-wise that could look to dabble in the trade market. One team..." January 08

  • Pistons Reportedly Expected To Pursue Fred VanVleet In 2020 Free Agency

    Fadeaway World "The Detroit Pistons have struggled with a void at the point for years now. From Reggie Jackson to Derrick Rose, they have yet to find a long-term solution to their point guard position. With Fred VanVleet and the Raptors soaring above expectations, the Pistons are expected to take a..." January 08

  • Blake Griffin's Season-Ending Surgery Leaves Pistons Hopeless, Holding a Bad Contract

    The Big Lead "Blake Griffin underwent successful surgery on his left knee on Tuesday, ending his and the Detroit Pistons' seasons. The Pistons are 13-24 this season, four games out of the 8-seed in the Eastern Conference. Griffin has been a shell of his former self this season and averaged career lows in..." January 07

  • Pistons confident Andre Drummond will be moved before trade deadline

    Clutch Points "The Detroit Pistons have “expressed confidence” their center Andre Drummond will be moved before the Feb. 6 trade deadline, according to Marc Stein of The New York Times. With less than a month left before the deadline, the Pistons are hoping to..." January 07

  • Cleveland studying cost of entering Andre Drummond sweepstakes

    Cavs Nation "The new year officially ushers in the trade season in the NBA calendar. Arguably the hottest name available on this year’s market is Detroit Pistons big man Andre Drummond. The Cavs are apparently interested. Detroit reportedly had serious trade talks about..." January 07

  • NBA reconsidering playoff reseeding proposal

    Sportsnet "The NBA is reportedly reconsidering a proposal that would have reseeded the four conference finalists during the playoffs based on regular season record, re-shaping the league’s playoff structure, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe. Under the NBA’s..." January 07

  • NBA Execs Rip Load Management

    Bleacher Report "Want a surefire way to get almost any NBA coach to roll their eyes, snort or make some other derisive gesture? Mention load management. That is, as long as they're sure no one is looking. To be caught dismissing the practice would be "career suicide," says..." January 07

  • Derrick Rose To Participate In 2020 All-Star Skills Competition In Chicago

    Hot New Hip Hop "The NBA's All-Star festivities are on the horizon and we're slowly but surely learning more about the All-Star Saturday Night participants. For instance, just yesterday it was reported that both Dwight Howard and Derrick Jones Jr. have agreed to take part in the Slam Dunk Contest,..." January 07

  • Pistons' Blake Griffin (knee) undergoes surgery

    TSN "Blake Griffin has gone under the knife. The Detroit Pistons announced on Tuesday that the six-time All-Star had surgery on his injured left knee and will be out indefinitely. Griffin, 30, had off-season surgery on the same knee, but has still been limited to only 18 games..." January 07

  • 3 potential trades for Kevin Love

    The Score "Kevin Love could use a change in scenery. The veteran power forward's stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers appears to be coming to a head after a reported outburst toward general manager Koby Altman on Saturday was followed up by an on-court..." January 06

  • Blake Griffin may undergo season-ending knee surgery

    Talk Basket "Detroit Pistons star Blake Griffin is considering undergoing season-ending surgery on his ailing left knee. Griffin will visit a specialist in Los Angeles this week to weigh his options.       January 06

  • From Danilo Gallinari to Chris Paul, 75 players who could be moved before Feb. 6

    CBS Sports "Just before the 2019 trade deadline, the Toronto Raptors acquired Marc Gasol from the Memphis Grizzlies, hoping that he would be the final piece of a championship-worthy puzzle. On their way to their first title in franchise history, they outlasted the Philadelphia..." January 06

  • Andre Drummond wants to play entire career in Detroit: 'I love being here'

    The Score "Detroit Pistons star Andre Drummond doesn't know where he'll be playing beyond the NBA's Feb. 6 trade deadline, but the All-Star center made it clear that he isn't interest in leaving the Motor City. "I'm not a quitter, for one," Drummond..." January 05

  • Draymond Green Was Ejected After Mocking Refs' Technical Foul Call

    12 Up "It's been a while since Draymond Green's petulant side made an appearance on the hardwood. Perhaps it has, but the Golden State Warriors are just so irrelevant nowadays that they are hardly ever trending. Nonetheless, Green was back and better than every on Saturday..." January 05

  • 6 Blockbuster Trades We Want To See This Season

    Fadeaway World "A couple of weeks ago, we finally had our first trade of the 2019-20 NBA season. Jordan Clarkson was traded to the Utah Jazz in exchange for Dante Exum and 2 second-round picks and this trade looks to be a win-win for both sides. Clarkson wasn’t in the plans for the Cleveland Cavaliers..." January 04

  • Three Trade Destinations For Pistons Center Andre Drummond

    The Big Lead "The Detroit Pistons went all-in when they traded for Blake Griffin in February of 2018. Just under two years later, nothing has gone right. Griffin had a career year in 2018-19, but his body failed him as the playoffs approached and Detroit was swept by Milwaukee in the first round. Three..." January 04

  • Owner Tom Gores says team won’t shut down Blake Griffin yet

    Clutch Points "Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores gave some insight as to what the franchise plans to do with star forward Blake Griffin, noting the team won’t shut him down just yet. Griffin has missed five of the team’s last nine games, including the last two due to left knee..." January 03

  • Pistons talking to Hawks about possible Andre Drummond trade

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Pistons reportedly are looking to deal star center Andre Drummond, according to an ESPN report.  The Pistons ESPN insider Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted Friday that "Detroit and Atlanta have been engaged in talks on a trade centered on Andre..." January 03

  • From Charles Barkley to Joel Embiid: The fight to modernize the NBA big man

    ESPN "JOEL EMBIID RELISHES the opportunities to launch 3-pointers. The execution of that shot, the 7-foot Philadelphia 76ers center believes, classifies him as a modern NBA player, a multifaceted big man whose skills and athleticism should not -- and will not -- confine him to a..." January 03