Tag: Detroit Pistons

Blake Griffin Avoided Steve Ballmer’s Handshake Before Pistons-Clippers In Los Angeles

Getty Image It’s a big day for basketball fans in Los Angeles, as the Clippers are playing host to the Detroit Pistons for the first time since Blake Griffin was traded. Griffin is one of the greatest players in franchise history, and was instrumental in Los Angeles going from a laughing stock to a consistently […]

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The Pistons Reportedly Are Interested In Acquiring Markelle Fultz

Getty Image There are plenty of questions about what the future holds for Markelle Fultz. Beyond the fact that he’s on the sidelines as he rehabilitates his recently-diagnosed Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, there are questions about how the former No. 1 overall pick fits into what the Philadelphia 76ers want to do as they move forward […]

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Markelle Fultz trade rumors: With Pistons’ reported interest, what could Sixers get in trade?

Markelle Fultz trade rumors: With Pistons‘ reported interest, what could Sixers get in trade? originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com Markelle Fultz is out with thoracic outlet syndrome, but that apparently hasn’t stopped teams from inquiring about the 2017 No. 1 overall pick. The Detroit Pistons have shown interest in Fultz, per Liberty Ballers and the Detroit […]

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On Pro Basketball: Carmelo Anthony: The Square-Peg Superstar

Maybe it all would have turned out differently for Carmelo Anthony, produced a narrative arc with more illustrious inflection points, had Joe Dumars done Anthony and the Detroit Pistons the pleasure of drafting him with the second pick of the celebrated 2003 N.B.A. draft. Fate can be forbidding. A team’s general manager can be foolish. […]

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Reggie Bullock Beat The Raptors At The Buzzer To Give Dwane Casey A Win In His Toronto Return

Getty Image The Detroit Pistons turned to the unlikeliest of heroes on Wednesday to cap off a gritty showdown with the Raptors in Toronto. After a botched alley-oop attempt on the previous play, it was Reggie Bullock who ended up sinking the game-winner for Detroit to give his team a 106-104 road win. It was […]

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Joel Embiid Dominated The Pistons’ Frontcourt Then Proudly Said He ‘Kicked Both Of Their Asses’

Getty Image Joel Embiid’s favorite foil might be Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond. This is for two reasons: The Sixers’ All-Star big man tends to have big performances against the Pistons’ center, sure, but he also really enjoys the verbal sparring that comes whenever the two players take the floor against one another. The latest […]

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‘Fat outta shape’: The weird beef between Joel Embiid and Andre Drummond continues

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond and Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid love to insult each other. (AP) When Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid first met Detroit Pistons counterpart Andre Drummond on an NBA court in October 2017, the former said the latter “can’t play any defense.” Drummond vowed revenge against Embiid in their next meeting, […]

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Blake Griffin Sealed A Win Over The Sixers With His First Career 50-Point Game

Getty Image After a trade that sent him from Los Angeles to Detroit, All-Star power forward Blake Griffin is operating in relative obscurity. Of course, NBA die-hards recognize that the veteran still has plenty of gas left in the tank but, in the grand scheme, Griffin’s star seems to be fading from where it was […]

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Joel Embiid Baited Andre Drummond Into Getting Ejected With A Blatant Flop

NBA TV Joel Embiid has made a handful of rivals during his NBA career, one of whom is Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond. During one matchup last season Embiid credited a big game against the Pistons to the fact that Drummond “doesn’t play any defense.” He followed that up by saying that Drummond “can’t shoot” […]

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2018-2019 Detroit Pistons Preview: Stay Healthy And The Playoffs Are In Sight

Getty Image 2017-18 Record: 39-43 (9th in East) Players Added: Bruce Brown (draft), Jose Calderon (free agency), Zaza Pachulia (free agency), Glenn Robinson III (free agency), Khyri Thomas (draft) Players Lost: Dwight Buycks (waivers), James Ennis (free agency), Eric Moreland (waivers), Anthony Tolliver (free agency) Projected Team MVP: Blake Griffin The best player on the […]

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