Four Goals for the 2021-22 Detroit Pistons

When people look back at the most successful tank jobs in professional sports history, the 2020-21 Detroit Pistons should be at the forefront of that discussion. While operating under the unfortunate circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, the perfect opportunity opened up for the Pistons to lose as many games as possible while the arenas were…

REPORT: Derrick Walton Jr. Returning to Pistons on Exhibit 10 Deal

An exciting addition to Detroit’s newest G League affiliate, the Motor City Cruise, has been made with the signing of former University of Michigan point guard Derrick Walton Jr, according to James Edwards III of The Athletic: Walton, who spent four years in college with the Wolverines, has struggled to latch on with a team…

REPORT: Pistons Re-Sign Guard Frank Jackson to Two-Year Deal

Frank Jackson is returning to Detroit on a two-year deal, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN: Jackson found his niche in Detroit last season as a sharpshooter after the trade of Svi Mykhailiuk in March. At 6’3″, Jackson had been used primarily as a point guard, but proved to be a much more valuable weapon…

REPORT: Pistons Bring Back Cory Joseph on Two-Year, $10 Million Deal

The Detroit Pistons have brought back veteran combo guard Cory Joseph on a two-year deal with the second year being a player option, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports: Joseph, who was waived on Sunday by Detroit, has re-signed with the Pistons on a much more modest deal. The revamped contract will save the…

Pistons Draft Luka Garza with the 52nd Pick in 2021 NBA Draft

The Detroit Pistons have selected Iowa’s Luka Garza with the 52nd pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. Garza, a 6’11”, 265-pound big man, has a decorated college resume, including being named the 2020-21 AP Player of the Year. In his senior season, Garza averaged 24.1 points and 8.7 rebounds on an very efficient 55/44/70 splits….

Detroit Pistons 2021 Free Agency Preview & Predictions

Here I am, once again, singing Troy Weaver’s praises. Not too long ago, the Pistons were hampered by massive contracts that simply did not raise their ceiling in the Eastern Conference. Pistons fans were talking themselves into getting excited about the possibility of earning a 6-8 seed – and maybe a playoff win – because…

REPORT: Pistons Holding Private Workouts with Top Prospects This Week

With the NBA Draft just over a week away, the Detroit Pistons are doing their due diligence on several top prospects as they decide who to select with the number one pick. The Pistons have already hosted a light workout with the expected pick, Cade Cunningham, on Tuesday, and will soon bring in fellow top…

How Troy Weaver Erased a Decade of Depressing Detroit Basketball

The 2010’s will always be remembered as a low point in the history of the Detroit Pistons. It was a decade that saw the Palace of Auburn Hills, one of the NBA’s most packed and beloved arenas during the mid-2000’s, become a deserted venue – fans were no longer interested in a team that had…

Pistons Hire John Beilein as Senior Advisor Player Development

The Detroit Pistons are hiring former Cavs and University of Michigan head coach John Beilein to serve as the team’s Senior Advisor Player Development, the formal title for his role, according to Marc Stein of the New York Times: Beilein is most known for his head coaching role with the Michigan Wolverines, the team he…