POP 2019-2020 Season Preview: Eat Breakfast and Hit the Gym, Sekou

On May 18, 2019, just over a month before the NBA Draft, a 47° sunrise stretched over the Palais des Sports de Beaublanc in Limoges, France. The venue is home to Limoges CSP, a French LNB Pro A league basketball team. As dawn brought morning in the city, Sekou Doumbouya, the team’s 18-year-old phenom, woke…

Detroit Pistons 2019-2020 Media Day Recap

The Detroit Pistons 2019-2020 campaign officially commenced when Media Day kicked off at 1 p.m. today in Auburn Hills. Players met with members of the press and discussed, among other things, their expectations for the upcoming season. This marked the first opportunity for Pistons fans to hear from newcomers Derrick Rose, Joe Johnson, and Markieff…

Ripple Effects of Joe Johnson Signing with Detroit

The Detroit Pistons signed Joe Johnson to a partially guaranteed one-year deal on Thursday afternoon, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo! Sports. Detroit parted ways with forward Michael Beasley to create room on the 15-man roster.  How will signing ISO Joe Johnson impact the Pistons?  Who is Joe Johnson? After being selected with the 10th…

The New HFHS Pistons Performance Center Forecasts Sunny Days Ahead for Detroit

“We’re going to employ hundreds of people downtown, we’re going to be paying city income taxes where the city is going to get dollars every year. When you talk about the players’ (salaries), that will be significant income. So we’re going to be contributing in a lot of ways … the economic impact we will have on the city will be in the hundreds of millions.”
Arn Tellum, Pistons Chairman

Examining Detroit’s Options Next Offseason with Andre Drummond

During a training session inside the Mendenhall Center on the campus of UNLV on July 18, Detroit Pistons assistant coach Sean Sweeney gently swayed, fists clenched in his pockets, while he watched earnestly from half court as Andre Drummond let 3-pointer after 3-pointer sail from the wing. As each attempt found nylon, Sweeney seemed to…