Pistons Legend, Hall of Fame Center Bob Lanier Dies at 73

Former Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks center Bob Lanier, an eight-time All-Star and Hall of Famer, has died at the age of 73 according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. A decorated college and professional player, Lanier remained influential in the NBA following retirement. After his playing career ended, Lanier was an NBA Cares Global Ambassador of…

Examining Potential Trade Packages for Jerami Grant

As the NBA trade deadline approaches next month, the rumor mill will start to churn out fine, powdery morsels of potential player movement around the league. It is a time of speculation, where we all need to be careful of verifying the blue checkmarks on Twitter. And be ESPECIALLY careful considering the Pistons have one…

How Saddiq Bey Turned Around His Season Offensively

The hottest player in the NBA right now dons navy blue.  No, it isn’t Ja Morant (though he has a case) or Luka Doncic (though you would expect his name). It isn’t LeBron James in the Lakers’ Crenshaw jerseys.  Why, it is Saddiq Bey of course. Just like everyone thought! The Pistons, at the time…

REPORT: Jerami Grant Out Indefinitely with Torn Ligaments in Thumb

The Detroit Pistons, mired in an extended losing streak and “boasting” the league’s worst record, were dealt another blow Saturday night – this time off the court. Shams Charania and James Edwards III of The Athletic report that Jerami Grant, the team’s leading scorer, suffered several torn ligaments in his right thumb and will be…

POP Roundtable: What to Make of Detroit’s Start to the Season

The Pistons have had a difficult schedule to start the season, had to weather the storm without their first overall pick for the first few games, and the offense has been stuck in the mud. What can we take away, if anything, from Detroit’s start? I asked some of our writers to give their thoughts…

REPORT: Pistons a Potential Trade Suitor for Marvin Bagley III

The big man-needy Detroit Pistons are reportedly a potential trade suitor for disgruntled Kings big man Marvin Bagley III according to independent NBA writer Marc Stein. Bagley is largely out of the rotation, only logging ten minutes so far this season and refusing to check into a game against the Spurs. With Kelly Olynyk down…

POP 2021-2022 Positional Preview: The Wings

Positions in the NBA are like stop signs – they are more of a recommendation than an actual requirement. Guys with wing-like frames can be guards or small-ball bigs. Bigs can be point-forwards and bring point guard qualities to the floor. When we talk about the wings on Detroit’s roster, there is some positional overlap….

REPORT: Pistons, DeAndre Jordan Agree to Buyout

In a widely-anticipated move, the Detroit Pistons and center DeAndre Jordan reportedly agreed to a buyout according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. The move makes the 33-year-old big a free agent and free to sign with any team, which is reportedly the Los Angeles Lakers according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Detroit moved Sekou Doumbouya…