POP Scouting Report: Ratiopharm Ulm’s Killian Hayes

Killian Hayes, the French 6’5″ Point Guard, has had the microscope on him for his entire, young career. Hayes, the son of a collegiate basketball player, DeRon Hayes (Penn State University), has had the NBA as his goal since birth. Hayes was a well-known prospect among scouts and hardcore basketball fans in his early years,…

POP Scouting Report: Illawarra’s LaMelo Ball

A player who needs little to no introduction is the focus of this scouting report, Lamelo Ball. As a basketball prospect, and as a person, Lamelo has been a public figure for his entire adolescence. Lamelo has been a celebrity for years, from reality shows, infamous WWE Monday Night Raw appearances, clothing brands, signature shoes,…

2019-2020 Season Review: Khyri Thomas’ Future Remains Murky

In the second round of the 2018 NBA Draft, the Pistons made a trade to acquire the draft rights to Creighton University guard, Khyri Thomas. During the 2018-2019 NBA season, a second-round pick did break out for the Pistons, however, it was not Khyri Thomas. He was outshined by the scrappy Miami University guard with…

Pistons’ Rookie Devidas Syrvidas Signs Deal with Jerusalem

Devidas Syrvidas has signed a long term deal with Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem. The Pistons’ rookie had only played in the Summer League for the Pistons in 2019, averaging 1.8 points in his short stint. He is still able to join the NBA, and the Pistons, however this does not seem to be in his…

Blake Griffin, ‘Feels Great,’ and Cleared for Return

During an appearance on The Encore with Sage Steele, Blake Griffin announced his knee has fully recovered, and he has been cleared for play. The Pistons All-Star also stated, he is prepared to return to on-court action for the Pistons if the NBA season resumes. The six-time All-Star had only been able to play 18…

Pistons’ Maury Hanks making steps in Coronavirus recovery

When it was revealed Detroit Pistons’ scout, Maury Hanks, had not only tested positive for COVID-19, but had reportedly been fighting for his life, widespread support was quick to surface. Hanks is a beloved scout across the NBA and is widely known as the, “ultimate survivor.” In a world currently filled with, what seems like,…

VIDEO: Christian Wood 2019-2020 Mixtape

In July of 2019, the Detroit Pistons claimed Christian Wood off waivers, following the New Orleans Pelicans decision to let the 24 year-old big man go. Wood was not guaranteed a roster spot nor a contract, and through the offseason Wood fought for every opportunity. Wowing fans in his pre-season performances, Wood quickly became a…

REPORT: Christian Wood Tested Positive for COVID-19

Shams Charania has reported that Pistons’ breakout forward, Christian Wood, has tested positive for COVID-19 (also known as Coronavirus) following a March 7th game against the Utah Jazz. Detroit Pistons‘ Christian Wood has tested positive for coronavirus, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Wood had 30 and 11 rebounds against Rudy Gobert on Saturday night before a…

Blake Griffin to donate $100,000 to Little Caesars Arena Employees

Detroit Pistons’ Star Forward, Blake Griffin, will reportedly give $100,000 to Little Caesars Arena employees in the midst of the 2019-2020 season suspension, Rod Beard of The Detroit News reports. The NBA season is currently on hiatus for at least a month, and NBA teams are not the only people impacted financially. Specifically, arena workers…

REPORT: Pistons Interested in Spencer Dinwiddie Trade

Per Ian Bagley of SNY, The Pistons and Orlando Magic had expressed interest in trading for Nets’ Point Guard, Spencer Dinwiddie at the NBA trade deadline. The Pistons had drafted Dinwiddie with the 38th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft by the Stan Van Gundy led front office. The Pistons then traded him in 2016…