Markieff Morris and Pistons Agree on Buyout

Shams Charania and James Edwards III of The Athletic are reporting that the Pistons and forward Markieff Morris have agreed on a contract buyout. Morris had a player option for the 2020-2021 season that is also included in the buyout, and the salary gets paid in full for this season. Markieff Morris joins Reggie Jackson…

REPORT: Pistons Plan to Sign Derrick Walton Jr. to 10 Day Contract

Shams Charania of The Athletic reports that the Pistons are planning to give former University of Michigan guard, Derrick Walton Jr. a ten day contract. This news comes after reports indicated the Pistons would seek 10 day contracts to fill their open roster spot following the buyout of Reggie Jackson’s contract. If Walton performs well,…

Luke Kennard "a ways away" From Return, Khyri Thomas Heading To G-League

Head coach Dwane Casey has stated that Pistons third-year guard, Luke Kennard is not ready for an in-game return yet, Rod Beard of the Detroit News reports. Kennard’s last outing for the Pistons was December 21st, against the Chicago Bulls. Bilateral knee tendinitis has kept the promising guard out of action. Kennard had been averaging…

Report: Reggie Jackson Considering Buyout

Per Marc Stein of the NY Times, Reggie Jackson is considering a buyout of his contract, and already has reported interest from the Los Angeles Clippers. Jackson is the Pistons longest tenured player on the team currently, and him leaving for L.A. would leave Detroit with a point guard rotation resembling Derrick Rose, Brandon Knight,…

Analyzing the Pistons' Trade Deadline: A Failure, For Now

Ed Stefanski’s first full season with the keys to the Detroit Pistons ended in a sweep in the first round against the Milwaukee Bucks. He executed small moves such as trading Guard Reggie Bullock in exchange for Svi Mykhailiuk and a 2021 second-round pick. This led to the Pistons signing Wayne Ellington, on a deal…

REPORT: Markieff Morris Gaining Interest From Multiple Contenders

Per Kevin O’ Connor of The Ringer, multiple contenders have reached out to the Detroit Pistons about veteran Power Forward, Markieff Morris. Teams interested include; Celtics, Clippers, Rockets, Bucks, Sixers, and Lakers. Morris’ $3.2M contract has a player option for next year, and is currently averaging 11 PPG, 3.9 RPG, and 1.5 APG. Morris could…

REPORT: Derrick Rose To Drop Out of Skills Challenge

Shams Charania of The Athletic reports Detroit Pistons’ Guard Derrick Rose will be dropping out of the Skills Challenge, taking place next weekend in Chicago, IL Rose may be dropping out of the contest for a few reasons, but the most logical being Rose’s injury issues may keep him out past All-Star Weekend. Rose missed…

REPORT: Pistons Apply for Disabled Player Exception for Blake Griffin

Shams Charania of The Athletic has reported that The Pistons have applied for a 9.2 million dollar disabled player exception for 30 year old Power Forward Blake Griffin. Detroit has applied for a $9.2M disabled player exception for the potential season-ending loss of All-Star Blake Griffin, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania)…

REPORT: Knicks Have Inquired About Drummond

Per Shams Charania of The Athletic, The New York Knicks have reached out to The Detroit Pistons on the possibility of an Andre Drummond trade.  "One team, I'm told, that has made an inquiry (on Andre Drummond) are the Knicks." NBA Insider @ShamsCharania shares an update on the Pistons center. pic.twitter.com/xH3XB6VHtN — Stadium (@Stadium) January…

The Detroit Pistons Aren’t Going To Rebuild

The Detroit Pistons aren’t going to rebuild.  …And that’s okay. I put out a new video piece on why the Pistons won’t rebuild, even though many may want them to. The Pistons may be in for a long, unsuccessful season this year, but given the Pistons track record, they won’t blow it up. For now,…