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…

Mainstream Media Doesn’t Know how to Properly Discuss the Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons, by all accounts, are having a great rebuild. So far General Manager Troy Weaver has offloaded players and contracts that don’t fit into the long term plan, filled the roster with young prospects and low-risk high reward type of players, all while building a strong culture that’s in line with the Pistons…

Jerami Grant is Solidifying His Stardom with the Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons were, for one or two days in November, the main character on NBA Twitter. Nobody could understand what they were doing; rapidly stockpiling draft picks and overpaid players, losing Christian Wood, Luke Kennard and Bruce Brown. General manager Troy Weaver was on 2K’s trade machine, trying to do whatever he could to…

Trading for Saddiq Bey Was Worth The Price

As aggressive as the Detroit Pistons were during November’s 2020 NBA Draft, with Troy Weaver on more phone calls than Kevin Gates, no move stands out more than what became a three-team trade involving the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Clippers. The Pistons traded promising guard Luke Kennard and four second round picks to the…

The Detroit Pistons Have A Blake Griffin Problem

The narrative surrounding the Detroit Pistons this offseason seemed to be fairly universal. The Andre Drummond era of 8-seed contention had come to a close, with all but four members of the 2019-2020 team departing either via free agency, trade, or being cut from the roster altogether, leaving 6-time All-Star Blake Griffin seemingly stranded in…

Four Goals for the Detroit Pistons in 2021

The past year for the Detroit Pistons can be summarized in one word – change. Whether you look at the new front office or the vast number of new faces on the roster, it’s apparent that this franchise has completely reshaped itself from the Andre Drummond-era. Gone are the days of hoping that the team…