What the Kelly Olynyk Signing Means for the Detroit Pistons

Many people questioned general manager Troy Weaver’s decision to package starting center Mason Plumlee and the 37th overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft for the Hornets’ 57th overall selection. Looking back now, it was done to create cap space for Kelly Olynyk. Weaver inked Olynyk to a three-year, $37 million contract. The 30-year old…

Analyzing Cade Cunningham and Summer League Pistons in Loss to Thunder

After much anticipation for the Detroit Pistons to open up their 2021 NBA Summer League campaign, fans finally got to see the first overall pick Cade Cunningham and other key young pieces of the Pistons play on Sunday night. While Detroit ending up dropping a disappointing game to the Oklahoma City Thunder 76-72, there are…

Detroit Pistons 2021 Free Agency Preview & Predictions

Here I am, once again, singing Troy Weaver’s praises. Not too long ago, the Pistons were hampered by massive contracts that simply did not raise their ceiling in the Eastern Conference. Pistons fans were talking themselves into getting excited about the possibility of earning a 6-8 seed – and maybe a playoff win – because…

Assessing Cade Cunningham’s Fit with the Detroit Pistons

After securing the number one overall pick in the 2021 NBA draft, The Detroit Pistons are officially on the clock until they make their selection July 29th. Amid smoke screens and speculation, there is some question as to who that pick will be, but it should be confidently believed that the pick will be Cade…

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…