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…

REPORT: Pistons Agree to Free Agent Deal with Trey Lyles

According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, the Detroit Pistons are nearing an agreement with Trey Lyles on a two-year, $5 million deal. Lyles, 25, spent the past two seasons with the San Antonio Spurs. Last season, he averaged 5.0 points and 3.7 rebounds in 15.6 minutes per game. He was the 12th pick in…

REPORT Pistons Interested in Kelly Olynyk, Nerlens Noel

According to hoopshype.com, Pistons are expected to pursue Nerlens Noel and Kelly Olynyk once free agency begins. Last season in New York, Noel played a huge role on defense raising the opponent rim field goal percentage from 13th in the 2019-2020 campaign to first this previous season. Noel started 2 games for the Knicks in…

POP Podcast Episode 109: We’re Back and so are the Detroit Pistons!

On today’s edition of the Palace of Pistons Podcast, Mike Anguiano and Aaron Johnson recap and analyze a busy offseason for the Detroit Pistons that saw key additions to the roster in Killian Hayes, Saddqi bey, Jerami Grant, Mason Plumlee, and more. They also discuss players such as Christian Wood and Luke Kennard, who Troy…

REPORT: Detroit Signs 2019 Second Rounder Deividas Sirvydis To A Three-Year Deal

The Detroit Pistons have signed their 2019 second-round draft pick Deividas Sirvydis to a three-year contract. Sirvydis is a 20 year-old, 6’8 wing from Lithuania who is well regarded for his three-point shooting and his ability to space the floor. Sirvydis’ contract is fully guaranteed for the first two seasons and non-guaranteed for the third….

REPORT: Pistons Called Wizards About Blake Griffin/John Wall Swap

According to ESPN’s Zach Lowe, the Detroit Pistons made “an exploratory call” to the Washington Wizards about a potential Blake Griffin for John Wall trade. However, the talks proceeded to not go anywhere and it is unclear how interested Detroit is. Wall has not played the past two seasons due to injuries. Griffin is coming…

Report: Josh Jackson Finalizing a Two-Year Deal with Pistons

Troy Weaver is attacking free agency just like he said he would. Forward, Josh Jackson is reportedly returning to the Motor City, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN: Free agent F Josh Jackson is finalizing a deal with the Detroit Pistons, sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 21, 2020 The Michigan Native was…

REPORT: Pistons Agree to Two-Year Deal with Center Jahlil Okafor

The Detroit Pistons have reportedly agreed to a two-year deal with former New Orleans Pelicans center Jahlil Okafor, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN: Free agent center Jahlil Okafor has agreed to a two-year deal with the Detroit Pistons, sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 21, 2020 Okafor, being the second center signed…