2018 POP NBA Draft Scouting Report: Hamidou Diallo

With Pistons starting point guard going down for the majority of the year, one of the glaring holes in their roster was the guard spot. While many may say that the problem was the coaching of Stan Van Gundy and his mismanagement of bench guards Luke Kennard, Langston Galloway, and Dwight Buycks, you could say…

2018 POP NBA Draft Scouting Report: Devonte’ Graham

A four-year college player out of the University of Kansas, Devonte’ Graham rose as an elite shotmaker for one of the top schools in the country over his time as a Jayhawk. The 23-year old point guard led Kansas to the Final Four, where they were dethroned by the eventual National Champions, the Villanova Wildcats….

POP 2018 NBA Draft Scouting Report: Justin Jackson

It feels like the draft is a lost cause for the Pistons is 2018. They traded their 1st round pick to acquire Blake Griffin mid-season and even if they did have that pick they don’t currently have a GM to make the selection after parting ways with Stan Van Gundy. However, Detroit still holds the…

2017 POP Scouting Report: Frank Ntilikina

Frank Ntilkina has been labeled by many experts as the top foreign player in the draft.  At pick number 12, it’ll be tough for the Pistons to snag the French phenomenon but fans can only hope “Filthy Frank” is still on the board. Ntilkina stands at 6”5 and possess a freakishly long wingspan of 7”1….

2017 POP Scouting Report: Donovan Mitchell

As the Pistons prepare for the NBA Draft on June 22nd, one prospect they will have to take a long look at is Louisville’s, Donovan Mitchell. Mitchell, a sophomore, initially entered the draft without an agent but decided to stick in the draft and will now likely be a lottery pick. Despite only standing at…

2017 POP Scouting Report: John Collins

Despite drafting Henry Ellenson in the first round last year, the Pistons are once again in a position where power forward is a position of need heading into the 2017-2018 season. John Leuer showed flashes but just didn’t prove to be a real option as the starting power forward spot last year. And with Ellenson…

2017 POP Scouting Report: Terrance Ferguson 

Terrance Ferguson is a shooting guard who has NBA-ready athleticism. His lateral quickness and jumping ability make him a guy who can guard three positions on the wing. I project his defense to be his calling card if he’s going to become an impact NBA player. Ferguson also has great size for a guy that…

2017 POP Scouting Report: Dennis Smith Jr

The strength of the 2017 NBA draft has been widely acknowledged for some time now. While there are multiple prospects that were at one point in time considered legitimate possibilities for the first pick, there is no doubting the depth of top-flight point guards is what really separates this from previous years. Today, it’s assumed…

2017 POP Scouting Report: Justin Patton

The NBA Draft Lottery occurred last night when the Pistons landed the 12th pick in the 2017 draft. This means, according to Pistons’ General Manager, Jeff Bower, Detroit has a “wide range of options” regarding which player they will draft. Bower added, “assuming we’re at 12, there are some good players that wouldn’t necessarily be labeled as positions…