POP 2021-2022 Positional Preview: The Wings

Positions in the NBA are like stop signs – they are more of a recommendation than an actual requirement. Guys with wing-like frames can be guards or small-ball bigs. Bigs can be point-forwards and bring point guard qualities to the floor. When we talk about the wings on Detroit’s roster, there is some positional overlap….

POP 2021-2022 Positional Preview: The Bigs

The NBA season is quickly approaching. This past Sunday began the preseason and the Detroit Pistons opened their preseason on Wednesday against the San Antonio Spurs. Today, we continue our preview across the three positional groups on PalaceOfPistons.com. We have already previewed the season ahead for players such as Killian Hayes, Cade Cunningham, and Saddiq…

POP 2021-2022 Positional Preview: The Guards

There are a lot of questions about the Pistons guards that need to be answered this season. What will Cunningham’s role on this team look like in his rookie year? Can Hayes take the necessary leap as a scorer and shooter to pair him alongside Cunningham long-term? Can Saben Lee or Cory Joseph be counted…

POP 2019-2020 Season Preview: Be Cautious with Blake Griffin

Last season you could say that the 2018-2019 season was the year of the resurgence of Detroit Pistons star forward, Blake Griffin. He displayed again why he is one of the top power forwards in the league. To say he “carried” the Pistons to NBA Playoffs would almost be an understatement. Let’s be honest, without…

Roundtable: Season Predictions for the Pistons and the Rest of the NBA

Hard to believe that I started putting together these roundtables months ago, slowly counting down each week until the regular season through clever descriptions of current events. Well, here we are on the week of the regular season. And that means it is time to put together all that we learned throughout the offseason and…

POP 2019-2020 Preview: Reggie Jackson Will Take A Step Back

Detroit Pistons starting point guard Reggie Jackson is poised for a healthy 2019-20, but will take a dip in his production. After being healthy for the 2018-19 season, Jackson had his second-best season in Detroit, putting up averages of 15.4 points, 4.2 assists, and 2.6 assists on 42.1 percent shooting and 36.9 percent from three-point…

POP 2019-2020 Season Preview: Eat Breakfast and Hit the Gym, Sekou

On May 18, 2019, just over a month before the NBA Draft, a 47° sunrise stretched over the Palais des Sports de Beaublanc in Limoges, France. The venue is home to Limoges CSP, a French LNB Pro A league basketball team. As dawn brought morning in the city, Sekou Doumbouya, the team’s 18-year-old phenom, woke…