Report: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Arrested Wednesday Morning on Suspicion of DUI

Detroit Pistons shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was arrested on Monday morning under the suspicion of driving under the influence, according to Derick Hutchinson of clickondetroit.com.  The incident occurred at around 2:50 a.m. on Wednesday morning. Caldwell-Pope was reportedly driving 45 miles per hour in a 25 mph zone.  From Derick Hutchinson:  The advanced roadside impairment…

Game Preview: Skidding Pistons Host Nets

The Detroit Pistons(34-41) face the Brooklyn Nets(16-58) tonight at The Palace of Auburn Hills. The game begins at 7:30 p.m.  The Nets have actually played good basketball in the month of March. They are 5-5 in their last 10 games. They did, however, lose their last game to the Philadelphia 76ers, 106-101. Brook Lopez scored…

POP Podcast: A Eulogy to the 2016-2017 Pistons

In the latest edition of the PalaceOfPistons Podcast, Mike Anguilano and myself eulogized the Pistons disastrous 2016-2017 season. We were joined by the Editor of Fansided’s PistonPowered, Duncan Smith. We discussed the Pistons likelihood of missing the playoffs, Reggie Jackson and Andre Drummond’s future in Detroit, Stan Van Gundy’s coaching tenure, and much more. We also answered questions…

Game Recap: Whiteside’s buzzer-beater tip-in leads Heat past Pistons 97-96

Tonight the Detroit Pistons (34-41) lost in stunning fashion to the more than likely playoff bound Miami Heat (36-38) 97-96. With 11.3 seconds left in regulation, the Pistons led by 1 but Hassan Whiteside’s last second tip-in over Andre Drummond sealed the Heats victory along with dashing the Pistons playoff hopes. With under a minute…

What if the Pistons Had Drafted Carmelo Anthony?

The Detroit Pistons were a powerhouse in the NBA throughout the mid-2000s, grinding their way to seven straight Eastern Conference Finals berths with toughness, energy, and teamwork. However, what if they added a future superstar nearly fourteen years ago who could’ve kept them contending even longer? The Pistons were rolling when the 2003 Draft came…

Game Recap: Pistons lose fourth straight, fall to Knicks 109-95

Tonight the Detroit Pistons (35-40) hit rock bottom, losing to the New York Knicks (28-46) 109-95. Most interestingly, after the game coach Stan Van Gundy hinted Reggie Jackson may be shut down for the rest of the season: #Pistons SVG on potentially shutting down Reggie Jackson for the season: "We don’t know – we really…

Game Preview: Reggie Jackson Sits as Pistons Face Heat

The Detroit Pistons(34-40) face the Miami Heat(35-38) tonight at The Palace of Auburn Hills. The game begins at 7:30 p.m.  The Heat lost a close game to the Boston Celtics on Sunday, 112-108. Hassan Whiteside scored 19 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in the loss. Tyler Johnson added 24 points off the bench. James Johnson…

Game Preview: With Playoffs Still Possible, Pistons Face Knicks 

The Detroit Pistons(34-39) face the New York Knicks(27-46) tonight at the Madison Square Garden. The game begins at 7:30 p.m.  The Knicks have lost four straight games, and are eliminated from the playoffs. Their latest defeat comes at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs, who beat them on Saturday, 106-98. Willy Hernangomez led the…

Game Recap: Pistons Fail To Turn Season Around In Orlando

After losing to the woeful Brooklyn Nets and getting demolished by the pathetic Chicago Bulls, the Detroit Pistons laid an egg again tonight and lost 115-87 to a horrible Orlando Magic team.   There is not much to say about how this game went.  The Pistons were down by 18 points at half.  This team…