POP’s Scouting Report: USC’s Onyeka Okongwu

At 6’10, 245 pounds, and a 7’2 wingspan, USC big man Onyeka Okongwu is one of the most coveted players in the 2020 NBA Draft. The 19-year-old played only one season at USC after being a four-year letter winner at Chino Hills High School, where he was a teammate of the potential number one pick…

POP Scouting Report: Florida State’s Patrick Williams

Having turned 19 in August, Florida State freshman forward Patrick Williams is one of the youngest prospects on the board in the 2020 NBA Draft. On film, you wouldn’t be able to tell. Williams appears freakishly athletic in every picture & video you’ll find him in, listed at 6-8, 225, with a 6-11 wingspan. Before…

REPORT: Teams Inquiring with Pistons About Blake Griffin

The 2020 NBA offseason is shaping up to be one of the most interesting ones in a while for the Detroit Pistons with, what looks to be, a full-blown rebuild imminent. There have been reports that the Los Angeles Lakers have been inquiring about Derrick Rose, and now Blake Griffin’s name has entered the trade…

Jerami Grant Should Not be a Primary Target for Detroit in Free Agency

Last week a report from the Denver Post cited the Detroit Pistons as one of three teams, along with the Atlanta Hawks and Phoenix Suns, that was expected to pursue Denver Nuggets free agent, Jerami Grant, in free agency this offseason. Grant had a phenomenal season with the Nuggets before he and Denver were defeated…

2019-20 Season Review: An Unfortunate Season for Blake Griffin

The 2019-20 NBA season was Blake Griffin’s worst season, statistically speaking. He averaged 15.7 ppg and 4.4 rpg – both career lows in his 11-year NBA career.   If there was one reason for an unsuccessful season for Griffin, health would be considered the main culprit for a less than stellar return from having surgery…

REPORT: Pistons Granted $9.2 Million Disabled Player Exception

According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Detroit Pistons have been granted a $9.2 million disabled player exception in correspondence with a projected season-ending injury to star forward Blake Griffin. The Pistons have been granted a $9.2M disabled player exception for the projected season-ending injury to Blake Griffin, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. https://t.co/4xMAHH6evu —…