REPORT: Pistons Select Isaiah Stewart With 16th Pick

The Detroit Pistons selected Isaiah Stewart with the 16th pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. Stewart is a 6’9” 250 pound center from the University of Washington. In his one season at Washington, Stewart averaged 17 points, 8.8 rebounds and 2.1 blocks in 32 minutes a night. Stewart is not a floor stretcher by any…

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…

Pistons Hire Scout Jason Buckner to Franchise

According to the Indianapolis Star, the Detroit Pistons will be adding Jason Buckner to their scouting staff in November. Buckner will serve as Detroit’s director of draft scouting. Buckner comes to the Pistons after serving eight years as the Indiana Pacers manager of scouting. Buckner worked in a duel role the past three years, serving…

Report: Lakers and Pistons “More Likely” to Make Deal for Derrick Rose Now

The Detroit Pistons and Los Angeles Lakers discussed a deal regarding Derrick Rose during the 2019-20 trade deadline. According to Shams Charnia of The Athletic, the two teams discussed a deal for Rose surrounding Alex Caruso and draft compensation. The Lakers reportedly offered Alex Caruso and draft compensation for Derrick Rose at the deadline, Detroit…

Luke Kennard’s 2020-2021 Campaign is Critical for His Future

Three years ago, the Detroit Pistons drafted shooting guard Luke Kennard out of Duke University. Kennard was picked ahead of guys such as Donavan Mitchell, Bam Adebayo, Kyle Kuzma, and OG Anunoby. Although Kennard doesn’t have the accolades of Mitchell and Adebayo or the championships of Kuzma and Anunoby, he has been a solid rotational…

2019-2020 Season Review: Svi Mykhailiuk Continues To Show Improvement

After not getting much playing time as a rookie in the 2018-19 NBA season, Detroit Pistons wing Svi Mykhailiuk found himself as an every day rotational player during the 2019-20 season. In 42 total games as a rookie, Mykhailiuk averaged only 3.2 points on inefficient 32.9/32.6/60 shooting splits in 10.5 minutes a game between the…