Podcast: Ranking Each Player on the Detroit Pistons Roster

On this week’s edition of The Palace of Pistons Podcast, Brendan Johnson, Aaron Johnson, and Ryan Paye ranked every player on the Detroit Pistons roster going into training camp. They start from the bottom and go all the way to the top. A spoiler: All three ranked Blake Griffin at 1. But the rest, you’ll…

Three Former Pistons Detroit Could Target in Free Agency

As the NBA offseason gets closer and closer, there are a couple of familiar faces that could return to the Motor City via free agency. If the Pistons decide to let Ish Smith, Wayne Ellington, Jose Calderon, Zaza Pachulia, and Glenn Robinson III walk and sign elsewhere, that will leave them with approximately $13 million…

Bucks Strong Fourth Quarter Sinks Pistons For Fourth Straight Loss

After the Detroit Pistons ran off a 14-2 run in the third quarter, it looked like the brief losing streak was over. However, a poor start to the fourth quarter dashed those hopes. Behind 25 points and nine rebounds from Giannis Antetokounmpo, 21 points from Kris Middleton, and 22 points from Eric Bledsoe the Milwaukee…

The Reggie Jackson Conundrum

The Detroit Pistons traded for point guard Reggie Jackson February 19,2015  in a three-way deal that included big man Enes Kanter from the Utah Jazz. The Thunder had to move Jackson because a) his agent had demanded it, b) the two sides were far apart in terms of what they’d be willing to accept in a new contract. Four short months later the Pistons and Jackson came…

Game Recap: Emotional Double OT Victory In Portland

The season isn’t even half over yet and fans in Detroit were already calling last night’s game against Portland a “must win”.  Fans across the Motor City sensed a lack of consistency with the Pistons and felt a win in Portland on a west coast road trip could be the turning point of the season….

Andre Drummond Versus the New NBA

To be a big man in today’s NBA is likely frustrating. Gone are the days of playing alongside playmakers such as a Jason Kidd, an Isiah Thomas, or John Stockton. Gone are the days of half court offense, running set plays where you touch the ball every possession. Maybe you get double-team in the post and…

It’s Gut Check Time for the Pistons

The Detroit Pistons have now lost five straight games. I’m sure I don’t have to remind anyone that the world champs are coming in to town on Monday — albeit off of a back to back, but as you can see it’s not getting easier. The Pistons fell to the Golden State Warriors 119-113. There…