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…

The Truth About Luke Kennard

As I recently wrapped up my video on the Pistons’ draft blunders of the past decade, it got me thinking. Stan Van Gundy left the Pistons with some pieces to work with. Most notably, the blockbuster trade that sent Blake Griffin to Detroit, the team’s first true superstar in a very long time. It’s still…

Pistons Could Have Donovan Mitchell, But Luke Kennard was Safe Pick

Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell has been sensational to start the season. The 13th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft has strung together some very impressive games that are making fans feel a little less glum about Gordon Hayward’s departure. Despite the Utah Jazz not being a particularly great team, the future looks bright. He…

Why Luke Kennard was the Right Choice for the Pistons

Thursday night the Pistons added Luke Kennard with the 12th overall pick. It wasn’t a particularly surprising pick with all the perceived top tier players off the board, but there have still been a lot of questions on if it was the right pick. Many Pistons fans point to Donovan Mitchell, who was drafted one…

Who will the Pistons Take with the 12th Pick?

The NBA Draft is today and as of now, the Pistons hold the 12th pick in it. The PalaceOfPistons’ staff makes their final decisions on who they think Detroit should take. Matthew Crowe(MatthewCrowe313)- Zach Collins PF/C If you’re of the opinion that 2015-16 is more indicative of this team’s true potential, then the Pistons should…

Three Paths the Pistons Could Take in the Draft

It’s draft week! In just a few days the Pistons will have made a move that could alter the course of their franchise. But what player will they add that can help them get back to the playoffs next season? That is very hard to guess at this point.  The way I see it, the…

What Should the Pistons do with the 12th Pick in the Draft

The NBA Draft is approaching soon, and the Detroit Pistons are locked in with the number twelve pick. Just a few weeks ago, ESPN’s Marc Stein reported that the Pistons were open to moving the #12 pick in exchange for a win-now veteran. Who exactly could this “win-now veteran” be you might ask? Well, there’s…

2017 POP Scouting Report: Donovan Mitchell

As the Pistons prepare for the NBA Draft on June 22nd, one prospect they will have to take a long look at is Louisville’s, Donovan Mitchell. Mitchell, a sophomore, initially entered the draft without an agent but decided to stick in the draft and will now likely be a lottery pick. Despite only standing at…