Henry Ellenson’s Opportunity Could Change Pistons Offseason

Stan Van Gundy said Thursday afternoon that rookie Henry Ellenson will see extended minutes over the Pistons last four games. Today, Van Gundy announced Ellenson will start for the Pistons at power forward tonight against the Houston Rockets. Van Gundy is looking to see how well Ellenson and offseason acquisition Boban Marjanovic can contribute. “Henry…

Pistons Assign Stanley Johnson to D-League Affiliate

The Detroit Pistons have assigned Stanley Johnson to the NBA D-League today. Johnson will play with Detroit’s D-League affiliate, the Grand Rapids Drive tonight. The Drive play the Delaware 87ers tonight at 7pm EST. #Pistons send @iAmSJ, @HenryEllenson13 & @mikegbinije to @grdleague for tonight's game. Expect them back tomorrow — Keith Langlois (@Keith_Langlois) December 10,…

Rex Walters Talks Talented Drive Roster, and Goals for Players

The Grand Rapids Drive have one of the best rosters in the NBA D-League this year. Only one of the players on the team this year was also on the team last year. They have an entirely different team. The Drive also have a new coach. His name is Rex Walters. “I’m thankful for the…

POP Season Preview: A Year of Growth Ahead for Henry Ellenson

Entering the 2016 offseason Detroit had many gaping holes they needed to address before going into next season. With point guard Steve Blake and Anthony Tolliver becoming unrestricted free agents, Detroit needed to acquire both a backup point guard and a backup power forward. As we discussed in Michael Gbinije’s season preview, Detroit added a…

Jon Leuer Gives Pistons Ultimate Lineup Flexibility

Last season was a growing season for the Detroit Pistons. They took a major step as a franchise, making the playoffs for the first time in six seasons. While that playoff return was cut short by a dominate Cleveland Cavaliers team, Detroit took a major step in their mission to become a contender in the…

Anthony Tolliver: “I Wish Things Could’ve Worked Out”

After spending a season and a half with the Detroit Pistons, Anthony Tolliver signed with the Sacramento Kings in free agency. Tolliver quickly became a fan favorite in Detroit. Tolliver instantly¬†generated the nickname of the “Tolliver Effect.” When on the court everyone knew who was working the hardest out there, Anthony Tolliver. This morning Tolliver…

Pistons Earn Gutsy Win Against Pacers

The ailing Pistons came away with a win last night in Summer League against the Indiana Pacers, 80-76. Detroit improved to 3-0 in the Tournament, as the Pacers dropped to 1-2. Detroit has 21.5 out of the 24 possible Summer League Tournament points. Detroit had been playing Summer League banged up before it even began….

Stanley Johnson, Pistons Crush Knicks in Summer League Opener

The Detroit Pistons defeated the New York Knicks 81-49 in their first game of Summer League action. Detroit received all 8 points possible in the Summer League Tournament scoring system. Stanley Johnson stood out over every other player in the game, as expected. He finished with 15 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals….

Four Pistons to Watch for in Summer League

Summer time basketball is here. The NBA’s Summer League begins today, and the Pistons are apart of it. In Orlando today, Detroit meets the New York Knicks at 3P.M. Detroit’s team is loaded with young talent,and here is who you should pay attention to throughout this week. Stanley Johnson-¬†Stanley Johnson was great In Summer League…