Tag Archive: Ish Smith

Pistons Should be All In on Dennis Smith Jr

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Sometimes you have to take a swing. The Detroit Pistons are 18-24, 10th place in a bad Eastern Conference. They have big money allocated out to Blake Griffin, Andre Drummond, and Reggie Jackson.… Continue reading

Ish Smith’s Return will Help Pistons, But Won’t Solve All Issues

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To say the Detroit Pistons are struggling would be a kind understatement. In their last 19 games, they have gone a brutal 4-15. In that stretch, they have beaten just one current playoff… Continue reading

2018-2019 POP Season Preview: Ish Smith is a Model of Consistency for Detroit

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Although Detroit has not fared well with Reggie Jackson out of the lineup the past few seasons, it is not because the player who filled Jackson’s void in the starting lineup, Ish Smith.… Continue reading

The Ish Smith Problem.

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Reggie Jackson has been cleared for light activities which put him (hopefully) a week or two away from a return. How important is his return though? The biggest improvement will be that he… Continue reading

2017-2018 Season Preview: Ish Smith

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When initially acquired from the Philadelphia 76ers in the summer of 2016, Ishmael ‘Ish’ Smith was seen as a prototypical backup point guard for Reggie Jackson and the Detroit Pistons.  Since entering the… Continue reading

2017 POP Season Review: Ish Smith

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Ish Smith may have been the most cap-friendly signing from the 2016 Free Agency period. Signing a three-year deal with the Pistons early in July, Smith filled in admirably for the injured Reggie… Continue reading

If Ish Smith Moves to the Starting Lineup, Tobias Harris Should Follow

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The Detroit Pistons own a 29-32 record 61 games into the 2016-2017 regular season. The young Pistons, led by Stan Van Gundy, entered the season with high expectations. Now, considered to be one… Continue reading

Report: Reggie Jackson to Make Season Debut Tonight Versus Magic

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Stan Van Gundy just confirmed that Reggie Jackson will make his season debut tonight against the Orlando Magic. Jackson will play limited minutes versus Orlando. #Pistons SVG says Reggie Jackson will play tonight… Continue reading

Report: Stan Van Gundy Considering Starting Lineup Changes as Pistons Struggle

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Stan Van Gundy told the media following the Pistons loss to the Cavaliers that changes to the starting lineup may be coming. From MLive’s Aaron McMann: Van Gundy wouldn’t specify what potential changes… Continue reading

Pistons Road Struggles Raise Concern

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Throughout the first eight games of the season, the Detroit Pistons are 4-4. They are one of the few teams in the NBA to post a 4-0 or better record at home, as… Continue reading