2017 POP Season Review: Ish Smith

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 Jackson at the beginning of the season. Smith had two roles for Detroit this year. He started the season as the starting…

Report: Reggie Jackson to Make Season Debut Tonight Versus Magic

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 vs. #Magic. — Rod Beard (@detnewsRodBeard) December 4, 2016 #Pistons Reggie Jackson will play limited minutes tonight vs. #Magic. — Vince_Ells56 (@Vincent_Ellis56)…

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

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 to the starting five he’s considering, only responding to a reporter’s question with a succinct “yes,” but the unit struggled once again….

Pistons Road Struggles Raise Concern

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 Detroit has picked up all four of their wins at home. While Detroit is undefeated at home this season, they are yet…

Brown vs. McCallum: Who Will Make the Final Roster?

With starting guard Reggie Jackson out until at least early December with knee tendonitis, point guards Lorenzo Brown and Ray McCallum will have more opportunities to make their case to become the Pistons third point guard then they would otherwise. They’ve both had some early chances to show what they can do in the first…

POP Season Preview: Reggie Jackson is Crucial to the Pistons Success

Reggie Jackson is the leader of the Detroit Pistons. Stan Van Gundy invested in Jackson and in his first full season as a Piston, Jackson showcased why Van Gundy would do such a thing. When Jackson signed a 5-year $80 million contract extension with the Pistons, the critics were out on him. Not many people…

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…

POP Podcast: The Gang is Back Together

They’re back! PalaceOfPistons Co-founder Noah Lofman returns to the PalaceOfPistons Podcast after a summer full of work, and podcasting guru┬áChris Platte also makes his return before the season begins. We debut the first episode of what will be a weekly podcast. On the episode myself, Noah, and Chris talk about the Pistons’ free agency, their…

Aaron Johnson Joins the Pace and Space Podcast

We’re in the dog days of the offseason folks. As NBA news is hard to come by at the moment, it is a perfect time for beloved NBA podcasts. Yesterday I appeared on the Pace and Space Podcast with Troy Tauscher of BBallBreakdown. You can listen to the podcast here. On the podcast we talked…