POP 2021-2022 Positional Preview: The Guards

There are a lot of questions about the Pistons guards that need to be answered this season. What will Cunningham’s role on this team look like in his rookie year? Can Hayes take the necessary leap as a scorer and shooter to pair him alongside Cunningham long-term? Can Saben Lee or Cory Joseph be counted…

REPORT: Killian Hayes Agrees to Shoe, Apparel Deal with PUMA

  Detroit Pistons point guard, Killian Hayes, has agreed to a footwear and apparel endorsement deal with PUMA, Nick DePaula of ESPN reports.  OFFICIAL: Puma has signed Pistons guard Killian Hayes to a multi-year footwear & apparel endorsement deal.@iam_killian, the 2020 NBA Draft’s 7th pick, is the league’s highest drafted Frenchman and will also be…

How Troy Weaver Erased a Decade of Depressing Detroit Basketball

The 2010’s will always be remembered as a low point in the history of the Detroit Pistons. It was a decade that saw the Palace of Auburn Hills, one of the NBA’s most packed and beloved arenas during the mid-2000’s, become a deserted venue – fans were no longer interested in a team that had…

Roundtable: Previewing the Second Half of the Season

Well, that was a whirlwind of a first half of the season. The Detroit Pistons have weathered roster changes, injuries, and overall ineffectivness to a 10-26 record. But things are not as they seem. There are a lot of positives to take away from the first half of the season, and Detroit has played better…

Four Goals for the Detroit Pistons in 2021

The past year for the Detroit Pistons can be summarized in one word – change. Whether you look at the new front office or the vast number of new faces on the roster, it’s apparent that this franchise has completely reshaped itself from the Andre Drummond-era. Gone are the days of hoping that the team…

Key Takeaways From the Pistons’ Preseason Loss to the Knicks

After nine months without Pistons basketball, it almost feels like Christmas. The Pistons have finally returned to the hardwood, losing to the Knicks 90-84 at Little Caesars’ Arena in their first preseason contest. While the outcome was disappointing, it’s always key to remember that it’s the preseason and nothing more. Now is a time for…

4 Questions the Pistons must Address During the Preseason

“PISTONS FANS! GET UP ON YOUR FEET! IT’S TIME TO MEET AND GREET, THE BALLERS, THAT REPRESENT YOUR DEEETROIIITT PISTONS!” is the sound that public address announcer John Mason will have ringing throughout an empty Little Caesars Arena on December 11 as the Pistons host the New York Knicks to begin their four-game preseason of…

POP Podcast Episode 109: We’re Back and so are the Detroit Pistons!

On today’s edition of the Palace of Pistons Podcast, Mike Anguiano and Aaron Johnson recap and analyze a busy offseason for the Detroit Pistons that saw key additions to the roster in Killian Hayes, Saddqi bey, Jerami Grant, Mason Plumlee, and more. They also discuss players such as Christian Wood and Luke Kennard, who Troy…