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…

REPORT: Detroit Signs 2019 Second Rounder Deividas Sirvydis To A Three-Year Deal

The Detroit Pistons have signed their 2019 second-round draft pick Deividas Sirvydis to a three-year contract. Sirvydis is a 20 year-old, 6’8 wing from Lithuania who is well regarded for his three-point shooting and his ability to space the floor. Sirvydis’ contract is fully guaranteed for the first two seasons and non-guaranteed for the third….

Detroit Pistons Reconstruct Roster with Wild NBA Draft Night

New GM Troy Weaver made his own stamp on the team Wednesday night with a flurry of activity in the long-awaited 2020 NBA Draft. By the time the dust settled, the Pistons took part in three trades and reshaped their roster to get younger and more athletic. So the obvious question, how’d he do?  Well,…

POP Scouting Report: Ratiopharm Ulm’s Killian Hayes

Killian Hayes, the French 6’5″ Point Guard, has had the microscope on him for his entire, young career. Hayes, the son of a collegiate basketball player, DeRon Hayes (Penn State University), has had the NBA as his goal since birth. Hayes was a well-known prospect among scouts and hardcore basketball fans in his early years,…

Three Situations Surrounding the Detroit Pistons and the NBA Draft

This has certainly been the weirdest draft process we’ve ever been through. But hey, it’s coming. Originally scheduled for May 19, it’s finally going to happen nearly six months later on this Wednesday.  As you’ve probably heard, it’s also a weird draft class. It’s been totally over-analyzed, but also rather unknown. LaMelo Ball and James…