POP 2019-2020 Season Preview: Be Cautious with Blake Griffin

Last season you could say that the 2018-2019 season was the year of the resurgence of Detroit Pistons star forward, Blake Griffin. He displayed again why he is one of the top power forwards in the league. To say he “carried” the Pistons to NBA Playoffs would almost be an understatement. Let’s be honest, without…

Game Recap: Andre Drummond, Christian Wood Lead Pistons Past Hornets

The Detroit Pistons(3-2) defeated the Charlotte Hornets(1-4) 116-110, in the Pistons final preseason game of the year. Andre Drummond led Detroit with 17 points, 15 rebounds, and four assists. Markieff Morris, who started in the place of the injured Blake Griffin, also scored 17 points. Tim Frazier recorded a double-double, finishing with 15 points and…

Video: Derrick Rose and Luke Kennard: A New Detroit Duo

Last season, when the Pistons bench unit came in, most in the arena and watching at home had one thought. “Please don’t screw this up.” While three preseason games are the smallest of sample sizes, it is safe to say the Pistons bench unit is a bit more electric this time around. A few months…

POP 2019-2020 Season Preview: Markieff Morris Brings Toughness Off the Bench

The Detroit Pistons have been without consistent contributions from the backup big men in recent years. There have been some solid, even exciting, bench bigs, such as Anthony Tolliver and Aron Baynes, who brought hustle, IQ, and leadership behind Tobias Harris and Andre Drummond. Once that duo no longer repped Detroit’s red, white, and blue,…

Podcast: Ranking Each Player on the Detroit Pistons Roster

On this week’s edition of The Palace of Pistons Podcast, Brendan Johnson, Aaron Johnson, and Ryan Paye ranked every player on the Detroit Pistons roster going into training camp. They start from the bottom and go all the way to the top. A spoiler: All three ranked Blake Griffin at 1. But the rest, you’ll…