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…

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….

REPORT: Pistons Select Isaiah Stewart With 16th Pick

The Detroit Pistons selected Isaiah Stewart with the 16th pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. Stewart is a 6’9” 250 pound center from the University of Washington. In his one season at Washington, Stewart averaged 17 points, 8.8 rebounds and 2.1 blocks in 32 minutes a night. Stewart is not a floor stretcher by any…

POP Scouting Report: Iowa State’s Tyrese Haliburton

With Reggie Jackson, Bruce Brown, and Jordan Bone off the roster – leaving Derrick Rose as the lone point guard on the roster – it’s obvious that the Detroit Pistons have a need a point guard. With the possibility that Detroit may move Rose during this year’s draft as well, the need becomes even more…

POP Scouting Report: Illawarra’s LaMelo Ball

A player who needs little to no introduction is the focus of this scouting report, Lamelo Ball. As a basketball prospect, and as a person, Lamelo has been a public figure for his entire adolescence. Lamelo has been a celebrity for years, from reality shows, infamous WWE Monday Night Raw appearances, clothing brands, signature shoes,…

POP’s Scouting Report: USC’s Onyeka Okongwu

At 6’10, 245 pounds, and a 7’2 wingspan, USC big man Onyeka Okongwu is one of the most coveted players in the 2020 NBA Draft. The 19-year-old played only one season at USC after being a four-year letter winner at Chino Hills High School, where he was a teammate of the potential number one pick…

Pistons Hire Scout Jason Buckner to Franchise

According to the Indianapolis Star, the Detroit Pistons will be adding Jason Buckner to their scouting staff in November. Buckner will serve as Detroit’s director of draft scouting. Buckner comes to the Pistons after serving eight years as the Indiana Pacers manager of scouting. Buckner worked in a duel role the past three years, serving…

Pistons Land 7th Pick in 2020 NBA Draft

The Detroit Pistons will pick 7th in the 2020 NBA Draft after the conclusion of the 2002 NBA Draft Lottery slotted Detroit in the unlucky spot. The Pistons entered the lottery with a 10% chance for the first overall pick, which was won by the Minnesota Timberwolves. They had a 27% chance of landing the…