POP Podcast Episode 48: Pistons’ Trade Deadline Preview

Brendan Johnson, Aaron Johnson, and Ryan Paye preview the trade deadline for the Detroit Pistons, talk pipe dream trades, who is the most likely Piston to be moved at the deadline, and much more. As always, your support of the podcast is greatly appreciated. iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-palace-of-pistons-podcast/id1399579304?mt=2#episodeGuid=tag%3Asoundcloud%2C2010%3Atracks%2F560993721 Soundcloud: Featured Image: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

Pistons Should be All In on Dennis Smith Jr

Sometimes you have to take a swing. The Detroit Pistons are 18-24, 10th place in a bad Eastern Conference. They have big money allocated out to Blake Griffin, Andre Drummond, and Reggie Jackson. By gurus around the league, Detroit was widely projected to make the playoffs before the season began. But, now past the mid-way…

The Detroit Pistons’ Best Moments of 2018

The Detroit Pistons have had an eventful year, to say the least. Between the roster, coaching staff, and playing style, so many areas of the franchise have undergone complete overhauls in the calendar year. Detroit’s number-one option and up-and-coming forward Tobias Harris was shockingly moved for the established – albeit injury-prone – All-Star Blake Griffin…

2018-19 POP Season Preview: Reggie Bullock Due for Another Big Season

While the Detroit Pistons didn’t experience a breakthrough season to solidify themselves firmly in the playoff field last season, Reggie Bullock arguably made the biggest jump of any player on the Pistons’ roster last year. In an incredibly rare feat for the 6’7″ wing, Bullock went from an afterthought reserve to full-fledged starter in just…

Langston Galloway will have to Impress for Rotation Spot

The opportunities for Langston Galloway in his first season with Detroit last year did not go as planned. While he appeared in 58 games for the Pistons, Galloway’s minutes were sporadic under the reign of Stan Van Gundy. The 26-year-old guard was brought to Detroit on a lucrative three-year $21 million contract. Primarily a shooting…

Predicting the Detroit Pistons’ NBA 2K19 Ratings

We’re just about a month away from the release of NBA 2K19, and in the weeks prior to the game’s annual release comes the announcements of overall ratings for every player in the league in the form of screenshots from 2K, featuring a focused view of the player with a rating beside him. The ratings…

Evaluating the Detroit Pistons’ Starting Lineup Possibilities

The Detroit Pistons have done little to shake up the core of the roster this offseason, adding just three role players since the beginning of free agency, with two-time NBA Champion Zaza Pachulia, former Michigan Wolverine wing Glenn Robinson III, and veteran point guard Jose Calderon – who is reuniting with the Pistons after spending…

Stan Van Gundy Hopeful Pistons Will be at Full Health for Preseason Finale

The Detroit Pistons are banged up and the regular season has not even started. Reggie Jackson(groin), Andre Drummond(pinkeye), Avery Bradley(ankle), and Reggie Bullock(knee) have all missed at least one preseason game due to injury. Going into their preseason finale on Friday, Stan Van Gundy is hoping that he can finally coach his team at full…