Podcast: The Shortcomings of the Pistons’ Offseason

In this week’s episode of The Palace of Pistons Podcast, Brendan Johnson and Aaron Johnson discuss the shortcomings of the Pistons offseason, an attribute they’d like to see a Piston develop, and much more. Meanwhile, Ryan Paye is M.I.A. after trashing Aaron for missing the podcast a few weeks ago. Thank you to everyone that…

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…

Which Pistons will Improve Most Under Dwane Casey

Dwane Casey is coming to Detroit. What does that mean for this current Pistons roster? It’s hard to say exactly what he plans to do. After all, he hasn’t even been the coach for a week yet. However, if his past has taught us anything it will likely mean relying on his guards to do…

Stanley Johnson is Figuring it Out with the Pistons

After a season-long slump last season for Stanley Johnson, the critics were out on the now 21 years old small forward. Fast forward to the present day, and Stanley Johnson has catapulted to being Detroit’s most promising young piece albeit with their depleted pool of young talent. Last season Johnson came off the bench behind…

Report: Teams Interested in Stanley Johnson, Dwight Buycks

As the NBA Trade Deadline approaches next month, the Pistons have reportedly been aggressive in the trade market. While Detroit has been reluctant to move rookie Luke Kennard, two names that intrigue opposing teams are third-year forward Stanley Johnson and two-way point guard, Dwight Buycks. According to Ian Begley of ESPN.com, teams believe Johnson is…

Stanley Johnson Is Being Misused By Stan Van Gundy

When Stanley Johnson was drafted 8th overall by the Detroit Pistons, I didn’t know what to think. However, Johnson won me over immediately with his draft interview when he showed he had the Detroit attitude that is so widely loved. He’s shown that Detroit attitude throughout his three-year career so far. He went at LeBron…