4 Teams and Not Enough Time: Who’s Going To Choke?

It’s been nearly 77 games and in the Eastern Conference there are four teams fighting each other for three playoff spots. Reality is that whoever gets in (Orlando, Miami, Brooklyn, Detroit) it probably will be a short playoff experience, kind of like that cup of coffee at Starbucks. But the playoffs is an important stepping…

Blake Is Trying To Change The Story

One year after the Los Angeles Clippers gave him a max contract and said he was a Clippers for life, ten months after the Clippers then traded Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons shocking the NBA, the Motor City power forward is having a dominant start to the season. Only Steph Curry has been better.…

The Tobias Harris Career Gets A Big Reboot

Tobias Harris is a different player this year. He is a different player because his game has become more complex and versatile. The 25 year old Harris who has already played for three NBA teams (Milwaukee, Orlando, Detroit) and is now on his fourth, in glittery L.A. to start over once again, finds himself in…

The Win-Now Pistons Not Looking In the Mirror

I’m starting with the man in the mirror. I’m asking him to change his ways. (Michael Jackson) Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy has alerted all comers that the Detroit Pistons are about winning and not about development. According to reports, they are willing to trade their lottery pick for veteran help. They want to get…

The Season: Detroit Pistons

New Faces: Trey Freeman (R), Ray McCallum, Henry Ellenson (R), Michael Gbinije (R), Boban Marjanovic, Jon Leuer, Ish Smith 2015-16 Regular Season Record: 44-38 2015-16 Regular Season Achievements: 2nd: Offensive Rebounding, Total Rebounding. 5th: Free Throw Attempts Leading Scorer: Reggie Jackson, 18.8 Leading Rebounder: Andre Drummond, 14.8 The Detroit Pistons playoff drought ended last season after a…

Detroit Basketball In 2016-17

When the Detroit Pistons finally made the playoffs with a 44-38 record, seemingly the dark times of the past decade were behind them. The defeat to the Cleveland Cavaliers was a stepping stone and it left Stan Van Gundy with the primary focus of developing the current talent. A young team, the Pistons have the…

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Does Everything

The Detroit Pistons have lost three straight games to open up their first playoff berth in seven years. Given that no NBA team has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit, it is safe to say that the Pistons will not knock LeBron James out of the playoffs this April. However, this series has proven…

The Pistons Bandwagon is Getting Crowded

It was an old school score and an old school game. No boys allowed. Friday night in Chicago. Though it wasn’t the Chicago Stadium that hosted the Pistons and Bulls of the ’80’s, it was still rocking in the United Center and it was still agony in the United Center when the Bulls came up…