Pistons

Pistons net Ennis from Grizzlies for Johnson, pick

Having already acquired Blake Griffin, the Detroit Pistons are not done dealing. According to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Detroit has sent one of the players it picked up along with Griffin from the Los Angeles Clippers — Brice Johnson — along with a second-round draft choice to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for […]


Bulls trade Nelson to Pistons for Reed

The Detroit Pistons are acquiring point guard Jameer Nelson from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for forward Willie Reed, according to a report from Yahoo Sports. The Bulls acquired Nelson from the New Orleans Pelicans in the Nikola Mirotic trade last week. Reed was obtained by the Pistons as part of the Blake Griffin deal […]


Wardrobe malfunction only issue in Blake’s Pistons debut

Blake Griffin’s debut as a Detroit Piston went as well as possibly be expected. Playing his first game with the team that acquired him in a blockbuster trade Monday night, the former University of Oklahoma star and No. 1 overall pick in the 2009 draft had 24 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, handed out five assists […]


Griffin ‘shocked’ but happy about trade to Pistons

There was never a time when Blake Griffin expected to be a member of the Detroit Pistons. So what was his reaction to the trade that sent him from the Los Angeles Clippers to those very Pistons earlier in the week? “Shocked is a good way to put it,” Griffin said at his introductory press […]


Report: Cavs’ Love was Pistons’ backup plan if Blake deal fell through

The Detroit Pistons’ acquisition of five-time All-Star forward Blake Griffin on Monday has been chronicled by Jake Fischer of Sports Illustrated. In his story, he goes into great detail into what went on behind the scenes in Detroit putting together the blockbuster trade with the Los Angeles Clippers that sent Griffin to the Motor City. […]


Drummond ‘excited’ for new chapter with Griffin

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond was all smiles while speaking to reporters Tuesday night after the team’s home win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, as he had quite the day. Before tipoff against the Cavs, Drummond was named as John Wall‘s injury replacement in the All-Star Game on Team LeBron. Then, the big man torched the Cavs for 21 points […]


Pistons’ Drummond replaces Wall on All-Star team

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond has replaced Washington Wizards point guard John Wall on Team LeBron in the 2018 NBA All-Star Game. Wall is undergoing left knee surgery Wednesday and will be out for the next two months. According to NBA rules, when an All-Star is unable to participate, the commissioner shall choose a replacement from the same conference […]


LeBron: ‘Little bit of shock’ over Griffin trade

What did Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James think of the Blake Griffin trade? “I  just woke up from a nap when I saw the news,” James told reporters at shootaround Tuesday. “Little bit of shock when I first saw it.” Griffin was traded from the Los Angeles Clippers (along with forwards Willie Reed and Brice […]


Griffin won’t play for Pistons vs. Cavs

Blake Griffin was traded to the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday but won’t be ready for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Who knows if that will actually be a good thing for the Cavs, prone to playing up and down to their competition. The Cavs are coming off a 121-104 win Sunday over the Pistons — but they’re […]


Clippers trade Griffin to Pistons in blockbuster

The Los Angeles Clippers and Detroit Pistons have agreed a trade that sends star forward Blake Griffin to the Pistons, the team announced early Tuesday. “We are serious about winning, and this is a major move to improve our team,” Pistons owner Tom Gores said in a prepared statement. “Blake Griffin is one of the NBA’s […]


Backscreens: Cavs take steps in right direction in win

Random backscreens on the Cleveland Cavaliers 121-104 feel-good victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night at Quicken Loans Arena… 1. It felt like the good ol’ days for the Cavaliers, who put together three good quarters of offense and one outstanding quarter of defense en route to the win. Cleveland scored 31 or more […]


Fluid rotation remains a puzzle for Cavaliers

Hopefully, Tyronn Lue isn’t afraid of sharp objects. Otherwise, he’d most likely have all five fingers on both hands bandaged. Lue has been akin to a guy attempting to put together a jigsaw puzzle with pieces that don’t quite fit and cutting them with scissors in an attempt to do so with his lineups and […]


5 Quick Takes: Lue rides hot hands as Cavs top Pistons

Five quick takes on the Cavaliers’ 121-104 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night at Quicken Loans Arena… 1. Thanks, they needed that. After what felt like a claustrophobic month… OK, check that, it was a claustrophobic month, this one was a breath of fresh air. The victory makes it two in a row […]


Could Lakers make run at Pistons’ Bradley?

Detroit Pistons guard Avery Bradley is reportedly being made available in trade talks and the Los Angeles Lakers may be a fit. Why is that? Well, because Bradley is a former client of former agent-turned-Lakers-general manager Rob Pelinka, as noted by Eric Pincus of Bleacher Report. Pelinka made the career change over the summer and […]