Detroit Pistons
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    @detnewsRodBeard: #Pistons SVG on backup C (Boban): "Our backup 5 is going to be a by-committee thing." A lot will depend on opposing c…

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    @jandgies: Loving the @DetroitPistons space & pace! #nba #pistons

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    @detnewsRodBeard: #Pistons SVG REALLY likes Avery Bradley's work ethic: "He comes exactly as advertised but I don’t think you ever.. htt…

  • @DetroitPistons: Update: The #Pistons have exercised team options on Stanley Johnson and Henry Ellenson for the 2018-19 season. #Detroit…

  • @GoBlueDET: Only 2 days until Detroit basketball is back!!! #Pistons ??????

  • @DuncanSmithNBA: In 107.2 on-court minutes Stanley Johnson had a defensive rating of 90.7 and a net rating of +17.8 #Pistons

  • @detnewsRodBeard: #Pistons preview: Bradley feature: DET storylines: NBA storylines: ht…

  • @DuncanSmithNBA: Now that we know the roster and have had a look at the team in the preseason, it's time for one last #Pistons over/unde…

  • @detnewsRodBeard: Five #Pistons storylines for this season:

  • @detnewsRodBeard: #Pistons SVG maintains lineup suspense ahead of Wednesday's opener:

  • @detnewsRodBeard: #Pistons Avery Bradley adds 'credibility, respect' and big defense:

  • @Keith_Langlois: He's not getting 7 assists every night, but @AndreDrummond as hub of #Pistons offense has intriguing potential ... http…

  • @JakeChapmanNBA: 15 minutes of SVG-ness following today's #Pistons practice - Good stuff on what makes AB special and SJ's potential. ht…

  • @DetroitPistons: Roster update: The #Pistons have waived guard Beno Udrih.

  • @DetroitPistons: #Pistons Power Squad is at @CampusMartius today until 1. Stop by and get a rally towel!

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  • Timberwolves sign F Shawne Williams

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed free-agent forward Shawne Williams, but he won't be there long. The Wolves announced the signing on Friday. It's a procedural move because the team intends to waive him on Saturday so that Minnesota
    13 Oct @ 11PM

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  • BDL's 2017-18 Season Previews: Los Angeles Lakers, entering the Lonzo Ball era

    The 2017 offseason was the wildest in NBA history. LeBron James and Kyrie Irving are now Eastern Conference rivals. Out West, Chris Paul joined James Harden, while Paul George and Carmelo Anthony united with Russell Westbrook.
    12 Oct @ 5PM

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  • Jusuf Nurkic wants Trail Blazers to fix ‘trash’ defense, become like Bad Boys

    In the loaded Western Conference where the Warriors rule, center Jusuf Nurkic suggested the Portland Trail Blazers can be the Bad Boys. Think of the Detroit Pistons of days past. “All we can do is put all we can together and be Bad Boys,” the 7-footer known as the Bosnian Beast said.
    12 Oct @ 7AM

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  • Jusuf Nurkic wants Blazers to channel Pistons of days past

    In the loaded Western Conference where the Warriors rule, center Jusuf Nurkic suggested the Portland Trail Blazers can be the Bad Boys. Think of the Detroit Pistons of days past. Nurkic came to the Blazers in a trade last February and quickly developed chemistry with his teammates.
    12 Oct @ 2AM

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  • Drummond under pressure as Pistons try to rebound

    Now entering his sixth NBA season, Andre Drummond is walking a fine line between franchise player and enigma. 'I'm 24 now,' Drummond said. The Pistons are coming off a disappointing 2016-17 campaign in which they missed the postseason.
    11 Oct @ 12AM

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  • Charlotte Hornets guard Batum to miss at least six weeks

    Charlotte Hornets shooting guard Nicolas Batum will miss at least six to eight weeks after tearing a ligament in his right elbow, the NBA club said Thursday. The French guard could miss even more playing time with the injury that occurred 34 seconds after the start of Wednesday's pre-season game against the Detroit Pistons. Batum was clearly in pain as he left the court.
    6 Oct @ 9PM

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  • 2017-18 NBA Preview: Who Will Be the Biggest Surprise Team?

    Will teams like the Bucks, Wizards and Spurs quietly benefit from another year of continuity and catch people off guard? Or perhaps there's a youth movement that speeds through the many stages of rebuilding? With that in mind, The Crossover asked its NBA experts to identify their biggest surprise team for the 2017-18 season.
    6 Oct @ 9PM

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  • Stan Van Gundy suggests getting rid of NBA draft to curb tanking

    Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy believes that the solution to discourage the worst NBA teams from tanking their seasons is to wipe out the NBA draft. "I'd get rid of it, just get rid of the draft altogether," Van Gundy told reporters after practice Friday. "We'd just deal with the salary cap. Make all [rookies] free agents coming in, and if I want to go give a guy $50 million a year, good, but I got to do it under the cap." Van Gundy's comments followed Thursday's board of governors vote that reworked the lottery odds each team gets. Starting with the 2019 draft, the top three teams will each have 14 percent odds of landing the No. 1 pick. Also, four teams will be drawn in the lottery, meaning
    2 Oct @ 1PM

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  • The Latest: Pistons coach not 1 to just stick to sports

    Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy doesn't buy into the notion that sports figures should just stick to sports. When asked about that perspective, the outspoken Van Gundy said Monday at Detroit's media day that could be applied to virtually anybody about anything. Kent Bazemore has a new passion.
    26 Sep @ 9PM

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  • Van Gundy, Pistons ready for move to new arena

    The Detroit Pistons were back at The Palace for their annual media day, so their old venue hasn't completely been forgotten. The Pistons will play at Little Caesars Arena in downtown Detroit, the new facility they'll share with the Detroit Red Wings. It's already hosting preseason hockey, and the Pistons will open the regular season there Oct. 18 against Charlotte.
    26 Sep @ 3AM

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