Detroit Pistons game scheduled for Tuesday (Feb. 16) postponed due to COVID concerns for Spurs
Detroit Pistons forward Saddiq Bey, left, shoots over Los Angeles Lakers center Marc Gasol (14) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)DETROIT – The Detroit Pistons game scheduled for Tuesday (Feb. 16) at Little Caesars Arena has been postponed because of COVID-19 concerns for the San Antonio Spurs. Detroit was scheduled to host the Spurs at 7 p.m. Tuesday. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports the postponement is due to contact tracing and pending test results for the Spurs. Contact tracing and monitoring of coronavirus test results causing postponement, source tells ESPN.
Report: Detroit Pistons trade Derrick Rose to Knicks for Dennis Smith Jr., draft pick
Derrick Rose #25 of the Detroit Pistons moves the ball up court in front of Dennis Smith Jr. #4 of the New York Knicks in the second half of an NBA game at Little Caesars Arena on December 13, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. DETROIT – The Detroit Pistons have reportedly traded Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks for Dennis Smith Jr. and a 2021 second-round draft pick. ESPN reported the trade was complete, with Detroit getting a 2021 second-round pick from the Knicks, which was originally owned by Charlotte. Detroit has agreed to trade guard Derrick Rose to New York for Dennis Smith Jr., and a 2021 second-round pick (via Charlotte), sources tell ESPN. AdLast year, Smith played in 34 games for the Knicks, averaging 5.5 points, 2.9 assists and 2.3 rebounds per game on 34.1% shooting.
Report: Pistons trading Bruce Brown to Brooklyn for Musa, draft pick
The Detroit Pistons are reportedly trading guard Bruce Brown to the Brooklyn Nets as the NBA trade season begins on Monday. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news on Monday morning, reporting the Pistons will trade Brown to the Nets for forward Dzanan Musa and a 2021 second-round pick (reportedly the Raptors original pick). The Detroit Pistons are trading G Bruce Brown to the Brooklyn Nets for F Dzanan Musa and a 2021 second-round pick, sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 16, 2020Bruce Brown was drafted by the Pistons in 2018 and played in 132 games for the team in two seasons. Musa, 21, has played 49 NBA games, averaging 4.3 points in 10 minutes.
Detroit Pistons reportedly hire Thunder executive Troy Weaver as new general manager
DETROIT The Detroit Pistons are finalizing a deal to hire Oklahoma City Thunder executive Troy Weaver as their new general manager, according to ESPNs Adrian Wojnarowski. Weaver has been with the Thunder since 2010 but spent the last two years as vice president of basketball operations. He was widely considered the top general manager candidate in the league heading into the offseason. He joined the team as an assistant general manager after spending several years as a scout and player development director for the Utah Jazz. Depending on the lottery, Weaver should have a top five pick in his first draft with Detroit.
NBA trade rumors: Pistons get Tony Snell, first-round pick from Bucks for Jon Leuer
The Detroit Pistons have reportedly traded Jon Leuer to the Milwaukee Bucks for sharp-shooter Tony Snell and the 30th overall pick in the NBA Draft. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news, of course, on Twitter late Wednesday night:Pistons are sending Jon Leuer to Bucks. Bucks are sending 30th pick on Thursday in deal too. https://t.co/IkzjIDPhFi Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 20, 2019So the Pistons will be have the 15th and 30th picks in the draft on Thursday. Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 20, 2019The Pistons now have two picks in the NBA Draft's first round, along with a pick in the second round.