Detroit Pistons acquire No. 13 overall pick Jalen Duren in 3-team trade on NBA draft night
The Detroit Pistons have reportedly traded for Memphis star Jalen Duren -- who was selected by the Charlotte Hornets with the No. 13 overall pick in the NBA draft -- as part of a three-team trade involving the New York Knicks.
NBA Trade Deadline: Could Pistons make more moves?
Detroit Pistons guard Delon Wright takes a shot as Philadelphia 76ers guard Seth Curry defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)It’s NBA Trade Deadline week! (This was originally issued in the Pistons Pivot Newsletter -- sign up for it here)👀 Trade deadline weekThe NBA Trade Deadline is Thursday (March 25) at 3 p.m. -- it’s one of my favorite days of the NBA season. The NBA Trade Deadline is usually one of the most exciting days of the year, resulting in big trades with big teams in big positions. AdThree of the active rookies on the Pistons roster, (Bey, Stewart and Lee) are in the top 12 for rookie player efficiency rating.
AP Source: Pistons acquiring Diallo for Mykhailiuk, pick
Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk #19 of the Detroit Pistons drives against Jeff Teague #00 of the Atlanta Hawks. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)DETROIT – The Detroit Pistons have agreed to trade Svi Mykhailiuk and a 2027 second-round draft pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder for guard Hamidou Diallo, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The 22-year-old Diallo is averaging a career-best 11.9 points this season. It's another step in a drastic roster overhaul for Detroit under new general manager Troy Weaver, who was previously an executive for the Thunder. Only one player who appeared in a game for the Pistons last season is still on the roster — 20-year-old Sekou Doumbouya.
Pistons begin 2nd half of season: 4 things to watch
(Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images)DETROIT – The Pistons return to action this week to finish off their 2020-2021 season -- here’s what we’re watching. 👀 4 things to watch in 2nd halfReturn of Killian HayesThe Pistons first-round pick has been sidelined with a hip injury for the last two months and is set to return to the floor in the coming weeks. Draft positionIf all things continue on, the Pistons should have a great shot at a top-3 draft pick, if not the top pick overall. The team isn’t winning yet, but it’s very competitive, fun to watch and filled with young, high ceiling talent. The second half will be all about the young guys getting minutes and learning to compete.
Report: Pistons, Blake Griffin agree to contract buyout
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - NOVEMBER 25: Head coach Dwane Casey of the Detroit Pistons talks to Blake Griffin #23 in the second half while playing the Orlando Magic at Little Caesars Arena on November 25, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)DETROIT – Detroit Pistons and forward Blake Griffin have agreed to a contract buyout, according to ESPN. His first full season in Detroit, Griffin averaged 24.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game. Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin (23) is defended by Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, in Detroit.
Blake Griffin to sit out until he reaches agreement with Detroit Pistons about future, ESPN reports
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - NOVEMBER 25: Head coach Dwane Casey of the Detroit Pistons talks to Blake Griffin #23 in the second half while playing the Orlando Magic at Little Caesars Arena on November 25, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)DETROIT – Blake Griffin will be out of the Detroit Pistons’ lineup until he and the team can come to an agreement about his playing future, according to ESPN. His first full season in Detroit, Griffin averaged 24.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game. Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin (23) is defended by Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, in Detroit.
Chris Webber thinks Detroit Pistons rebuild is ‘tough task,’ but backs Troy Weaver
NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. DETROIT – Detroit native and NBA analyst Chris Webber thinks the Detroit Pistons’ rebuilding process will be a “tough task,” but complimented new general manager Troy Weaver. “I think it’s going to be a tough task, and I believe he has his heart into it,” Webber said. Webber said he’s glad the team moved to Downtown Detroit and hopes they interact with the community where he grew up. As for the rest of the NBA, he thinks this year’s title goes through the defending champs.
Detroit Pistons finalize 15-man roster ahead of regular season
Sekou Doumbouya and Josh Jackson were bright spots for the Detroit Pistons during the 2020 preseason. DETROIT – By our count, the Detroit Pistons have made 27 transactions in the last month, including trades, free agent signings, draft picks and cuts. Derrick Rose #25 of the Detroit Pistons dribbles with the ball against Gary Trent Jr. #2 of the Portland Trail Blazers. Wayne Ellington of the Detroit Pistons looks on while playing the Washington Wizards during the second half at Little Caesars Arena on Feb. 11, 2019 in Detroit. Lee can spend up to 45 days on the Pistons’ roster while also playing in the G League.
Detroit Pistons waive LiAngelo Ball, Louis King, Anthony Lamb -- roster inches closer to limit
DETROIT – The Detroit Pistons are inching closer to their final opening roster for the season after waiving LiAngelo Ball, Louis King and Anthony Lamb following Sunday’s preseason game. King signed a two-way deal with the Pistons each of the last two seasons, but only played a total of 62 minutes as a rookie. Lamb signed an exhibit 10 deal with the Pistons earlier this month after going undrafted out of the University of Vermont. -- the Pistons’ roster is now down to 17 players. Unless the NBA alters the number of players allowed on a roster this season, two more will have to be removed from this list.
New-look Detroit Pistons open preseason tonight: What to know
The Detroit Pistons will open preseason on Friday night against the New York Knicks -- and the team will look nearly unrecognizable, thanks to a busy offseason. The Pistons, who haven’t played a game since March when their season was cut short due to the pandemic, will take the floor Friday night with a completely different look. Related: Detroit Pistons draft Hayes as first of trio of first-round picks after tradesNew general manager Troy Weaver quickly added his stamp to the team in recent weeks, with a flurry of trades, draft picks and free agent pickups. pic.twitter.com/bIjtjzJIVL — Detroit Pistons (@DetroitPistons) December 7, 2020The Pistons and Knicks will tip off tonight at Little Caesars Arena at 7 p.m. -- with no fans in attendance. More: Who’s actually on the Detroit Pistons’ roster right now?
Who’s actually on the Detroit Pistons’ roster right now? Live updated list here
On Dec. 1, the Pistons signed Sirvydis to a three-year contract. Killian Hayes -- 2020 first-round draft pick (No. 7 overall)Isaiah Stewart -- 2020 first-round draft pick (No. 16 overall)Saddiq Bey -- 2020 first-round draft pick (No. Delon Wright -- Acquired in 2020 trade with Oklahoma City Thunder Pistons sent Trevor Ariza to Oklahoma CityNOTE: Saben Lee, the team’s 2020 second-round draft pick (No.
Detroit Pistons sign ‘the third Ball brother’: Who is LiAngelo Ball and will he make the team?
DETROIT – New Detroit Pistons General Manager Troy Weaver has made dozens of moves over the last month that overshadow the signing of LiAngelo Ball. But now everyone wants to know: Who is LiAngelo Ball? READ: Here are 26 moves (trades, draft picks, free agents) Detroit Pistons have made in last monthHis oldest brother, Lonzo, was the No. LiAngelo Ball, the brother of Pelicans guard Lonzo Ball (No. Maybe LiAngelo Ball will surprise in camp and make the cut.
Here are 27 moves (trades, draft picks, free agents) Detroit Pistons have made in last month
Troy Weaver has made a flurry of trades, draft picks and free agent signings in his first offseason as Detroit Pistons general manager. Nov. 18: Houston draft pick tradeBefore the start of the draft, the Pistons acquired the No. 16 overall pick and guaranteed the return draft pick will either be worse than No. Nov. 18: Sold 2021 second-round pickWeaver sold a second-round pick to the Rockets for $4.6 million. 19 overall pick, Dzanan Musa, Jaylen Hands, Rodney McGruder, Toronto’s 2021 second-round pick, cash considerations8.
Breaking down 4 trades, 4 draft picks after Detroit Pistons overhauled roster with 8 new players
DETROIT – New general manager Troy Weaver knew he had to come in and tear down the Detroit Pistons’ roster, and he sure didn’t waste any time. Bruce Brown #6 of the Detroit Pistons dribbles the ball against the Washington Wizards at Capital One Arena on January 21, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) (2019 Getty Images)While Brown is a fine player, it’s not a major loss for a Pistons team looking multiple years down the line. 16 overall pick and guaranteed the return draft pick will either be worse than No. (2020 Getty Images)Weaver’s second pick was a bit of a surprise, as he went with undersized Washington center Isaiah Stewart.
Detroit Pistons draft Hayes as first of trio of first-round picks after trades
DETROIT – If there were any doubt that new general manager Troy Weaver would be willing to shake up the Detroit Pistons, it’s obvious now. Detroit agreed to trade guard Luke Kennard to the Los Angeles Clippers in a deal that brought the No. The trade gave Detroit a third first-round pick. The Pistons received the 16th pick and Trevor Ariza and sent a protected future first-round selection to the Rockets. The Pistons went the international route in the first round last year as well when they took Sekou Doumbouya, a Guinea native who moved to France when he was young.
NBA Draft 2020: Detroit Pistons rumor mill, live updates
The Detroit Pistons have a very important decision to make in the upcoming NBA Draft. 7 pick, after sliding in the NBA Draft Lottery earlier this year, the Pistons are looking for a playmaker to add to a rebuilding franchise. 16 pick tonight to Detroit for a future first-round pick, sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 18, 2020The 2020 NBA Draft is Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. Follow live NBA Draft and Detroit Pistons updates below:
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.
2020 NBA Draft Lottery: Detroit Pistons slide to No. 7 pick
DETROIT The 2020 NBA Draft Lottery was on Thursday night -- and the Detroit Pistons had a shot at the top pick. 7 overall pick in the NBA Draft Lottery, sliding down two picks from where they started in the lottery. The Pistons havent had many top-five draft picks in the teams history. In fact, the Pistons havent had a top-five pick since 2003, when they drafted Darko Milicic. The 2020 NBA Draft is currently scheduled to take place on Oct. 16, but things are fluid due to coronavirus.
Detroit Pistons in NBA Draft Lottery: Whatre the odds?
DETROIT The 2020 NBA Draft Lottery is on Thursday night -- and the Detroit Pistons have a shot at the top pick. The Pistons havent had many top-three draft picks in the teams history. The 2020 NBA Draft Lottery will be held on Thursday, August 20 at 8:30 ET (ESPN). The 37th annual NBA Draft Lottery will determine the order of selection for the first 14 picks of the 2020 NBA Draft. Drawings will be conducted to determine the first four picks in the NBA Draft.
Detroit Pistons look to get lucky in NBA Draft lottery: What to know
DETROIT The 2020 NBA Draft Lottery is on Thursday night -- and the Pistons have a shot at the top pick. The Pistons havent had many top-three draft picks in the teams history. The 2020 NBA Draft Lottery will be held on Thursday, August 20 at 8:30 ET (ESPN). The 37th annual NBA Draft Lottery will determine the order of selection for the first 14 picks of the 2020 NBA Draft. Drawings will be conducted to determine the first four picks in the NBA Draft.
Which of the four major Detroit sports teams is closest to winning a championship?
Since Oct. 19, 2013, the Tigers, Lions, Pistons and Red Wings are a combined 5-25 in playoff games, with the Red Wings accounting for all five wins in first-round losses. So the question everyones been asking for years remains: Which team is closest to bringing a championship to Detroit? The only argument in favor of the Lions being the closest to winning a championship is the year-to-year unpredictability in the NFL. The former Red Wings legend has traded in his sweater for a suit and tie to bring Hockeytown back to glory. After floundering in the latter years of the Ken Holland era, Red Wings fans can feel optimistic about the direction of the franchise.
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.