Photo by Brian Sevald/NBAE via Getty Images The Pistons open up the 2021-2022 NBA Season against the new-look Chicago Bulls. After overanalyzing how everybody looked during Summer League and the preseason, we have finally made it to the games that actually matter. It seems like just yesterday we were celebrating the Detroit Pistons winning the NBA Draft Lottery and … [Read more...] about Pistons vs. Bulls preview: Basketball is back!!!
Photo by Chris Schwegler/NBAE via Getty Images Pistons want to get Cunningham practice time, back to full speed before he sees game action Already ruled out for tonight’s season-opener against the Chicago Bulls, prized No. 1 pick Cade Cunningham could also miss the team’s three-game road trip, according to Detroit Pistons general manager Troy Weaver. Cunningham … [Read more...] about Troy Weaver: Cade Cunningham could miss road trip, make debut Oct. 30 against Magic
Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports Jerami Grant looks to build on a strong 2020-21 season. During the 2020 offseason, Jerami Grant decided to bet on himself by choosing to go to the Detroit Pistons for a bigger role than he would have had with the Denver Nuggets. That bet paid dividends when he averaged career-highs in both points and assists on solid efficiency. With a still … [Read more...] about Jerami Grant can carry the load, but he needs help
Photo by Chris Schwegler/NBAE via Getty Images “Beef Stew” blew away almost every expectation heading into his rookie year, but what can he do for an encore? Has there been a recent player that’s embodied everything great about Detroit basketball more than Isaiah Stewart? While Detroit Pistons fans have been quick to embrace Beef Stew’s on-court effort, he will need … [Read more...] about Isaiah Stewart is ready for more … of everything
Photos by Logan Riely/NBAE via Getty Images This division makes me extremely sad Welcome to the saddest division in The Association. Yes, it’s home to the upstart Grizzlies and Luka Dončić, but if you look at the collective status of each franchise, you come away feeling a bit hopeless and a lot bummed. It shouldn’t be like this. Not only do you have Dončić, but you … [Read more...] about What the Heck Happened in the Southwest Divison?
Photo by Chris Schwegler/NBAE via Getty Images Cunningham missed all of preseason with a sprained ankle Cade Cunningham has officially been ruled out for the Detroit Pistons’ season-opening game against the Chicago Bulls at Little Caesars Arena, according to media reports. Cunningham missed all of preseason with an ankle injury and has gotten minimal practice time in … [Read more...] about Cade Cunningham officially out for season opener against Bulls
I am joined by the Detroit Pistons beat writer to break down the pre-season and take a look at the regular season For episode 56 of the Motor City Hoops podcast, I had the pleasure of being joined by James Edwards III for the second time. Of course, James is the Detroit Pistons beat writer for The Athletic and one half of the BunxCardigan Show. James and I wrap up the … [Read more...] about Motor City Hoops Podcast: James Edwards III from The Athletic
Photo by Michael J. LeBrecht II/NBAE via Getty Images Cunningham doesn’t fit neatly into any box, and he’s in Detroit to set a new standard for himself and the Pistons franchise And now, ladies and gentlemen, it is time for your main event! We’ve all been waiting for Cade Cunningham’s regular-season debut in a Detroit Pistons uniform. I definitely feel honored and … [Read more...] about Cade Cunningham’s versatility is his greatest weapon
Photo by Chris Schwegler/NBAE via Getty Images On a team of young players and wishful thinking, the 10-year vet will provide consistency, leadership and steady production On the final day of the trade deadline, Troy Weaver sent combo guard Delon Wright to the Sacramento Kings for 10-year veteran Cory Joseph. At the time, it appeared the logic behind the move was to … [Read more...] about Cory Joseph is your reality-based point guard