Ben and Laz talk about the week in Detroit basketball Hey everyone. This is Laz Jackson of Detroit Bad Boys, and on this week’s podcast, we’re talking about your 4-9 Detroit Pistons. After an 0-3 week, Ben Gulker and I give our DEFCON code levels for this team through 13 games, bat around ways Dwane Casey can fix the perimeter defense, and then we talk about what happens if the … [Read more...] about DBB Podcast: Not Up To Code
Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports The season is still young but Detroit has very little room for error Losers of four in a row, the positive news for the Detroit Pistons is that they’re slowly but surely becoming a healthy team with Blake Griffin and Derrick Rose expected to be back in the fold. With Detroit sitting at 4-9 — tied for last in the Central division — getting … [Read more...] about Remaining November slate an opportunity for Pistons to find identity and confidence
Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports The little things consistently stung the Pistons against the Hornets The Pistons fell to the Charlotte Hornets 109-106 via a Malik Monk buzzer beater on Friday evening. If you are looking for one play or one sequence that did Detroit in, you aren’t going to find it here. This is basketball — and as we all know, the game is comprised of dozens … [Read more...] about Film Don’t Lie: Someone needs to play some damn defense for the Pistons
Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports It was a tale of two halves. Langston Galloway was the hottest player in the arena Friday night, scoring a career-high 32 points, but it was not enough for Detroit to snap their three-game losing skid. The Charlotte Hornets got a Malik Monk deep 3-pointer at the buzzer to fall for a 109-106 win. The Pistons had a chance to get the last shot … [Read more...] about Pistons vs. Hornets final score: Langston Galloway’s career night no match for Hornets’ buzzer beater
Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Detroit looks to end it’s three-game losing streak Game Vitals: When: November 15, 2019, 7:00 p.m. ESTWhere: Spectrum Center, Charlotte, NCWatch: Fox Sports Detroit, NBA League PassOdds: Det -3.5 Projected Lineups: Detroit Pistons (4-8):Bruce Brown Jr., Luke Kennard, Tony Snell, Blake Griffin, Andre Drummond Charlotte Hornets (4-7):Terry … [Read more...] about Pistons at Hornets GameThread: Gametime, TV, odds, and more
Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images After three straight losses, can the Pistons turn things around? The Detroit Pistons have lost three straight games, including a back-to-back against Minnesota and Miami earlier this week, heading into tonight’s tilt against the Charlotte Hornets. The Hornets, for their part, have lost four straight games, the latest loss to Memphis on a … [Read more...] about Pistons vs Hornets preview: Turnaround time
Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports Turbulent times call for DRASTIC questions Blake Griffin is back in the lineup (on a minutes restriction) and the Pistons dropped three winnable games in a row. Team leaders have admitted frustration regarding overall effort as Dwane Casey continues to struggle with a makeshift rotation. We make sense of this familiar mess and answer YOUR … [Read more...] about Inside The Cylinder Ep. 87: Pistons Mailbag!
Laz talks with Nekias Duncan about the Pistons and Heat’s start to the season Lazarus Jackson (@lazchance) and Nekias Duncan (@NekiasNBA) talked about the Detroit Pistons’ loss to the Miami Heat, what’s driving the Heat’s... hot ... start to the season, how important face-up centers are in today’s NBA, what it would take to send Blake Griffin to Miami, why the Pistons would … [Read more...] about Pistons Vs Everybody: Biscayne Blake?
Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images Neither team is happy with the results of this game It was a tale of two halves for the Detroit Pistons, who came out like a team that had been stuck on a plane for six hours before landing at 6:00 a.m. the day of the game, before they pulled together in the second half to make a game of it. Ultimately, Detroit lost to the Miami Heat, 117 … [Read more...] about Pistons vs Heat final score: Lifeless first half dooms Pistons, 117-108