Detroit Pistons big man Christian Wood had 28 points and 10 rebounds with a block and a steal during a victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday. Wood, 24, made his NBA debut back in the 2014-15 season and has bounced around the league since then. During the offseason, the 6-foot-10 big man signed a one-year, minimum deal with the Pistons. While it is still early in the … [Read more...] about Christian Wood has been among most versatile offensive players in NBA
The Hornets are remaking the roster and they’ve gotten themselves pretty well stocked with young guards and wings in the process, plus Washington. But there’s still a glaring hole in the middle and as the Hornets are primed to finally be rid of some of the albatross contracts that have weighed the franchise since its last playoff appearance (in 2016). At long last, they are in … [Read more...] about Hornets to pursue Andre Drummond?
Adrian Wojnarowski: After missing 10 games to start the season, Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin plans to make his season-debut against Minnesota on Monday, league sources tell ESPN. … [Read more...] about Blake Griffin return date set
Whether he’s playing for another team or returning to the Pistons, Drummond is changing his perception around the league and solidifying himself as a good two-way center. The rub for the Pistons’ front office will be if that transformation leads to a run in the playoffs. That will determine whether Drummond gets another big contract or if he will end up somewhere else as a free … [Read more...] about Andre Drummond talks free agency
Tim Reynolds: Pistons say Blake Griffin (hamstring/posterior knee soreness) has been cleared by team medical staff for participation in all basketball related activities and has begun a return to game action progression. His progress for a return to action will be monitored day-to-day. … [Read more...] about Blake Griffin cleared for action
Griffin has missed the start of this season as he rehabs hamstring and knee soreness, but he has no regrets over playing through his injury in the playoffs. which was followed by offseason surgery. “I would do it over again, especially in the playoffs, for sure,” Griffin told The Athletic. “If I can play, I can play. It didn’t do any more damage, (the meniscus) got taken care … [Read more...] about Blake Griffin back soon?
Shams Charania: Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Jackson has a stress reaction in his lower back and will be out for at least four weeks. … [Read more...] about Reggie Jackson out four weeks
During the 2010-11 NBA season, Kobe Bryant was by far the highest-paid player in the league with a salary of $24,806,250. There was a significant gap between Bryant and everyone else that year; the next-highest-paid players were Rashard Lewis ($19,573,711) and Kevin Garnett ($18,800,000). Now, just nine years later, there are 45 players around the NBA who will earn at least … [Read more...] about Analyzing the highest-paid player on each NBA team in 2019-20
The upcoming NBA season is going to look tremendously different, for several different reasons, for nearly every team around the league. Per our research, only 43.6 percent of players in the NBA will return to the same team that they were on for opening night last year. Some may point to less loyalty from players, like the unprecedented decision for Kawhi Leonard to leave the … [Read more...] about Opening night rosters have lowest return rate of any year this century