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10 hrs ago | Detroit Bad Boys

2014 NBA Draft: Latest ESPN mock has Pistons selecting Noah Vonleh

ESPN's Chad Ford has released his latest mock for the 2014 NBA Draft and in it he has the Detroit Pistons selecting Indiana Hoosiers big man Noah Vonleh with the eighth pick.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks, Joe Dumars, Greg Monroe, NBA Players, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Noah Vonleh, Indiana University NCAA, Indiana Hoosiers NCAA Basketball

14 hrs ago | Piston Powered

Detroit Pistons #DraftDreams: Kyle Anderson

Key Stats : 14.6 points, 8.8 rebounds, 6.5 assists, 3.1 turnovers, 1.8 steals per game, 48 FG%, 48 3pt% and 74 FT% Anyone who has been a longtime reader of Draft Dreams over the last five years knows that I'm a sucker for the 'too productive to ignore' players in the draft, who don't necessarily have prototypical positions or athleticism or height ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Greg Monroe, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players, UCLA Bruins NCAA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of California NCAA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Sports Media 101

Detroit Pistons Season Review: Tank Edition

Pistons 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Detroit Pistons as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Greg Monroe, Brandon Jennings, Kyle Singler, Rodney Stuckey

Detroit Bad Boys

What if the unthinkable happens this offseason?

The regular season has mercifully come to an end, which means its time for all of us DBB armchair GMs to start thinking about next season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Charlie Villanueva, Charlotte Bobcats, Corey Maggette

The Detroit News

Pistons go for Indiana's Noah Vonleh in Ford's new mock draft

Indiana big man Noah Vonleh is the Pistons' first-round pick in the latest mock draft, version 4.0, by ESPN's Chad Ford.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks, Joe Dumars, Greg Monroe, NBA Players, Noah Vonleh, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Indiana University NCAA, Indiana Hoosiers NCAA Basketball

Detroit News

Pistons go for Indiana's Noah Vonleh in Ford's new mock draft

Indiana big man Noah Vonleh is the Pistons' first-round pick in the latest mock draft, version 4.0, by ESPN's Chad Ford.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks, Joe Dumars, Greg Monroe, NBA Players, Noah Vonleh, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Indiana University NCAA, Indiana Hoosiers NCAA Basketball

Mon Apr 21, 2014

BleacherReport

NBA Draft 2014: Prospects Who Are Much Better Than You Think

Payne was one of the stars of the NCAA Tournament, yet there are plenty of mock drafts that have the athletic yet underwhelming Perhaps it's because NBA general managers place much more value in young athletes with high ceilings than four-year college players without as much room for growth.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Cleveland Cavaliers, Luol Deng, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, Greg Monroe

Detroit Bad Boys

How $5 million salary cap increase affects the Pistons

The NBA is expected to see an increase in the salary cap of about $5 million, which should have a significant impact on every team in the league including the Detroit Pistons .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Greg Monroe, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Brandon Jennings

Sun Apr 20, 2014

MLive.com

Detroit Pistons 2013-14 grades: Seven D's out of 16 marks reflect lost season

Generally speaking, grading on a curve that takes into consideration any number of things -- production, leadership, contract value, availability -- there just aren't many A's or F's in the NBA.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Andre Drummond, Brandon Jennings, Rodney Stuckey, Kyle Singler

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Pistons' final grades: Failure to launch

No one was expecting an NBA Finals run, but challenging for the Eastern Conference playoffs' eighth seed appeared to be an easy goal.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Joe Dumars, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players

Fri Apr 18, 2014

BleacherReport

Report: Grant Hill Headlines Detroit Pistons' List of Candidates for Next GM

The Detroit Pistons are desperate for a change of direction, and that change will invariably start at the top as the franchise searches for a new general manager.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Joe Dumars, NBA Players, Atlanta Hawks, Greg Monroe, Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns, Grant Hill

ClickOnDetroit

Pistons using search firm to help find new GM

The Detroit Pistons will use the executive search firm Korn Ferry to help with their pursuit of a new general manager.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Joe Dumars, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players

Thu Apr 17, 2014

MLive.com

Detroit Pistons head their different ways for a summer of workouts, reflections

They were three basketball players, headed in different directions, but whom the Detroit Pistons would like to pull together more effectively next season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Greg Monroe, Andre Drummond, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Detroit News

Pistons' Greg Monroe wonders what future holds

If there's one player who could write a book about his experiences as a Piston and look like an outsider, Greg Monroe could be the ideal candidate.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Greg Monroe, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Clippers, Atlanta Hawks, Chauncey Billups, Andre Drummond, Brandon Jennings, New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets

Tue Apr 15, 2014

BleacherReport

Biggest Action Items for Detroit Pistons' Next General Manager

For the first time in a long time, someone other than Joe Dumars will have the loudest voice inside the Detroit Pistons organization.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks, Joe Dumars, NBA Players, Greg Monroe, Andre Drummond

Detroit Bad Boys

Joe Dumars Out: Reaction from around the web

Joe Dumars is out after 14 years at the helm of basketball operations for the Detroit Pistons.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Joe Dumars, NBA Players, Los Angeles Clippers, Atlanta Hawks, Chauncey Billups, New York Knicks, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Denver Nuggets, Ben Wallace

Detroit Free Press

How we'll remember Joe Dumars

Joe Who? He was a high-rated guard in the draft and the Pistons were lucky he was still around at 18. But it was different in 1985: A kid from McNeese State wasn't exactly a household name.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Dumars, NBA Players, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Clippers, Atlanta Hawks, Charlie Villanueva, Ben Wallace, Chauncey Billups, New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Fully Clips

Josh Smith is the Clippers Last Hope for the Number Two Seed

Apr 2, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith reacts during the first quarter against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Clippers, Blake Griffin, Oklahoma City Thunder

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Dumars officially stepping down as Pistons' GM

The discovery of seven dead babies in cardboard boxes in a Utah garage has police desperately seeking answers from the mother and other family members about how such a tragedy unfolded over a decade with no one... A judge set a $6 million bail for a Utah woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to over 10 years.

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WJRT

This Hour: Latest Michigan sports

Tyson Ross outdueled AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer, and Jedd Gyorko and Xavier Nady homered as the San Diego Padres beat the Detroit Tigers 5-1 on Sunday to take two of three.

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Related Topix: Sports, DeMar DeRozan, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Detroit Pistons, Andre Drummond, Atlanta Hawks, Joe Dumars

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