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  1. What is/was Greg Monroe's market value?

    Tom Carpenter

    Over the summer, when free agency got underway, the general assumption was that the Detroit Pistons would find a sign-and-trade partner so that they could squeeze some value out of restricted-free-agent Greg Monroe. Instead, they brought him back for...

    Blog | December 07, 2014
  2. SVG OK with less structured offense?

    Tom Carpenter

    On Saturday, the Detroit Pistons extended their losing streak to 11 games, including consecutive losses to three of the league's worse teams: the Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics and (Saturday) Philadelphia 76ers. Heading into that game, coach S...

    Blog | December 07, 2014
  3. Will Durant, McGary debut on Tuesday?

    Tom Carpenter

    It's been a little more than six weeks since Kevin Durant underwent foot surgery, which means he is within the original 6-8 week time frame for his return to game action. Per Anthony Slater of NewsOK.com, Durant went through most of another practi...

    Blog | November 30, 2014
  4. Any chance Pistons land Rondo?

    Tom Carpenter

    For quite a while now there have been trade rumors involving Boston Celtics PG Rajon Rondo and the Detroit Pistons. Rondo is in the final year of his contract with the C's and the Pistons could use a true point guard. All of the buzz to date has b...

    Blog | November 16, 2014
  5. Bynum's days with Boston numbered?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Boston Celtics pulled off a minor trade this week, when they shipped Joel Anthony to the Detroit Pistons for Will Bynum. The move was done partly to shed salary, and it appears that Bynum's stay in Beantown will be short-lived. "The newest Cel...

    Blog | October 19, 2014
  6. Monroe still a sign-and-trade option?

    Tom Carpenter

    Earlier this week, it was reported that Greg Monroe had informed the Detroit Pistons that he will sign his qualifying offer to stick with the team for the 2014-15 campaign, then become an unrestricted free agent next summer. He has until Oct. 1 to ac...

    Blog | August 17, 2014
  7. Decision nearing for Greg Monroe?

    Tom Carpenter

    When Detroit Pistons big man Greg Monroe signed with agent David Falk, the immediate fear for 'Stones fans was that the notorious agent would convince some team to give him a max contract, which the Pistons would be unwilling to match. Yet, here we a...

    Blog | August 10, 2014
  8. Have Pistons fixed 3-point woes?

    Tom Carpenter

    Last season, only the Philadelphia 76ers were worse from beyond the arc than the Detroit Pistons, which converted only 32.1 percent. That's a major issue for president/coach Stan Van Gundy, whose offensive system takes advantage of 3-point bombers. S...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  9. Griffin, Gentry in mix to coach Jazz?

    Tom Carpenter

    While other teams have either filled or appear close to filling their coaching vacancies, the Utah Jazz are taking their time. However, according to Aaron Falk of the Salt Lake Tribune, Alvin Gentry and Adrian Griffin "seem to have the inside track."...

    Blog | May 25, 2014
  10. Three options for Pistons GM?

    Tom Carpenter

    Once the Detroit Pistons secured the services of Stan Van Gundy by giving him full control as team president and head coach, Otis Smith quickly became the presumptive Pistons general manager. That's because Smith was the GM when the pair still were w...

    Blog | May 25, 2014
  11. Grizz eyeing JVG to take control?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Memphis Grizzlies still are in the process of shaking up their staff. They let CEO Jason Levien and assistant general manager Stu Lash go, and coach Dave Joerger is expected to leave for the Minnesota Timberwolves. At this time, it looks like ...

    Blog | May 25, 2014
  12. A look at Stuckey's FA value

    Tom Carpenter

    Although Detroit Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey never fully lived up to the hype of being the 15th overall pick in the 2007 draft, he has developed into a helpful role player. Now that he's set to become an unrestricted free agent in July, he should ge...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  13. Pistons' plans for Greg Monroe

    Tom Carpenter

    During the 2013-14 campaign, Greg Monroe was paid just a little more than $4 million. That proved to be a terrific bargain for the Detroit Pistons, since he averaged 15.2 PPG, 9.3 RPG, 1.1 SPG and 49.7 FG%. He will become a restricted free agent this...

    Blog | April 27, 2014
  14. Candidates to replace Joe Dumars

    Tom Carpenter

    Now that Joe Dumars has stepped down as Detroit Pistons president, the team's search for a new front-office leader is underway. Per Jeff Zillgitt and Sam Amick of USAToday.com, Jed Hughes, a representative of national search firm Korn Ferry, has been...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
  15. Pistons' draft pick, D-League team

    Tom Carpenter

    When it comes to developing talent via the D-League, the Detroit Pistons have been sharing the Ft. Wayne Mad Ants with the Charlotte Bobcats, Indiana Pacers, Memphis Grizzlies, Milwaukee Bucks and Orlando Magic. However, it looks like they soon will ...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  16. Will neck injury cost Drummond games?

    Tom Carpenter

    UPDATE: Andre Drummond will miss time this week -- the only question is how much. According to Dave Pemberton of the Oakland Press, Drummond is already ruled out for Wednesday and is questionable for Friday. That means that at the very most, Drumm...

    Blog | March 17, 2014