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Twitter questions Thursday: Detroit Pistons mailbag 1.0

Piston Powered launches its mailbag for the 2019-20 season covering all things Detroit Pistons related and more. Join us each week for a new bag. We’ve secured the bag. The Piston Powered mailbag, which is chalked full of your questions. This is the launch of ‘Twitter questions Thursday’...

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Detroit Pistons 2019-20 NBA Season Preview

The Detroit Pistons made the post-season last year, but getting back isn't a guarantee. The Pistons have the talent to be a solid team in the East, the question is can they stay healthy enough to make noise? Basketball Insiders takes a look at the Detroit Pistons in this 2019-20 NBA Season Preview.

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Detroit Pistons vs. Milwaukee Bucks 2019-20 season preview

The Milwaukee Bucks swept the Detroit Pistons in last year’s playoffs but both teams made some moves. Here’s how they stack up in 2019-20. The Pistons had a rough regular season and playoff against the Milwaukee Bucks last year, compiling an overall record of 0-8 against the Eastern Conference...

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Detroit Pistons 5 best acquisitions of the last 10 years

  You may hate this post because your favorite player was not listed, and that’s okay. If I evoke you to anger because you wanted Josh Smith on this list, I am sorry that’s not happening. Star players attract all the attention in this league and that makes sense, but what about the players...

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Detroit Pistons: 3 goals for Langston Galloway in 2019-20

Langston Galloway’s future with the Detroit Pistons is uncertain but what is certain is he can improve on an average 2018-19 campaign. For those who may not know, Langston Galloway might have the best shoe designs in the entire league. You never know what he will pull out of his arsenal, he’s...

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Detroit Pistons vs. Memphis Grizzlies 2019-20 season preview

The Memphis Grizzlies are beginning a new era of basketball, which should bring an exciting series with the Detroit Pistons this season. The Memphis Grizzlies Grit and Grind area ended officially last season by completely overhauling the roster and ushering in a new age team led by ex-MSU Spartan Jaren...

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1 day ago, PistonPowered, Detroit Pistons, Memphis Grizzlies

Detroit Pistons roundtable: Are you pro-tank or pro-compete?

The Detroit Pistons have made the playoffs two of the last four seasons but had a long drought prior. Our team offers insight on if they’d tank or compete. The Detroit Pistons seem to be caught in the middle of mediocrity. The two playoff appearances in the last four years are the highlight, despite...

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An ode to Detroit Pistons Rasheed Wallace

It’s Sept. 17, which means it’s Rasheed Wallace’s birthday. He’s my favorite player so here’s a few words about why he’s my favorite Detroit Pistons. When I worked as a sports writer in the newspaper industry I was a strict believer in the motto “no cheering...

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1 day ago, PistonPowered, Detroit Pistons

Detroit Pistons vs. Los Angeles Clippers 2019-20 season preview

Blake Griffin gets a pair of dates with the much-improved Los Angeles Clippers. The Detroit Pistons will have their hands full in this year’s season series. Blake Griffin will get a pair of dates with his former team, the Los Angeles Clippers, who are much improved and NBA title contenders. The...

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1 day ago, PistonPowered, Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Clippers

Detroit Pistons: 3 goals for Reggie Jackson in 2019-20

Reggie Jackson impressed last season as the Detroit Pistons earned a second playoff berth in four years. His play will be a big factor this season. Reggie Jackson is healthy and has refined his game to maximize his efficiency with his touches, and for the Detroit Pistons that’s what they need....

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Casey Q&A Part II: ‘That’s our goal – to be more diversified’

(Editor’s note: Today continues a five-part interview of Dwane Casey with two weeks until training camp opens for the 2019-20 Pistons

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Michael Beasley Unlikely To Complete Deal With Pistons

Michael Beasley Unlikely To Complete Deal With Pistons

Last month we wrote that the Detroit Pistons were nearing a deal with Michael Beasley. Fast forwarded to mid-September and it appears as though Beasley may be on the outside looking in as training camp approaches. The two parties never did end up putting pen to paper but even if they did it was likely...

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How much cap space will the Detroit Pistons have in 2020?

The Detroit Pistons have a few large contracts coming off the books in 2020. With the new NBA salary cap projections, here’s a look at their cap space. The time to start preparing for the future is now. The NBA has released the salary cap projections for the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons, according...

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How the NBA salary cap projection impacts the Detroit Pistons

The new NBA salary cap projections were reported on Monday and it could impact the Detroit Pistons in a big way this summer. The NBA is sticking to its April salary cap projection of $116 million, which is lower than the initial $118 million they thought. Next summer, teams will have additional money...

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Detroit Pistons: 3 goals for Tony Snell in 2019-20

Tony Snell is a new face to the Detroit Pistons and slots in nicely as a 3-and-D wing. Here are three goals for Snell in his inaugural Pistons season. The Detroit Pistons traded for Tony Snell and the 30th pick in the 2019 NBA Draft on June 19 right before the draft. In exchange, the […] Detroit...

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3 days ago, PistonPowered, Detroit Pistons

5 reasons to believe in the Detroit Pistons in 2019-20 season

As the 2019-20 season approaches, what are some reasons to be optimistic about the Detroit Pistons upcoming season? Here are five reasons to be optimistic. The Pistons 2018-19 season ended on a sour note due to a four-game sweep at the hands of the Milwaukee Bucks in a playoff series where the Pistons...

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Detroit Pistons vs. Los Angeles Lakers 2019-20 season preview

The Los Angeles Lakers are a forced to be reckoned with this season but the Detroit Pistons could rise to the occasion. Here’s a look at the season preview. Many younger fans of the Detroit Pistons don’t fully understand why they should hate the Los Angeles Lakers. In the 1988 NBA Finals,...

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Where does Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin rank among power forwards?

All-NBA and Detroit Pistons player Blake Griffin has been making a strong argument of being one of the top power forwards in the league. Where does he rank? Detroit Pistons power forward Blake Griffin was named to his fifth All-NBA team last season. As he enters his 11th NBA season, let’s take...

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4 days ago, PistonPowered, Detroit Pistons

Around the ‘net: Detroit Pistons Joe Johnson and a tribute to Shaun Livingston

It was an eventful week with Joe Johnson and the Detroit Pistons agreeing to a deal and Shaun Livingston announcing his retirement. The Detroit Pistons worked Joe Johnson out on Wednesday and then the two agreed to a deal on Thursday. Prior to the news of the agreement, the Piston Powered team pondered...

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Detroit Pistons: 3 goals for Derrick Rose in 2019-20

Derrick Rose has lofty aspirations for his Detroit Pistons tenure. What will it take to accomplish his dreams? Here are three goals for Rose in 2019-20. Fan favorite, Ish Smith, is missed in Detroit. His easy-going personality and contagious smile encouraged fans just as much as his steely determination...

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