What Can Be Salvaged From The Mess In Detroit?

Amidst the turmoil in Detroit that involves a possible revolt amongst the players against embattled head coach John Kuester, the Pistons defeated the Utah Jazz on Saturday. While the Jazz certainly have their own issues while trying to fit the newly acquired Devin Harris into the shoes of the NBA’s third best point guard [...]

2010-2011 NBA Season Previews: Detroit Pistons

The demise of the Detroit Pistons began with the Chauncey Billups trade that brought Allen Iverson to town and it has steadily continued ever since. Signings like the two Joe Dumars made last off-season (giving Ben Gordon a five-year, $55 million deal and Charlie Villanueva a five-year, $35 million deal), have only complicated matters [...]

Attacking the Boards: Agent Zero Is Back, Philly Survives A Close One, and Trevor Ariza Gets The Last Laugh On Brandon Roy

If Gilbert Arenas can score like he did tonight without losing the concept of team play, there is no telling what this Washington team can do. Agent Zero had 32 points (9-of-13 shooting, 3-of-4 from three) and seven assists to lead Washington to pretty nice win over the Nets in their home opener. Arenas [...]

Rasheed Wallace Commits to the Boston Celtics

Free agent center Rasheed Wallace has agreed to terms with the Boston Celtics, according to two Boston area newspapers.

Wallace is 35 years old and averaged 12 points and seven rebounds last season with the Detroit Pistons.

The move doesn’t make a lot of sense to me as a team built around aging veterans [...]

Charlotte Looking At and Liking Bass, McDyess

The Charlotte Bobcats are interested in adding either former Dallas Maverick Brandon Bass or former Detroit Piston Antonio McDyess via free agency this off-season.

A power forward that can bring toughness to the front line would be a key piece in putting Charlotte in contention for a latter playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.


Portland Targets David Lee After Losing Turkoglu

After losing Hedo Turkoglu, who had committed to the team, to the Toronto Raptors, restricted free agent David Lee of the New York Knicks has become their top priority.

“We had been talking, but we’ll talk now,” Lee’s agent Mark Bartlestein told The New York Post last night.

The Blazers have long lusted after [...]

Detroit Desperately Needs a Center to Compete

The Detroit Pistons kicked off the NBA free agency frenzy with two pretty big signings. Former Chicago Bulls guard Ben Gordon committed to a five year, $55 million deal, and former Milwaukee Bucks forward Charlie Villanueva agreed to a five year, $35 million deal.

Gordon and Villanueava are both nice players and they are [...]

Pistons Add Villanueva Too

The Detroit Pistons have agreed to terms with a player for the second time this off-season. This time it was Charlie Villanueva, who agreed to a five year, $35 million deal.

Villanueva is the second Connecticut Huskie that the Pistons have signed today, with Ben Gordon being the other.

More on the Pistons’ situation [...]

Report: Bulls Agree to Deal With Ben Gordon

It looks like free agent shooting guard Ben Gordon had a good time visiting the Detroit Pistons earlier today, because there is a report that the two sides have come to a contractual agreement.

Woj of Yahoo! Sports reports that the deal is worth $55 million over five years, making Gordon a Piston until [...]

Pistons Targetting Ben Gordon, Charlie Villanueva

The Detroit Pistons are looking at unrestricted free agents Ben Gordon, formally of the Chicago Bulls, and Charlie Villanueva, formally of the Milwaukee Bucks, as their primary targets in free agency.

Both players are visiting the team facilities today and it is possible that both ink long-term deals by the end of the day.