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Detroit — The Pistons bolstered their depth in athleticism and perimeter shooting over the offseason, but the team’s first two practices of training camp have centered around the defensive end of the floor. “I like our two days we’ve had. Guys are intense,” Pistons coach Dwane Casey said after Wednesday’s practice. “It’s been a huge
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Troy Weaver called it “ground zero,” and it’s generating plenty of headlines in the wake of Detroit Pistons media day. While the phrase is certainly provocative, I think it’s more instructive to hone in on the C-suite language Weaver used when describing the organization he leads for the third year. “You go from the red
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Bojan Bogdanovic was in Croatia last Thursday when he received word that he had been traded. Rumors suggested that the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns were potential landing spots for the 33-year-old sharpshooter. Instead, he was sent to the rebuilding Detroit Pistons.  The Utah Jazz are in the beginning stages of a rebuild and
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Two high-ranking Detroit Pistons employees have been poached by college football. Tyrel Kirkham, the Pistons’ vice president of brand and marketing strategy, is joining the Big 12 as the conference’s first-ever chief marketing officer. Joining him is Clark Williams, the Pistons’ director of communications, as the Big 12’s vice president of brand communications. More:Detroit Pistons
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The Detroit Pistons have more talent than they did a season ago. By eye and by metric, this is indisputable. They are quicker, more athletic and should be better shooters. “We have a full complement of players,” Troy Weaver, the team’s general manager, said at Monday’s media day from Little Caesars Arena. What does that
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Apple Podcasts | Spotify • Hosts: Bryce Simon (@MotorCityHoops) and Omari Sankofa II (@omarisankofa) • Producer: Wes Davenport • Editor: Cary Junior. • Executive producers: Anjanette Delgado, Kirkland Crawford • Email: brycesimon3309@gmail.com; osankofa@freepress.com On this episode: This week, the guys unofficially kick off the 2022-23 season by first breaking down the trade that brings Bojan Bogdanovic to the Pistons. Then, Bryce and Omari break down everything said
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Pistons general manager Troy Weaver served as the facilitator of several moving pieces within the organization over the course of the offseason. Entering his third season in charge, Weaver brought in Jaden Ivey and Jalen Duren, two explosive lottery picks to add some much-needed versatility to Detroit’s roster. He also traded for veteran pieces in
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It may appear not much has changed for the Detroit Pistons since Troy Weaver was hired as general manager in 2020 − if you judge just by wins. The franchise finished 20-46 in 2019-20 prior to Weaver joining, then 20-52 during the COVID-shortened 2020-21 season, and 23-59 last season. Rebuilds aren’t easy and often aren’t
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