When Troy Weaver selected Isaiah Livers with the 42nd overall pick in the draft, he may have sacrificed some high-end potential offered by other potential picks, but he added a Michigan native who has consistently made winning plays throughout his career. It all started in Kalamazoo where Livers earned scholarship offers from Michigan and Michigan
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Jose Adriano |  Detroit Free Press We asked, and they answered. Detroit Free Press followers on social media are pleased about the Detroit Pistons’ 2021 NBA draft class, grading Thursday’s picks with a resounding A. “Best scenario for a Pistons fan! So much to look forward to,” replied @nich0las.0 to a @freep Instagram story Friday. The
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There’s cool, and then there’s coooool, and then there’s cool. Cade Cunningham exudes all three, but especially the last. Derek Jeter cool. Miles Davis cool. Sidney Poitier cool. Marvin Gaye cool. Middle-aged fella dancing by himself on the sidewalk to an internal soundtrack cool, like the gentleman unbothered by the world’s side-eye who I spotted while driving down the Boulevard on Thursday evening, a 3-pointer away from Detroit Northwestern
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The Detroit Pistons announced Friday they’ve waived Cory Joseph, Deividas Sirvydis and Tyler Cook. The moves clear roster and cap space ahead of free agency, which begins 6 p.m. Monday. Joseph, acquired by the Pistons at the trade deadline in March, had just $2.4 million of his $10.6 million contract guaranteed for next season. Cook, who
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Meet Luka Garza, the Iowa center the Detroit Pistons snagged in the second round of the NBA Draft. For those of you unfamiliar with college basketball generally or Garza specifically, here is a quick rundown of his collegiate accomplishments. He was last year’s NCAA leader in points, total made field goals, made 2-point field goals,
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Chuck Daly is a legend, especially in Detroit. Daly was the beloved head coach of the Detroit Pistons‘ Bad Boys era, guiding the team to consecutive NBA titles in 1989-90, three straight NBA Finals appearances and a playoff berth in all nine seasons during his tenure from 1983-1992. The Pistons went 467-271 under Daly, nicknamed “Daddy Rich”
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Thursday was a triumphant day for the Detroit Pistons. They drafted Cade Cunningham first overall, and used three second-round picks on players that general manager Troy Weaver believes strongly in. On Friday, all four of the Pistons’ draft picks were introduced to the media. Cunningham, Isaiah Livers, Luka Garza and Balsa Koprivica all took the stage
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When the Detroit Pistons selected Cade Cunningham with the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday’s NBA draft, the Detroit Tigers showed their support with a “Welcome to Detroit” message on the scoreboard at Comerica Park. Less than two weeks after Cunningham visited the ballpark ahead of his July 20 workout with the Pistons at the team’s performance center,
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