The Clippers, Nets, and Pistons have agreed to a trade, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN and Shams Charania of The Athletic (Twitter links). Wojnarowski and Charania report that Brooklyn will acquire Landry Shamet in the three-team trade, with Luke Kennard going to the Clippers and the Pistons acquiring Rodney McGruder and the No. 19 overall
For the second straight season, the Pistons have reached across the Atlantic Ocean for their first-round pick, selecting French teen guard Killian Hayes with the seventh pick in Troy Weaver’s first draft since being named Pistons general manager in June.
By Matt Schoch | The Detroit News It’s NBA Draft times. The Pistons — for now — select seventh and 16th. Point guard appears to be their biggest need, with the likes of Tyrese Haliburton or Killian Hayes among those who could be available should the Pistons stick with the pick. Follow along here for live updates
Kirkland Crawford | Detroit Free Press Show Caption Hide Caption NBA free agents 2020: The 10 best options before 2020-21 season The 2020 NBA offseason is unlike any before but Detroit Pistons are one of a handful of teams with ample cap space to spend in free agency. Follow along with us as we follow
UPDATE: This trade is being folded into a larger deal between the Rockets and Pistons, as described in a separate story. The Rockets are trading Trevor Ariza and the No. 16 pick in tonight’s draft to the Pistons in exchange for a future first-round pick, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski (via Twitter). Houston will also
A series of players have received qualifying offers from their respective teams, making them restricted free agents this fall, reports ESPN’s Bobby Marks (via Twitter). Those players include Suns forward Dario Saric, Suns guard Jevon Carter, Grizzlies two-way guard John Konchar, Spurs big man Jakob Poeltl, and Spurs two-way players Quinndary Weatherspoon and Drew Eubanks.
Marlowe Alter | Detroit Free Press Five months after his hiring, Detroit Pistons general manager Troy Weaver finally got his chance Monday to put his stamp on the roster. Weaver gets another gigantic opportunity Wednesday night, when the 2020 NBA draft gets underway after it was postponed five months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Weaver wasted no
Kirkland Crawford | Detroit Free Press We’re now counting down the hours before the 2020 NBA draft. It will resemble this year’s NFL draft and be conducted not in one central location in late June, but via the internet in mid November because of the pandemic. That the new circumstances have not dampened the intrigue
In his latest mock draft in advance of tonight’s event, Jeremy Woo of SI.com shares several interesting tidbits, writing that Killian Hayes is “strongly in play” for the Pistons at No. 7 and suggesting there’s some concern about Aaron Nesmith‘s injured foot, which ended his season at Vanderbilt. Woo also hears from sources that Cole
The Cavaliers are receiving interest in the No. 5 overall pick in the 2020 NBA draft, according to Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com, who reports that the Pistons (No. 7), Knicks (No. 8), and Celtics (No. 14) are among the teams that have engaged in discussions with Cleveland. The Knicks just moved up from No. 27
As the draft, trades and free agency converge, there’s plenty of hot topics for this week’s edition of Pistons Mailbag. Peter (Jackson, Mich.): For my money, Kira Lewis is the best point guard in this draft. Supposedly, Weaver likes big, athletic players with length. Does he value speed and shooting? Because Lewis has both.
A month after the NBA rookie class of 2020 expected their debuts to happen, they’ll finally find out in what uniforms those debuts will take place. The NBA draft is on the books tonight – five months after it was originally scheduled, another in an endless series of events postponed and transformed by the COVID-19…
Assuming the Hornets keep the No. 3 pick in tonight’s NBA draft, team owner Michael Jordan has given the “stamp of approval” to select LaMelo Ball, league sources tell Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer. James Wiseman has long been considered to be atop Charlotte’s wish list, but if he and Anthony Edwards are the first
Omari Sankofa II | Detroit Free Press Show Caption Hide Caption Jalen Rose in Detroit Pistons’ ‘D-Up’ advertisement: Detroit is rising Former Michigan basketball star Jalen Rose tells the world “Detroit is rising” in his narration of this “D-Up” advertisement from the Detroit Pistons. Wednesday will be a big day for the Detroit Pistons, who
Rod Beard | The Detroit News Pistons fans can bolster their wardrobes with some near gear featuring re-imagined logos and branding. The new fan merchandise isn’t a change to the Pistons’ logos or on-court apparel, but provides some alternate wearables. The focus is to accentuate the team’s connection to the city and features “313,” Detroit’s
Omari Sankofa II | Detroit Free Press Show Caption Hide Caption Detroit Pistons’ Troy Weaver on NBA draft: ‘Everything’s on the table’ Detroit Pistons general manager Troy Weaver addressed the media on Nov. 5, 2020 and said the Pistons could move up or down in the draft. After a longer wait than anyone could’ve guessed,
Brian Mahoney | Associated Press New York — The 2020-21 NBA schedule will feature a play-in tournament and an NBA Finals that could run all the way until July 22 — keeping some players from competing in the Olympics. The league’s 75th season, delayed and shortened because of the coronavirus pandemic, will begin Dec. 22
Rod Beard | The Detroit News Rod Beard, Pistons beat writer for The Detroit News, discusses the Pistons’ options at pick No. 7 in the NBA Draft, trading Bruce Brown and how general manager Troy Weaver is putting his mark on the roster, along with how free agency might play out. Here’s a breakdown of
Pistons small forward Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk has had his $1,663,861 third-year team option for the 2020/21 season exercised, per Keith Smith of Yahoo Sports (Twitter link). The move doesn’t guarantee his salary, but it’ll become guaranteed if he remains on the roster through this Saturday, which is a lock. Mykhailiuk enjoyed a modest breakout season in 2019/20,
Omari Sankofa II | Detroit Free Press Show Caption Hide Caption Five top prospects in 2020 NBA draft who could help Detroit Pistons Five top prospects in the 2020 NBA draft who could help the talent-depleted Detroit Pistons. Throughout this past week, the NBA draft rumor mill has picked up steam. At the same time,