1. Stanley Johnson vs. Justise Winslow Competition Didn't End When Game Did

    The trash talk between Stanley Johnson and Justise Winslow didn't relent until the final seconds Monday, after Johnson warned that Winslow "can't handle pressure" and his rival responded ...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 10 months ago 1,096 reads 1 comments

  2. Detroit Pistons Taking Huge Leap of Faith with Reggie Jackson's Max Contract

    Reggie Jackson has never been less of a sure thing for the Detroit Pistons . When he first arrived midway through the 2014-15 campaign, still on his rookie deal, he was risky enough...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 10 months ago 12,565 reads 77 comments

  3. Stanley Johnson Says He Has a 'Target' on LeBron James

    Pistons rookie Stanley Johnson hasn't logged a single minute in the NBA yet, so the last thing he should be trying to do right now is start a war with LeBron James...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 10 months ago 2,982 reads 1 comments

  4. Johnson's Early Returns Sure to Have SVG Feeling Upbeat

    Stan Van Gundy got to Orlando a year ago before Summer League practices unsure he had a reliable option at shooting guard...

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  5. Dragic Payday May Affect Jackson Extension with Pistons

    Scratch that. The Free Press reported this week that Brandon Knight's huge payday with the Phoenix Suns would set the market for Detroit Pistons restricted free agent Reggie Jackson...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 10 months ago 72 reads 0 comments

  6. Pistons' Johnson Shows Toughness, Temper in Summer League Loss

    Fellow rookie Justise Winslow stood near the end line at the Orlando Magic practice facility and closely studied the man who was picked ahead of him in the NBA draft...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 10 months ago 161 reads 0 comments

  7. Pistons' Drummond Will Help Decide Timing of Extension

    Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores called center Andre Drummond a "max player" toward the end of last season...

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  8. Top Pick Johnson Getting Tested by NBA Grind

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  9. SVG Happy to Acquire to Starting SF in Morris

    ORLANDO, Fla. — By evening on the first day of free agency, Stan Van Gundy had to cope with the reality that some top Detroit Pistons free-agent targets were off the board and he would have to refocus his energies...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 10 months ago 375 reads 0 comments

  10. Detroit Pistons' Next Move Awaits After Draymond Green, Key FAs Agree

    As their National Basketball Association rivals raced to throw massive contracts at players to take advantage of long-term savings which still require explanation, the Detroit Pistons ...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 10 months ago 106 reads 0 comments

  11. Big Man Greg Monroe Looks for His Niche

    When the NBA 's free-agency period begins Wednesday, New Orleanian Greg Monroe will be one of the top big men available...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 10 months ago 107 reads 0 comments

  12. Where Does Pistons' Johnson Get His Toughness? His Mom

    Stanley Johnson went 135-5 at Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, Calif., won four consecutive state titles, multiple gold medals for USA basketball's youth squads and has tremendous trash-talking ability...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 10 months ago 34 reads 0 comments

  13. Pistons Will Bring Back Anthony Tolliver Next Season

    The Detroit Pistons will fully guarantee power forward Anthony Tolliver's $3-million contract for next season, a person with firsthand knowledge of the team's off-season plans told the Free Press late Thursday night...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 10 months ago 41 reads 0 comments

  14. SVG Outlines Pistons' Summer; Early Runs at Restricted Free Agents Unlikely

    Next time a juicy Detroit Pistons free-agency rumor surfaces, take into account the team's actual strategy when the NBA bidding process opens Wednesday...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 10 months ago 73 reads 0 comments

  15. Realistic Expectations for Stanley Johnson's Rookie Season with Detroit Pistons

    During the NBA draft, most teams have to decide between the best available player and the one who best fills a need. But the Detroit Pistons feel the eighth overall selection, Stanley Johnson, gave them a third option: both of the above...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 10 months ago 13,581 reads 53 comments

  16. Johnson, Winslow Get to Decide Who'll Be the Better Pro After Pistons...

    In their past forays into the lottery, the players the Pistons picked were going to be measured against guys picked ahead of them...

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  17. Report: Pistons Eye Green, Carroll

    The Pistons will make DeMarre Carroll and Danny Green higher priorities in free agency this summer than fellow target Tobias Harris, as Carroll and Green, both unrestricted free agents, ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 10 months ago 193 reads 0 comments

  18. What Offseason Moves Are Next for Detroit Pistons with NBA Draft Complete?

    After drafting their small forward of the future, the Detroit Pistons must continue forming a roster that will be able to contend for a playoff spot. Arizona freshman Stanley Johnson was taken No...

    Jakub Rudnik Written by Jakub Rudnik about 10 months ago 13,751 reads 47 comments

  19. SVG Displays Independent Streak with Pick

    Auburn Hills — In case you weren't sure, now you know. Stan Van Gundy will do it his way, with his type of players, undeterred by rankings or profiles...

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  20. Pistons' Johnson: I'm the Best Player in the Draft

    AUBURN HILLS -- Stanley Johnson forever is destined to be compared to Justise Winslow, the player the Pistons passed on to draft him at No. 8 in the NBA draft...

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  21. Pistons Pick Darrun Hilliard in Second Round

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  22. Debate: What Do You Think of the Johnson Pick?

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  23. Pistons NBA Draft 2015: Instant Reaction and Grade for No. 8 Pick

    The Detroit Pistons have selected Stanley Johnson with the eighth overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft. The Pistons finished the 2014-15 season at 32-50 and have selected Johnson to be the cornerstone of their rebuilding efforts for next year...

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  24. Pistons' Johnson: I'm the Best Player in the Draft

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  25. Teams Feels Mario Hezonja's Camp Trying to Get Him to Pistons

    Mario Hezonja just finished his season with Barcelona, but there have been complaints from some teams about the lack of information coming from his camp ahead of the draft...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 10 months ago 154 reads 0 comments