1. NBA Draft 2012: Detroit Pistons Mock Draft Analysis

    For those of you following along at home, I have been publishing articles highlighting potential draft targets for the Detroit Pistons since early in the NCAA season. Since then, some things have changed, but many things have not...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 6,568 reads 7 comments

  2. NBA Rumors: Orlando Magic Must Trade Dwight Howard to Avoid a Nightmare Season

    The annual drama which is the often turbulent and always confusing Orlando Magic basketball season has mercifully come to a close...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 7,774 reads 34 comments

  3. 10 Most Crushing NBA Playoff Injuries of All Time

    We all know the story. A team is cruising along, minding their own business on the way to the title when all of a sudden—crack! All of their hopes and dreams of dominance are thwarted by one major injury...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 1,833 reads 1 comments

  4. 8 Reasons Why Los Angeles Lakers Will Sweep Oklahoma City Thunder

    It has been an interesting season for the Los Angeles Lakers . They kicked off the offseason by trading for Chris Paul , shooting them up the power rankings of the league...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 13,864 reads 197 comments

  5. Detroit Tigers Through One Month: Should Fans Be Worried?

    Heading into this season, there was more hype surrounding the Detroit Tigers than in any previous season since 2008...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 1,871 reads 15 comments

  6. Detroit Pistons: Top 10 Reasonable Free Agent Targets

    The Detroit Pistons ' season is mercifully over. Again, no trip to the playoffs. Again, the highlight of the year will be the NBA Draft in June. Again, the folks in Detroit are left shaking their heads after a dismal season...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 5,786 reads 43 comments

  7. 5 Things Detroit Pistons Must Do to Get Back into the Playoffs Next Year

    It has been a long time since 2004. Heck, it has been a long time since the Detroit Pistons made it to the playoffs. And while plenty of teams find themselves in a hopeless endeavor, the Pistons at least know that a title is possible...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 2,529 reads 41 comments

  8. 10 NBA Free Agents Who Would Take a Pay Cut to Join a Legit Contender

    It's a hard thing to predict free agency. Players and their decisions can be mystifying at times, and flat-out ridiculous at others. Often times, players feel comfort with certain organizations regardless of whether or not it seems like a good fit...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 1,574 reads 1 comments

  9. NBA Playoffs 2012: Complete Guide to Beating the Indiana Pacers

    Throughout the season, it has become the basic rule of inevitability that the Miami Heat and the Chicago Bulls will sweep through the playoffs and meet in the Eastern Conference Finals...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 1,177 reads 11 comments

  10. Despite Tough Weekend, Detroit Tigers Still the Class of the American League

    By all accounts, this past weekend was a rough one in Detroit. Not just because of the end of hockey in Hockeytown, or the train wreck set to music which is the Detroit Pistons season...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 624 reads 5 comments

  11. Portland Trail Blazers: 5 Things the Blazers Can Learn from Top Teams

    Let's be clear, Portland Trail Blazers fans. I am on your side. I live in downtown Portland , and I too am sick of the Timbers dominating the local sports scene. That being said, the Blazers are a mess right now...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 897 reads 3 comments

  12. What Detroit Pistons Can Learn from Top Teams

    The Detroit Pistons are mercifully nearly done with another unsuccessful season. And as the dust collects on their last championship in 2004, we are stuck looking back to the glory days instead of looking forward to reclaiming our spot on top...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 1,710 reads 28 comments

  13. Detroit Tigers: Is Jim Leyland Trying to Give Fans a Heart Attack?

    I was getting ready to record the Detroit Tigers game yesterday while I took my dogs and my wonderful girlfriend out for a hike in the amazing Oregon wilderness, when something nearly put me into an anaphylactic shock...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 2,528 reads 22 comments

  14. Detroit Pistons: The Evolution of Rodney Stuckey Should Inspire, Teach

    To any of you that are regular readers of my Detroit Pistons work, the following statement is not hard to believe. I have been a vocal critic of guard Rodney Stuckey...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 3,077 reads 8 comments

  15. NBA Rumors: 5 Teams That Need to Hire Nate McMillan

    It's safe to say Nate McMillan was in the club of local team managers that were despised at home, but beloved across the country...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 72 reads 5 comments

  16. 10 Keys for the Detroit Pistons Down the Stretch Run

    The Detroit Pistons ' season did not go exactly how the front office would have liked. For most fans, the fact that this team struggled was not a shock. But after a terrible start, the team showed signs of life, and they even had a nice run...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 1,788 reads 26 comments

  17. Detroit Pistons: Top 5 Draft Targets

    The Detroit Pistons are all but assured of a lottery pick in this year's NBA Draft. That is somewhat of a "good news, bad news" type of scenario...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 4,929 reads 13 comments

  18. Detroit Lions: Does Mikel Leshoure's Arrest Make Running Back a Draft Need?

    It was reported today that Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure was pulled over in Berrien County, Mich., on March 12 in possession of marijuana. Obviously, this time of year can be boring in St...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 3,618 reads 41 comments

  19. Detroit Lions: Mock Draft Take Two

    This NFL off-season has certainly been eventful. It is truly remarkable to me that deep into the off-season, far away from even games that aren't meaningful, the NFL still reigns supreme amongst sports fans...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 3,382 reads 19 comments

  20. Detroit Tigers: Five Trade Targets for Fifth Starter

    The Detroit Tigers went into this spring with the intention of filling their missing rotation spot with one of a handful of young, internal candidates...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 1,230 reads 7 comments

  21. Detroit Tigers: Fifth Starter Watch, Fourth Edition

    If you are like me, you have been eagerly following the Detroit Tigers ' search for their fifth starter. This is the fourth in my series...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 533 reads 1 comments

  22. Detroit Tigers: Why Team Must Finally Cut Ties with Brandon Inge

    Brandon Inge is easily the most polarizing player on the Detroit Tigers . There are some folks that will proclaim their love for the infielder in a truly unapologetic way...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 2,480 reads 8 comments

  23. Final Countdown: Three Detroit Tigers That Are Running out of Time

    Each year we see it. The fringe players that we are rooting for, and are optimistic to see break out, start to become weeded out and dropped from team consideration...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 4,192 reads 8 comments

  24. 10 Most Disappointing Detroit Lions of My Lifetime

    Optimism. One word that can be attributed to all Detroit Lions fans. Sure, some put "guarded" before it, and some put "within reason" after it, but it is the one trait that binds all Lions fans together...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 4,086 reads 29 comments

  25. Detroit Pistons: The Case for (and Against) Drafting Andre Drummond

    This week, ESPN's Chad Ford released his first NBA mock draft. And while there are sure to be countless more mocks in the months leading up to the NBA Draft, this one seemed to be a solid offering from Ford with no real shocking surprises...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 2 years ago 2,673 reads 17 comments