1. NBA Trade Deadline: 5 Most Likely to Be Traded

    As the first half of the season comes to an end, and the All-Star festivities are in full swing, it is hard not to think about a myriad of unanswered questions around the NBA ...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 6,201 reads 20 comments

  2. Detroit Pistons Draft Targets: John Henson, PF, North Carolina

    This is one of several in a series chronicling potential draft pick options for the Detroit Pistons . The previous articles covered other top draft pick options and can be accessed by going to my profile...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 2,546 reads 13 comments

  3. Detroit Pistons: Rodney Stuckey Finally Growing Up

    If you have ever read my work as it pertains to Rodney Stuckey, you will know that I have been a very vocal critic of the Detroit Pistons guard...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 1,708 reads 13 comments

  4. Jeremy Lin: Why Every American Should Be Rooting for Linsanity to Last

    Let me preface this by saying that I don't typically write about New York teams or their players. I figure that their fans have enough of a monopoly on the media...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 1,594 reads 1 comments

  5. Detroit Pistons: 10 Best Moves by Joe Dumars

    Earlier this week, I put together an article highlighting Detroit Pistons team president Joe Dumars' 10 worst moves since he began running the team. It was suggested to me that I should put together a list of his 10 best moves as well, so here goes...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 2,815 reads 11 comments

  6. Sunshine Ahead? 3 Reasons for Optimism for Detroit Pistons

    It has been a long, hard, difficult road with little reason for hope. And no, I'm not talking about Jonah Hill's diet. The Detroit Pistons have finally become the cellar-dwellers of Detroit sports and are essentially an afterthought for most fans...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 1,779 reads 6 comments

  7. Joe Dumars' 10 Worst Moves as President of the Detroit Pistons

    Let me preface this by saying that I really like Joe Dumars. This isn't a case of an atheist bashing Tim Tebow, a Republican bashing Barack Obama or a Democrat bashing George W. Bush...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 4,358 reads 37 comments

  8. Detroit Pistons: Does Austin Daye Fit in Team's Plans?

    I must preface this article by pointing out that the idea behind it came from a reader. Cecil Riley, a huge basketball fan with more insight than most, pointed out to me that Austin ...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 1,545 reads 6 comments

  9. Detroit Pistons Draft Targets: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kentucky

    This is the seventh in this series. The first six explored a variety of prospects that likely will be available in this year's draft...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 1,100 reads 5 comments

  10. Detroit Pistons: What If Carmelo Anthony Was Taken Instead of Darko?

    Okay, let me preface this by saying that I typically hate these types of articles, although I do enjoy talking about hypotheticals in sports...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 4,512 reads 5 comments

  11. Detroit Pistons Draft Targets: Jared Sullinger, Ohio State

    This is the sixth in my series exploring potential Detroit Pistons draft targets. The first five explored Anthony Davis, Andre Drummond, Thomas Robinson, Perry Jones and Harrison Barnes...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 1,869 reads 10 comments

  12. NBA Trade Rumors: Why the Detroit Pistons Should Avoid Chris Kaman

    According to Marc Stein from ESPN, the New Orleans Hornets are actively shopping center Chris Kaman. And while in the past the Detroit Pistons were rumored to be interested ...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 3,876 reads 12 comments

  13. Detroit Pistons Draft Targets: Harrison Barnes, North Carolina

    This is the fifth in my series exploring potential Detroit Pistons targets. In the first four, I discussed Anthony Davis, Andre Drummond, Thomas Robinson and Perry Jones...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 900 reads 2 comments

  14. Detroit Tigers: Brandon Inge Not Happy, but Who Cares?

    During the Detroit Tigers press conference today introducing Prince Fielder as the newest member of the team, manager Jim Leyland said that Brandon Inge was not happy about his new role as a backup...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 1,631 reads 13 comments

  15. Detroit Pistons Draft Targets: Perry Jones, Baylor

    This is the fourth in my series of potential Detroit Pistons draft targets. The first three were Anthony Davis, Andre Drummond and Thomas Robinson. My Take Perry Jones is an interesting talent...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 855 reads 5 comments

  16. Detroit Pistons Draft Targets: Thomas Robinson, Kansas

    In the first two installments of this series , we took a look at Anthony Davis and Andre Drummond. In the third, we will be exploring Kansas' junior forward Thomas Robinson. My Take Thomas Robinson, in a lot of ways, has flown under the radar...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 3,008 reads 18 comments

  17. Detroit Pistons Report Card: Grades for All Key Players Through First Quarter

    The season is now officially a quarter over, and questions still abound. In fact, it appears that even the questions that we thought were answered still are there...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 1,593 reads 5 comments

  18. Detroit Pistons Draft Targets: Andre Drummond, Connecticut

    In the first edition of this series, I explored Kentucky's Anthony Davis. In this edition, we will take a look at Connecticut's big man Andre Drummond...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 4,393 reads 17 comments

  19. Detroit Pistons: Why Greg Monroe Is the Best Up-and-Coming NBA Center

    The Detroit Pistons are a very atypical NBA franchise. The reason being is that they consistently buck the trends of NBA truisms. When the league says that it takes a superstar to win, the Pistons win without one...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 3,430 reads 11 comments

  20. Detroit Pistons Draft Targets: Anthony Davis, Kentucky

    Obviously, the season is still in its infant stages. The Detroit Pistons have only played 11 games so far. But given the truncated schedule, the Pistons' season is now about 17 percent over...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 6,706 reads 7 comments

  21. Detroit Pistons Report Card: Early Grades for Team's Key Players

    In all honesty, things are not going especially well for the Detroit Pistons . They are in a relatively tough division, and it appears they may in fact be the worst of the group...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 1,683 reads 13 comments

  22. Detroit Pistons: 5 Potential Trade Targets

    The Detroit Pistons are a pretty easy team to figure out. They have a very good big man who is capable of a double-double, a very explosive young guard in Brandon Knight and a high-energy guy in Jonas Jerebko...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 8,456 reads 11 comments

  23. Detroit Pistons: Analysis of the First Week of the Season

    This past week saw quite a wacky ride for the Detroit Pistons and their fans. A week that began with a team that looked like perfect strangers, ended with a team that looked exciting and much further along than many (see me) expected...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 1,005 reads 5 comments

  24. Detroit Pistons: Pros and Cons of Trading for DeMarcus Cousins

    Apparently, one season was all it took DeMarcus Cousins to figure out he didn't like Sacramento. The second-year power forward reportedly is asking to be dealt from the team that drafted him just over a year ago...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 114 reads 25 comments

  25. Detroit Pistons: 5 Steps to Reclaiming Glory

    Two brutal games down, 64 more to go. A couple of things come to mind when I think about the state of the Detroit Pistons . One, they are incredibly bad right now. I mean, they are No...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 3 years ago 1,993 reads 15 comments