Wood is set to attract plenty of interest from other teams after his breakout campaign and as the Pistons look to iron out their frontcourt, the camp will see Maker and Patton battle as they move from individual workouts to scrimmages — a matchup Casey is relishing. It’s going to be a good match between Justin and Thon,” Casey said “That’s a good matchup we’re looking at at the centre position. Thon’s energy, how he’s playing hard … Thon is shooting the ball extremely well right now.
There’s still plenty to be figured out before the next NBA season, but the NBA Draft and the process leading up to it are getting more clarity. The date of the draft, which already has been pushed back a couple of times because of the pandemic, will be Nov. 18 and the Detroit Pistons will have the seventh pick. The draft combine for prospects, which usually takes place in Chicago in May, will get a new format this season, with both in-market and remote participation for players.
Perhaps the only thing Detroit Pistons fans can look forward to in the garbage pile of a year that is 2020 is the upcoming NBA Draft. Currently scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 18, the draft is the only thing fans get to experience between the final game of their season on March 11 (a loss to the Sixers, no surprise there) and the debut of the 2020-21 season which is currently slated for “early 2021” (though that is not set in stone.
DETROIT, MI (WTVB) – The Detroit Pistons will begin five-on-five scrimmages today in Phase Two if their bubble workouts. The eight teams that did not qualify for the Orlando-bubble can begin team drills this week. Detroit will have 15 players at their bubble and bus to-and-from a hotel to the team facilities.
There’s a lot to love about The Last Dance, but some of the most entertaining elements of the critically acclaimed docuseries have to be the personal stories from the various interviewees. From team practices and championship celebrations to Michael Jordan’s golf outings and pre-game wagers with the security staff, there was no shortage of delightful anecdotes.
The Detroit Pistons are a long (long) way from playing basketball. The NBA Playoffs, however, are in full swing. Consider this your open thread to talk Lakers vs Nuggets and Heat vs. Celtics.
I think it was good for me honestly to get away from the game for a little bit, just to clear my head. I actually went up to New Hampshire, for like two weeks and got away from the game,” Brown said. I was right on Lake Winnipesaukee, so it was great for me.
They like his upside and believe he's the BPA at this point. I also definitely don't trust Kuptchak and Jordan to do the smart thing and take a non-center, although their front office did mention something about looking for a playmaker in the draft before the lottery, so Avdija and Killian could be in play here. Chicago Bulls: Killian Hayes Arturas is gonna be good for Chicago.
On Wednesday, Casey hinted that the Pistons could be pursuing a potentially quicker path toward playoff contention.