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Trey Freeman Agrees To Camp Deal With Pistons

Aug 29, 2016 11:09 PM

Trey Freeman has agreed to a partially guaranteed deal with the Detroit Pistons.

Freeman went undrafted out of Old Dominion in 2016.

Freeman was a two-time First-team All-Conference USA selection.

Playing for the Houston Rockets in Summer League, Freeman averaged 5.2 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 18.4 minutes per game.

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Spurs Hire Brian Wright From Pistons As Assistant GM

Jul 19, 2016 11:25 PM

The San Antonio Spurs have agreed to hire Brian Wright as assistant general manager.

Wright was most recently with the Detroit Pistons after spending eight seasons with the Orlando Magic. Wright attended graduate school at the University of Central Florida, earning an MBA and Master’s in sports business management from the DeVos Sports Business Management Program.

The Spurs have lost Sean Marks to the Brooklyn Nets and Scott Layden to the Minnesota Timberwolves so far in 2016.

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Boban Marjanovic Agrees To Three-Year, $21M Offer Sheet With Pistons

Jul 7, 2016 10:47 AM

The Detroit Pistons have agreed to sign Boban Marjanovic to a three-year, $21 million offer sheet.

Marjanovic emerged this season as a rookie with the San Antonio Spurs, posting some of the NBA's most impressive per minute stats.

Marjanovic is a restricted free agent but the Spurs will be unable to match and they've since moved onto agree to a two-year, $6 million deal with Dewayne Dedmon.

The Pistons signed Aron Baynes, who also was previously with the Spurs. to a three-year, $20 million contract last offseason.

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Pistons Identified As 'Mystery Team' That Met With Al Horford

Jul 2, 2016 2:32 PM

The Detroit Pistons were the "mystery team" that met with Al Horford on Friday.

Horford has since zeroed in on the Boston Celtics, Washington Wizards and Atlanta Hawks.

Detroit has since signed Jon Leuer on a four-year, $42 million deal.

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Jon Leuer Agrees To Four-Year, $42M Deal With Pistons

Jul 2, 2016 2:05 PM

Jon Leuer has agreed upon a four-year, $42 million deal with the Detroit Pistons.

Leuer spent last season with the Phoenix Suns after two seasons with the Memphis Grizzlies.

Leuer shot 38.2 percent on 110 three-point attempts last season with the Suns.

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Andre Drummond, Pistons Agree Upon Five-Year, $130M Max Deal

Jul 1, 2016 12:33 PM

Andre Drummond and the Detroit Pistons have agreed upon a five-year, $130 million max deal.

Drummond will have a player option for Year 5 of the deal.

The Pistons and Drummond agreed to table extension talks last year to preserve their cap space as he had a lower cap hold.

Drummond was an All-Star for the first time in his career in 2016.

RealGM's Grading the Deal for Drummond re-signing with the Pistons.

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Ish Smith Agrees To Three-Year, $18M Deal With Pistons

Jul 1, 2016 11:06 AM

Ish Smith has agreed to join the Detroit Pistons on a three-year, $18 million deal.

Smith wanted to re-sign with the Philadelphia 76ers but received no interest at the start of free agency.

“He wanted to come back to Philly, but they never called him,” the source said.

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Pistons, Wizards, Bulls, Lakers, Mavs Interested In Maurice Harkless

Jun 30, 2016 8:26 PM

Moe Harkless is receiving interest from the Detroit Pistons, Washington Wizards, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks.

Harkless is a restricted free agent, which gives the Portland Trail Blazers the right to match.

The Blazers acquired Harkless from the Orlando Magic last offseason and he has value as a combo forward.

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Pistons Trade Jodie Meeks To Magic

Jun 29, 2016 1:41 PM

The Detroit Pistons and Orlando Magic have agreed upon on a trade involving Jodie Meeks.

Meeks played in just three games last season with the Pistons.

The Magic will trade their 2019 second round pick to the Pistons.

Meeks is a career 37.3 percent shooter on three-pointers and will turn 29 in August. Meeks signed a three-year, $19.5 million contract with the Pistons in 2014.

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Al Horford To Receive Interest From Lakers, Rockets, Magic, Pistons, Wizards, Celtics, Nets

Jun 28, 2016 11:57 AM

The Atlanta Hawks will compete to re-sign Al Horford with the Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, Detroit Pistons, Washington Wizards, Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets.

Horford is a free agent for the first time in his career.

The Hawks can offer Horford a fifth season and more lucrative raises than any rival team. Atlanta's offseason goal appear to be to re-sign Horford and Kent Bazemore.

Horford has been an All-Star in each of the past two seasons.

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Lakers, Magic, Pistons To Pursue Al Horford In Free Agency
Al Horford has become even more valuable over the past few seasons with his improved three-point shooting and versatility on defense.

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Pistons Trade Spencer Dinwiddie To Bulls For Cameron Bairstow
Cameron Bairstow, 25, appeared in 18 games (two starts) with Chicago last season, averaging 1.9 points, 1.6 rebounds and 5.7 minutes.

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Otis Smith Hired By Pistons As Director Of Player Development
Otis Smith joins the Pistons' staff as director of player development/assistant coach.

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Jeff Bower Agrees To Multi-Year Extension With Pistons
Jeff Bower has been the top day-to-day executive for Stan Van Gundy and helped engineer trades for Reggie Jackson and Tobias Harris.

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Dunc'd On: Warriors/Cavs Game 4, Pistons Offseason
A full recap of Golden State's huge Game 4 victory over Cleveland. How the Warriors were able to wear down the Cavs before an offseason preview of the Pistons.

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Pistons Considered Tobias Harris Their 2016 Offseason Signing
The Pistons acquired Tobias Harris from the Magic in February.

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Stanley Johnson: I'm Definitely In LeBron's Head
Stanley Johnson believes he's succeeding in defending LeBron James.

Rod Beard/The Detroit News

Stan Van Gundy Fined $25,000 For Publicly Criticizing Refs
Stan Van Gundy made the comments during an interview on ABC between the first and second quarter of Game 1.

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Stan Van Gundy Criticizes Refs' Treatment Of LeBron James
After the game, Stan Van Gundy said the officiating was not the reason Detroit lost.

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Warriors, Pistons, Spurs Allowed Fewest Catch-And-Shoot 3's Per 100
The Warriors were first with 15.4 catch-and-shoot three-pointers allowed per 100, followed by the Pistons with 15.5 and the Spurs with 15.8.

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Pistons Sign Lorenzo Brown For Remainder Of Season
Lorenzo Brown signed two 10-day contracts with the Pistons this season (March 18 and March 28) but did not appear in a game with Detroit.

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Pistons Have Only Two Players Remaining From Roster Van Gundy Inherited
Stan Van Gundy was asked if this Pistons' roster has special importance to him with how many players he chose for it.

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Stanley Johnson: No One Is Scared Of Playing Against Kevin Durant
Stanley Johnson said comments from Kevin Durant were "uncalled for" and said Durant "disrespected" the franchise.

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Lorenzo Brown Signs 2nd 10-Day Contract With Pistons
In 25 contests with the Drive, Lorenzo Brown averaged 18.3 points, 5.9 assists, 5.5 rebounds and 2.1 steals.

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Carmelo Anthony: I Really Wanted To Be Drafted By Pistons In 2003
One of the NBA's most monumental what-if's is what would have happened if the Pistons selected Carmelo Anthony instead of Darko Milicic.

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Jodie Meeks Likely Out For Remainder Of Regular Season
Jodie Meeks has been inactive since suffering an undisclosed shoulder injury in practice last Tuesday.

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Pistons To Sign Lorenzo Brown To 10-Day Contract
In 25 games this season in the D-League with Grand Rapids, Lorenzo Brown has averaged 18.3 points, 5.5 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 2.1 steals in 33.3 minutes per game.

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NBPA Considering Filing Grievance Over Donatas Motiejunas Trade
Sources close to Donatas Motiejunas believe the voided trade could damage his status as a restricted free agent next offseason.

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Pistons Sign Justin Harper To 10-Day Contract
In three games with the Pistons this season, Justin Harper is averaging 3.3 points and 0.3 rebounds in 7.5 minutes per game.

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Stan Van Gundy Admires How Spurs Get Players Below Market Value
David West took an eight-figure pay cut to leave the Pacers and join the Spurs, while Tim Duncan is making just $5.25 million while Manu Ginobili is earning $2.8 million this season.

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