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11 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Report Card Grades for Detroit Pistons' 2014 Offseason so Far

After five consecutive seasons without a playoff appearance and with a large number of personnel decisions to be made, there was no doubt that this was going to be a pivotal offseason for the direction of the Detroit Pistons .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players, Charlie Villanueva, Andre Drummond, Rodney Stuckey

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Detroit News

Brian Wright excited to work with Pistons, reunite with Stan Van Gundy

At first glance Brian Wright wouldn't strike the image of the average NBA assistant general manager, but looks certainly can be deceiving.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WJRT

Latest Michigan sports

With or without an All-Star invite, Rick Porcello is developing into the pitcher many thought he could be after the Detroit Tigers drafted him in the first round in 2007.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Rick Porcello, Justin Verlander, Dallas Keuchel, Garrett Richards, Chris Sale, NBA Players

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Bradenton.com

Pistons hire Wright as assistant GM

Team president Stan Van Gundy announced the move in a release Monday. Wright will assist general manager Jeff Bower, who was hired about a month ago to work with Van Gundy.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

CBS Sports

Monroe wants out of Detroit, has little leverage

Monroe was drafted by the Detroit Pistons in 2010 and for two years, he was supposed to be the future of the franchise.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Josh Smith, Andre Drummond, NBA Players, Corey Maggette, Brandon Jennings

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Detroit News

Pistons breaking most ties to past

January is usually the month where 'out with the old, in with the new' resonates with many, but the Pistons have undergone a dramatic transformation in terms of their organizational makeup in the spring and summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Chauncey Billups, NBA Players, Sean Elliott, David Robinson, Alonzo Mourning

The Detroit News

Pistons breaking most ties to past

Auburn Hills -- January is usually the month where "out with the old, in with the new" resonates with many, but the Pistons have undergone a dramatic transformation in terms of their organizational makeup in the spring and summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Chauncey Billups, NBA Players, Sean Elliott, David Robinson, Alonzo Mourning

CU Independent

Analysis: Dinwiddie should find early NBA playing time with Detroit Pistons

In July 2002, former Detroit Pistons general manager Joe Dumars took a chance when he signed an undersized, score-first point guard to run his offense.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Greg Monroe, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Peyton Siva

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Detroit Bad Boys

Jodie Meeks got paid, but he didn't get overpaid

The Detroit Pistons elicited some to chuckle and others to scratch their heads when they were the first team to hand out a sizable free agent contract this offeason -- $19 million for three years to Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Jodie Meeks .

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Jodie Meeks, Detroit Pistons, Greg Monroe, Rodney Stuckey

The News Tribune

Bucks owners admit errors made in luring Kidd

"Our one goal is to hire people to run it, that know what they're doing," Edens said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Basketball, John Henson, NBA Players, Larry Sanders

Detroit Bad Boys

Breaking Down Isaiah Thomas

First of all, I just want to say that I think this is one of the coolest stories in sports.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Pistons, Meeks agree to $19.5M 3YR deal

DETROIT >> The Detroit Pistons have decided to invest in Jodie Meeks' future, banking on his best basketball being ahead of him.

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BleacherReport

Detroit Pistons Overpay Jodie Meeks to Address Team's Biggest Need

The deal was first reported by Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, who reveals the details of the former Los Angeles Laker 's new contract: Yahoo Sources: Free agent guard Jodie Meeks reaches agreement on a 3-year, nearly $20M deal with Detroit.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Josh Smith, NBA Players, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Los Angeles Lakers, Jodie Meeks

MLive.com

Detroit Pistons assistant general manager George David resigns; Ken Catanella retained

General manager Jeff Bower, left, and president of basketball operations Stan Van Gundy, offered a position to George David, but Detroit Pistons assistant general manager resigned.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

MSNBC

Pistons decline team option on Chauncey Billups

The Pistons traded him for Allen Iverson in 2008, quickly sinking themselves from title contention.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Detroit Bad Boys

Post-Draft/Pre-Free Agency Thoughts and a Josh Smith Metaphor

Hey there Pistons fans. We're in the lull of the player movement storm that is late June and early July for the NBA.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Josh Smith, NBA Players, Greg Monroe, Peyton Siva

BleacherReport

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

They also have an armored truck with at least $20 million to deliver. If they decline options on Chauncey Billups and Josh So, which doors should the armed delivery men knock on this summer? And how did we get to this point? In a flash: Detroit finishes the 2013-14 season with a 29-53 record, fifth worst in the East and eighth lowest overall.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players, Will Bynum, Corey Maggette, Greg Monroe

BleacherReport

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

They also have an armored truck with at least $20 million to deliver. If they decline options on Chauncey Billups and Josh So, which doors should the armed delivery men knock on this summer? And how did we get to this point? In a flash: Detroit finishes the 2013-14 season with a 29-53 record, fifth worst in the East and eighth lowest overall.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players, Will Bynum, Corey Maggette, Greg Monroe

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Detroit Free Press

PistonPowered: Stan Van Gundy's next big decision? Which staff to keep

Dan Feldman writes for the Detroit Pistons blog PistonPowered. His opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the Detroit Free Press nor its writers.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

The News Tribune

Pistons draft Colorado guard Dinwiddie at No. 38

38 overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night. The Pistons went into the night without a first-round slot, giving up the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Jonas Jerebko, Kyle Singler, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

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