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3 hrs ago | NBA.com

Image link to Take your shot

In today's NBA, if you want to win, you have to be able to shoot. There are lots of factors that go into good offense and good defense, but the most important are how well you shoot and how well you defend shots.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Players, Jodie Meeks, Joe Dumars, Luigi Datome

7 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Pistons' Van Gundy still urging Monroe to sign

Pistons coach and president of basketball operations Stan Van Gundy took questions from the media last week about the contract impasse with restricted free agent Greg Monroe after introducing free-agent pickups D.J. Augustin and Caron Butler.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Greg Monroe, NBA Players, Charlie Villanueva

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Post Game

Relentless Rookie Joel Embiid Shifts His Focus From Kim Kardashian To Rihanna

Joel Embiid may be off the basketball court for a little while after surgery last month to repair a stress fracture in his right foot, but the 7-footer has kept extremely active on Twitter.

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Related Topix: Sports, Quincy Pondexter, Andre Drummond, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies

Detroit Bad Boys

Detroit Pistons should team up with Sacramento Kings and Philadelphia 76ers to acquire Kevin Love

They have the assets to acquire him between the three of them, everyone would get what they want , and Kevin Love's trade value at or before the deadline will be higher than that of Greg Monroe, Josh Smith, and Brandon Jennings combined.

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Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Basketball, Josh Smith, Greg Monroe, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players

Pounding the Rock

A portrait of Austin Daye

The 15th overall pick of the 2009 draft, despite playing for Gonzaga in the mid-major West Coast Conference, Daye was a 6'11" string bean who had a couple of NBA-specific qualities -- shooting and mismatch height to go with it -- that had scouts drooling.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Austin Daye, Boris Diaw, Tiago Splitter, Danny Green

BleacherReport

Why Phoenix Suns Should Stay Far Away from Greg Monroe in Free Agency

The run-and-gun Phoenix Suns need to upgrade their interior. Blossoming big man Greg Monroe must find the type of floor spacing the Detroit Pistons cannot give him.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Channing Frye, Greg Monroe, Josh Smith

Detroit Bad Boys

Tom Gores paid a bargain price for the Pistons.

The linked "bid book" was prepared by Bank of America, which conducted the recent sale of the Clippers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

BleacherReport

NBA Rumors: Latest Trade Chatter on Kevin Love, Josh Smith and More

If there's one thing we have learned from the NBA this offseason, it's to take everything you hear with a grain of salt.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Minnesota Timberwolves, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Josh Smith, NBA Players, Kevin Love

Detroit Bad Boys

Let's watch Spencer Dinwiddie work out

Here's a video of the Pistons rookie putting in work on the court, showing little to no rust after suffering a torn ACL last January.

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Related Topix: Health, ACL Injuries, Sports, NBA Basketball

MLive.com

Poll: Should Detroit Pistons retire the jersey numbers of Chauncey Billups, Ben Wallace?

Now that Chauncey Billups has played his last game for the Detroit Pistons and Rodney Stuckey has departed for Indiana , is it time for the Detroit Pistons to look into retiring more numbers? Stuckey's No.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Ben Wallace, Chauncey Billups, NBA Players, Andre Drummond, Rodney Stuckey

MLive.com

New barrier-free playground dedicated at Camp Fish Tales with help from Detroit Pistons' foundation

Thanks to several grants, most notably a $25,000 gift from the Detroit Pistons' Come Together Foundation, Camp Fish Tales cut the red ribbon on a new barrier-free playground area on Tuesday, July 22, that will make the campground even more entertaining for future campers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

International Business Times

NBA Prevents Players from Participating in 'Last Home Stand'...

Basketball fans in the Philippines went home disappointed after NBA players refused to play in a scheduled exhibition game against the Philippine national team on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, NBA Players, Kawhi Leonard

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Detroit Bad Boys

D.J. Augustin Dribbles Too Much, Probably.

Thomas dribbled the ball 496 times per 36 minutes, the fourth-largest number among all guards who logged at least 25 minutes per game, according to an analysis of SportVU visual-tracking data provided exclusively to Grantland.

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BleacherReport

Knicks Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz, Possible Return of Metta World Peace and More

New team president Phil Jackson has already worked a great deal of magic with the franchise by keeping Carmelo Anthony in the fold and acquiring Jackson is still aiming to bolster the team's roster in a variety of ways, including both trades and free-agent acquisitions.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, J.R. Smith, Metta World Peace, Greg Monroe

Sports Media 101

More Interest, Still No Offers for Greg Monroe

Pistons 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Detroit Pistons as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Monroe, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Phoenix Suns, Eric Bledsoe, Sacramento Kings, Isaiah Thomas

Boston.com

Potential No. 1 Pick in 2015 NBA Draft Signs Lucrative Deal in China

Gary Dzen has covered one Celtics championship run and one 18-game losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players, Boston Celtics

Kent Reporter

Ex-Kentwood star Stuckey signs with Indiana Pacers

Former Kentwood High star Rodney Stuckey will play this season for the Indiana Pacers after seven years with the Detroit Pistons.

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Lance Stephenson, Rodney Stuckey

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Cavs plan to sign No. 1 draft pick Wiggins

The Cleveland Cavaliers plan to sign No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins to a contract this week, according to ESPN.com.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers

Sir Charles in Charge

NBA Rumors: Josh Smith Unlikely To Be Traded

Despite numerous attempts by the Sacramento Kings, it appears that Josh Smith will remain with the club heading into next season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Josh Smith, NBA Players, Sacramento Kings, Greg Monroe, Andre Drummond

BleacherReport

NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Updates on Andrew Wiggins, Greg Monroe and More

The beginning of this NBA -dominated summer was all about where the biggest free-agent stars like LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony would take their talents.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks, Minnesota Timberwolves, Greg Monroe, NBA Players, Boston Celtics

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