Tweet of the Day: Amid Roster Change, Drummond Staying With Zero

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The NBA offseason continues to roll along, complete with Kevin Love trade talks seeming to have spiked to an all-time high. If you’re interested, our own Chris Sheridan spoke with Dan Bickley on KTAR 98.7 regarding the latest on a potential trade. The Detroit Pistons have had a rather busy offseason. Theirs began with the hiring of a new head coach and president of basketball operations, Stan Van Gundy. Lacking a first round draft pick, they drafted Colorado point guard Spencer Dinwiddie, whom

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Pistons hire Jeff Bower as general manager, look to escape mediocrity

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The Detroit Pistons named Jeff Bower as Stan Van Gundy’s new general manager, the team announced Tuesday afternoon. Bower served as the Charlotte/New Orleans/OKC Hornets’ GM from 2001 to 2003 and 2005 to 2010 and comes to Detroit after a stint as head coach of Marist College. Bower will report to Van Gundy, who will make the final decisions for Detroit, and his experience as a player personnel guru, talent evaluator and head coach will help ease Van Gundy’s transition into

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Tweet of the Day: Charlie Villanueva — The NBA’s Gaming Santa

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Ho ho ho!! Season’s greetings and all of that. As Thanksgiving draws near, it brings with it early Christmas music, commercials and sales. And with the Christmas season right around the corner, new video game consoles are hitting the shelves—and being pulled just as quickly from them. For the video game player who is also a Detroit Pistons fan, Charlie Villanueva is your Santa Claus this year. He is giving away four PlayStation 4 consoles. All you have to do is follow him

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Tweet of the Day: NBA Players Express Excitement For 2013-14 Season

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The day is here. The time is now. So it is, that we begin the 2013-14 NBA season. After a summer full of drama and change, the teams, players and fans are ready for the new season to start. Opening night kicks off with three games on Tuesday, starting with the Orlando Magic visiting the Indiana Pacers at 7:00 pm Eastern, which can be seen on Fox Sports Florida or NBA League Pass. That game is followed by a double-header on TNT. At

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Bernucca: Kobe Bryant is the ideal amnesty candidate

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There is a sneaky, devious way that the Los Angeles Lakers can re-sign Dwight Howard, continue to pay Kobe Bryant the NBA’s highest salary and create even more cap room for this summer and next summer. Use the amnesty provision on Bryant. Yes, Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak said in the days after Bryant tore his Achilles tendon that using the one-time provision – which 15 teams still have at their disposal – on the face of the franchise was not under consideration.

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Five Fast Facts from NBA Games: 2.9.13

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Too much Nemo in this neck of the woods — let’s just leave it at that. As we do every day, we present five interesting items from the previous evening’s NBA games. Just five games were on the schedule on the final Saturday before the All-Star break.  Denver extended their winning streak, the Warriors were unable to end their losing streak and the Pistons rallied to win on the road.   The Cars take us to the bump…”Lets go…I LIKE THE NIGHT LIFE,

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