Ausar Thompson’s Reaction To Pistons Getting Fifth Overall Pick Is Going Viral
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by Ryan Ward
1w ago
(Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)   After an incredibly disappointing and forgettable 2023-24 NBA season, where the Detroit Pistons won a league-worst 14 games, the struggling franchise came into Sunday’s NBA Draft Lottery with the best chance to land the top pick in the 2024 NBA Draft. Following such an awful finish to the season, the best news the Pistons could get before heading into what will likely be a busy summer is winning the draft lottery and owning the No. 1 overall pick. Unfortunately for Detroit, the Pistons ended up with the No. 5 overall pick in the NBA Draft, which is ..read more
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NBA Draft Lottery Results Are Having A Worrisome Trend
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by Ryan Ward
1w ago
(Photo by Jamie Schwaberow/Getty Images)   Every few years or so, some question the way the NBA Draft Lottery works, as sometimes things don’t work out in the favor of the team in the league that had the worst record. This year, the Detroit Pistons were the favorite to land the top pick in the 2024 NBA Draft after another disastrous season, resulting in a league-worst record of 14-68. The Washington Wizards, who finished only one win better than the Pistons with 15, were able to secure the No. 2 overall pick in the draft behind the Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks only had a 3% chance of winning ..read more
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Everyone’s Saying The Same Thing About The Pistons After Draft Lottery
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by Matthew Peralta
1w ago
(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)   The Detroit Pistons were the worst team during the 2023-24 NBA season as they finished with a dismal 14-68 record. Despite hiring head coach Monty Williams and having several tantalizing prospects on the roster, the Pistons were a mess on both ends of the floor. Players like Cade Cunningham, Jalen Duran, and Ausar Thompson got valuable reps, but that’s about where the optimism ends for the franchise. With the worst record in the NBA, Detroit had the best odds to win the annual Draft Lottery. Even after the league changed how the odds would be assig ..read more
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NBA Team Is Reportedly Considering ‘Sweeping Changes’ This Offseason
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by Ernesto Cova
1M ago
(Photo by Jeenah Moon/Getty Images)   No team is happier about the end of the NBA season coming to a close than the Detroit Pistons. This campaign has been an absolute nightmare for the fans, the players, and the organization. Despite having one of the highest-paid coaches in the league, the Pistons will finish with the worst record in the league for the second season in a row. This team was expected to show significant improvement from last season, as they would have more young stars and a returning Cade Cunningham. Instead, they went on the worst losing streaks in NBA history, and don’t ..read more
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Pistons Rookie To Miss Remainder Of The Season
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by Ryan Ward
2M ago
(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)   The 2023-24 NBA regular season has been a nightmare for the Detroit Pistons, who had high hopes of turning things around after bringing in veteran head coach Monty Williams to be the franchise’s new leader on the sideline. Instead of taking two steps forward like the Orlando Magic, the Pistons have arguably taken two steps back. The team is arguably the worst in the NBA this season while currently battling it out with the Washington Wizards to not finish the season with the worst record in the Eastern Conference and the league overall. Despite all ..read more
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Pistons Make Progress By Ending Surprising Drought
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by Brandon Marcus
2M ago
(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)   There was a time earlier this season when the Detroit Pistons were quite literally making NBA history with their number of consecutive losses. And while they are still one of the worst teams in the league, the Pistons have made at least some progress. As pointed out by Basketball Reference, the Pistons have won three of their last four games. This is the first time in nearly two years that they’ve won at least three games in any four-game span. The Pistons have won three of their last four games. It's the first time in almost two years that they ..read more
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Pistons Are Signing Former Knicks Player
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by Aikansh Chaudhary
2M ago
(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)   The Detroit Pistons have remained in the headlines during the 2023-24 NBA season but for all the wrong reasons. The franchise etched it’s name in NBA history after tying the Philadelphia 76ers for the longest losing streak in league history. Although the Pistons snapped that losing streak and started to win a few games, they are undoubtedly in contention for being the worst team in the NBA alongside the Washington Wizards. Despite having an underwhelming performance this season, the Pistons are apparently adding a veteran player to the roster. Acco ..read more
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Monty Williams Sounds Off After Loss To Knicks
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by Ernesto Cova
3M ago
(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)   The Detroit Pistons have been through a lot this season. However, they continue to try and go out there and compete hard, regardless of the opponent or the situation. That’s why coach Monty Williams was sick and tired of watching his team be on the wrong end of bad calls. The Pistons were up one point on the New York Knicks late in the game when Ausar Thompson got a clutch steal. WOW WHAT SEQUENCE!!! JOSH HART GIVES THE KNICKS THE LEAD!!! pic.twitter.com/mMHXARnXth — Oh no he didn't (@ohnohedidnt24) February 27, 2024 Donte DiVincenzo dove int ..read more
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Analyst Says No One Is Paying Attention To Season 1 NBA Player Is Having
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by Ernesto Cova
3M ago
(Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)   Even the best NBA players can’t prevent a bad team from spiraling down. That has been the case with Cade Cunningham this season. The former No. 1 pick has put up All-Star-caliber numbers, yet his team’s historically poor season has made him go unnoticed. At least, that’s how NBA analyst James L. Edwards seems to think. Recently, he wrote a piece for The Athletic detailing Cunningham’s impressive season, which is only more impressive if you consider the context. “The Pistons haven’t always had adequate spacing around Cunningham.  Yet, he contin ..read more
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Tyrese Haliburton Took Issue With 1 NBA Team Not Drafting Him
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by Ernesto Cova
3M ago
(Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)   The Indiana Pacers have found a legitimate building block and potentially even a generational point guard. Tyrese Haliburton took the reins of the team as soon as he arrived in Indianapolis after the trade with the Sacramento Kings. Of course, this seemed to be one of the few win-win trades in NBA history, as Domantas Sabonis was a seamless fit in Sacramento as well. Haliburton has been the second-best player in his class, behind only Anthony Edwards, being more durable and impactful than LaMelo Ball. However, not many teams saw his potential at firs ..read more
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