Blake Griffin likely out for first round of playoffs

Blake Griffin is expected to not be available for the Detroit Pistons’ first round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks. According to Yahoo Sports’ Vincent Goodwill, there is a “slim chance” Griffin plays this weekend, meaning he will be out for at least three games. This was the same issue that caused Griffin to miss 5 of the Pistons’ last 7 games. Griffin told this to reported following the Pistons’ 121-86 blowout loss in game 1: Obviously, it’s very, very frustrating. You sacrifice your body throughout the year and play…

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Blake Griffin out for Game 1 against Bucks

The Detroit Pistons will be without star forward Blake Griffin when they commence their first round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks Sunday evening. According to Rod Beard of the Detroit News, Griffin is dealing with left knee soreness and that is keeping him out of Game 1. Griffin helped lead the Pistons back to the playoffs for the first time since 2016. His 24.5 points and 5.4 assists per game lead the team and he also averaged 7.5 rebounds, which were second on the team. Being without Griffin puts…

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April 5, 2019 NBA Recap

Top Performers lake GriffinDET @ OKC 45 7 3 9-14 3-pt Stephen CurryGSW vs. CLE 40 6 7 9-12 3-pt Delon WrightMEM @ DAL 26 10 14 Triple-double Alex CarusoLAL @ LAC 32 10 5 5-7 3-pt Josh JacksonPHO vs. NOP 35 9 5 5-8 3-pt Kemba WalkerCHO vs. TOR 29 6 8 D. GallinariLAC vs. LAL 27 6 8 3 stl, 2 blk Nikola JokicDEN vs. POR 22 13 9 2 stl Ray SpaldingPHO vs. NOP 21 13 0 10-13 fg Nikola VucevicORL vs. ATL 25 11 4 Yesterday’s…

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Air Force 1 celebrates Detroit Pistons 1989 NBA Title

This special edition AIr Force 1 commemorates the Detroit Pistons’ NBA Championship in 1989, which was the first of their back-to-back titles. The sneaker features a red patent leather upper with a debossed pattern on the Swoosh and the heel, both of which are composed of red leather. On the heel, “ ‘89” is embroidered on gold with the same color found on the heel, while Piston-esque detailing is found on the tongue. The insoles feature “The D”on one and “Just Do It” in the classic style NBA Finals font.…

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Bucks and Pistons finalizing Johnson for Maker trade

As the NBA trade deadline quickly approaches, we have seen some teams make big moves. Kristaps Porzingis is now a Maverick and with the addition of Tobias Harris, the Sixers are looking to build a big 4 in Philly. There is no doubt there will be more moves more moves before Thursday’s cutoff. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Milwaukee Bucks and the Detroit Pistons are in the process of putting the finishing touches on a deal that would send Stanley Johnson to Milwaukee for Thon Maker.

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Andre Drummond to play against Mavericks

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond will play and get the start tonight tonight in the team’s game against the Dallas Mavericks. He was placed in concussion protocol shortly thereafter, which he cleared on Thursday. Drummond is pulling in a league-leading 14.9 rebounds per game to go along with 16.3 points. Drummond had missed the two previous games for a concussion that was apparently suffered when he was inadvertently struck in the nose by the Miami Heat’s James Johnson in their game last Friday. He left that game and did not…

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