Derrick Rose to sit out against Bulls

Detroit Pistons point guard Derrick Rose will not play tonight against the Chicago Bulls, according to Rose himself, per K.C. Johnson of NBC Sports Chicago. The game is the second of a back-to-back for the Pistons and Rose will be held out for rest.

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Blake Griffin out against Wizards

Per Rod Beard of the Detroit News Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin will miss the team’s game with the Washington Wizards with knee left soreness. Mr. Beard adds that center Andre Drummond, who has been dealing with eye inflammation, is available. Drummond will likely be a game-time decision.

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DRose tells it like it is

Over the past year plus it seems that Derrick Rose has re-discovered his prodigious ability to play high level basketball. It appears that he has confidence in his body, his game and himself. Rose is averaging 15.8 points, 2.0 rebounds and 5.7 assists in just 23.5 minutes per contest. After scoring 15 of his 21 points , including the game-winner, in the fourth quarter Derrick Rose dropped this immediately after the game: No arguments here. Rumble young man, rumble.

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Blake Griffin now listed “day-to-day”

According to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charnia, Blake Griffin, who has yet to play in 2019-20 due to hamstring and knee issues, has been cleared to resume basketball activities and is now listed as “day-to-day.” Unfortunately for the six-time All-Star, injuries are not all that uncommon. He missed his entire rookie campaign due to a knee injury and has missed a whopping 114 games over the past 5 seasons. The hope in Detroit is Griffin can build upon his first season in the Motor City that saw him average…

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Pistons waive Joe Johnson

When Joe Johnson was signed by the Detroit Pistons after dominating Ice Cube’s BIG3 league, it showed that the 3-on-3, which is full of former NBA, players could be a viable path to get back to the Association. However that narrative may have taken a slight hit, as the Pistons waived Johnson. The 38-year old Johnson played 4 preseason games for the Pistons, and averaged 3.8 points, 2.0 rebounds and 0.8 in 14.8 minutes of action.

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Joe Johnson signs with Pistons

Joe Johnson’s domination of the BIG3 caught the attention of several NBA teams, and multiple teams brought him in for a workout. The Detroit Pistons reached an agreement with the 7-time NBA All-Star earlier Thursday. While this is good news for the 38-year Johnson, for Micheal Beasley it means that his NBA journey will have to continue with another ballclub as he will be waived to make room for Johnson.

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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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