Category Archives: Pistons

Joe Dumars doesn't want a trade — yet

Terry Foster / The Detroit News

Auburn Hills — Joe Dumars holds two fingers in the air during a quiet workout at the Pistons practice facility.

There’s significance to that number. It’s the number of games the
Pistons have played with a healthy roster. And that’s why Dumars,
president of the Pistons, isn’t in the trade market right now.

So you can forget rumors of bringing in Carlos Boozer (Jazz), Chris Kaman (Clippers) or Amare Stoudemire (Suns).

Dumars might trades to fix team

-Joe Dumars broke up the Detroit Pistons when he was convinced they were no longer an Eastern Conference power.

Now that Detroit’s record is among the worst in the league, the team’s
president of basketball operations sounds like he’s ready to make more
moves over the next month.

Pistons reach deal with free agent Chris Wilcox

Pistons reach deal with free agent Chris Wilcox

A. Sherrod Blakely

The Detroit Pistons have added yet another talented, athletic big man to their roster after reaching an agreement with Chris Wilcox.



The man who gave Lawrence Frank his NBA coaching start, Nets assistant Brian Hill, can talk with the Pistons about joining coach John Kuester’s staff.

Ben Wallace considers return to Pistons

Chris McCosky / The Detroit News

Add another name — a familiar name — to the list of candidates to bolster the Pistons’ thin frontcourt.

Around the rim

Marc J. Spears

Garnett and Wallace have talked about working out together in Los Angeles. Garnett lives in nearby Malibu in the offseason . . . According to a league source, the Pistons turned down a trade offer that would have had them receiving Carlos Boozer from the Jazz for Tayshaun Prince. While the Pistons have long coveted Boozer, they recently signed free agent forward Charlie Villanueva, drafted forwards Austin Daye and DaJuan Summers, and have strong feelings for Prince . . .

Chicago Bulls and Detroit Pistons courting Ben Gordon

K.C. Johnson | Tribune reporter

A busy Tuesday for Joe Dumars began with the Pistons’ president of basketball operations firing coach Michael Curry and ended with him making overtures for guard Ben Gordon as NBA free agency began at 11:01 p.m. Chicago time.

Pistons' free-agent targets: Ben Gordon, Charlie Villanueva

Chris McCosky / The Detroit News

The Pistons would love to sign Carlos Boozer should he decide today to opt out of the final year of his contract with the Jazz and become a free agent.

Why wouldn’t they? He’s 26 and one of the elite power forwards in the game, capable of averaging 20 points and 10 rebounds.

Tons of Pistons Rumors

Chris McCosky / The Detroit News

The NBA Draft is Thursday, then July 1 teams can start courting and negotiating with free agents, though they can’t sign any until July 7.

Pistons to go after Gordon?

J.A. Adande of is reporting that the Pistons may go after Ben Gordon.