Category Archives: Pistons

Brandon Jennings

Brandon Jennings tears Achilles; out for 6-9 months

Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings sustained a torn Achilles tendon and will miss the rest of the season, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

After crumpling to the floor on a non-contact play in the third quarter of a loss to Milwaukee on Saturday night, Jennings returned to Detroit on Sunday for an MRI exam that revealed the torn left Achilles. (Yahoo)

Josh Smith

Pistons release Josh Smith

The Detroit Pistons today waived forward Josh Smith, ending one of the most bizarre tenures in recent Detroit sports history. (Detroit Free Press)

Will Bynum

Pistons trade Will Bynum to Celtics for Joel Anthony

The Pistons today added frontcourt depth by acquiring NBA veteran Joel Anthony from the Boston Celtics in exchange for point guard Will Bynum.

The move signals that the team is comfortable with second-round draft pick Spencer Dinwiddie as the No. 3 point guard as he continues to rehab the left knee injury he suffered in January. (Detroit Free Press)

Brandon Jennings

Pistons to acquire Brandon Jennings in sign-and-trade with Bucks

Sources close to the situation told ESPN.com on Tuesday that the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a sign-and-trade deal that will net Jennings, a restricted free agent, a new three-year contract worth in excess of $25 million.

The Bucks will receive guard Brandon Knight, forward Khris Middleton and center Viacheslav Kravtsov, two sources told ESPN The Magazine’s Chris Broussard. (ESPN)

Jason Maxiell

Jason Maxiell signs with Orlando Magic

The Orlando Magic have signed free agent forward-center Jason Maxiell, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed.

“Were excited to welcome Jason Maxiell and his family to the Magic organization,” said Hennigan. “Jason brings an element of experience, toughness and resolve to our roster that we feel will benefit our team.”