NBA: Pistons Trade Brandon Jennings & Ersan Ilyasova to Magic For Tobias Harris

With NBA All-Star weekend wrapped up it’s now back to business.  The NBA trade deadline is February 18th and after all the murmuring the past couple weeks, serious talks have now begun.  The first trade was just announced and it involves the Detroit Pistons and Orlando Magic.

NBA: Detroit Pistons Owner Tom Gores to Raise $10 Million For Flint Water Crisis

It’s really disgusting to see what’s happening to the people in Flint, Michigan but it’s nice to see people with money and influence finally stepping up to help.

(Video) NBA: Rockets Foul Andre Drummond 5 Times in 9 Secs, He Sets Record For Missed FTs & Pistons Win

There’s always been controversy surrounding the “hack-a-shaq” method where teams foul a bad free throw shooter multiple times; it’s usually a big man like DeAndre Jordan, Dwight Howard and the namesake of the method Shaquille O’Neal.  The Houston Rockets employed that method on Wednesday night during their game against the Detroit Pistons.  It lead to Andre Drummond missing an NBA record amount of free throws but the Pistons still won.

NBA: Brandon Jennings Says Reggie Jackson is the Best Point Guard in the East

If you ask who’s the best point guard in the Western Conference pretty much everybody is going to say Stephen Curry but what about the East?  Well Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings thinks his teammate, Reggie Jackson, is the best point guard in the Eastern Conference. He said so on Monday, shortly after Jackson won the player of the week award in the East for the second time this season.

(Photo) That’s Gangsta: Stan Van Gundy Has The Illest Album Cover

The Motor City has a rich history in sports and music: from Berry Gordy and Motown, Isiah Thomas and the “Bad Boy” Pistons, to most recently Eminem-Detroit has contributed mightily to the culture. pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy has just left his imprint.

(Video) NBA: Reggie Jackson Vomits During Debut With Detroit Pistons

Reggie Jackson was ecstatic about being traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Detroit Pistons and on Sunday afternoon he made his debut with his new team.  Jackson may have been a little too excited and fired up because he hurled all over the sideline.

NBA Report: Nets & Pistons Discuss Joe Johnson – Brandon Jennings Trade

The Brooklyn Nets want to trade Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez.  With the trade deadline steadily approaching, they’ve exhausted several different possibilities.  This is the latest.

NBA: Brandon Jennings Out 6-9 Months With Torn Achilles

Brandon Jennings had to be helped to the locker room late in the third quarter of the Detroit Pistons Saturday night 101-86 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.  Jennings fell to the floor, grabbing his leg and writhing in pain.  “It doesn’t look good,” coach Stan Van Gundy said. “It is a major, major loss.”  That injury has now been diagnosed as a full Achilles tear.

NBA Report: Lakers Called Pistons About Brandon Jennings & Greg Monroe

The Los Angeles Lakers aren’t content with a throw away season, apparently they’re still working the phones trying to make a trade happen.  They failed to land Rajon Rondo but are still in the market for a point guard.

(Video) NBA: Brandon Jennings Hits Game Winner Against Spurs, Pistons 6-0 Since Dropping Josh Smith!

It started off as a joke but the curse of Josh Smith is starting to look real.  His former team, the Atlanta Hawks are at the top of the Eastern Conference with a 26-8 record and now the Detroit Pistons have gone 6-0 since they shockingly waived his massive contract and dropped him from the team.

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