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Maybe Monroe is unsigned cuz his agent is crazy

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Super agent claims that Evan Turner could have made $10 million per year if he'd stayed in Philly. Can't tell if this means he is really good or really bad at what he does for a living.

Brandon Jennings gains 20 pounds

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I don't know if you guys have seen this but Jennings has apparently gained 20 pounds over the off season. Maybe he's actually planning on playing defense this year.

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Rodman may deserve another record

DBB reader ghost of Dumars examines Pistons legend Dennis Rodman's rebounding numbers using modern statistics.

Andre Drummond's USA Basketball chances improve

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Blake Griffin announced that he would not participate on the USA basketball national team.

Pitch us your Pistons #NBASitcoms

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It's officially the doldrums of the offseason.

Pistons say they've accomplished free agent goals

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With $13.5 million in cap space to play with when free agency opened on July 1, the Pistons feel they spent their money wisely.

Watch Andre Drummond's high school mixtape

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He's No. 8 on this list, but an entirely unbiased No. 1 on ours.

Josh Smith's future with the Pistons

In the first episode of the Detroit Bad Boys Podcast, Sean Corp and Matt Watson discuss Smith's future with the Pistons, whether Stan Van Gundy can rebuild Smith's value and what Detroit's big man...

Tom Gores paid a bargain price for Pistons

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The linked "bid book" was prepared by Bank of America, which conducted the recent sale of the Clippers. According to BoA, Gores spent $325M to acquire 90% of the Pistons, the Palace, and DTE Energy Theater. The "team only" price (excluding other PSE assets) was $217M. Relative to the team's total annual revenue (an important metric for franchise valuation), this was the lowest price paid for a NBA team since 2000, when Stan Kroenke bought the Nuggets for $175M.

Pistons not (yet?) exploring move downtown

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"We have a beautiful arena, and we have invested tens of millions of dollars over the past three years to modernize and improve that facility," said Barnhill in the statement. "At the same time, we would never close the door on alternatives if they made good sense for our fans, for our team, for our business and for Michigan."

Platinum Equity partner Mark Barnhill's statement about the Pistons' plans (or lack thereof) after the Ilitch family announced details of the Red Wings' new arena.
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