Aussies in NBA: Back with a Banger -- The Pick and Roll
A selection of nice game clips detailing the Aron Baynes Pistons debut last night vs. the Bulls. And this was on point too:
Baynes returned at the court at the end of the third quarter, again throwing his weight around but this time with positive results. He converted this baby-hook after treating Joakim Noah like a rag-doll, bouncing him out of the way after setting the pick.
BDL's 2015-16 NBA Season Previews: Detroit Pistons -- Ball Don't Lie
There's nothing horrifically wrong with employing types like Jodie Meeks, Steve Blake and Anthony Tolliver in your rotation, it's just that you'd like to see them a little farther down the bench than they'll be sitting in 2015-16. There's nothing wrong with employing either Ilyasova or Marcus Morris as starters, even together, but you would hope they would be surrounded by stars.
That, frankly, just isn't the case in Detroit right now. And even if Stanley Johnson proves he was the right pick ahead of Justise Winslow (he did turn in a fantastic Summer League, after all), it will still take a little while to prove his worth as the eighth overall pick.
Detroit Pistons 2015-16 Preview -- Celtics Blog
Aaron Gray isn't Detroit's third string center, instead he's their assistant coach. Also, hopefully Aron Baynes will be so darn impressive in a Detroit uni that people will realize his name is spelled Aron and not Aaron.
Wolves therapist's remedies, healing approaches make him stand out -- Star Tribune
Really worth it to read the whole piece on Arnie Kander. You might just learn a thing or two.
Those frozen banana peels prepped Billups to play in mere days during a playoff series with Orlando one year. Kander said the fat content in the layers of the banana helps bring bruises out of muscles toward the skin surface.
"The worst thing is a bruise you don't see," Kander said. "People look at one and say, ‘Oh, that's a terrible bruise.' I say it's the most beautiful bruise I've ever seen because it's out. The worst bruises are the ones that stay in."
Pistons primary: The debate over final roster spot -- DBB
Put Lincoln Chafee on the team Stan! Doopty doo it!
Don't spend too much time thinking about Friday coming, folks. Thursday can also be a spectacular day if you make it one!