The Detroit Pistons are based in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The team’s home arena is The Palace of Auburn Hills. It was originally founded in Fort Wayne, Indiana as the Fort Wayne (Zollner) Pistons as a member of the National Basketball League in 1941. The club joined the NBA in 1948 and moved to Detroit in 1957. The club has won five championships, most recently in 2004.
In the 2010 NBA Draft, the Pistons selected Greg Monroe of Georgetown University with the 7th pick. The Pistons also took Terrico White of the University of Mississippi in the second round.
In the offseason, the Pistons signed veteran Tracy McGrady to a one-year contract, and re-signed Ben Wallace and Will Bynum to 2 and 3-year contracts, respectively. Chris Wilcox also exercised his player option, from the 2-year contract he signed in 2009, so he could stay with the Pistons.
Shaquille O’Neal said during a recent interview with the New Orleans Times Picayune that he had an opportunity to sign with the Pistons before settling for a contract for the veteran’s minimum with the Boston Celtics. O’Neal’s two-year deal with …
Tracy McGrady has agreed to a one-year deal with the Pistons, according to a source. The agreement is for the league minimum which is $1.35 million for a veteran with 10 or more years of service. McGrady earned approximately $23 …
The Detroit Pistons announced today that Greg Monroe underwent a successful out-patient surgical procedure on his right foot performed by Dr. Arthur Manoli. The procedure was performed at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac, MI. Rehabilitation will begin immediately and …
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