Joe Dumars thinking about signing Tracy McGrady

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Everyone is clamoring for the Pistons to make some sort of offseason move. The first real news  is that Joe Dumars is considering adding Tracy McGrady to the roster. Via MLive: “Pistons president of basketball operations Joe Dumars said late Saturday that the team is considering signing free agent Tracy McGrady. “We’re checking it out,” [...]

*Updated* Pistons’ roster and contract status

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Ok, I know I told you guys that in the coming days (weeks) that I’d give some prospective on the current players on the roster and their contract status.  I will list them in order of the regular rotation position from last season. Rodney Stuckey (PG) – 1 yr remaining at $2.7m, with an option [...]

Ben Wallace is Back

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It’s official, Ben Wallace is back for two more seasons. The contract is worth $1.9 million per season. Besides the good news of Ben’s return, it looks like the Pistons won’t be bringing back Kwame Brown next season.  A Kwameless Detroit is just what this town needs.

Deron Washington is Guaranteed, but there may be more to it

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“Virginia Tech head coach Seth Greenberg posted on his Twitter account that former Hokies standout Deron Washington has signed a guaranteed contract with the Detroit Pistons, who selected him 59th overall (second round) in the 2008 NBA draft.” Via Daily Press.com Now there is more….. Our guru Dave Dial gives us the juice. “Moves like [...]

Charlie Villanueva Agrees Too

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Joe Dumars wastes no time and seems to be weighing no other options. The AP is reporting “Villanueva, the seventh overall pick by Toronto in 2006 who has played all three of his NBA season with the Milwaukee Bucks, also agreed to a five-year deal. His contract is worth at least $35 million.” UPDATE: Pistons.com [...]

Sheed Says – 8 Million or Retirement?

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A small snippet from Slam made quite a splash and as we know the “close personal friend” route can never be confirmed. “SLAM contributor J. Gamble [making his debut with us next issue] hears from a close personal friend of Rasheed Wallace’s that unless Sheed gets $8 million to play next year, he’s going to [...]

BYNUMITE – Pistons Pick up Will Bynum’s Option

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A no brainier for the Pistons as they picked up the option for Will Bynum for next season. Will quickly became a fan, as well as Need4Sheed favorite. As you know…he’s BYN-U-MITE If you’re too young for the the J.J. Evans (Jimmy Walker) DYNOMITE reference, you are missing some Good Times. So popular, Will scored [...]