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Is Pistons’ signee Trey Freeman headed to Grand Rapids Drive?

The Detroit Pistons and free agent Trey Freeman, a free agent guard out of Old Dominion University, have agreed to a partially guaranteed contract for the upcoming 2016-17 season sources told @MikeAScotto, according to published reports. Freeman, listed at 6-foot-2, 188 pounds and 23 years old, started his college career at Campbell, earning Big South Conference Freshman of the Year […]

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Drive’s Gary Forbes, Ralston Turner taken in NBADL Expansion Draft

Today in New York, the NBA D-League held an expansion draft to fill the rosters of the Long Island Nets, the Windy City Bulls and the Greensboro Swarm with potential players for their inaugural seasons in 2016-17. Each team obtained the rights to 12 players (no more than two total from any one team), each of […]

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Former GR Drive players get to work during Summer League

Here’s a look at how current and former Grand Rapids Drive players fared in the NBA Summer League, which again took place in Orlando, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas in 2016. Lorenzo Brown, the 6-4 Detroit Pistons guard, averaged 14.2 points, 3/4 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 5 games in Orlando. Brown also recorded 6 steals […]

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Jon Phelps named GM of the Grand Rapids Drive

When the clock struck midnight on July 1, starting the NBA free agency amid a frenzy of contract agreements, including double-digit annual salaries for role players and max-money deals for stars, overshadowed the deals done near the end of June. One of those moves was the Detroit Pistons announcing the team has named Jon Phelps as general manager of the […]

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Andrew Loomis promoted by Detroit Pistons

Andrew Loomis was promoted to chief of staff for Stan Van Gundy and the Detroit Pistons. Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy announced the decision this week, also giving promotions to Pat Garrity and Bob Beyer, adding Otis Smith as assistant coach, transitioning Brendan Malone to scout and Quentin Richardson will leave the staff. https://beercityhoops.com/pat-garrity-name…-detroit-pistons/ https://beercityhoops.com/otis-smith-joini…s-coaching-staff/ Van Gundy, spoke on the moves, “I’m proud to announce the […]