As Tom Gores and the Detroit Pistons responded quickly to challenges over the last six months including COVID-19, social injustice and the importance of civic engagement, they also made a front office change with the hiring of new Pistons GM Troy Weaver.
The Pistons teamed with We Are Culture Creators to get the message out near ballot boxes around the city. Thanks to Luis Bloom and Khris Richardson for their work.
Thon Maker can’t vote in the upcoming election but he has a strong message for those who can.
Use your voice to empower and inspire. Nike Game Growers offers 7th and 8th grade girls an opportunity to share ideas to encourage more girls to play sports. Apply at www.gamegrowers.com.
How Tom Gores and the Detroit Pistons helped S.A.Y. Detroit meet reading goals despite COVID-19 challenges.
The Pistons came back to Detroit for two weeks of team workouts for the first time in six months. We return to where it all started last March.
Spend a day with Sekou Doumbouya. He’s got some soccer skills too.
Coach Casey talks to the local media via video call on his thoughts about the team’s progress as the week of practices wraps up in this edition of Wired, presented by Jeep.
“Orange Gatorade is the best Gatorade” – Bruce Brown. Follow Bruce Brown during group workouts.
Svi Mykhailiuk virtually met with local media to share how he kept fresh during the long break from basketball and shares whom he sees taking on a leadership role during this special training session. This and more in today’s Wired, presented by Jeep.
We caught up Thon Maker today after practice, where the Pistons big man describes how he assembled his makeshift home gym and how watching a famous boxing match led him to see his value to the team. This and much more ahead in today’s installment of Wired, presented by Jeep.
"That’s the competition we’ve got to have. Every night you walk on the floor. Nothing less.” Hear what Coach Casey said to the squad at Pistons group workouts.
Watch some of the best plays from the Pistons group workouts.
Listen in as Coach Casey speaks to the team during group workouts.
Sekou is right at home in Detroit – the “Paris of the Midwest.” Detroit Is The New Black explains – and has some French-inspired styles for him.
Luke Kennard virtually met with local media, reacting to getting back into action after the long layoff and talking about taking reps at the point. This and much more in today’s edition of Wired: presented by Jeep.
The guys go old-school and tell us their favorite childhood cartoons.
Pistons guard Bruce Brown virtually met with local media today to discuss how excited he is to finally play with his teammates, but also how a little time away from the game helped him “recharge.” This and much more in today’s edition of Wired, Presented by Jeep.
Coach Dwane Casey explains what a “basketball bubble” in Detroit will look like and how he cannot wait to see 5-on-5 basketball for the first time in months. This and much more in today’s edition of Wired, presented by Jeep.
Luke won’t be playing in the U.S. Open this weekend, but he’s still got game.
Earlier this year, the Pistons teamed up with Wallside Windows to provide the Gift of Warmth to a deserving family. Watch as Luke Kennard and Earl Cureton deliver special messages and Hooper pays a visit to our winner of new windows for his home.
It’s not easy being the Back-to-Back Blake of the Year. Blake tells us the story behind “the most prestigious fake award of all time.”
Luke is getting "jalapeño business" with some bad jokes. Watch the video to see what we mean.
“It can’t just be words on the back of a jersey. Those things have to come to fruition." - Blake Griffin
Pistons General Manager Troy Weaver talked with local media after the NBA Draft Lottery, in which the Pistons will pick seventh.