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  • No, Brandon Jennings didn't say he added twenty-five pounds of 'muscle,' but that's not the point (Ball Don't Lie)
    I wasn’t able to be on the ole Internet Machine much on Wednesday, but in my scant minutes on Twitter dot com I did notice a guffaw or 12 surrounding Detroit Pistons’ guard Brandon Jennings’ recent weight gain. Not in the form of Raymond Felton jokes, mind you, but after someone tossed out a link or summation that relayed that Jennings added 25 pounds of muscle, as opposed to 25 lbs. overall. This falls directly in line with an early-autumn tradition in the NBA, one that has a player or agent or coach or general manager or any...

  • Mario Chalmers offers words of wisdom for LeBron James' new supporting cast (Ball Don't Lie)
    It's not surprising to hear Mario Chalmers tell Bleacher Report's Ethan Skolnick , "We all just took too much of a back seat in the Finals," since the San Antonio Spurs undressed everyone not named LeBron James and Chris Bosh in their five-game dismantling of the Miami Heat this past June. But the mercurial point guard's reflection on a failed three-peat offers words of warning for the Cleveland Cavaliers: Dynasties aren't easily built and even harder to maintain. Only Scottie Pippen remained on the roster from the first edition of the championship Chicago Bulls when Michael...

  • NBA Week in Review (Rotoworld)
    Mike Gallagher goes over some news and FIBA performances from the past week.

  • Billups tells Yahoo Sports he's retiring (The Associated Press)
    DETROIT (AP) -- Chauncey Billups tells Yahoo Sports he is retiring after 17 NBA seasons.

  • Chauncey Billups retires: 'It's just time' (Yahoo Sports)
    After 17 NBA seasons, former Finals MVP Chauncey Billups is ending his playing career.

  • Piston Monroe banned two games for impaired driving (AFP)
    Detroit Pistons forward Greg Monroe was suspended for two games without pay by the NBA on Tuesday after pleading guilty to driving while visibly impaired in Michigan. Monroe signed a one-year deal worth $5.5 million with the Pistons on Monday and will miss Detroit's first two games of the upcoming season, at Denver on October 29 and at Minnesota the next night. "The organization is aware of the matter," the Pistons said in a statement. Monroe, 24, averaged 15.2 points, 9.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists for the Pistons last season and has averaged 14.0 points, 9.0 rebounds...

  • NBA suspends Greg Monroe two games for 'driving while visibly impaired' (Ball Don't Lie)
    A few days removed from agreeing to a one-year, $5.5 million qualifying offer from the Detroit Pistons, power forward Greg Monroe received a two-game suspension without pay upon "pleading guilty to driving while visibly impaired," according to an NBA press release. “I take full responsibility for my actions and made a regrettable mistake,” Monroe, 24, said in a separate statement. “I apologize to my family, the Pistons’ organization, my teammates and fans. I will learn from this and continue my work to be a positive influence in the community.” Phoenix Suns small forward P.J. Tucker received a...

  • Pistons center Greg Monroe suspended 2 games (The Associated Press)
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Detroit Pistons center Greg Monroe has been suspended for two games without pay for pleading guilty to driving while visibly impaired in Michigan.

  • Sources: Pistons add Pat Garrity to front office (Yahoo Sports)
    The ex-NBA forward is Detroit's new director of strategic planning, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

  • Pistons officially announce Monroe deal (The Associated Press)
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Greg Monroe says he is looking forward to playing for Stan Van Gundy after signing a qualifying offer to stay with the Detroit Pistons.

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