2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
20-52, 5th in Central
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2dAdrian Wojnarowski

Agent: Olynyk takes Pistons' 3-year, $37M offer

Free agent Kelly Olynyk, 30, is on the move again, agreeing to a three-year, $37 million deal with the Detroit Pistons on Monday, his agent told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

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2dEric Woodyard

Pistons, Lions leaders share goals, kinship

Detroit Lions GM Brad Holmes welcomed Pistons GM Troy Weaver and head coach Dwane Casey to the Lions practice facility. The three men want to bring Detroit winning records and be examples as Black leaders in sports.

Stephen A.'s biggest concern with Cade Cunningham's game (1:44)
Luka Garza's NBA draft profile (0:21)
Isaiah Livers' NBA draft profile (0:19)
Cunningham nearly speechless after being picked No. 1 by Pistons (2:11)
Cade Cunningham's versatility makes him a can't-miss NBA prospect (2:00)
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Sources: Pistons to take Cunningham at No. 1

The Detroit Pistons have landed on a decision to select Oklahoma State's Cade Cunningham with the No. 1 pick in Thursday night's NBA draft, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

What NBA history has taught about building through the draft (3:00)
Cade Cunningham 'learned a lot' after visiting Pistons (0:45)
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15dJonathan Givony and Adrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Pistons host Cunningham, eye others

The Pistons, owners of the No. 1 pick in the 2021 NBA draft, hosted Cade Cunningham for a light work out and are slated to bring in Jalen Green and Jalen Suggs for private workouts as well, sources told ESPN's Jonathan Givony and Adrian Wojnarowski.

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20dBrian Windhorst

Beal out of Tokyo Games; U.S.-Australia canceled

Bradley Beal will miss the Olympics because of the health and safety protocol, and Jerami Grant was placed in the protocol out of caution. USA Basketball also announced that Friday's men's basketball game against Australia in Las Vegas has been canceled.

Meet the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team (1:41)
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27dTim Bontemps

Larry Brown wins '21 Chuck Daly Lifetime Award

The National Basketball Coaches Association has named Larry Brown, the only coach to win both an NCAA championship and an NBA title, as the winner of the 2021 Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award.


Spain & Fitz: New Coaching Hires

Spain and Fitz talk about the transparency and accountability they're not seeing from the Mavs and Blazers after hiring new head coaches Jason Kidd and Chauncey Billups, plus 1080 The Fan's AJ McCord joins to share the local Portland reaction to the news. Quickies covers WNBA news, gymnastics highlights, the start of the Stanley Cup Final and more, plus Spain and Fitz talk the Bucks' big win and look ahead to Game 5 of Suns/Clippers.

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42dBrian Windhorst

Team USA roster set; Harden pulls out with injury

USA Basketball finalized its star-laden roster for the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, while Nets guard James Harden had to withdraw due to a hamstring injury, USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo told ESPN.


Hour 3: Detroit Basketball

Keyshawn Johnson and Alan Hahn begin hour three of the show discussing the Detroit Pistons winning the NBA Draft Lottery and capturing the #1 overall pick. Who will they select? Tim Legler joins the show to discuss what he saw from the Suns huge win last night and if the Clippers can bounce back. What do we REALLY expect to see from Carson Wentz in a new city?

Adrian Wojnarowski Senior NBA Insider 

Sources tell ESPN that the plan for presumptive No. 1 overall pick Cade Cunningham will be to visit only one team prior to the NBA Draft on July 29: The Detroit Pistons.

Team Stats

Points Per Game106.627th
Rebounds Per Game42.725th
Assists Per Game24.218th
Points Allowed110.911th

Team History