2014 NBA Mock Draft- First Round (3/5/14)


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Andrew WigginsJoel Embiid, or Jabari Parker.  Who will be the first pick in the 2014 NBA Draft?  It’s an ongoing debate that will continue up to draft night on June 26th.

Here is The Sports Bank’s 2014 NBA Mock Draft where team needs and outstanding trades have been taken into account.  Click on the player’s name for an in-depth draft profile.  By the way, The Sports Bank had the most accurate NBA Mock Draft in both 2011 and 2012 along with the second most accurate mock in 2013.

So without further ado, here is our 2014 NBA mock draft.

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2014 NBA Mock Draft- Second Round (3/5/14)


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Here is the second round of The Sports Bank’s 2014 NBA Mock Draft where team needs and outstanding trades have NOT been taken into account with this second round.  By the way, The Sports Bank had the most accurate NBA Mock Draft in both 2011 and 2012 along with the second most accurate mock in 2013.

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Jason Collins plays for Nets, checks in, makes history, crowd cheers


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Ever since NBA Center Jason Collins made his historic announcement a couple months ago, the question has been asked, will he actually play? Yes, we’ve broken through now to have an openly gay male athlete in one of the major team sports. Jason Collins the social trail blazer is accomplished and accepted. But what about Jason Collins the NBA five?

He hasn’t set foot in a NBA locker room or court yet as an openly gay man. Well now that changed.

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2013 NBA Draft re-do


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It is an annual tradition here during the NBA All-Star break to re-do the NBA Draft lottery from the previous year.  The Sports Bank’s NBA Draft Nerd, David Kay and Peter Christian will alternate re-drafting the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft taking into account what they know about the rookies based off their performances so far this season (and there’s not much to be impressed about.)  They will factor in how each team’s roster looked at the time of the draft and give their reasons as to why the selection would be made while adding some witty banter along the way.

Check out The Sports Bank’s 2014 NBA Mock Draft.

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2015 NBA Mock Draft (2/6/14)


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Here is The Sports Bank’s extremely premature 2015 NBA Mock Draft where team needs and outstanding trades have NOT been taken into account.  Click on the player’s name for an in-depth draft profile.  By the way, The Sports Bank had the most accurate NBA Mock Draft in both 2011 and 2012 along with the second most accurate mock in 2013.

Click here for The Sports Bank’s 2014 NBA Mock Draft.

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2014 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round (2/5/14)


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Here is the second round of The Sports Bank’s 2014 NBA Mock Draft where team needs and outstanding trades have NOT been taken into account with this second round.  By the way, The Sports Bank had the most accurate NBA Mock Draft in both 2011 and 2012 along with the second most accurate mock in 2013.

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2014 NBA Mock Draft-First Round (2/5/14)


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Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid, or Jabari Parker.  Who will be the first pick in the 2014 NBA Draft?  It’s an ongoing debate that will continue up to draft night on June 26th.

Here is The Sports Bank’s 2014 NBA Mock Draft where team needs and outstanding trades have been taken into account.  Click on the player’s name for an in-depth draft profile.  By the way, The Sports Bank had the most accurate NBA Mock Draft in both 2011 and 2012 along with the second most accurate mock in 2013. [Read more...]

Ice storms kiboshes Atlanta Hawks vs Detroit Pistons game


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The Atlanta Hawks, well actually the city of Atlanta, is the latest victim of the Polar Vortex. The arctic blast is dipping so low into the continental United States that it even hit the Deep South. The National Basketball Association game scheduled for this evening between the Detroit Pistons and Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena has been postponed due to severe weather conditions in the Atlanta area.

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Pistons Brandon Jennings derailed by wisdom tooth complications


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Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings will not play in the preseason contest at the Chicago Bulls tomorrow night or at the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday after missing the last two preseason games with wisdom tooth discomfort.

It sounds like not a big deal. But it truly is. Wisdom teeth can be very problematic. And when they do get impacted, and cause issues, those can be quite painful actually. So Brandon Jennings will miss the home court RETURN OF Derrick Rose.

OMG OMG OMG D. ROSE IS BACK OMG OMG

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Pistons Rodney Stuckey out a few weeks, undergoes surgery


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Detroit Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey underwent successful surgery to repair a fracture of the distal phalanx on his right thumb today. The procedure was performed by Dr. Brian Najerian at DMC Surgical Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He should be out for a couple weeks, maybe even a few weeks as he’ll wear a splint on the thumb for two weeks.

The Pistons also said that Rodney Stuckey will be re-evaluated at that time.

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Detroit Pistons hosting very rare open practice for fans


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The Detroit Pistons will host an open practice, very rare for a NBA team, at The Palace of Auburn Hills on Saturday, October 5 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., giving fans their first look at the 2013-14 Detroit Pistons team. Admission is free. This is quite rare for a NBA team to open up their practices to the fans.

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Detroit Pistons reveal first ever “Motor City” Uniforms (photos)


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The Detroit Pistons unveiling a new special uniform that will be worn during 10 games throughout the 2013-14 NBA regular season.  The navy blue and red uniforms feature “Motor City” across the front and mark the club’s first alternative look since the 2005-06 NBA season.  The uniforms are the first of their kind, designed to celebrate pride in metro Detroit while paying homage to the region’s automotive roots.

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