Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Athletics Department just took Midnight Madness to a whole new level.
Alumni Bob and Julie Skandalaris are providing a $10 million facilities gift that enhances the Spartan football, golf and basketball programs, while providing momentum for MSU’s universitywide capital campaign.
The Detroit Pistons have waived four training camp invitees — center Hasheem Thabeet, forward Brian Cook and guards Josh Bostic and Lorenzo Brown — on Monday.
Andre Drummond had 19 points and 14 rebounds to help the Detroit Pistons beat the Atlanta Hawks 104-100 on Saturday night in an exhibition game.
Prior to tip-off Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy’s received a sustained cheer from Magic fans in his first time coaching at the Amway Center since he was fired by Orlando after the 2011-2012 season.
Caldwell-Pope was injured during the third quarter of Sunday’s loss at Washington. He is expected to be re-evaluated next week.
Former Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey attributes the Pistons’ recent decline directly to the trading of Chauncey Billups for Allen Iverson in 2008.
Greg Monroe Addresses Strange Offseason: ‘The Pistons Offered Me A Long-Term Deal…I Decided To Turn It Down’
This summer, Monroe did something almost unheard of for a frontline NBA player — he signed a one-year qualifying deal that costs him almost $10 million for this season.
Gray was signed during the summer to back up Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe at center. The Pistons have signed Hasheem Thabeet to a non-guaranteed contract to provide some depth at the position.
The Big Ten announced its 2014-15 men’s basketball conference games to be televised by CBS Sports or an ESPN network on Thursday.