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Pistons Finally Adding Significant Help

Joe Dumars and the Detroit Pistons had been waiting a while for this offseason — and it showed.

97.1 The Ticket–07/18/2013

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Joe Dumars Regrets Trading Chauncey Billups

“To be honest with you, at the start, when it first happened, I was hurt,” Chauncey Billups said.

CBS Detroit–07/16/2013

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 26:  Josh Smith #5 of the Atlanta Hawks keeps control of the ball against Austin Daye #5 of the Detroit Pistons on December 26, 2012 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.   (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons’ Dumars Compares Josh Smith To LeBron

“We see Josh in that same vein, as someone that can play multiple positions and match up with whoever,” Dumars said.

CBS Detroit–07/10/2013

Rudy Gay gives this team a ray of hope as it plays with confidence of expecting to compete, if not win. They're on a four-game win streak, including a 92-88 win over the Knicks in the Garden. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Pistons Pursuing Rudy Gay

The Detroit Pistons have offered to trade point guard Rodney Stuckey and forward Charlie Villanueva to the Toronto Raptors for forward Rudy Gay, according to a report by ESPN’s Brian Windhorst.

CBS Detroit–07/03/2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 28: Andre Iguodala #9 of the Philadelphia 76ers shoots against the Detroit Pistons on January 28, 2012 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Continue Pursuit Of Athleticism In Free Agency

The Pistons are rumored to be interested in Josh Smith of the Atlanta Hawks as well as Jeremy Lin of the Houston Rockets and Andre Iguodala of the Denver Nuggets.

CBS Detroit–07/02/2013

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 2: Andre Iguodala #9 of the Denver Nuggets attempts a free throw shot against the Golden State Warriors in Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on May 2, 2013 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Why Are The Pistons Pursuing Josh Smith And Andre Iguodala Again?

Since NBA free agency began, the Detroit Pistons have been linked to a plethora of star small forwards. A gaggle. Myriad, even.

97.1 The Ticket–07/02/2013

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Josh Smith Meets With Pistons

Yahoo Sports reports that Dumars, Detroit’s president of basketball operations, met with Smith at the earliest possible moment of free agency – 12:01 a.m. Monday.

CBS Detroit–07/01/2013

AUBURN HILLS, MI - JUNE 1:  (L-R) Chauncey Billups #1, Rasheed Wallace #30, President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars (holding trophy) and Ben Wallace #3 of the Detroit Pistons celebrate their win over the Indiana Pacers in Game six of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2004 NBA Playoffs at The Palace of Auburn Hills on June 1, 2004 in Auburn Hills, Michigan.  The Pistons defeated the Pacers 69-65 and won the 2004 Eastern Conference Championship.  (Photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)

Dumars: ‘Good Possibility’ Rasheed Wallace Will Join Pistons

Would you let former NBA bad boy Rasheed Wallace represent your organization and take a leadership role?

CBS Detroit–06/28/2013

BROOKLYN, NY - JUNE 27: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope shakes hands with NBA Commissioner, David Stern after being selected number eigth overall by the Detroit Pistons during the 2013 NBA Draft on June 27, 2013 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons’ Joe Dumars On NBA Draft: ‘We’re Not Done’

The Detroit president of basketball operations said he tried to play the team’s hand close to the vest and refrain from tipping others off to what the organization wanted to do.

CBS Detroit–06/28/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - MARCH 09: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope #1 of the Georgia Bulldogs drives the ball around John Jenkins #23 of the Vanderbilt Commodores during the quarterfinals of the SEC Men's Basketball Tournament at the New Orleans Arena on March 9, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

(Opinion) Pistons Channeling Their Inner-Lions

So the Pistons passed on Trey Burke to take Kentavious Caldwell-Pope.

97.1 The Ticket–06/27/2013

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