Josh Smith

Jeff Green #8 of the Boston Celtics secures a loose ball against Greg Monroe #10 of the Detroit Pistons during the game on April 3, 2013 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Pistons Trade Rumors: Monroe Being Shopped For First-Round Pick; Jennings, Smith On The Block

Detroit Pistons president and coach Stan Van Gundy can either choose to let this season go down as a lost year, hope to get a good draft pick and make all of his moves in the summer, or try to improve his team now.

97.1 The Ticket–12/15/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - NOVEMBER 19: Brandon Jennings #7 of the Detroit Pistons handles the ball against the Phoenix Suns on November 19, 2014 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by D. Williams/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Four Observations From The Pistons Two-Game Homestand [BLOG]

This week the Pistons played a two-game home stand at The Palace against a pair of teams that missed the playoffs last season.

97.1 The Ticket–11/20/2014

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Kenneth Faried On Josh Smith: ‘He Shot Them Out Of The Game’

If this continues it could be a rough season for the Pistons.

97.1 The Ticket–10/30/2014

Josh Smith #6 of the Detroit Pistons shoots against the Brooklyn Nets on April 4, 2014 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Josh Smith In Awe Of Matthew Stafford [VIDEO]

“I went to Somerset mall and I caught him in there and I asked him for a picture and he looked at me crazy.”

97.1 The Ticket–09/30/2014

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Report: Pistons Likely Won’t Trade Josh Smith

Sacramento had made calls about Smith in June, but Detroit never heard an offer that remotely interested them and never seriously engaged in discussions, sources told Yahoo Sports.

97.1 The Ticket–07/21/2014

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - MARCH 24:  Brandon Jennings #7 of the Detroit Pistons goes for the steal against Trey Burke #3 of the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena on March 24, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

If You Want Nothing In Return, Trade Jennings, Not Smith [BLOG]

By now every Pistons fan has come across the ESPN story from last week reporting that the Pistons have reopened trade talks with the Kings to send Josh Smith to Sacramento for next to nothing.

97.1 The Ticket–07/21/2014

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ESPN Report: Josh Smith Still On The Trade Block

It’s nice to see the Pistons are at least trying to get out from under this mess that was left by former GM Joe Dumars.

97.1 The Ticket–07/17/2014

Oklahoma City Thunder v Detroit Pistons

Stein: Pistons And Kings Discussing Deal Involving Josh Smith

Mark Stein of ESPN tweeted Tuesday that the Pistons have had preliminary talks with the Sacramento Kings about moving Smith out to California.

97.1 The Ticket–06/24/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - MAY 15: Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores (L) talks with new head coach and President of Basketball Operations Stan Van Gundy after a press conference to introduce Van Gundy at the Palace of Auburn Hills on May 15, 2014 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. 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 the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Gores, Van Gundy Say Resetting Franchise Culture Is Priority

The Detroit Pistons need this time to be different, and yet the start of this next chapter felt familiar.

CBS Detroit–05/16/2014

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Josh Smith Wants To Team Up With Rajon Rondo [VIDEO]

Do you see a scenario where the two could be paired in Detroit?

97.1 The Ticket–03/10/2014