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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 18: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers tips his cap to the fans as he walks back to the dugout after he was taken out of the game in the top of the sixth inning against the New York Yankees during game four of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

A Sports Writer’s Farewell To Detroit: Great Coaches, Once-In-A-Generation Players

I have enjoyed countless football, baseball, basketball and hockey games and media availability sessions – Lions, Tigers, Red Wings, Pistons, Wolverines, Spartans.

CBS Detroit–06/24/2015

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NBA Draft Prospect Bobby Portis: “I Haven’t Been Getting Much Sleep”

Arkansas PF Bobby Portis has been labeled as a possible draft sleeper, we got his thoughts on the draft process and where he sees his game fitting in the NBA.

06/24/2015

AUBURN HILLS, MI - APRIL 10:  Head coach Stan Van Gundy of the Detroit Pistons during the game against the Indiana Pacers on April 10, 2015 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Looking At Draft With Future In Mind

“If you were one or two it might be a little bit different, but at eight, again, we’re looking future,” Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy said.

CBS Detroit–06/23/2015

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Alan Williams: ‘My Life As An NBA Draft Prospect’

UCSB isn’t your typical college basketball powerhouse, but Alan Williams isn’t your typical draft prospect either. Here’s his story, as told by him.

06/23/2015

TARRYTOWN, NY - AUGUST 3: Joel Embid #11 of the Philadelphia 76ers poses for a portrait during the 2014 NBA rookie photo shoot on August 3, 2014 at the Madison Square Garden Training Facility in Tarrytown, New York. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Joel Embiid The Latest Example Of Risk Vs. Reward In NBA Draft

Seven-footers are still highly coveted by NBA teams, but these players have historically been more prone to injury

06/22/2015

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 19: DeMarre Carroll #5 of the Atlanta Hawks handles the ball against the Brooklyn Nets during Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the NBA Playoffs on April 19, 2015 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.  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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Top 5 Players The Detroit Pistons Should Target In Free Agency

Here’s a list of five players that Stan Van Gundy and the Detroit Pistons could realistically go after in free agency this summer.

97.1 The Ticket–06/22/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 12: Greg Monroe #10 of the Detroit Pistons goes for the dunk against the Charlotte Hornets during the game on April 12, 2015 at The Palace of Auburn in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Not Optimistic About Re-Signing Monroe But Not Ruling It Out

“The door’s not closed,” Pistons head coach and president of basketball operations Stan Van Gundy said Monday.

97.1 The Ticket–06/22/2015

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 06: Tim Hardaway Jr. #10 of the Michigan Wolverines reacts in the first half against the Syracuse Orange during the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at the Georgia Dome on April 6, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Van Gundy On Report Pistons Interested In Tim Hardaway Jr.: ‘Who Does The Fiction Writing?’

“I said to Jeff … ‘Who makes that up?'” Van Gundy said. “I’ve always wondered about things that we have never even had one discussion on.”

CBS Detroit–06/22/2015

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Kid Schools Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins At His Own Basketball Camp [VIDEO]

While hosting his camp on Friday, Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins got more than he bargained for when one of the smallest campers embarrassed the All-Star in front of everyone — on camera.

97.1 The Ticket–06/20/2015

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 20:  Aaron Gray #34 of the Toronto Raptors looks on during warm ups against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on March 20, 2012 in New York City.  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 Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Report: Due To Cardiac Issue, Center Aaron Gray Will Retire, Join Pistons’ Coaching Staff

Gray suffered a cardiac episode during training camp last September and was ruled out indefinitely. Gray was later waived and the Pistons traded for Joel Anthony to fill in.

97.1 The Ticket–06/19/2015

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