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3-on-3 Tournament set for December 6!

11/25/2014

The Pistons Academy 3-on-3 Tournament in Birmingham is quickly approaching as teams from around the area are planning for a fun day of basketball.  “This has always been a lot of fun,” says Tournament Director Geo Thomas, “Kids really get into it and there is usually some real strong basketball.” The Tournament will take place…

Winter League Info Now Available!

11/6/2014

Click headline for full story…. The Pistons Academy Premier League in Birmingham has solidified its 2015 Winter Season information.  Parents and players should check out our Leagues Page for all the details. Briefly, Registration will start Monday, November 24th.  Parents can call 248-203-3800 or on-line at www.communityed.net.  The Winter season has divisions for grades 3-5…

THE FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS “DOUBLE STACK!”

10/27/2014

From The Desk of Coach Vickie…   We are getting closer to our round-robin, end of the season tournament.  We are learning more and more about how the game is structured. We learned about court positions and staying spread out on the floor. We introduced them to ”double stack” a simple in-bounds play. I was very impressed with…

Friday Night Lights in Full Stride!

10/14/2014

From the desk of Coach Vickie… Week 3 was all about working the Pick and Roll. It is used 85% of the time in all of basketball. We will continue to perfect this skill over the rest of the season.  Number 1 mistake that kids make is that they forget who they are supposed to…

Still Time to Register for Fall League!

09/17/2014

The Pistons Academy Fall Basketball League will tip-off with the draft this weekend at Berkshire Middle School in Birmingham. The league has openings for boys and girls in grades 2-9 and all skill levels are welcome.  “The nice thing about a league that takes only individual registrations is that we can distribute talent equally to all…