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Hard working Wednesday was everything you think it was and the campers at Royal Oak Middle School proved that they were equal to the tasks at hand.  “Our Blitz isn’t easy,” Says Camp Commissioner Dan Thomas, “I worked these kids out hard and they didn’t quit.” The Blitz is a 12-minute conditioning program that emulates […]

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The Pistons Academy Camp at Royal Oak Middle School continued in force today as 62 campers stepped up their game.  Today was the debut of regular season games and the second round of Free-Throws and 4-Ball. In the 4-Ball Tournament, Georgetown (Captain Jaden #1 Savage” Ryke), catapulted themselves into the top three by going 3-0 […]

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Although the weather was nearly 20 degrees cooler than last year’s Royal Oak Camp, the hustle and competition inside the gym was hotter than ever. “This may be the most energetic camp we have ever had in Royal Oak,” said Camp Director Geo Thomas after camp today, “The hustle and work ethic these kids have […]

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The Pistons Academy Camp Tour concluded its first week on Friday as 93 campers attended the camp at Franklin Athletic Camp in Southfield.  “It was a great start to the summer,” mentioned Coach Geo Thomas, “The kids had their usual energy and it really was a lot of fun to be a part of.” There […]

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Due to technical difficulties, this post will not be active until 9:30pm this evening.  We apologize for the delay… Free-Throw Standings for Friday: Free-Throw Seedings Winners of the play-in games will be entered as seed #16 in the Leaders Bracket   Link for Friday’s Live Stream: http://www.nba.com/pistons/pistons-academy-camp-june-23 Password is: pistons (all lower case)

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It was time to go to work Tuesday as the regular season commenced for all activities. The 93 campers in attendance were up to the task as they powered through six hours of basketball. In 4-Ball, Clemson had a terrific day as they won all four games and now sit alone in first place with […]

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Franklin Opening

94 Boys and girls from the metro-Detroit area came together at the Franklin Athletic Club Monday to tip off the 2017 Summer Camp Tour.  “This is our 5th year at Franklin and it was by far the best opening” said Pistons Director of Fan Development Geo Thomas, “I think its going to be a great […]

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Our Pistons Academy spring basketball leagues are in full swing as we approach the Memorial Day holiday. Our spring leagues in Southfield include the Rookie Division, Friday Night Lights, and the Prep Division. All teams will look to improve upon their performance in the first half of the season as they head into the home […]

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The Pistons Elite 7th grade team finished first in the 2017 Big Cat Spring League as they posted a 9-1 season record.  “This was a great season and I’m very happy the way the girls played,” said head coach Geo Thomas, “I couldn’t ask for anything more.” The Piston girls won two close games Sunday.  The […]

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FNL Draft

Our Pistons Academy Spring Leagues, presented by Kroger, kicked off their season last week with our traditional draft process. Players in the Rookie League, Prep Division, and Friday Night Lights participated in short scrimmages and some drills to allow the coaches and league administrators to get an idea of the general skill level and ability […]

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