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The second day of the Ish Smith Camp came with many valuable lessons given by the Ish himself along with many of the coaches. “I always found it fun to work on my game, to work on my ball handling,” said Ish after lunch today, “Its fun to do things well and trick your opponent.” […]

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Cayd POTD Tuesday

The Pistons Academy summer camp tour, presented by Kroger, makes it’s annual stop at the Rookie Basketball Camp at Bingham Farms Elementary School.  Day 2 (Tuesday) delivered some great action at our Pistons Academy Rookie Camp for players in grades 2-4. Camp Director Bryan Bollin led the campers through ball handling drills to open camp. […]

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Ish Autograph

The much anticipated Ish Smith camp tipped off today at the Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield as 150 campers gathered to learn from a true, NBA point guard.  “The thing about Ish Smith is that he is 100% genuine,” commented Camp Director Geo Thomas, “He is as humble as he is talented.  And his camp messages […]

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The Pistons Academy summer camp tour, presented by Kroger, makes it’s annual stop at the Rookie Basketball Camp at Bingham Farms Elementary School.  As this year’s class of excited Rookies filed into the gymnasium at Bingham Farms Elementary School, you could tell there was something special about them. The energetic group of 2nd, 3rd, and […]

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Friday 11

In partnership with MSA Woodland (Michigan Sports Academy) and the MBA (Michigan Basketball Academy), the Pistons Academy summer camp tour, presented by Kroger, made it’s first-ever stop in Grand Rapids. Friday the 13th was one to remember inside MSA Woodland as our Grand Rapids campers put on a terrific display of heart and hustle! With […]

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In partnership with MSA Woodland (Michigan Sports Academy) and the MBA (Michigan Basketball Academy), the Pistons Academy summer camp tour, presented by Kroger, makes it’s first-ever stop in Grand Rapids. Day 4 (Thursday) at MSA began with an inspirational story from Camp Director Geo Thomas, as he explained the career path he traveled to find himself […]

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Wednesday 4

In partnership with MSA Woodland (Michigan Sports Academy) and the MBA (Michigan Basketball Academy), the Pistons Academy summer camp tour, presented by Kroger, makes it’s first-ever stop in Grand Rapids. Day 3 (Wednesday) of our inaugural Pistons Academy summer camp in Grand Rapids began with a message from Coach Bryan on mental and physical toughness […]

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Tuesday 3

In partnership with MSA Woodland (Michigan Sports Academy) and the MBA (Michigan Basketball Academy), the Pistons Academy summer camp tour, presented by Kroger, makes it’s first-ever stop in Grand Rapids. Our Grand Rapids campers continued to raise the bar on Tuesday, as they picked up right where they left off following Monday’s action and took […]

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parc friday

In partnership with the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit, the Pistons Academy Summer Camp Tour, presented by Kroger, made it’s first-ever stop in Plymouth for a Pistons Academy basketball camp at the Plymouth Arts & Recreation Complex (PARC). Friday marked the final day of our inaugural Pistons Academy basketball camp at the PARC in Plymouth, MI. After […]

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Playoffs began in many contests today in Royal Oak as 4-Ball, 3-on-3 and the Free-Throw competition started their post-season play.  “It was absolutely a day of upsets,” commented Camp Director Geo Thomas, “every single #1 seed has been knocked out of competition.” Thomas was right.  In the Free-Throw contest, all four #1 seeds were eliminated before the […]

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