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  The heat outside was no match today for the heat inside as the Pistons Academy Camp powered through day #2.  It was a day where campers were taught the value of respect and sportsmanship.  “We have over 130 kids and the value of respect is so important,” said Camp Director Bryan Bollin. “When we watch […]

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Story in progress The Pistons Academy Summer Camp Tour, powered by Kroger, returned to Franklin Athletic Club today with 132 campers eager to compete and play! “It is always good to be back at Franklin,” said Camp Director Geo Thomas, We always have a good turnout here and we know most of the kids in […]

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Like the weather outside, The 2019 Pistons Academy Camp Tour powered by Kroger is heating up as 80+ kids are ready for the camp playoffs! “These kids are ready to compete,” said Blue Division Coach Mitchell Pitts, “I am looking forward to Fun Friday and to see who will step up when the heat is […]

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  It was a hard-workin’ Wednesday at the Pistons Academy Camp, powered by Kroger and perhaps nobody worked harder than some of the girls attending this week. “Our Lady Pistons are both fierce and fearless,” said Camp Director Geo Thomas after camp on Wednesday, “They play amazing defense and are never afraid of contact.  They […]

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  The Pistons Academy Summer Basketball Camp, powered by Kroger, breezed through day number two in Grand Rapids with RESPECT as the main point of emphasis. “I noticed three specific things today when it came to respect,” said Coach Jake Thomas of the White Division, “1- Losing teams never hesitate to shake hands with winning team; […]

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  The Pistons Academy Camp, powered by Kroger, returned to the MSA Woodland Basketball Complex today in Grand Rapids and the campers did not disappoint. “Having played my college ball here in Grand Rapids, I know the area is stocked with some great basketball talent,” commented Camp Director Bryan Bollin, “That alone makes this one […]

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They have worked hard.  They have respected the game – and each other. They hustle in all they do. Now it is time for the 64 campers at ROMS to put their blood, sweat and tears behind them and push through to be the best they can be. “These campers have worked so hard this […]

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hooper visit

The Detroit Pistons Academy summer basketball camp tour, presented by Kroger, makes it’s annual stop at the Rookie Camp in Bingham Farms. This camp, for players entering grades 2-4, is designed to teach the fundamental skills and techniques needed for competitive play.  THURSDAY (DAY 4) Day 4 of the annual Rookie Camp featured a special […]

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Hard workers

The Pistons Academy camp at Royal Oak Middle School started “Way-Back Wednesday” with a discussion about how the Pistons Bad Boy team was created over time.  And how the team had to work harder year after year. When the team suffered devastating losses to Boston in 1987 (Bird stole the Ball!) and to the Lakers […]

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The Detroit Pistons Academy summer basketball camp tour, presented by Kroger, makes it’s annual stop at the Rookie Camp in Bingham Farms. This camp, for players entering grades 2-4, is designed to teach the fundamental skills and techniques needed for competitive play.  WEDNESDAY (DAY 3) Day 3 of the annual Rookie Camp featured some exciting action […]

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