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Tobias Huddle

The Pistons Academy made its 3rd tour stop of the summer today by making a visit to the Boll YMCA in Detroit where 80 kids showed no rust from the holiday weekend… The free-throw contest got under way and two players have set the pace.  Marcus Williams and Makai Buie both scored 17 points. They […]

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Livonia Players

The Pistons Academy Summer Camp Tour, presented by Kroger, rolled into Livonia this morning for Week 3 of our annual summer camp lineup. In partnership with the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit, our staff of Pistons Academy coaches welcomed a great group of campers at Frost Middle School in Livonia. For the past two weeks, we […]

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All-Camp Team

118 Campers gathered at Royal Oak Middle School for Friday’s conclusion of the 2nd annual Pistons Academy Camp in Royal Oak.  “The week was a huge success, even though we had to split the camp into two locations,” Camp Director Aaron Smith said on Friday, “But it worked out pretty nice and in the end […]

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The heat was not the only thing turned up today at the Pistons Academy Camp at the Royal Oak Middle School.  60 players took to the court and competed like never before.  It was a strong day on all fronts. First, we had a Pistons Academy Camp “First” in the Free-throw competition.  For the first […]

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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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