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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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Big Cat

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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The girls of the Queens of the Court Basketball Clinic said goodbye to the Palace in traditional Pistons form Thursday night: With sweat and smiles. 47 girls came together on the palace floor and participated in some drills, contests and games and then toured the Pistons Locker Room one last time.  “We have six championships […]

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Pistons Elite 7th grade Warren tourney champs 3-25-17

Pistons Elite 7th  grade boys Lapeer Tournament Champions! The Pistons Elite 7th  grade boys went 4 and 0 winning the FAAST tournament  in Lapeer on March 11th.    To get to the championship game the boys had to go through D3 who beat them the week before in the championship game.    The players came out […]

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Red Division Champs

The Pistons Academy 3-on-3 Challenge, presented by Kroger, took place on Sunday, March 26th. Teams in the Red Division (3rd/4th Grade) and White Division (5th/6th Grade) competed in this fast-paced, one-day event. Youth basketball players throughout the area gathered with their friends and teammates inside the gymnasium at Franklin Athletic Club ready to compete and […]

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The Winter 2017 Pistons Academy Rookie League, presented by Kroger, concluded with last night’s Championship Game at Franklin Athletic Club. Over the past nine weeks, our Rookie League teams and players have been competing and practicing with the common goal of becoming Rookie League Champions. Many teams improved tremendously and gave it their best shot, […]

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The West Coast Pistons Academy wrapped up their 1st 6 week clinic last Monday with parents and family members in attendance.  The kids were full of energy, ready to show their fans what they had been working on at the Pistons Academy. In the 1st session of the night, Kason and Robert started the night […]

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A pair of unbeaten teams will square off in Thursday night’s Pistons Academy Rookie League Finals, presented by Kroger. This marquee match-up will feature the #1 seed Lakers (4-0) against the #2 seed Heat (4-0). Both teams have handled every challenge thrown their way to this point, setting up a Championship Game that should be […]

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