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The Lady Pistons Open Gym attracted 21 girls Sunday as they worked on skills and drills at the Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield. “This was a great turnout,” said Pistons Elite coach Geo Thomas, “Not just in numbers but in talent, effort and energy.  These girls are serious about working hard and they are fun […]

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Rookie League Action Nov. 17

The Pistons Academy Rookie League in Southfield completed regular season play on Thursday evening. The teams were geared up for their final regular season games, as they jostled for playoff position and looked to gain some momentum heading into the postseason. Thursday night featured a guest appearance from Detroit Pistons Director of Fan Development, Geo […]

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Week 5

Week 5 of our Rookie Clinic at Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield featured plenty of skill development, as the focus remained on the fundamental offensive and defensive skills necessary to play the game. Our Rookies once again arrived focused and ready to get better! Pistons Academy Coach Bryan Bollin led the young Rookies through a […]

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Lakers vs Spurs

The Pistons Academy Rookie League in Southfield continued their strong play on Thursday night. Coming off an impressive first week of games, each team was ready to get back into action and build upon their successes from last week. “This is a really great group of players, coaches, and teams. The overall skill level and […]

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Coach Aaron Dribbling

While millions across America were casting their votes on Tuesday and anxiously awaiting election results, our Rookies in Southfield were busy working hard to improve their basketball skills! In patriotic fashion, the gym was full of Pistons red, white, on blue on this election day! “These Rookies were outstanding tonight! They certainly get my vote […]

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The Lady Pistons tipped off their late-fall workouts Sunday with an open gym period at the Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield.  Eleven girls attended the one-hour workout which consisted of conditioning, defensive drills and scrimmaging.  “I thought the girls were a little nervous at first but then really brought it together towards the end of […]

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Thursday marked the long-awaited Tip-Off Thursday for the Rookie League at Franklin Athletic Club. After two great weeks of practice, each team was ready to go against their first opponent. In front of a packed house, full of family and friends, these Rookies took center stage and showed the fans how hard they have been […]

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Tuesday marked Week 3 of the Pistons Academy Rookie Skills Clinic at Franklin Athletic Club and each Rookie came focused and ready to improve! “I thought the effort, energy, and enthusiasm was great tonight,” said Coach Laura Barrick. The clinic continues to grow, as we picked up a few more Rookies over the last couple […]

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Campers at the Huntington Woods clinic were all smiles after camp on Wednesday! After another great day of drills and games, they were surprised with tickets to the Pistons home opener game on Friday!  “Next Wednesday is our last day of camp and we wanted to reward the kids and their families for all of their hard […]

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Rookie Clinic Week 2

Tuesday marked Week 2 of our Pistons Academy Rookie Skills Clinic at Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield. This wasn’t just your average Tuesday, however. Week 2 featured our world famous “Bring A Friend Day” where Academy Rookies were given the opportunity to bring a friend to the clinic at no additional charge. All of our […]

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