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Due to popular demand, the 2016 Rookie Camp in Birmingham has added another location to accommodate the increased enrollment.  “We have sold this camp out in the past,” says camp director Geo Thomas, “But never two months in advance.  We are fortunate and thankful that Birmingham Community Education has delivered another school for us to […]

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Girls Champs

The Pistons Elite 6th grade girls team traveled west to Tecumseh on Saturday and returned with their first championship of the season after an exciting 27-17 victory over the Plymouth Fury. “The focus for the day was defense,” said head coach Sara Pallas, “If we could execute on D, that would lead to offensive opportunities. […]

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PE 10th grade FAAST championsip 4-16-16

The Pistons Elite 10th grade boys used their high-pressure defense to win the FAAST tournament in Canton on April 16th. After going 3-0, the Elite earned a birth in the Championship game against the home team, the Canton Knicks.   The game was close in the first half with several ties and lead changes.  After some small […]

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By Geo Thomas…   The Detroit Pistons are learning what playoff basketball is all about. With the exception of Reggie Jackson, none of the Pistons have significant playoff experience (which includes zero playoff experience for the starters).  Together, they must navigate obstacles that are amplified in the post season.  Tougher defense, superstar calls (or lack […]

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2016 Prep Champs

Pistons Academy played its playoff week of games wrapping up the season with the semi-finals and championship games.  Take a look below to see the results from the playoffs.  3-19-16 Box Scores FRIDAY GAMED AT FRANKLIN  CELTICS 43 , PISTONS 40:  A nail bitter in the opening round of the playoffs in the Pro Division.  The […]

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The post-season began for the Birmingham Pistons Academy League as six games took place at Berkshire last weekend.  There were many close and exciting games.  There was one overtime game, three games were decided by just one possession and the average margin of victory was just six points.  Two games had players score baskets in the […]

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It was one of his first public appearances as a Detroit Piston and it may be his most impactful.  Stanley Johnson, the Pistons first round draft pick this year (and eighth overall) made a surprise appearance at the Ultimate Hoops Week Camp in Bloomfield Hills. Johnson entertained questions from the camp and many of his […]

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The Pistons Elite Boys 7th grade team won the Bronze Medal at the 2015 AYBT National Tournament in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, finishing in 3rd place in their division. “For our first season as Pistons Elite, I could not be more pleased,” said Head Coach Geo Thomas after the game, “We really played well and the kids represented their coach, […]

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The Offensive Skills Camp at Franklin Athletic Club is variation of the premier Pistons Academy Camps that features skill stations focused on improving individual offensive skills. Other variations include a 3-point contest and a dribble course contest that are trophy events. Updates regarding the Players of the Day, Three Point Contest, Dribble Course, and MVP voting […]

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If your daughter loves basketball and is entering grades 5-6 this fall, then the Friday Night Lights League is the place to be!  Girls will get 5 games and four practices and will play games against girls from Southfield and Birmingham.  All games and practices will be Friday evenings at 6:15 or 7:15pm (start times vary […]

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