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Birmingham Pro Division - Sat 9.23

The Pro Division of our Pistons Academy league in Birmingham got their first taste of game action on Saturday, with six teams making their season debut. Coaches and players were eager to put themselves to the test against some really solid competition. “It’s always great to put those game jerseys on and get out there […]

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The Pistons Academy Skills Clinic at the South Oakland YMCA continued this afternoon as six players punched the clock and went to work. “These kids really want to work and learn,” said Coach Geo Thomas, “I was impressed with how quickly they are catching on.” Today’s clinic started with some core drills where players worked […]

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Three out of the four Pistons Academy League Drafts were completed last weekend at Covington School in Birmingham and rosters and schedules are set to be announced this Tuesday at 5pm. “The drafts went really well,” said Coach Bryan Bollin, “I was impressed with how well prepared the coaches were and the balance of teams […]

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The Pistons Academy concluded its 2017 Camp Tour yesterday as 120 campers and a full house of parents, friends and family gathered at the Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield. The Free Throw contest concluded with Bryan Pohl winning the Championship, 7-6, over sharpshooter Nick Wagner of Brighton.  Adain Wagner and Cooper Delfin rounded out the […]

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The Pistons Academy Camp at Franklin continued Wednesday with many more clutch performances and words of wisdom.  “It doesn’t matter if you are in last place or in a slump,” said camper Buster Douglas, “It just matters that you have the courage to go up against the best and give it all you have.” Another […]

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Tuesday marked the 52nd day of the 2017 Pistons Academy Summer Camp Tour. And although the summer has been an outstanding one, the 120 kids attending at the camp in Southfield are making it that much better. “The campers are so engaged this week, it almost feels like the very first week of camp,” said […]

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  The 6th annual Pistons Academy Camp concluded Friday as the 125 campers participated in playoffs for all events.  “We really want to thank the campers and parents for a great week,” said Coach Geo Thomas, “This is traditionally our most energetic camp of the year and the kids did not disappoint. I am going […]

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The Ultimate Hoops Week in Bloomfield concluded day four today with the Flight Crew’s final performance of the 2016-17 season. “This may have been one of their best shows of the year,” said Coach Aaron Smith who emceed their performance, “It was loud, engaging and it showcased some of their best dunks. Our campers responded […]

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It was a hard working Wednesday at camp today and the reward for had work is success. Perhaps the best hard-work story for Detroit is two-time NBA Champion Earl Cureton who paid the camp a visit today. “He was really cool,” said camper Tommy Vogt, “I didn’t know he won two championships.  And it was […]

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  Tuesday proved to be another great day at the Ultimate Hoops Camp in Bloomfield Hills and campers began regular season in the 5-on-5 and 1-on-1 competitions.  “We have so much equal competition here this week, any camper or team can finish first or last,” said White Division Commissioner Bryan Bollin, “Anything can happen and […]

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