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Week 2 of our Pistons Academy Rookie Skills Clinic, presented by Kroger, took place inside the gymnasium at Franklin Athletic Club on Tuesday evening. Following the high energy and enthusiasm from last week, the coaches thought it would be tough to top the Week 1 performance. “I was so impressed with our Rookies last week […]

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Our Pistons Academy fall basketball leagues in Birmingham and Southfield are in full swing. Players and teams in the Prep, College, Pro, and Legends Divisions each took the court over the weekend in hopes of gaining some early season momentum. For box scores and season standings, please follow the link below: Box Scores & Standings […]

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Tuesday marked the opening night of our fall skills clinics in Southfield! The PUP and Rookie skills clinics got off to a fantastic start inside the gymnasium at Franklin Athletic Club. “I was very impressed with the energy and enthusiasm of our Rookies, as well as their ability to focus and work hard at improving […]

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The third week of the Pistons Academy YMCA clinic at the South Oakland YMCA was a strong one as all the players showed improvement.  “We are moving along nicely with our skill development,” said coach Geo Thomas, “This has been a fun class to instruct.” There were many shining moments during the clinic but most […]

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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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