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The second day of the Pistons Academy Camp in Huntington Woods revolved around hustle and respect. “These are two areas that coaches really look at when building a team,” said Camp Director Geo Thomas, “There is no special skill or talent needed to display these characteristics but they can really make a difference on a […]

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The Pistons Academy of Youth Basketball is in Huntington Woods this week and 58 campers are showing their Piston Energy.  “Lots of positive verbal encouragement,” said Camp Director Geo Thomas, “They really were strong today!” Two regular seasons were under way today. Free Throw Contest where Dylan Field has the lead with a solid score […]

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GOLDEN TICKET WINNER AT TRIPLE THREAT PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS CAMP! If your golden ticket from Friday’s folder reads 072, please contact Amanda Moss at the Palace to redeem your Pistons Prize Pack!  amoss@palacenet.com or 248-377-8659.

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With 105 campers in attendance and many parents, the 4th stop on the Pistons Academy Summer Camp Tour came to an end yesterday with the traditional awards ceremony.  Onious Hargrove (pictured) earned MVP honors while Eli Watkins, Ethan Watkins, Sophia Housey, Cooper Delfin and Lucy Nemeth were selected to the all-camp team. Camp veteran Blake […]

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Game play

The Pistons Academy Camp in Southfield hit the top of the hill today as 105 campers went to work on a “Hard Working Wednesday.” “Today we start to separate those who want to work hard and have fun from those who are coasting a bit,” Said Coach Bryan Bollin, “There were many surprise performances from […]

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In the five years Pistons Academy has been running summer basketball camps, never has the camp experienced such amazing shooting as we are this week.  “It is so fun to watch,” Said camp Director Geo Thomas, “No team is truly out of our 4-ball League and our Free-Throw scores are so high.” In the 4-Ball […]

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105 Campers gathered at the Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield today for the fourth week of the Pistons Academy Summer Camp Tour.  “These kids were amazing today,” said Coach Bryan Bollin, “They listened, worked hard and had tons of energy. Its going to be a great week!” What impressed the coaches the most was the […]

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Happy Saturday Pistons Academy parents and players!   We apologize for the delay, but we are ready to announce the golden ticket winner for this week’s Boll YMCA Pistons Academy camp.   The Golden Ticket winner is… GOLDEN TICKET NUMBER 92.   If you have the winning ticket please contact Amanda Moss at amoss@palacenet.com or (248)-377-8359. […]

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Dribbling

Day 2 of the Pistons Academy summer basketball camp in Livonia, presented by Kroger and in partnership with the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit, was a day full of skill development, competition, and hard work. The bar was set very high following Day 1, but these campers continued to perform at a very high level on […]

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The Pistons Academy Camp at the Boll YMCA in Detroit continued today with more games and contests.  As well, Tobias Harris addressed the camp on many topics such as nutrition and how to properly communicate with officials.  “It was a great afternoon of basketball,” said Camp Director Geo Thomas, “We had the kids working hard and […]

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