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Pistons PAC Opening this summer!

05/11/2015

We are excited to be launching the Pistons Performing Arts Center (Pistons PAC) in July of 2015!   As an elite resource of dance, cheer, and performance training for the community, the Pistons PAC will offer dance classes and performance companies for ages 5 and up!  The program will train participants in the specialized styles represented…

BIRMINGHAM LEAGUE FT RESULTS

02/25/2015

54 shooters came out to Franklin Tuesday night, February 24, with hopes of qualifying to the next round.  There were 16 players who scored three points or better and made it to the Sweet-16.  Pro Division forward Jack Gurwin was the only shooter to make all five shots and earned the #1 seed.  Natasha Asmi…

Pistons Academy Free-Throw Contest

02/9/2015

  The Pistons Academy will begin the Birmingham/Southfield District Tournament for the 2015 Michigan Free Throw Tournament on February 24 at the Franklin Athletic Club.  Boys and Girls in grades 2-8 are invited to participate in this unique event. “This event will be something new in the area,” tells Geo Thomas who is leading the…

ACADEMY CLINIC ON THE PALACE FLOOR!

02/5/2015

Come spend a day of winter break at The Palace and experience how it feels to play like an NBA player!  This clinic will include first class basketball instruction from our top Pistons Academy youth basketball coaches. Participants will take part in exciting skill-based competitions and play 5-on-5 full court games on the historic Pistons hardwood! …

Birmingham Scheduled Delayed

01/28/2015

The schedule for the 2015 Winter League in Birmingham is running into a few technical difficulties.  We apologize for the delay but we are confident the schedule will be done by today, Wednesday, January 28.  This weekend’s schedule is posted on our LEAGUES page.

Winter League Info Now Available!

11/6/2014

Click headline for full story…. The Pistons Academy Premier League in Birmingham has solidified its 2015 Winter Season information.  Parents and players should check out our Leagues Page for all the details. Briefly, Registration will start Monday, November 24th.  Parents can call 248-203-3800 or on-line at www.communityed.net.  The Winter season has divisions for grades 3-5…

THE FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS “DOUBLE STACK!”

10/27/2014

From The Desk of Coach Vickie…   We are getting closer to our round-robin, end of the season tournament.  We are learning more and more about how the game is structured. We learned about court positions and staying spread out on the floor. We introduced them to ”double stack” a simple in-bounds play. I was very impressed with…

Friday Night Lights in Full Stride!

10/14/2014

From the desk of Coach Vickie… Week 3 was all about working the Pick and Roll. It is used 85% of the time in all of basketball. We will continue to perfect this skill over the rest of the season.  Number 1 mistake that kids make is that they forget who they are supposed to…

Still Time to Register for Fall League!

09/17/2014

The Pistons Academy Fall Basketball League will tip-off with the draft this weekend at Berkshire Middle School in Birmingham. The league has openings for boys and girls in grades 2-9 and all skill levels are welcome.  “The nice thing about a league that takes only individual registrations is that we can distribute talent equally to all…

UHW Welcomes Newest Pistons Player

08/20/2014

  One thing is absolute about the 2014 Ultimate Hoops Week Campers:  They are not short on class!  The 91 campers welcomed Spencer Dinwiddie, the Piston’s only pick in the 2014 draft, with a standing ovation today at the Cross of Christ Church Gymnasium in Bloomfield Hills. “I think they made Spencer feel welcome,” said Camp Director…