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Friday Night Lights in Full Stride!


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…



From the Desk of Coach Vickie……      So far this season, we have seen much improvement from all the girls.  We are looking to continue our success by focusing on our three points of emphasis:  Defense, Rebounding and Passing and Cutting to the basket. Defense: We play defense with our hands up, we stay low and…

Week Two League Schedule is Light


Due to the observance of Yom Kippur this weekend, the Pistons Academy League of Birmingham has a very light schedule this week with only four teams having a practice. Thursday at Quarton will have four practices:  The Cardinals and Spurs will practice from 6-7pm while the Bulls and Tar Heels will practice from 7-8pm.  On Friday,…

Fall League Rosters Now Posted


The Pistons Academy Fall League in Birmingham has completed it’s player evaluation and draft.  Rosters and opening week schedules are now posted on our LEAGUES page.  Coaching contact numbers are also posted so we please ask that you contact your coach if you will be having any attendance issues or conflicts. Looking ahead, there will be no…

Still Time to Register for Fall League!


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


  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…

Ultimate Tuesday Rocks On With New Highs!


The Ultimate Hoops Week in Bloomfield Hills continued today as 91 campers took their games to the next level in all of the events.  “Especially in the 4-Ball Contest,” said 4-Ball Director John Nachazel, “You can really see the improvements in all the scores.  Kids are getting stronger and better every round.” The 4-Ball Contest…

89 Campers Jamminmg at the Ultimate Hoops Week!


It may be a coincidence that the group of 89 campers this week are a special group of kids.  Much like the Detroit Pistons of 1989, The Ultimate Hoops Camp in Bloomfield Hills appears to have an amazing group of basketball players.  “Right from the start I noticed that the kids are hi-energy and very talented,” said Camp Director Geo…



  CLICK HEADLINE FOR FULL STORY….. Thursday at Rookie Camp started fast and did nothing but gain momentum throughout the day.  Hooper kicked off the day with a 30-minute presentation of fun and games, including a 1-0n-1 upset where Tristan Davis snapped Hooper’s 457 game win streak vs the campers. In the introduction competition, we…

Information regarding the 2014-2015 Season Coming Soon!


The Detroit Pistons Cheer Academy Camp will be a unique offering in the cheer industry as it will be instructed by The Pistons Cheer Team; one of the few professional co-ed cheer teams in all of professional sports, not just the NBA.  This opportunity to the young cheerleaders in the community is the first of its kind….