Report: Greg Monroe signs qualifying offer with Pistons
signing with any other team, they will lose him with no return. The last player to take the gamble was Chicago's Ben Gordon , who played a year for the Bulls under a qualifying offer, then signed a huge free-agent deal with the Pistons
Magic add shooter with signing of veteran Frye
Nelson and Arron Afflalo seemed to be an abrupt shift away from that plan and toward youth. But with the addition of Ben Gordon last week and official signing of free agent veteran shooter Channing Frye on Monday, Hennigan said he is happy with
Orlando's 4-year, $32 million deal lures Frye from Suns
million total. Financially at least, he did much better than the speculation. For the Magic, Frye will join two guard Ben Gordon as highly remunerated veterans capable of providing shooting accuracy on an otherwise young team with very little in
How will Van Gundy tweak Pistons' roster?
the pick. If any team jumps ahead of them, though, they will have to send the pick to Charlotte to finish off the Ben Gordon trade. In one of the deepest drafts in years, that pick could help Van Gundy's rebuilding project quite a bit.
Report: Dumars out as Pistons president of basketball operations
a deal that brought Allen Iverson to the Pistons. That move didn't work out, and neither did the decision to sign Ben Gordon and Charlie Villanueva to big contracts during the 2009 offseason. Dumars and the Pistons also struggled to find the
O, Canada again No. 1 in NBA draft
Gilchrist were taken 1-2 in 2012. The other college teammates taken in the top three since 1980 were Emeka Okafor and Ben Gordon of Connecticut in 2004, and Jay Williams and Mike Dunleavy of Duke in 2002. They were selected second and third. BRUINS
Local NBA Draft picks: Stauskas goes No. 8 overall to Sacramento
them in the lottery. That dropped Detroit to No. 9, meaning they had to send the pick to Charlotte to finish off the Ben Gordon for Corey Maggette trade. That cost the Pistons a shot at Stauskas, who's exactly the kind of 3-point shooter that
Pistons drop in draft lottery, lose pick to Hornets
Detroit has to ship the pick to the Charlotte Hornets as part of the trade that brought Corey Maggette in exchange for Ben Gordon . Maggette only played 18 games for the Pistons, averaging 5.3 points, but the choice not to use the amnesty clause