19 episodes

The Pistons Pulse is your go-to Detroit Pistons podcast for all the best news, analysis, insights and opinions on the team. Hosted by Omari Sankofa of the Detroit Free Press and Bryce Simon of Motor City Hoops. Find it every Tuesday wherever you listen to podcasts. Tune in to listen to engaging conversations and unique perspectives on your Detroit Pistons and NBA. Omari brings insider insights and analysis as a Pistons beat writer and Detroit native combined with Bryce’s in-depth on-court analysis as a former D1 player and current high school coach of 12 years. 

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The Pistons Pulse is your go-to Detroit Pistons podcast for all the best news, analysis, insights and opinions on the team. Hosted by Omari Sankofa of the Detroit Free Press and Bryce Simon of Motor City Hoops. Find it every Tuesday wherever you listen to podcasts. Tune in to listen to engaging conversations and unique perspectives on your Detroit Pistons and NBA. Omari brings insider insights and analysis as a Pistons beat writer and Detroit native combined with Bryce’s in-depth on-court analysis as a former D1 player and current high school coach of 12 years. 

    Did Troy Weaver have the best NBA draft night we've ever seen in Detroit?

    Did Troy Weaver have the best NBA draft night we've ever seen in Detroit?

    The guys react to all we saw during the 2022 NBA draft, including what the Detroit Pistons collected: Purdue guard Jaden Ivey, Memphis center Jalen Duren and Italian guard Gabriele Procida.   

    • 28 min
    Official NBA draft preview extravaganza, including our final mock draft

    Official NBA draft preview extravaganza, including our final mock draft

    We're just hours away from the 2022 NBA draft, and Bryce and Omari have you covered. The fellas first explain the last few comments from prospects, then go through a few "if-then" scenarios. Then, the guys share their consensus mock draft for the lottery, including the Pistons at No. 5. 

    • 1 hr 2 min
    'The Pistons Pulse': We rate fan submissions for NBA draft, free agency best-case scenarios

    'The Pistons Pulse': We rate fan submissions for NBA draft, free agency best-case scenarios

    This week, the guys lean on our listeners, who submit their best-case scenarios for how the NBA draft and offseason should play out for the Pistons. Then the guys take a dip in the listener mailbag for more general questions.

    Catch "The Pistons Pulse" every Tuesday morning at 5 and on demand on freep.com or wherever you listen to podcasts. And catch all of our podcasts and daily voice briefing at freep.com/podcasts. 

    • 1 hr
    NBA capologist Keith Smith previews possible busy Pistons offseason

    NBA capologist Keith Smith previews possible busy Pistons offseason

    This week, the guys welcome in NBA cap and free agency expert Keith Smith to break down just what the Pistons can, and should, do this offseason. Who they should sign? Who can they trade? Are all these proposed deals even legal? Keith has all the answers. 

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Did the NBA draft board change after combine; more things we learned

    Did the NBA draft board change after combine; more things we learned

    Description: This week, the guys break down the lessons learned from the NBA combine in Chicago, and try to figure out if the Detroit Pistons' draft board has changed at all. Then, a game of "Sheed or Sham," where the duo give their guesses on interesting draft combine facts on the current roster. 

    • 59 min
    Go in-depth with NBA draft possibilities: Who fits best for Pistons?

    Go in-depth with NBA draft possibilities: Who fits best for Pistons?

    This week, the guys welcome NBA draft analyst Richard Stayman (@MavsDraft) to go in-depth on the likely NBA draft prospects at No. 5 for the Pistons, including Jaden Ivey, Shaedon Sharpe and Ben Mathurin. Also, Stayman has a few names to watch for the second round pick. 

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
98 Ratings

98 Ratings

Wonton win ,

A Must Listen!

The only Pod I’m literally refreshing my page for the new drop each week. If you are looking for pistons surface talk and fluff, you won’t get it here. Bryce’s in depth takes, and Omari’s inside information makes for a legit pairing. Give them a listen.

- J Winright

MichiganDavid ,

Best Pistons Podcast

The most in-depth and insightful Pistons podcast there is. The mix of a former D1 player and current high school coach with a Pistons beat writer is the perfect blend for a podcast. You get the best analysis of this team, hands down. They give you all the scenarios and ask all the questions I want answered. They definitely have the pulse of this team! If you are a true Pistons fan, this podcast is a must!!

Hakeim32 ,

Thee most professional and informative podcast around

Great chemistry between you guys.
Easy to listen too get straight to the point and entertaining.
I drive trucks for a living and i look forward to you guys!
I just wish yall has more content! 🤣
One show a week? C’mon man! Yall keep working big fan here!

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