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Ku Khahil of Detroit Bad Boys and YouTuber at Ku's Ball Room goes to work every day for Detroit Pistons fans on the daily Locked On Pistons Podcast. The Detroit Bad Boys writer and credentialed media member brings podcast listeners inside the team from a fan's and expert's perspective on the only daily Pistons podcast. We've got guests, analysis and laughs as the Pistons try to get back to the glory days. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

Locked On Pistons - 11/8/17 - A Big NBA Trade A...
Matt Schoch has a unique take on the Eric Bledsoe deal and what it could mean for the Pistons. Plus, everything you need to know about Indiana.
16 min
Locked On Pistons - 11/7/17 - A Look At The Pis...
Neil Paine of FiveThirtyEight.com joins Matt to talk about his recent article: 'The Pistons Might Actually Be Good." Are they?
18 min
Locked On Pistons - 11/6/17 - Concerning Negati...
Here are some things to watch out for as #Pistons fans are feeling good about the 7-3 start.
19 min
Locked On Pistons - 11/3/17 - A Juicy Trade Rum...
Matt breaks down the Eric Bledsoe-to-Detroit rumors and his unpopular opinion about it, and Frank Madden of Locked On Bucks joins to talk about Milwaukee, which visits Detroit Friday night.
26 min
Locked On Pistons - 11/2/17 - James Edwards III...
The Athletic's James Edwards III joins the podcast to talk about the West coast trip and the biggest reasons for the 5-3 start and what pitfalls there might be. Matt and James also talk Buddha, SVG's rotation and a great hangover cure.
19 min
Locked On Pistons - 11/1/17 - Pistons Dominated...
The #Pistons were disposed of by the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night, bringing a dark close to a bright West coast trip. What Pistons player to fans already loathe? And what happened after the game that could impact the team's future?
16 min
Locked On Pistons - 10/31/17 - Last Minute Hall...
18 min
Locked On Pistons - 10/30/17 - A Franchise Chan...
Detroit picks up big upsets in LA, Oakland
19 min
244: Locked On Pistons - LCA First Impressions:...
Matt has thoughts on the good and bad of the forthcoming practice facility and Little Caesars Arena. Plus, how bad was the empty arena downtown and what can the #Pistons organization do to infuse some life into the season? Date: Oct. 25, 2017 Host: Mat...
28 min
243: Locked On Pistons - 'The Process' Comes to...
The Philadelphia 76ers have some weapons that will be a thorn in the side of the #Pistons - and the entire Eastern Conference - for years to come. Matt also has some thoughts as he saw Detroit live for the first time this season for their worst game of...
25 min
242: Locked On Pistons - The Rebirth of a Rebuild?
After one week, should #Pistons fans recalibrate the expectations for this season? We've seen Pistons teams sneak up on us before. Is this the type of team that can spark a new era of winning in Detroit? Plus, some thoughts on Detroit getting screwed d...
17 min
241: Locked On Pistons - A Win and a Defense of...
The #Pistons are 1-0. We break down what to like about the opener and what to be concerned about. Plus, a spirited defense of Little Caesars and the fake news attack on affordable American food. Date: Oct. 18, 2017 Host: Matt Schoch
27 min
240: Locked On Pistons - Ticket Troubles as Pis...
The #Pistons are playing real basketball tonight, but does anyone in Detroit care? We take a look at some strange numbers to begin what could be a season-long discussion about apathy, despite the new Little Caesars Arena. Plus, thoughts on a wild first...
18 min
239: Locked On Pistons - 5 Bold NBA/Pistons Pre...
We join the predictions party with a look at who will impress and who will disappoint around the league. Matt also breaks down exactly what will happen with the #Pistons this season with implications going forward.
18 min
238: Locked On Pistons - Pistons Predictions Ar...
The predictions are all over the place for the #Pistons, with the local media optimistic and the national media brushing Detroit aside. Is this the end for SVG? Also, a new gig for a Pistons icon. Date: Oct. 16, 2017 Host: Matt Schoch
16 min
237: Locked On Pistons - What Avery Bradley Mea...
Avery Bradley is a Piston, but what does that mean for the team? And will he stay with the #Pistons in the long term. We take a look at his offensive production and defensive reputation and where that fits in. Date: Oct. 12, 2017 Host: Matt Schoch
18 min
236: Locked On Pistons - Will Andre Drummond be...
The #Pistons big man hit a career peak two seasons ago but then stepped back last year. What needs to happen for him to return? I a future Hall of Fame also has interesting things to say about Dre. Date: Oct. 11, 2017 Host: Matt Schoch
18 min
235: Locked On Pistons - What to watch as Reggi...
The most important preseason #Pistons storyline was on display on Monday night as Reggie Jackson made his preseason debut. How did he look and what should fans watch for? Plus, an NBA icon is trying to help his homeland. Date: Oct. 10, 2017 Host: Matt ...
19 min
234: Are the Pistons a 'Tanking' Candidate?
Should the Pistons throw in the towel and start over with eyes on the 2018 NBA Draft? Also, sizing up the two most interesting training camp battles. Run date: Oct. 9, 2017 Host: Matt Schoch
18 min
233: Locked On Pistons - We (finally) have Detr...
The long offseason is over and there is finally #Pistons basketball to talk about. We also run down the media landscape of the coverage Pistons fans need to know about. Run date: Oct. 5, 2017 Hosted by Matt Schoch
19 min
232: Locked On Pistons - Why Pistons Preseason ...
Why does the preseason actually matter for the Detroit Pistons? An explainer of why it's more than just a new arena and dress rehearsal for Stan Van Gundy's crew. Plus, ASG changes, the Morris twins and a National Anthem decision. Run date: Oct. 4, 201...
26 min
231: Locked On Pistons - The Promise and Pain o...
The new Detroit Red Wings arena is also the new home of the Pistons, as Little Caesars Arena recently opened its doors. We take a look at the saga involved in the downtown Detroit facility, including some of the things #Pistons fans have to look forwar...
18 min
230: Locked On Pistons - Oct. 2, 2017 - Top 5 P...
Matt Schoch counts down his top 5 Palace of Auburn Hills memorable moments from the Pistons time in the old arena.
24 min
229: Locked On Pistons - August 1st, 2017 - Wit...
He grew up in East Detroit and was 10 years old during the riots in 1967. He played with Julius Erving, Michael Jordan, Isiah Thomas, Hakeem Olajuwon and won two NBA championships. His name is Earl Cureton, and he's our special guest for Locked On #Pis...
27 min
228: Locked On Pistons - July 31st, 2017 - Can ...
The #Pistons were in ESPN Insider's Top 5 list of destinations for Kyrie Irving. How likely is it that they can land him? Hosted by Duncan Smith
13 min
227: Locked On Pistons - July 25th, 2017 - With...
I had the privilege of talking to former NBA and current #Big3 player Mo Evans about his time with the #Pistons, Stan Van Gundy, his company Every Level Of Success, the Big 3, Ice Cube and so much more. Hosted by Duncan Smith
34 min
226: Locked On Pistons - July 24th, 2017 - What...
The #Pistons are rumored to be trying to move Andre Drummond. I'm skeptical, and I explain why. Hosted by Duncan Smith
13 min
225: Locked On Pistons - July 17th, 2017 - How ...
Reggie Jackson had a season to forget, but all may not be lost even if he doesn't fully regain his athleticism. We discuess how he can be utilized with this re-worked roster. Hosted by Duncan Smith
21 min
224: Locked On Pistons - July 15th, 2017 - Toll...
The #Pistons re-introduced Anthony Tolliver and Reggie Bullock on Friday, so we talk about the impact the duo can have this season. At the end of a big week, I spent some time taking Periscope questions about your Detroit Pistons.
32 min
223: Locked On Pistons - July 13, 2017 - What w...
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope took pictures in his #Lakers jersey today, and that's weird. What went wrong for him? Also, we talk about the nonsensical Reggie Jackson trade rumors. Hosted by Duncan Smith
33 min
222: Locked On Pistons - July 12th, 2017 - Regg...
The #Pistons have had discussions with the New Orleans Pelicans about trading Reggie Jackson for E'Twaun Moore, Alexis Ajinca and Quincy Pondexter. I talked about why that might make sense, but probably doesn't. Last night KCP became a Los Angeles #Lak...
15 min
221: Locked On Pistons - July 11th - Reggie Bul...
The #Pistons look to be done making signings for the summer after re-signing Reggie Bullock and bringing back Anthony Tolliver. We break down what the rotation looks like, the salary situation and what might be in Michael Gbinije's future. Hosted by D...
32 min
220: Locked On Pistons - July 10th, 2017 - Aron...
Aron Baynes has signed with the Boston #Celtics, KCP's rights were renounced by the Detroit #Pistons, and the market for his services is looking grim. We took some Periscope questions, and talked a bit about Stanley Johnson and Andre Drummond's progres...
28 min
219: Locked On Pistons - July 7th, 2017 - Marcu...
Marcus Morris has been traded by the #Pistons to the Boston #Celtics for Avery Bradley and a 2019 second-round draft pick. We take to Periscope to discuss what this means for the Pistons and for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. Hosted by Duncan Smith
22 min
218: Locked On Pistons - July 5th, 2017 - Persi...
For the first time, we simulcast an episode of Locked On #Pistons on Periscope. We talk KCP contract uncertainty, Pierre Jackson, the Summer League youngsters and more. Championship Thursday tomorrow! Hosted by Duncan Smith
13 min
217: Locked On Pistons - July 3rd - KCP still a...
We're three days into free agency, and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has yet to receive an offer sheet. We look at what that might mean, and best and worst case scenarios for the #Pistons down the road. The kids are looking good in Summer League, and Eric M...
14 min
216: Locked On Pistons - June 30, 2017 - What t...
In a packed episode, we talk about what to expect from the #Pistons in the early stages of free agency, and we kick off our first Five Star Friday review. Perhap the perfect guy to review first is Chauncey Billups, and we take a long look at Mr. Big Sh...
17 min
215: Locked On Pistons - June 29 - What you nee...
We're just over a day away from free agency, so it's time to take a look at what the #Pistons will be dealing with regarding their cap and luxury tax concerns, and how they can add players in free agency. Hosted by Duncan Smith
15 min
214: Locked On Pistons - June 28, 2017 - How An...
Darrun Hilliard has been traded by the #Pistons to the Houston #Rockets for cash considerations to help facilitate the Chris Paul trade. Oh yeah, and Phil Jackson got fired apparently. We spend some time breaking down how Andre Drummond could improve h...
16 min
213: Locked On Pistons - June 12, 2017 - Reddit...
The #Pistons Summer League roster is set, with some familiar faces and new guys alike. We hit part two of our Reddit/Twitter Mailbag and address questions about Reggie Jackson's trade value, Luke Kennard's ceiling and floor, depth concerns and more. H...
21 min
212: Locked On Pistons - June 26 - Pistons Redd...
We go to Reddit and Twitter questions for this episode. What are the #Pistons Summer League plans? How do Henry Ellenson and Jon Leuer's futures look? Luke Kennard, more Kennard and even more Kennard! Hosted by Duncan Smith
20 min
211: Locked On Pistons - June 23, 2017 - With t...
The pick is in, and the Detroit #Pistons have selected Luke Kennard from Duke with the 12th pick. We take a look at what this skilled scorer (with serious defensive issues) can bring to the Pistons. Hosted by Duncan Smith
11 min
210: Locked On Pistons - June 22, 2017 - Andre ...
The NBA salary cap drops by $2 million and the #Pistons are in the middle of rumors with talks of trades for Andre Drummond. Hosted by Duncan Smith
12 min
209: Locked On Pistons - June 21, 2017 - Did th...
It's been another crazy day in the NBA and a trade between the #Lakers and #Nets may have cost #Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope a big pay day. We also look at scenarios in which Aron Baynes could return to Detroit. Hosted by Duncan Smith
23 min
208: Locked On Pistons - June 20, 2017 - Aron B...
The pace of news coming out around the NBA ramps up with rumors that D'Angelo Russell may be available, and we speculate on how the #Pistons could acquire him from the #Lakers. Aron Baynes opts out, why trades of Jimmy Butler and Paul George could be g...
16 min
207: Locked On Pistons - June 19, 2017 - Is the...
We take on a busy weekend in which the #Celtics and #Sixers swap picks and Paul George indicates he wants to leave the #Pacers. Donovan Mitchell makes his #Pistons visit, a lawsuit threatens to derail the move to Little Caesars Arena, and we kick off F...
19 min
206: Locked On Pistons - June 16, 2017 - Reggie...
Reggie Bullock has been suspended by the NBA for the first five games of the NBA season, so we discuss how that affects the #Pistons plans for him. We also dig in on which prospects have NOT worked out for the Pistons, and what that means. Hosted by D...
15 min
205: Locked On Pistons - June 15, 2017 - How sh...
No starting lineups worked for the #Pistons last season, so we take a look at some variations that might help them battle last season's struggles. Hosted by Duncan Smith
18 min
204: Locked On Pistons - June 14, 2017 - Twitte...
Today we go to #Pistons Twitter for questions. We talk about possible lineup configurations, trade ideas, draft pick options, cap space and more. Hosted by Duncan Smith
22 min
203: Locked On Pistons - June 13, 2017 - What t...
With the NBA Finals complete, we take a look at what the #Pistons can learn from the Golden State #Warriors. Hosted by Duncan Smith
14 min
202: Locked On Pistons - June 12, 2017
We take a look back at Stan Van Gundy and Jeff Bower's transaction record for the #Pistons and evaluate what we know about each move today as we go into a pivotal season for the duo. Hosted by Duncan Smith
34 min
201: Locked On Pistons - June 8, 2017
We go to the Reddit Mailbag and answer questions courtesy of #Pistons Reddit. Hosted by Duncan Smith
21 min
200: Locked On Pistons - June 7, 2017
We take a look at the free agent and prospect mini-camps the #Pistons have held the last couple days, and we look at the news surrounding the Pistons' new downtown practice facility. Hosted by Duncan Smith
6 min
199: Locked On Pistons - June 6, 2017
A deeper look at just why the #Pistons need to sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and how they can cut costs to do so. Hosted by Duncan Smith
12 min
198: Jack McCloskey and the Pistons' shooting woes
Jack McCloskey, former #Pistons GM and architect of the Bad Boys passed away last week, and we spend some time on a major inefficiency in the Pistons offense. Hosted by Duncan Smith
9 min
197: Reddit Mailbag Part 2, Anthony Tolliver cu...
We go to the Reddit Mailbag in the second part of our two-part Reddit series to answer your #Pistons questions, and we talk about former Piston Anthony Tolliver who was cut by the Sacramento #Kings on his birthday. It turns out, that might not be such ...
18 min
196: What of Aron Baynes?
Aron Baynes still hasn't announced his decision to opt in or out of his player option. We'll discuss his impact with the team and how his decision could impact the #Pistons going forward. Hosted by @DuncanSmithNBA
14 min
195: How does the 2003/04 Pistons team stack up?
There's a misconception about the 2003/04 Detroit Pistons that they were an unimpressive regular season team that got hot at the right time. We'll dispell that myth and talk about C.J. Miles and the toughest team Dwyane Wade ever faced. Hosted by @Dun...
12 min
194: Pistons open to trading No. 12 pick for a ...
According to ESPN's Marc Stein, the #Pistons are open to trading the 12th overall draft pick for a win-now veteran. Do they have the pieces for such a move? Hosted by @DuncanSmithNBA
10 min
193: Pistons Reddit Mailbag Part 1
We go to the mailbag and answer your #Pistons questions. Thanks to Pistons Reddit for your interest and inquiries. Hosted by @DuncanSmithNBA
21 min
192: Do Andre Drummond's free throws matter?
We'll take a look at Andre Drummond's historic free throw struggles, how much they matter, and how much even a small improvement could help the #Pistons. Hosted by @DuncanSmithNBA
13 min
191: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 5/25/2017 -- Handoff ...
Locked On Pistons gets a new host
24 min
188: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 5/22/2017 -- KCP, Jer...
What will Kentavious Caldwell-Pope's guilty plea mean for him? What is Jonas Jerebko bringing the Celtics?
14 min
189: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 5/23/2017 -- Ike Anig...
Scouting report for UCLA center Ike Anigbogu, whom the Pistons worked out today
14 min
190: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 5/24/2017 -- Donovan ...
How should the Pistons feel about drafting Donovan Mitchell? Could Terrance Ferguson fit at No. 12? What's important about Pistons switching back to 97.1 for radio?
11 min
187: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 5/19/2017 -- Hawks GM...
Do you want Joe Dumars or Chauncey Billups to become the Hawks' next general manager? Which Pistons mark did the Cavaliers just tie?
12 min
186: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 5/18/2017 -- Draft st...
How should the Pistons approach fit when evaluating draft prospects?
13 min
185: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 5/17/2017 -- Lottery ...
What does the Pistons picking No. 12 mean for them?
15 min
184: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 5/16/2017 -- Logo, lo...
What do I think of the Pistons' "new" logo? Ranting about the lottery...
14 min
183: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 5/15/2017 -- Bulls wa...
What's misunderstood about the Pistons walking off the floor without shaking the Bulls' hand? What did the Celtics get right that the Pistons didn't? How did Detroit handle combine interviews?
15 min
182: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 5/12/2017 -- Justin J...
How would Justin Jackson or Luke Kennard fit with the Pistons?
10 min
181: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 5/11/2017 -- Zach Col...
The Pistons are reportedly interested in Zach Collins. Can they get him? Any way Pistons could draft Mo Wagner?
11 min
180: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 5/10/2017 -- Morii sw...
Which Morris is playing for the Wizards, Washington's or Detroit's? Will Andre Drummond's nose surgery help him?
10 min
179: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 5/9/2017 -- George Ir...
Remembering George Irvine, which Pistons situation parallels the Raptors' with Dwane Casey?
13 min
178: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 5/8/2017 -- Joe Dumar...
Could the Hawks hire Joe Dumars?
13 min
177: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 5/6/2017 -- Is KCP be...
How does Kentavious Caldwell-Pope compare to Dwyane Wade and J.J. Redick?
11 min
176: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 5/4/2017 -- On presid...
Is having a president/coach (like Stan Van Gundy) a good idea?
11 min
175: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 5/3/2017 -- Steve Kerr
Which two examples from Pistons' past could guide the Warriors through Steve Kerr's absence?
10 min
174: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 5/2/2017 -- Georgios ...
What does Georgios Papagiannis teach us about the Pistons' draft strategy? How did Henry Abbott influence Pistons coverage?
13 min
173: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/28/2017 -- All-Star...
Will the Pistons host an NBA All-Star game?
11 min
168: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/27/2017 -- Tigers talk
What did today's Detroit Tigers game reveal about the Pistons?
11 min
171: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/24/2017 -- Swept by...
What's the difference between the Cavaliers sweeping the Pistons last year and Pacers this year? What's in store for Scott Perry with Kings?
14 min
170: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/25/2017 -- Draymond...
What did Draymond Green do that reminds me of Ben Wallace? How are they similar, different? What to make of Texas center Jarrett Allen?
13 min
169: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/26/2017 -- Andre Ro...
Would pending free agent Andre Roberson fit with Pistons? Should Detroit draft Harry Giles or OG Anunoby?
14 min
172: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/21/2017 -- More-lik...
How would Zach Collins and Justin Patton fit with the Pistons?
16 min
167: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/20/2017 -- Draft pr...
What's the best-case scenario for the Pistons in the likely event they pick 12th or 13th?
14 min
166: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/19/2017 -- Draft pr...
How does the lottery work? Where will the Pistons pick? Who will and won’t be available?
11 min
165: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/18/2017 -- Isiah Th...
Can Pistons great Isiah Thomas impart any wisdom on Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas in this time of grief?
11 min
164: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/17/2017 -- KCP, RFA
What will the Pistons do if Kentavious Caldwell-Pope signs a max offer sheet? What should they do?
15 min
163: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/14/2017 -- End-of-s...
On SVG on three key areas for internal improvement
12 min
162: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/13/2017 -- On SVG o...
What did Stan Van Gundy say about Reggie Jackson? What did it mean?
37 min
161: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/11/2017 -- Last gam...
What will you remember from The Palace?
24 min
160: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/10/2017 -- On The P...
Reflecting on the Pistons' home arena before their final game there
24 min
159: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/7/2017 -- Henry El...
What should we expect from Henry Ellenson these last few games? How excited is Stan Van Gundy about Patrick Ewing?
17 min
158: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/6/2017 -- Throwing ...
What's good with the Pistons? Then everything else. Then what's to come down the stretch
11 min
157: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/5/2017 -- Forward 3...
Why have the Pistons' forwards taken a step back on 3-point shooting?
12 min
156: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/4/2017 -- Reggie Ja...
Should the Pistons regret not sitting Reggie Jackson sooner? Do injuries provide positive indicators for Detroit's future? What to make of Magic's exposed board?
13 min
155: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 4/3/2017 -- Should Pi...
What's Stan Van Gundy's job security? Should the Pistons tank? What's the latest on KCP's DUI?
13 min
154: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 3/31/2017 -- KCP DUI
How will Kentavious Caldwell-Pope's DUI affect his free agency? Can the Pistons give a straight answer on Reggie Jackson? What does the Pistons' win over the Nets mean?
13 min
153: LOCKED ON PISTONS -- 3/30/2017 -- SVG's in...
Why did Stan Van Gundy completely reverse himself on handling injuries? Is there something deeper with Reggie Jackson? A mistrust of the training staff? Something else? And what to make of the Pistons-Heat two-minute report?
12 min