Mark Hieftje

  • joined Mar 06, 2013
  • last login Jul 15, 2014
  • posts 7
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About to graduate from the University of Michigan, and a life long Pistons fan. I wrote for the Michigan Daily for two years if that shows any credibility to my thoughts. It probably doesn't, but it is something I did.

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Do you think KCP and Meeks together in the starting lineup is viable?

Obviously their natural positions are both at shooting guard, but at the end of the day, they're both wing players who can shoot 3's and defend. At 6'7", KCP has the size and the ability to defend...


Would the Cavaliers be stupid(/smart) enough to trade for Josh Smith?

The Pistons are a mess right now, obviously. However the Cavaliers are arguably even more of a mess right now. They've given up a first round pick and two second round picks for Luol Deng, a player...

A plea for optimism

DBB reader Mark Hieftje is hoping to find a silver lining now that Josh Smith has gobbled up most of Detroit's cap space.


What do we think about Larry Drew?

Larry Drew is jobless now that the Hawks have hired a new coach, and it make me think, huh, Larry Drew is a pretty good coach. He took and Atlanta team full of expiring contracts and made them way...

The Pistons should select Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Now that the Pistons have not been able to procure good luck in the lottery yet again, there don't seem to be a lot of great options at the number 8 pick. I, like probably many of you have, have...


Is Jose Calderon too unselfish?

Jose Calderon is one of Detroit's best shooters, so why doesn't he try to score more often?


5 steps to getting Pistons back on track

DBBer Mark Hieftje offers five easy steps to turning the Pistons back into a contender.

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