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January 29, 2015 Updates

The Pistons are scouring trade and free-agent possibilities in the aftermath of Brandon Jennings' season-ending injury, Van Gundy said. "We've got a few balls in the air right now, so as much as we'd like to get it done really soon, we'd also like to make what we think is the best decision," he said. "We sort of know Plan A, Plan B, Plan C, but Plan A has to sort itself out first before we go on to the others. So it could be a couple days still." Booth Newspapers

January 27, 2015 Updates

Vincent Ellis: Jennings had surgery last night. Texting SVG this morning with game plan suggestions. #pistons Twitter @Vincent_Ellis56

The Pistons have not released formal details about the surgery yet. "He seems fine, as a matter of fact, he was texting me game-plan advice this morning -- 'I've been watching them (Cavaliers) a lot,' that's what he said," Van Gundy said at this morning's shootaround. "He's so into it, it kills him not to be playing. That guy loves to play basketball. More than most people that I've been around in this league, he just loves to play, and this is killing him. He's trying to stay upbeat." Booth Newspapers

January 25, 2015 Updates

Team medical personnel will work with Brandon and his representatives in determining the next course of action and treatment for the injury. No timetable is being placed on Jennings’ return at this time. NBA.com

After crumpling to the floor on a non-contact play in the third quarter of a loss to Milwaukee, Jennings is set to return to Detroit on Sunday for an MRI exam on his left Achilles. Both the Pistons and Jennings are bracing for the worst, sources told Yahoo Sports. Yahoo! Sports

Things already weren't going well for the Detroit Pistons when they faced off against the Milwaukee Bucks Saturday night. The Bucks were in the process of blowing out the Pistons when Brandon Jennings suffered what looks to be a very serious injury. While trying to deny an inbound pass in the backcourt, Jennings took a bad step and immediately started writhing in pain on the floor. CBSSports.com

Vincent Ellis: SVG on Jennings: "It doesn't look good. He'll certainly be out tomorrow and for the foreseeable future and it doesn't look good." Twitter @Vincent_Ellis56

January 24, 2015 Updates
January 22, 2015 Updates

Before every game, Pistons veteran Caron Butler pulls point guard Brandon Jennings aside and says: "You have star talent and star capability. Lead us." Brandon Jennings a leader? Until recently, the thought would have been considered ludicrous for a player many considered a selfish ballhog. But, during the Pistons' recent surge, Jennings has in fact been a leader. Detroit News

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