Brandon Jennings

#7 PG / Detroit Pistons / EXP: 6YRS Height: 6-1 Weight: 169 lb Age: 26 College: No College

Fantasy Points by Week

    PG Rank
    INJURY ALERT: Out | Achilles | Out until at least late November
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      Pistons' Brandon Jennings: Progresses to full-court work

      Jennings (Achilles) participated in full-court drills at Wednesday's practice, Keith Langlois of reports. Jennings has been a partial participant in recent practices, but Wednesday marked his first full-court work since tearing his Achilles midway through last season. Coach Stan Van Gundy said Jennings played roughly 10 minutes of full-court 4-on-4, and Van Gundy added that the Pistons are still hoping to have Jennings back around Christmas time.

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      Pistons' Brandon Jennings: Practices Thursday

      Jennings (Achilles) practiced partially Thursday, Keith Langlois of reports. Jennings participated in parts of some contact drills and played 4-on-4. According to Langlois, Jennings was knocked to the floor at one point by teammate Aron Baynes, and Jennings responded by saying "it was good," implying that he's comfortable taking full contact. An exact return date is yet to be revealed, but the hope is that Jennings will be back at full strength sometime in December.

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      Pistons' Brandon Jennings: Sees involvement in practice Sunday

      Jennings (Achilles) took part in practice with the full group Sunday but left the court when the Pistons began five-on-five work,'s David Mayo reports. Jennings was able to get involved in a few drills, but he's still facing some limitations while he works his way back from Achilles surgery. He's expected to resume full-contact work in the second half of November, which should put him on course to return around Christmas Day.

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      Pistons' Brandon Jennings: Hopes to return to practice next week

      Jennings (Achilles) said he hopes to return to practice next week, reports. Jennings has not participated in contact practice since tearing his Achilles last January, but he said he hopes to be back on the floor as soon as Thursday or Friday. "I'm close," Jennings said. "I can feel it. I'm going to come back good." All along, Jennings has been aiming to return to contact work in November with the goal of playing in games around Christmas time. That timetable appears to be intact, so barring a setback, expect Jennings back on the court within the next month-and-a-half.

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      Pistons G Brandon Jennings takes part in team drills Tuesday

      An Achilles issue did not keep Pistons guard Brandon Jennings from participating in his first team drills of training camp Tuesday, per Keith Langlois of Stan Van Gundy said Jennings took part in a non-contact defensive drill. It's just a small step for the point guard, who is expected to miss several weeks of the regular season while he continues to recover surgery.

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      Pistons G Brandon Jennings to begin on-court drills within few weeks

      Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings is expected to begin on-court drills within the next two weeks, the Detroit Free Press reports. Jennins has now been cleared for basketball activities for two weeks, but the Pistons have held him out of full-speed, on-court drills. Coach Stan Van Gundy said Jennings could be on the practice court next week but also noted that the timetable is far from set in stone. Assuming Jennings' recovery continues to progress at the current rate, he could be back in the lineup as early as mid-December.

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      Pistons PG Brandon Jennings trying to get in playing shape

      Pistons guard Brandon Jennings (Achilles) confirmed Monday that he's been cleared to continue basketball-related activities, but was non-committal on when he'd return to the Detroit lineup, David Mayo of reports. For the time being, Jennings is limited to light shooting, running in the pool, and running on a weight-bearing treadmill, so he won't be a candidate to participate in full practices during training camp. Though his return timetable remains up in the air, the Pistons are hopeful Jennings can take the court as soon as mid-December, which would be contingent on him participating in drills by mid-October and adding five-on-five activities to his regimen in mid-November. Jennings mentioned Tuesday that he now weighs in at 195 pounds after eight months of inactivity following the Jan. 24 Achilles surgery, but he expects to return to his playing weight of 170 once he starts working out more vigorously. The Pistons are expected to lean heavily on Steve Blake as the primary backup to Reggie Jackson before Jennings is ready to return.

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      Report: Pistons' Brandon Jennings ready to begin basketball activities

      Pistons guard Brandon Jennings (Achilles) has been cleared for basketball activities, Vincent Goodwill of CSN Chicago reports. Jennings is coming off of a torn Achilles in January, and he's expected to miss at least the first month of the season, with the Pistons saying Tuesday that a late-November/early-December return is likely. Reggie Jackson will open the season as Detroit's starting point guard, but coach Stan Van Gundy hinted last week that Jackson and Jennings could play together in certain lineups. Prior to going down last season, Jennings averaged 15.4 points, 6.6 assists and 2.5 rebounds while posting a 19.74 PER.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Pistons' Brandon Jennings expects to be ready for training camp

      Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings, who tore his Achilles in January, expects to meet his goal of being at training camp come September, Yahoo Sports is reporting. Jennings averaged 15.4 points and 6.6 assists in 41 games last season before suffering the season-ending injury.

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      Pistons PG Brandon Jennings begins working out

      Pistons guard Brandon Jennings was recently seen working out at the team's training facility, reports the Detroit Free Press. Jennings was also reportedly putting up jump shots during the workout. Jennings' season ended in January after he suffered a torn Achilles.

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