Brandon Jennings PG DET 3 Days
Jennings scored 19 points (7-19 FG, 1-9 3P, 4-5 FT) with seven assists and two steals in 35 minutes during Wednesday's loss to the Suns.
The ugly three-point shooting was especially painful in a game the Pistons lost by just two points. Jennings came into this one with a surprisingly solid 45% field goal percentage, but expect that number to get dragged down as the season progresses.
Brandon Jennings PG DET 4 Days
Jennings scored 18 points (6-13 FG, 5-7 3Pt, 1-2 FT) to go along with three rebounds, six assists and three steals in 32 minutes Monday against the Magic.
Jennings is on fire of late as he is averaging 23.3 points, 6.3 assists, 2.0 steals and 3.5 three-pointers over his last four games. It took him awhile to get going, but Jennings has certainly been impressive of late.
Brandon Jennings PG DET 10 Days
Jennings scored a game-high 32 points (11-19 FG, 3-7 3P, 7-9 FT) with 10 assists, three rebounds and two steals in 34 minutes during Wednesday's loss to the Wizards.
The rare good shooting night for Jennings also accompanied his first double-double of the season. His numbers are still a little suppressed due to the Achilles injury that slowed him down through the first couple of games, but he's clearly up to full speed now.
Brandon Jennings PG DET 11 Days
Jennings finished with 11 points (3-11 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 3-4 FT), eight assists, five rebounds and two steals in Monday's loss to the Bulls.
Jennings logged 27 minutes while backup D.J. Augustin played 21. While Augustin is still a threat to steal playing time, Jennings has been the clear-cut No. 1 option at the point guard over the past five games. During that five-game stretch, Jennings has averaged 15.8 points, 6.6 assists, 2.6 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 2.0 threes in 30 minute per game. Excluding a couple of rough outings to begin the season, Jennings is right at his career norm from a production standpoint.
Brandon Jennings PG DET 12 Days
Jennings led his team in scoring on Sunday, finishing with 23 points (8-15 FG, 3-7 3Pt, 4-4 FT), five assists, two rebounds, and one steal in 31 minutes.
Jennings once again handled the bulk of the minutes between he a D.J. Augustin. Jennings was responsible for cutting down the lead in the third, with a 14 point scoring outburst. But, also had some costly mistakes that may have cost his team the game in the final minutes. Jennings remains an inconsistent option with a backup chomping at the bit, but if he can figure it all out in time he can prove to be an effective fantasy contributor.
Brandon Jennings PG DET 14 Days
Jennings finished with 15 points (5-12 FG, 4-6 3Pt, 1-2 FT), six assists and two steals in Friday's win over the Bucks.
Jennings eclipsed 30 minutes of run for the second time this season. After two rough outings to begin the year, Jennings has bounced back in the past three games, averaging 15 points, 6.7 assists, 1.7 threes and one steal in 30 minutes per game. As long as Jennings is playing well, he'll continue to see more playing time than backup D.J. Augustin.
Brandon Jennings PG DET 21 Days
Jennings had 18 points (6-14 FG, 6-7 FT) and nine assists in Saturday's home loss to Brooklyn.
Jennings played 36 minutes on the evening, the total of time he saw in the first two games of the year. Meanwhile, D.J. Augustin (six points on 1-5 shooting, two assists) didn't do much in 19 minutes off the bench.
Brandon Jennings PG DET 23 Days
Jennings played just 16 minutes (and none in the fourth quarter) during the loss to Minnesota on Thursday. He provided four points (2-4 FG) and six assists.
Jennings has been limited by an Achilles injury, which hampered the guard during the preseason. He may be the best passer on the Detroit roster, but his time share with D.J. Augustin (who played 33 minutes) will limit his immediate fantasy appeal.
Brandon Jennings PG DET 23 Days
Jennings started despite a preseason achillies injury, but he was limited to just 20 minutes of play and only scored 4 points (2-4 FG, 0-0 3Pt, 0-0 FT).
D.J. Augustin came off the bench against the Nuggets and played in eight more minutes than Jennings. Jennings had three turnovers early on in the game, which could have contributed to his limitations. The Augustin/Jennings battle will be one to watch in the games going forward.
Brandon Jennings PG DET 30 Days
Jennings (Achilles) is questionable for Thursday's preseason finale against the Sixers.
Jennings sat out Thursday morning's shootaround while dealing with soreness in his Achilles. It's likely nothing serious, but the Pistons may opt to hold him out in order to keep him fresh for the regular season opener next week.