AUBURN HILLS — The Detroit Pistons have agreed to a multi-year radio agreement with Greater Media Detroit and Detroit Sports 105.1 FM will serve as the flagship station for the Pistons Radio Network which includes stations throughout Michigan and Northwest Ohio.
“We are pleased to have reached an agreement with Greater Media Detroit and look forward to collaborating on innovative ways to enhance coverage of Detroit Basketball for our fans,” said Dennis Mannion, CEO of Palace Sports & Entertainment. “Detroit Sports 105.1’s alignment with ESPN Radio is a natural fit for our organization given its extensive coverage of the NBA. We are also pleased to have the ability to partner with Greater Media sister stations like WRIF-FM (101.1 FM) and WCSX-FM (94.7 FM) to provide ancillary Pistons programming as well as PS&E concert and event promotions.”
As part of the agreement, Detroit Sports 105.1 will broadcast all 82 regular-season games as well as all preseason and postseason playoff contests. Pistons fans and Detroit Sports 105.1 listeners will receive extensive pre- and postgame shows, special weekly interviews with coaches, players and personalities as well as expanded Pistons coverage throughout each broadcasting week.
Additional programming, including extended pregame and postgame coverage, interviews, news reporting and feature specials will also be available on Detroit Sports 105.1’s HD2 channel. Selected content from the HD2 channel will also be distributed digitally on Detroit Pistons and Detroit Sports 105.1 mobile apps. Breaking team news, feature programming and game analysis will also appear on Detroit Sports 105.1’s website at detroitsports1051.com.