Found May 13, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
The Detroit Pistons are busy evaluating NBA Draft talent and trying to figure out who will be the coach next season, but appear to at least have the centerpiece of their team in 20-year-old center Andre Drummond. The organization was fortunate to see the center drop a year ago because teams feared he didn’t care enough to work hard in the NBA. Drummond, a raw rookie out of Connecticut, responded with an average of 7.9 PPG, 7.6 RPG and 1.6 BPG while only playing 20 minutes each night. The Pistons had a rocky start to their season as a team, but were playing solid basketball as Drummond saw his workload increased. January saw him averaging over 9 boards, and many believed he would make a second half season run at the Rookie of the Year award. But a back injury sidelined him, and the Pistons season went into a tailspin. Drummond returned for the final few weeks of the season, and a was allowed to start, responding with 11 and 8. Drummond is definitely a force defensively and along the boards, much of that has to do with his size and freakish athleticism. But his offense right now is alley-oops [...]

Drummond to work with The Dream

Detroit Pistons rookie Andre Drummond is the latest in the long line of big men to work with former Houston Rockets great Hakeem Olajuwon. Working with The Dream in the off season has become the new fad and has proved successful for some and not for others. For a young guy like Andre, who’s not even 20 yet, the tutoring could be monumental. The Hall of Fame center, one of the...

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