Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 2/13/13
The Detroit Pistons knew that they were not going to compete for a championship this year and that the playoffs were most likely not in the picture either, so this year was designated to develop their promising young talent. Greg Monroe may be the most underrated player in the NBA and is one of the most skilled offensive big men in the game and has continued to develop and Andre Drummond has shown the potential to be a dominant defender and a superstar big man. The Pistons now know that the foundation of the team will be built around their fantastic frontcourt, however there is a third player in their supposed foundation, last year’s first round pick, Brandon Knight. But because of recent events, his development has been stunted. They recently made a wise cap saving move, trading Tayshaun Prince to the Grizzlies and receiving Jose Calderon’s expiring contract, so that they could build for the future. Brandon Knight is supposed to be a huge part of this future, as the point guard, bu...
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