Detroit Pistons Off-Season Review and Grades
Added: Vyacheslav Kravtsov, Corey Maggette (Trade)
Lost: Ben Gordon
Drafted: Andre Drummond (1st Round, 9th Overall), Khris Middleton (2nd Round, 39th Overall) and Kim English (2nd Round, 44th Overall)
Free Agency Analysis: The Pistons were very quiet in free agency only signing Kravtsov who will in all likelihood not make any difference, but he could be good in a few years. Their big move of the off season was trading Ben Gordon and his 25 million dollar contract for Corey Maggette, who is in no way apart of the team’s future, but only has one year and 12 million left on his deal. This saves the team a lot of money this season and gives them big-time cap space next year. He may not be a part of the future, but he could be a valuable reserve off the bench, adding needed bench scoring. Overall though, the team did very little in the off-season, outside of the draft.
Draft Analysis: The Pistons had a very interesting draft, drafting one of ...