AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Austin Daye is a really nice kid. Unfortunately, being nice does not bring you success in the NBA.
The Detroit Pistons are going to have to make a decision on Daye when the season ends as they have a team option on him at just under 3 million.
It would be hard to give up on a 24-year-old who can play guard at 6-foot-11, but if things keep going the way they're going, that's what will happen.
In 10 games this season, Daye has shot a mind-boggling 20 percent (.204). He is just 10-for-49 from the floor and 0-for-13 from three-point range.
When he gets the ball on the floor, he hesitates before shooting, even if he has a wide-open look. It appears as though his confidence is gone. Even his teammates have pointed it out.
"I was in the shower and Ben Wallace told me today, he told me I had my head up my butt because I'm not shooting shots I usually take," Daye said after the Pistons' 99-91 loss to the Golden State Warriors. "So I think I just need to focus on ...