Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/14/12
Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores raised expectations when he stated his goal for next season during a press conference prior to the team's home finale. "I think we better make the playoffs," he said. Gores added that he didn't see the need to make any significant changes to reach that goal. Fortunately, his president of basketball operations Joe Dumars realizes that he's only in the middle of the rebuilding process. "What I say to (coach) Lawrence (Frank) is, 'I've got to get more guys that you like -- their style of play, what fits you, and what you want to do,'" he said. "So, it's a hand-in-hand thing. He knows he's got to get the guys better; I know I've got to give him more guys." Dumars has two building blocks in Greg Monroe and Brandon Knight and it's generally assumed the Pistons will draft a frontcourt player to pair with Monroe with the No. 9 overall selection on June 28. They will likely chose from a group that includes North Carolina's duo of Tyler Zeller and John ...
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