It would have been easy for Tayshaun Prince and Ben Wallace to have pulled a Richard Hamilton and wanted out of Detroit.
But that didn't happen. Prince signed a four-year, 27 million contract as a free agent before the season to stay with the Pistons and Wallace hasn't done any complaining about not finishing out the two-year, 4 million deal he signed in 2010 to remain with the team.
That's unlike Hamilton, who, like Prince and Wallace, was a member of the Pistons' 2004 championship team. He was unhappy being in a rebuilding situation in Detroit, and the final two years of his contract were bought out last December before he signed with contending Chicago.
"To turn it around," Prince said about one of the reasons he re-signed after having played his first nine years with the Pistons. "Plus, the teams that were interested in me, there was only one (the forward wouldn't name it) that I really felt like would have been a good position for me. Other than that, the decision was made ...