Now that the baseball season is over and the hockey season has yet to start, it's time to turn our attention to the young Detroit Pistons.
The Pistons host Jeremy Lin and the Houston Rockets in the home opener on Halloween night, and Pistons fans are wondering whether their team is going to be scary or offer up some treats.
Most likely, it'll be a little of both.
Coach Lawrence Frank is in a better position this season than he was last year, his first year with the Pistons. Last year Frank had to deal with a lockout-shortened season, no summer league, no training camp and very few practices during the season.
Rookie Brandon Knight, coming off just one year at Kentucky, was likely the most affected by that.
Point guard is regarded as the toughest position to learn and Knight had to do so on the fly while dealing with a grueling schedule.
Knight, however, is a gym rat and spent as much time as he could learning Frank's system and performed pretty well, averaging 12.8 points, 3.2...