The 2016 NBA Draft is right around the corner, just 22 days away, and the Detroit Pistons have the No. 18 selection. But who should they pick? Even saying the "best player available" means different things to different people. Is it the player ready to contribute right away? Plays the biggest position of need? Is the highest-ceiling prospect who could pay off years down the line?
Now you can have your say in who should make up the official Detroit Bad Boys 2016 NBA Draft Big Board.
In our inaugural vote yesterday, Ben Simmons was the runaway winner receiving more than 50 percent of the vote. I accidentally deleted his entry when trying to create the new poll for today's vote, but I promise he won (cue allegations that I am the new David Stern, DBB's dark overlord).
Who should go second? Just because Brandon Ingram finished a clear second doesn't necessarily mean he's automatically No. 2 on the Big Board. Today's vote will allow all the previous Simmons voters to have their say on who belongs in the next slot. Is it Ingram, Jamal Murray or Kris Dunn? Are people thinking big with the likes of Dragan Bender or Henry Ellenson?
Remember, this is not a mock draft, and this is not only selecting from the players people presume will be available when the Pistons make their selection. We are creating a Big Board, ranking NBA Draft prospects from No. 1 on down so that on draft night we know who the best player available is for the Pistons to select.
The poll will stay open approximately 24 hours. I will put 15 names on each poll based on Chad Ford's list of top 100 prospects. That should suffice for a while, but it might get dicey later in round one when the talent base gets flatter and people are more willing to take risks. If you believe a player who should be included in an upcoming poll is missing then make it known in the comments and I will try and include them so that people can always select the person they want.
If readers want a big board featuring the entire first round that means we would have to double up the vote-getters for a handful of days in order to leave enough time before the draft to have 30 names featured.
Vote now, DBB!