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2016 NBA Draft: Detroit Bad Boys Big Board -- Demetrius Jackson dominates to win 17th spot

Jackson to Detroit has become a common guess among draft prognosticators.

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

The 2016 NBA Draft is just four days away, and the Detroit Pistons have the No. 18 selection. Now you can have your say in who should make up the official Detroit Bad Boys 2016 NBA Draft Big Board.

Demetrius Jackson won the vote for spot No. 17 on the Big Board. Jackson is a developmental prospect who struggled at times with the weight of a team on his shoulders at Notre Dame. Jackson's shot suffered his junior year as he had fewer weapons around him, but he showed a steady hand in leading the offense and the athleticism to attack defenses and finish in traffic.

He's built well for the pick-and-roll game that Stan Van Gundy prefers, though his 3-point stroke suffered this year after two stellar years, albeit with limited usage. It was also his first year as the primary ball handler after playing second fiddle to Jerian Grant. It was a role where he showed immense promise if an immature understanding of the nuances of the position at times.

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 changed things up a little as we get down to the Pistons actual selection. I switched over to the Draft Express Big Board because ESPN's had a big Timothe Luwawu problem (aka he was missing from our range). Also, Draft Express just seems more reliable to me. I also changed from 15 to 20 names just to give people more options.

Vote now, DBB!

Detroit Bad Boys Big Board

  1. Ben Simmons (52% of vote)
  2. Brandon Ingram (75%)
  3. Dragan Bender (33%)
  4. Kris Dunn (32%)
  5. Jamal Murray (33%)
  6. Buddy Hield (45%)
  7. Marquese Chriss (31%)
  8. Jaylen Brown (29%)
  9. Deyonta Davis (24%)
  10. Domantas Sabonis (26%)
  11. Henry Ellenson (26%)
  12. Ivica Zubac (24%)
  13. Skal Labissiere (28%)
  14. Wade Baldwin (26%)
  15. Denzel Valentine (17%)
  16. Thon Maker (16%)
  17. Demetrius Jackson (25%)